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Red Dog Zinc/Lead Mine

Key Facts:
MetalsZinc, Lead
SizeUnknown
Corporations Involved Teck Resources Ltd., NANA Regional Corporation Inc.
Exploration:
2010Extensive airborne surveys and drilling. There was also ongoing exploration and work related to shale gas nearby as a potential power source for the mine.
201132 holes in 2011/2012 combined
2012Red Dog is currently exploring to the west of the existing mine, at a deposit called "Noatak".  32 holes in 2011/2012 combined
2013Exploration program including 23,659 feet of drilling.
2014Ongoing exploration including 22,000 feet of drilling.
2015

Notes

This is an operating mine; see our detailed article for more information.

Red Dog Mine

Facilities situated between the tailings pond (at left) and the mine (not visible.) Waste rock piles are in the foreground.

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Date Created: 15th June 2015

Last Modified: 25th November 2015