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St Barbara makes its trans-Atlantic move

St Barbara has followed Northern Star and become the latest Australian gold producer to acquire an operating North American gold mine, buying the expandable, low cost circa-100,000 ounce per annum opencut Moose River in Nova Scotia for US$592 million (A$854 million).

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police guard the first gold bar poured at Moose River, with Steven Dean second from right

Developed by Toronto listed Atlantic Gold Corp, Moose River has a single pit and all-in-sustaining-costs of less than US$555/oz (A$800 per ounce), with planned expansions involving three other pits in