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Victoria record gold production Eagle Mine Yukon Canada

Eagle Mine hits new monthly gold record

Victoria Gold Corp.'s Eagle Gold Mine produced 20,744 ounces of gold in August, a month record for Yukon's largest mine. The recently established open pit mine and heap leach recovery... — Updated 9/16/2021

Ambler Mining District UKMP Trilogy Metals South32 Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Setbacks not expected to slow Arctic Mine

While weather delays and a shortage of workers will likely prevent Ambler Metals LLC from achieving its targeted 14,600 meters of drilling at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects this year,... — Updated 9/16/2021

White Rock Minerals Alaska Red Mountain zinc new prospect Hunter VMS map

White Rock makes gold, zinc discoveries

White Rock Minerals Ltd. this week reported that exploration crews have discovered a new gold prospect near the Last Chance target on its Red Mountain project and drills have tapped an... — Updated 9/16/2021

HighGold Mining Johnson Tract Alaska assay results resource estimate map JT gold

HighGold hits strong gold-silver at JT

HighGold Mining Inc. Sept. 14 cut strong mineralization in the first resource expansion hole at JT deposit, as assay results start to roll in from the company's 2021 program at the... — Updated 9/16/2021

Hecla Mining Greens Creek silver Alaska resource upgrade expansion map Lil'Sore

Drilling expands Greens Creek potential

Hecla Mining Company Sept. 14 announced that drilling at its Greens Creek silver mine in Southeast Alaska is on track to replenish the roughly 10 million ounces of silver expected to be... — Updated 9/16/2021

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Heliostar tests Unga porphyry potential

Heliostar Metals Ltd. Sept. 16 reported that this year's drilling has tapped broad widths of gold and copper mineralization indicative of a large porphyry zone at the Zachary Bay target... — Updated 9/16/2021

Kutcho Copper British Columbia Canada copper map feasability study mine upgrades

Kutcho rethinks Northern BC copper mine

Kutcho Copper Corp. Sept. 13 said it expects the feasibility study for its Kutcho copper-zinc project in Northern British Columbia to be completed in October. While this is later than... — Updated 9/16/2021

Fireweed Zinc Yukon Canada Boundary West zinc intersections map Macmillan Pass

Fireweed drills three Boundary zinc zones

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Sept. 16 reported that the second hole drilled this year at the Boundary West target at its Macmillan Pass project in eastern Yukon has cut three distinct zones of... — Updated 9/16/2021

Victoria Gold TSX30 Toronto Stock Exchange 13th Yukon Canada Eagle Mine

Victoria recognized as top 30 on the TSX

Victoria Gold Corp. Sept. 15 announced that it has been included in the Toronto Stock Exchange's 2021 TSX30, a flagship program recognizing the 30 top-performing TSX stocks over a... — Updated 9/16/2021

Alaska Earth Sciences Bill Ellis geologist history Ambler Mining District

Bill Ellis blazes trail of Alaska discovery

Throughout the relatively short modern history of Alaska, many nameless and oft unrecognized explorers have contributed to the Last Frontier state in ways that future generations will... — Updated 8/30/2021

Tongass National Forest U.S. Forest Service Roadless Rule reimposition USGS FEIS

Tongass hosts vast economic potential

Southeast Alaska is at a unique crossroads in its management of the Tongass National Forest. How will reimposition of the 2001 Roadless Rule impact development of natural resources like... — Updated 9/2/2021

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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of... — Updated 9/16/2021

US-Canada alliance REE rare earth elements separation facility EV batteries

Canada set to be critical minerals store

Canada is positioning itself as the "global supplier of choice" for the critical minerals and metals essential to tomorrow's technologies, especially the almost unfathomable quantities... — Updated 9/16/2021

Critical Minerals Alliances US strategy energy transition zero-carbon EV

Building a US critical minerals strategy

A heavy reliance on imports for a long list of minerals and metals critical to American supply chains could be a stumbling block for the Biden administration's ambitious "Build Back... — Updated 9/16/2021

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Platinum metals are catalysts for change

From jewelry at a black-tie soiree to scrubbing harmful emissions from the exhaust system of a farm truck, the six platinum group metals – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium,... — Updated 9/16/2021

niobium tantalum Critical Minerals Alliances CERN SpaceX NioCorp Developments

Critical twin metals take differing paths

Though it is tough to distinguish the nearly identical properties of niobium and tantalum in nature, at the workplace, one of these critical twin metals typically dons a hardhat and... — Updated 9/16/2021

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