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Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA primer for mining sector

An Alaska Native claims primer for miners

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful Aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success, but a brilliant... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

Amaruq, Meliadine gold mine projects Nunavut

Nunavut mines push record gold for Agnico

When Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. established a foothold in Nunavut roughly a decade ago, the gold mining company saw the northern Canadian Territory as a politically attractive and stable... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

Pebble copper gold molybdenum silver rhenium tungsten project permitting

Pebble reaches milestone along long path

Pebble Limited Partnership has taken another step toward gaining the permits needed to develop a mine at its large copper-gold-molybdenum project in Southwest Alaska. On Feb. 20, the U.S.... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

Coeur reports silver reserve growth, again

Coeur Mining Inc. Feb. 20 announced that it has successfully grown its companywide reserve base for the fourth consecutive year, largely driven by the initial reserve declaration for its... — Updated 2/22/2019

Zinc lead silver exploration project near Red Dog Mine Northwest Alaska

Lik partners to explore new zinc target

Solitario Zinc Corp. Feb. 19 announced that Teck American Inc., a subsidiary of Teck Resources Ltd., will manage a 2019 exploration program at Lik, a high-grade zinc project near the Red... — Updated 2/22/2019

Ucore acquisition of IBC Advanced Technologies lawsuit

Ucore purchase of IBC erupts in legal row

A row that has erupted between IBC Advanced Technologies Inc. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. threatens to delay, or even derail, the proposed Strategic Metals Complex, a rare earth element... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

Kaska pact a milestone for Kutcho Copper

Kutcho Copper Corp. Jan. 20 announced that it has entered into an exploration agreement with Kaska Nation, represented by Dease River First Nation, relating to Kutcho, a high-grade... — Updated 2/22/2019

White Gold District exploration Yukon

New gold identified within Golden Saddle

White Gold Corp. Jan. 20 reported that new results from 2018 drilling at Golden Saddle demonstrates strong potential for a previously unidentified series of shallow zones of gold... — Updated 2/22/2019

New explorer in Yukon's Carmacks copper belt

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Feb. 19 said it has secured a substantial historical database detailing exploration work conducted on the area covered by the company's newly acquired Stu... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

Keeping the main thing, the main thing

I, for one, feel vindicated, relieved and ready to face the New Year! How so, you ask? Please let me explain. For those of you who remember my column in November, I noted that EY Global... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

Who owns Alaska map - federal state Alaska Native corporations

What if they closed the government?

As you have heard by now, a large segment of the federal government has been furloughed over some sort of a squabble between the Leader of the Free World and the newly-elected Speaker of... — Updated 1/24/2019 Full story

Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

Pebble Partnership copper gold molybdenum mine project Alaska Northern Dynasty NAK NDM

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