Mining News: Fort Knox heap leach yields first gold
Kinross Gold Corp. loaded tons of lower-grade ore onto a 70-acre pad in August; poured first bars of yellow metal in November
About 400 ounces, or 11.4 kilograms, of molten gold poured into bars at Kinross Gold Corp.ís Fort Knox Mine on Nov. 11 marked the first of the precious metal produced from the Walter Creek Valley Heap Leach Facility at the Interior Alaska gold mine.
Startup of the heap-leach facility is expected to....
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