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Vol. 15, No. 9 Week of February 28, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Red Dog Mine faces possible shutdown

Teck says Aqqaluk permit needed by May to avoid closure in October of zinc-lead mine; environmentalists tie up permit in appeal

Shane Lasley

North of 60 Mining News

Coming off of a record year of zinc production, Red Dog partners Teck Resources Ltd. and NANA Regional Corp. are facing the possibility that operations at the zinc-lead mine will be shut down in October. Nearing the end of 20 years of production at the mine’s main pit, Teck said it would need access....

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Two appeals

Aqqaluk ore by October

Extensive reevaluation

Mine water improves creek


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