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Australia: Earthquake disrupts mine operations

March 4, 2014 - 6:00am

Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Raleigh underground mine suffered some damage after an earthquake shook Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields region on Feb. 26 2014, Mining Australia reported.

Northern Star said production will be "temporarily disrupted for around six to eight weeks in order to rectify the situation, which may delay 3000 to 5000 ounces of gold production this year."

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