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

By Jack H. Smith
Whitehall Ledger 

Tailings reprocessing projects could extend life of mine


September 18, 2019

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A group takes a tour of the Golden Sunlight Mine.

A tailings reprocessing project could breathe new life into the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine near Whitehall.

At last week's Community Transition Advisory Committee Meeting, Steve Lloyd said the TSF 1 and 2 Tailing Projects are gaining lots of traction, adding they will be meeting soon with Barrick officials to get a yes or no answer on moving forward.

According to Lloyd, the TSF 1 project could produce more than 200,000 ounces in 12 years and both projects could last between 30 and 32 years.

Lloyd told committee members if the projects are approved, the employment at the mine would be simil...

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