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Fast track bridges

Fast track bridges

Even though the Kinross loads may be legal based on a calculated weight formula, the truck weight would exceed the load rating on 17 of the existing bridges on the route and five of those bridges could be damaged or fail with intense use.

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Is a “never been done before” ore haul vital to Ft. Knox longevity?

Is a “never been done before” ore haul vital to Ft. Knox longevity?

Answer: It is not.

Kinross Gold/Contango ORE have represented the plan to haul 10 million pounds or ore per day between Tetlin and Ft. Knox as critical to the continued existence of the Ft. Knox mine. Audiences have been left with the notion that, without this ore haul the Ft. Knox mine has a real chance of closing and losing hundreds of stable and well-paying jobs.

It doesn’t take much talk like that to get folks’ attention. But is it true?

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ASAH Events

  • LWV Mining Forum

    March 30, 2023  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    UAF Schaible auditorium

    League of Women Voters Hot Topics Forum: Mining in Our Backyard

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