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Apple wants Alaska placer gold for iPads

Apple is sourcing gold for its iPhones, iPads, Macs and other electronics from placer mining operations reclaiming fish habitat in Alaska, Yukon and British Columbia. There are hundreds... — Updated 8/16/2019 Full story

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Trump: rare earths essential to US defense

With the issuance of five presidential determinations related to the domestic production of rare earth metals and magnets, President Donald Trump is making it clear the White House sees... — Updated 8/2/2019 Full story

Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut commercial production

Gold operation shines with early startup

With the Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut hitting its target for commercial production in mid-May, senior gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. is already reaping the rewards... — Updated 8/2/2019 Full story

Australia junior explores large gold property in Alaska

Nova advances Estelle toward resource

Nova Minerals Ltd. Aug. 12 reported that the preliminary resource drill program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska has been completed on time and under budget. As a result of the... — Updated 8/15/2019

Alaska porphyry project draws South32 interest investment

Fire delayed Shorty Creek drilling begins

Freegold Ventures Ltd. announced the start of a roughly 2,000-meter drill program at Shorty Creek, a porphyry gold-copper project about 75 miles northwest of Fairbanks. This drilling is... — Updated 8/15/2019 Full story

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Drilling starts at Haldane silver, Yukon

Alianza Minerals Ltd. has mobilized a drill for the second phase of its 2019 exploration program at Haldane, a high-grade silver property in Yukon's historic Keno Hill Mining District.... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Great start to Nickel Mountain drilling

Garibaldi Resources Inc. Aug. 9 reported that drills have tapped the widest zone of nickel- and copper-rich massive sulfide ever encountered at its Nickel Mountain project about 18... — Updated 8/15/2019

StrikePoint begins drilling Golden Triangle gold silver property

StrikePoint drilling 2nd Willoughby zone

StrikePoint Gold Inc. Aug. 13 announced the start of a second phase of drilling a Willoughby, a gold-silver project about seven kilometers (four miles) east of Ascot Resources Ltd.'s Red... — Updated 8/15/2019

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Former Goldcorp VP named GT Gold CEO

GT Gold Corp. Aug. 12 announced that Paul Harbidge, former senior vice president of exploration for Goldcorp Inc., will be taking over as the president and CEO of GT Gold on Sept. 3.... — Updated 8/15/2019 Full story

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Aleut's Ring of Fire mineral potential

Aleut Corporation is committed to promoting economic opportunities for its more than 4,000 shareholders, while preserving the traditional culture and values developed from living in a... — Updated 7/26/2019 Full story

The hope of a nation within Tin City

In the westernmost reaches of Alaska lies "Tin City," a mining settlement that all but disappeared except for a lonely radar station looking out over our seas and skies today. Located... — Updated 8/2/2019 Full story

Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019 Full story

Trump policy changes face challenges

One of the highlights of my July each year is attending the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute because mining lawyers and landmen from across the continent gather to hear presentations... — Updated 7/25/2019 Full story

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