MINING NEWS: Pogo bounds up steep learning curve
Teck-Pogo management confident challenges can be met as Alaska’s newest mine heads for full production; more miners needed
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In the early days of exploration at a property near the small town of Delta Junction in Interior Alaska, a bunch of geologists who’d had a few too many beers began jumping up and down. They may have been jumping for joy, imagining a rich gold vein beneath their feet, or more likely they were jumping....
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