Trouble at mill for new gold mines

Academic research from North America shows that building a mine on budget is a rare phenomenon, so the Metal Detective smells trouble ahead for the current gold mining spurt. By Stephen Bell

Trouble at mill for new gold mines Trouble at mill for new gold mines Trouble at mill for new gold mines Trouble at mill for new gold mines Trouble at mill for new gold mines

Building a mine – gold or otherwise – is inherently risky.

As the old saying goes: “Why spoil a perfectly good project by building a mine on it?

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