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A lot riding on Alaska's Pebble Mine

Op Ed by Ron Thiessen, CEO Northern Dynasty
North of 60 Mining News
September 25, 2020

https://www.miningnewsnorth.com/story/2020/09/25/opinion/a-lot-riding-on-alaskas-pebble-mine/6457.html

Sources for the statistics given in the highlights of this article are based on comparison of Pebble contained metal to statistics  presented at:

  1. Copper: USGS (https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-much-copper-has-been-found-world?qt-news_science_products=0#qt-news_science_products)  
  2. Gold: World Gold Council (https://www.gold.org/about-gold/facts-about-gold
  3. Rhenium: USGS Professional Paper 1802 (2017) (https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1802/p/pp1802p.pdf) presents information on the world’s rhenium resources, including Pebble, as of 2011.  The current Pebble resource supersedes the contained rhenium for Pebble in Table P1 of that Professional Paper.

For further details on the current estimate of mineral resources and contained metal, see https://www.northerndynastyminerals.com/pebble-project/reserves-resources/

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