MINING NEWS: Heap leach could add value at Fort Knox
Decision to construct heap leach facility depends on results of metallurgical tests, due in April; first indications encouraging
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Fort Knox mine near Fairbanks is considering the construction of a heap leach pad to improve its recovery rate and take advantage of soaring gold prices. The project is still in the planning stages, but if mine owner Fairbanks Gold Mining — a subsidiary of Kinross — decides it is viable, the estimat....
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