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

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Barrick officials discuss projects


October 18, 2017

Officials at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine discussed three underground projects at last weeks Community Transition Advisory Committee meeting in Whitehall.

Mine Environmental Superintendent Chuck Buus said they are currently working with the state to update permits to go underground at the North Area Pit South Area Extension (NASA), and 2B locations at the mine. He said both had been previously permitted for open pit mining and they would be changing them to underground. He said they are hoping to get the change on the NASA area to the state by the end of October.

Buus and Mine Genera...

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