Fort Knox To Expand

Aug 16, 2018

A major driver of Fairbanks economy will get bigger. The Ft. Knox Mine north of the city is extending the open pit gold extraction operation onto land acquired by the state last year. KUAC’s Dan Bross attended an expansion celebration at the mine Wednesday.

Officials, including Governor Bill Walker and Congressman Don Young, break ground for the Ft. Knox Mine Gilmore expansion, at an August15th event at the mine site.
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC