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Calista sees golden future for SW Alaska

Calista Corp. and its 31,400 Yup'ik, Cup'ik and Athabascan shareholders are on the cusp of realizing the benefits that will come with the sustainable development of a mine at the... — Updated 11/1/2019 Full story

Fortymile miners get noticed by BLM, Apple

Race Family Mining Operation, a father and son team of placer gold miners on Jack Wade Creek in Alaska's legendary Fortymile Mining District, is being watched closely by federal... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

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Pebble permitting progress worries critics

Pebble Partnership CEO Tom Collier is confident that the world-class Pebble copper project in Southwest Alaska will continue to achieve significant permitting milestones during 2020 ... — Updated 11/2/2019 Full story

Junior awakens MacMillan Pass giant

Another slumbering zinc giant is being awakened in Canada's far north. The MacMillan Pass project, a venture targeting an extensive package of mining claims assembled recently by junior... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

HighGold hits world-class gold at JT

HighGold Mining Inc. Nov. 5. reported a long section of world-class gold-zinc-copper mineralization in its first hole at the Johnson Tract gold project in Southcentral Alaska. The newly... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

Lithium-ion expert joins Graphite One team

Graphite One Inc. Nov. 6 announced the appointment of Shane Beattie as its chief technology officer, a lithium-ion battery expert that has worked with several global automotive and... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

More Sunshine in the Ambler District

Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 7 reported copper- and zinc-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide intersections in all six holes drilled at the Sunshine prospect on its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

Prepping for early 2020 West Pogo drilling

Millrock Resources Inc. Nov. 4 reported that all the pieces are falling in place for an early 2020 drill program at West Pogo, one of nine blocks of claims that make up the company's... — Updated 11/8/2019

First Yellowknife City gold resource

TerraX Minerals Inc. Nov. 4 announced an inaugural mineral resource estimate for its Yellowknife City Gold Project about seven kilometers (four miles) north of the past producing Giant... — Updated 11/8/2019

Pembridge gets paid for Minto copper

Pembridge Resources plc Nov. 6 reported the first revenue from Minto since the restart of operations at its recently acquired copper mine in the Yukon. Since finalizing a deal in June to... — Updated 11/8/2019

Lucky gold results from Brewery Creek

Golden Predator Mining Corp. Nov. 4 reported significant gold mineralization in nine of the first 10 holes from the fall drill program at its Brewery Creek Mine project about a 45-minute... — Updated 11/8/2019

First step in Ascot's Premier Mine plan

Ascot Resources Ltd. Oct. 31 announced another expansion of the resource at its Red Mountain gold project near the mining town of Stewart, British Columbia. Ascot gained ownership of the... — Updated 11/8/2019

In memory of a rising geology superstar

On Aug. 8, 2011, I landed at the exploration camp at ATAC Resources' Rackla Gold property, a place buzzing with excitement and activity from the recent discovery of Carlin-style gold... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

Goodpaster – Gold is where you find it

The Goodpaster Mining District in Interior Alaska adds credence to the sourdough mining adage "gold is where you find it." Unlike the 8.3 million ounces of placer gold recovered from the... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

Environmental NGO slanders Alaskans

If anyone has not yet read Mike Satre’s excellent editorial in the October 2019 edition of the Alaska Miner magazine they should stop what they are doing right now and read what he has... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

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