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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

Pebble Partnership CEO copper gold mine Bristol Bay Southwest Alaska

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

Geophysics light up Sun for Valhalla

Valhalla Metals Inc. is excited about new targets identified by airborne geophysics flown over Sun, a volcanogenic massive sulfide exploration project in Alaska's Ambler Mining District... — Updated 11/14/2019 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

Greener gold leaching tested at 3 Aces

Golden Predator Mining Corp. Nov. 12 announced that tests have confirmed that EnviroLeach Technologies Inc.'s formula effectively extracts and recovers more than 95 percent of the gold... — Updated 11/14/2019 Full story

Osisko adds 1.4B lb of zinc to Pine Point

Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 13 reported that its Pine Point project in Northwest Territories now hosts 5.3 billion pounds of zinc and 2.1 billion lb of lead, a roughly 36 percent increase... — Updated 11/15/2019

ATAC investigates larger Tiger gold mine

ATAC Resources Ltd. Nov. 14 announced it is working on an updated resource estimate and preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its high-grade Tiger gold deposit at Rau, the... — Updated 11/14/2019

Brewery Creek Mine study due Q1 2020

Golden Predator Mining Corp. Nov. 14 announced that it plans to have a feasibility study completed for the initial phase of its plan to restart gold production at the Brewery Creek gold... — Updated 11/14/2019

Key permits issued for Prairie Creek road

NorZinc Ltd. Nov. 14 announced that two of the permits needed to begin construction on the all-season road to its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine project in Northwest Territories... — Updated 11/14/2019

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

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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