The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

October production numbers down

Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine


November 16, 2016

After a solid month of production in September, Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine General Manager Dan Banghart told those in attendance at last week’s Community Transition Advisory Committee meeting in Whitehall, that the production in October was not as favorable.

Banghart reported the production was 1,740 ounces, which was 45 percent of their target for the month. Banghart said this had to do with geotechnical issues and also because the mill was changing from a Carbon-In-Leach (CIL) to a Carbon-In-Pulp (CIP) process. He said the production issues in the mill happened because of the change a...

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