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New shaft planned for Macassa

As part of a plan to achieve one million ounces a year from its mines, Macassa owner Kirkland Lake Gold said it is planning to sink a new shaft at the Ontario, Canada, operation as it ramps up to 400,000oz/y over the coming five to seven years

Donna Schmidt
New shaft planned for Macassa

The concrete-lined 6.5-metre addition will ultimately reach a depth of 2,135m. Outfitted with four compartments, it will have a total hoisting capacity of 4,000t per day and will be key to its plan to...

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