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

Barrick officials announce final mill run at mine


March 27, 2019

Barrick Gold officials announced last week a final mill run to process gold ore at the Golden Sunlight Mine in Whitehall is currently scheduled for May.

According to a release from the company, the mine has been approaching the end of its operational life in recent years, with the mine's remaining gold reserves nearly depleted. Following a detailed review of the Golden Sunlight operation, new underground development has ceased, and mining is limited to existing areas only.

Underground and surface exploration drilling will continue at the operation, with a focus on the southern extension o...

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