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Johnson Tract project map Cook Inlet Southcentral Alaska Lake Clark CIRI

Constantine, CIRI cut gold project deal

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is working on a deal to lease Johnson Tract, a gold-rich polymetallic deposit in Southcentral Alaska, from Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional... — Updated 6/23/2018 Full story

Battery green critical minerals electric vehicles

35 minerals critical to the United States

In a report published in December, the United States Geological Survey defined critical minerals as non-fuel minerals or mineral materials essential to the economic and national security of... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

Alaska Senator, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources chair

The definitive list

In an initial move to implement President Donald Trump's strategy to break the United States' growing reliance on foreign countries for minerals and metals vital to its security and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

Stellar high-grade gold copper skarn deposit, Millrock, PolarX exploration

Alaska Range expansion drilling underway

PolarX Ltd. June 19 reported the start of a 5,000-meter drill program focused on expanding the high-grade Zackly copper-gold skarn deposit at the company's Alaska Range project. Millrock... — Updated 6/21/2018 Full story

Stand for Salmon, Alaska Ballot Initiative 17FSH2

CIRI says no to "Yes for Salmon"

Cook Inlet Region Inc., also known as CIRI, May 21 informed shareholders that its board of directors oppose "Yes for Salmon," a ballot initiative slated to be put before Alaska voters... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

Doris gold mine at Hope Bay Nunavut mill upgrades improved recoveries

Upgrades boost Hope Bay gold recoveries

TMAC Resources Inc. June 14 reported that the addition of a Falcon gravity concentrator to the recovery circuit processing ore from the Doris Mine at the company's Hope Bay project has... — Updated 6/22/2018

Osisko Metals Pine Point zinc mine project Northwest Territories, Cominco

Osisko continues 700-hole drill program

Osisko Metals Inc. June 19 reported results from the remaining holes drilled during the winter drill program at Pine Point and announced the start of a 570-hole summer program at this... — Updated 6/21/2018

Brucejack underground gold exploration drilling Golden Triangle BC

Pretium confirms gold extends beyond VOK

Pretium Resources Inc. June 18 reported that two long holes drilled from the underground workings at it Brucejack Mine confirm the presence of Brucejack-style mineralization starting from... — Updated 6/22/2018

Hat gold copper silver project Golden Triangle BC Hudbay Minerals

Hudbay agrees to invest up to C$40M in Hat

Doubleview Capital Corp. June 19 reported that Hudbay Minerals Inc. has agreed to invest as much as C$40 million to earn up to 65 percent interest in Doubleview's Hat copper-gold property in ... — Updated 6/21/2018

Stewart BC area gold silver mine project Red Mountain Golden Triangle

More gold at Red Mountain, new FS in fall

IDM Mining Ltd. June 19 reported a 20.7 percent increase to the gold contained in measured and indicated resources at its Red Mountain Mine project near Stewart in northern British Columbia. ... — Updated 6/21/2018

Canada Zinc Metals Akie zinc lead property Kechika SEDEX belt BC

Compelling PEA for Cardiac Creek zinc mine

ZincX Resources Corp. June 20 released a preliminary economic assessment that provides the first look at the development of a mine at the company's Cardiac Creek zinc-lead deposit on the... — Updated 6/22/2018

NANA, Lance Miller, Red Dog, Golden Predator exploration management council

Northern Cordillera experts join GP council

Golden Predator Mining Corp. June 21 named globally recognized geological experts Richard Goldfarb, Lance Miller, Craig Hart and Bill Threlkeld to the company's newly formed exploration... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

ATAC Resources Osiris gold deposit, resource Rackla Barrick Orion

1.7M oz Carlin-type gold at ATAC's Osiris

ATAC Resources Ltd. June 18 reported a 1.69-million-ounce maiden gold resource for Osiris, one of three projects that make up the 1,700-square-kilometer (656 square miles) Rackla Gold... — Updated 6/21/2018 Full story

Lucky Strike gold exploration White Gold District Yukon

Foundation for Lucky Strike in the Yukon

Goldstrike Resources Ltd. May 22 said it is mobilizing for the 2018 exploration program at Lucky Strike and other properties it holds in Yukon's White Gold District. This year's exploration... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

Diamond exploration Chidliak Baffin Island Nunavut

More diamonds boost Chidliak PEA

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. May 23 published an updated preliminary economic assessment at Chidliak that shows a substantial increase in the diamonds recovered and financial returns from an... — Updated 6/8/2018

Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

Topographic, geologic and geophysical maps Alaska

Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

Alaska land status map U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Cheechakos keep coming into the country

Undoubtedly, one of the most fun parts of my vocation is introducing Cheechakos to mining in Alaska. Obviously, even the most experienced miners in the state can, and often do, get... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

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