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Newmont Goldcorp merger, gold mining across Yukon northern Canada

Is Newmont Goldcorp good for North?

The proposed combination of Newmont Mining Corp. and Goldcorp Inc. has raised questions about the future of the companies' gold assets in the Yukon and investments in other junior mining... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

Newmont Goldcorp merger, gold mining sector Canada's North

Making the world's largest gold miner

Newmont Mining Corp. and Goldcorp Inc. are joining forces to create the largest gold mining company on Earth. This deal will also bring two exciting gold projects in the Yukon, Goldcorp's... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

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Greens Creek produces 8 million oz silver

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 15 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 8 million ounces of silver and 51,493 oz of gold in 2018, compared to 8.4 million oz silver and... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

High grade underground gold mine near Juneau Alaska

Coeur brings Jualin, Silvertip mines online

Coeur Mining Inc. Jan. 14 reported that its Kensington Mine produced 113,778 ounces of gold in 2018, falling short of the 115,000 to 120,000 oz the company anticipated from the Southeast... — Updated 1/18/2019

Shorty Creek porphyry copper gold silver tungsten project Livengood

Drills affirm Shorty Creek porphyry potential

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 16 reported that two holes drilled in 2018 cut wide widths of copper-gold-silver-tungsten mineralization at the company's Shorty Creek project about 75 miles... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

StrikePoint Gold cuts deal with Sojourn Exploration in Golden Triangle

StrikePoint Gold cuts deal for Willoughby

StrikePoint Gold Inc. Jan. 16 announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Willoughby, a gold-silver exploration project about 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Stewart, from... — Updated 1/19/2019 Full story

Historic high grade silver mine property south of Stewart British Columbia

New finds tested at historic Dolly Varden

Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Jan. 14 reported the completion of a very successful field program at its namesake property in northwestern British Columbia, a program that included 29,108 meters... — Updated 1/18/2019

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Historical core gives TerraX jump on 2019

TerraX Minerals Inc. Jan. 14 announced that, in cooperation with The Geological Survey of the Northwest Territories and The Giant Mine Remediation Project, it was able to recover 16,000... — Updated 1/18/2019

Open pit gold silver exploration at Barrick Gold's historic mine BC

Assays look good for Eskay Creek open-pit

Skeena Resources Ltd. Jan. 15 reported additional high-grade gold-silver intercepts from the recently completed drill program at the Eskay Creek project in the Golden Triangle of... — Updated 1/18/2019

Variety of metals, deposits turn up at Rau

ATAC Resources Ltd. Jan. 16 said the final results from the 2018 exploration of the highly prospective Bobcat, Condor and Spotlight targets have advanced the company's understanding of the... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

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Critical Minerals Alaska – Germanium

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally significant... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining Curt Freeman guest column

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining

As the year waned, Alaska's mining industry reported some of the last of its 2018 seasonal field results while the University of Alaska and state of Alaska released some current and... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

EPA, Corps to release wetlands regulations

Earlier this month the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced that they were proposing “a clear, understandable, and implementable... — Updated 12/27/2018 Full story

Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a... — Updated 12/29/2018 Full story

Mining Explorers 2018 British Columbia BC mining and mineral exploration

A century of Premier northern BC mining

In 1918, the Premier gold mine opened a few miles north of Stewart, a mining town that is the southern gateway to British Columbia's famed Golden Triangle. Over the ensuing 34 years, this... — Updated 12/29/2018 Full story

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