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Fort Knox heaps on another milestone

The 1-millionth ounce of gold was poured from the Walter Creek Arctic Heap Leach facility at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska on Jan. 24. "This is a great milestone for Fort Knox and... — Updated 2/15/2018 Full story

Critical Minerals Alaska – Graphite

Graphite is among the 23 metals and minerals the U.S. Geological Survey deemed critical to "the national economy and national security of the United States" in a December report, "Critical Mineral... — Updated 2/2/2018 Full story

Smooth startup for Brucejack gold mine

High-grade underground gold mines have a lot of moving parts and ramping a new one up to commercial production is a period often interrupted by downtime as the operator finds things not working quite as... — Updated 1/25/2018 Full story

Ede new Alaska Resource Education ED

Alaska Resource Education Jan. 13 announced that Ella Ede, a lifelong Alaskan with more than 25 years of experience in Alaska resource industries, has been appointed as the organization's executive... — Updated 2/15/2018 Full story

Drilling seeks to enhance Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 12 reported that drilling at Greens Creek continues to tap the high-grade mineralization that will help ensure a long and robust life for this silver mine in Southeast Alaska.... — Updated 2/15/2018

Red Dog produced 1.2B lb zinc during 2018

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 14 reported that the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska produced 541,900 metric tons (1.19 billion pounds) of zinc and 111,300 metric tons (245.4 million lb) of lead during... — Updated 2/15/2018 Full story

Auracle sees new Pyramid zones

CopperBank Resources Corp. Jan. 22 said a 3D radar model carried out by Auracle Geospatial Science Inc. has turned up some interesting new targets for the 2018 drill programs at the company's Pyramid and... — Updated 2/16/2018

Shorty Creek porphyry continues to grow

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 22 reported that results from its 2017 drill program at Shorty Creek continue to confirm the size potential of this large porphyry copper project in Interior Alaska. Highlights... — Updated 2/9/2018

Sabina pushes for 2021 gold at Back River

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Feb. 13 announced plans to invest C$83 million on high-value exploration and pre-development infrastructure improvements at its Back River gold mine project in Nunavut. “2018 will be a significant year for the company as our... — Updated 2/15/2018

Golden Predator raises C$8.38M for 3 Aces

Golden Predator Mining Corp. Feb. 13 announced the completion of an C$8.38 million overnight marketed offering, a financing that will help fund continued ongoing exploration at the company's 3 Aces gold... — Updated 2/15/2018

New Red Mountain gold potential identified

IDM Mining Ltd. Feb. 13 said a geologic compilation of drill results from the 2017 exploration program at Red Mountain indicates expanded gold exploration potential at this underground mine project about... — Updated 2/15/2018

Seabridge significantly expands Iron Cap

Seabridge Gold Inc. Feb. 13 announced a significant increase in both the size and grade of Iron Cap, one of four large gold-copper porphyry deposits at the company's KSM project located in northwestern... — Updated 2/15/2018

Kutcho advances north BC copper project

Kutcho Copper Corp. Feb. 14 announced the resumption of environmental baseline studies at the Kutcho copper project in northern British Columbia. The program will continue with and confirm the... — Updated 2/15/2018

UK-based Pembridge to buy Minto Mine

Capstone Mining Corp. Feb. 14 announced that it is selling its Minto copper mine in the Yukon to Great Britain-based Pembridge Resources plc. Under the terms of the definitive share purchase agreement,... — Updated 2/16/2018

North Arrow grows Mel to blanket diamond find

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Jan. 22 reported that it has significantly expanded its Mel property in Nunavut to encompass a new diamond-bearing kimberlite field it discovered last year. During its 2017... — Updated 2/2/2018

White Gold results in; updated resource next

White Gold Corp. Jan. 19 reported that results from the final 13 holes drilled at its White Gold property in 2017 confirm the continuity of the Golden Saddle and Arc deposits, and indicate the gold... — Updated 2/16/2018

UG drill cuts 3.8m of 2.9 oz/t gold at Snip

Skeena Resources Ltd. Jan. 23 reported high-grade gold results from another nine underground holes drilled at its Snip project in the Golden Triangle region of northwestern British Columbia. The best hole, ... — Updated 1/25/2018

Sabina gets C$66M boost from Chinese gold miner

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Jan. 22 announced the closing of a C$66.1 million financing that involved Zhaojin International Mining Co. acquiring 24.93 million Sabina Gold shares at C$2.65 each. As a result of this investment, the China-based gold mining... — Updated 1/25/2018

Good time to be in the Alaskan mineral sector

As we transition from 2017 into 2018, the weight of evidence pointing to a long-awaited mining industry up-tick is being trumpeted from every financial institution, brokerage house and mining pundit across ... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

It's time to unpack your rock hammers

With the holidays in the rear view mirror and the convention season half-way over, mining operators in Alaska, big and small, are processing their paperwork for the upcoming field season. The major... — Updated 1/25/2018 Full story

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