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Bering Straits – On the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that have captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward Peninsula and coastal...

Millrock cuts $20M deal for Goodpaster

Australia-based Northern Cobalt Ltd. has agreed to invest as much as US$20 million over the next four years to earn up to a 60 percent interest in Millrock Resources Inc.'s enormous land package covering...

Graphite Creek nominated high-priority

In a recent letter to the White House, Alaska Governor Michael Dunleavy has requested that U.S. President Donald Trump consider designating the Graphite Creek mine project and associated processing...

Alaska leaders applaud Tongass proposal

Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy and Alaska's entire delegation in Washington D.C. welcomed the Trump administration's plan to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule, which would lift...

Northern zinc-rich projects get boost

As the worldwide deficit in zinc production grows, several zinc-lead mining projects across northern Canada await construction of access arteries needed to deliver their ore to market. The projects are...

Ucore adds 6 critical metals to Bokan REEs

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Oct. 15 announced that 38,500 metric tons of critical minerals have been added to the resource for its Bokan Dotson-Ridge rare earth project in Southeast Alaska. The new metals added...

HighGold wraps 2019 Johnson exploration

HighGold Mining Inc. Oct. 16 reported the completion of 2,247 meters of drilling in nine holes during the newly formed company's inaugural exploration program at the Johnson Tract gold-zinc-copper property...

Graphite Creek PFS drilling now underway

Graphite One Inc. Sept. 23 announced the start of a fall drill program at its Graphite Creek property located near Nome, Alaska. The roughly 800 meters of planned drilling will provide geotechnical...

More metals, less red tape for Bokan

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Sept. 23 reported two developments that could bolster the economics of a mine at Bokan-Dotson Ridge and expedite the permitting of this potential rare earth operation in Southeast...

Defining, expanding Johnson Tract gold

HighGold Mining Inc. Sept. 23 provided details of the 2,000-meter drill program at its flagship Johnson Tract gold project in Southcentral Alaska. In late August, HighGold initiated an eight- to 10-hole...

RW zone expansion target tapped at Palmer

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Sept. 25 reported that one hole drilled this year encountered massive baritic sulfide mineralization well outside of the RW Zone at the Palmer Joint Venture project in...

Millrock, First Quantum test Dragonslayer

Millrock Resources Inc. Sept. 23 announced that First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has been granted the exclusive right to enter an option agreement on Dragonslayer, a porphyry copper-gold project Millrock has...

GT Gold continues to expand Saddle North

GT Gold Corp. Oct. 16 reported that results from the latest five holes drilled at its Tatogga property in northwestern British Columbia has extended the Saddle North porphyry copper-gold system to a depth...

Boundary zinc could boost Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Oct. 16 reported that drills cut 250 meters averaging 3.44 percent zinc from the surface at Boundary, a zone currently included in the resource for the company's Macmillan Pass project...

Major metal trends at Newmont Lake

Crystal Lake Mining Corp. reported that drills have tapped a new porphyry copper-gold zone at Newmont Lake; and surface sampling has discovered an entirely new hydrothermal system containing high-grade...

Tracing high-grade gold-silver at Phoenix

Benchmark Metals Inc. Oct.7 reported that its first 2019 hole at the Phoenix zone on its fully owned Lawyers project in northern British Columbia cut 2.87 meters averaging 46.9 grams per metric ton (1.5...

High-grade gold in Casino copper porphyry

Western Copper and Gold Corp. Sept. 24 reported a high-grade gold intercept from a hole drilled during the company's roughly 13,500-meter drill program at the Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon. Hole...

Ascot drills Premier electrum prospect

Ascot Resources Ltd. Sept. 24 said it has completed its roughly 44,000 meters of resources expansion and upgrade drilling at the Big Missouri, Silver Coin and Premier deposit areas and has begun grassroots...

Upgrading, expanding Eskay Creek open pit

Skeena Resources Ltd. Sept. 25 said assay results from the initial phase of 2019 drilling at Eskay Creek indicate the potential to upgrade and expand the near surface resource at 21 A, one of three zones...

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at the same time!...

The elephants in Alaska are everywhere!

Alaska, like Canada to the east and Russia to the west, is well known for its elephantine mineral deposits. Recognition of those deposits surfaces regularly. Sometimes they are characterized by incredible...

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