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

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Drilling projects underway at Golden Sunlight Mine


December 14, 2016

There are currently two drilling projects underway at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine near Whitehall.

At the Community Transition Advisory Committee last week, Mine General Manager Dan Banghart said they have been active on the exploration front, with two drilling projects in the Apex area. He said one is doing delineation drilling, and the other is doing geotechnical work. He said they are drilling in the APEX area to see if the ore body makes sense for going underground.

Banghart said a third drilling project was recently completed in the underground portion of the mine, and they are loo...

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