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Australia miner explorers newly acquired high-grade gold mine in Alaska

Pogo: more than Northern Star expected

When Northern Star Resources Ltd. acquired the Pogo Mine, the Perth-based miner believed it could apply its underground mining experience in Australia to increasing high-grade gold resource... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Managing Director Simon Moores

America is losing battery metals arms race

He who controls battery metals and the evolving energy storage technology controls the world of industrial power in the 21st century auto and energy storage industries. This is the message... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

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 2/8/2019 Full story

Gilmore expansion project to extend Fort Knox mine in Alaska to 2030

Lower gold output new norm for Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported a nearly 33 percent drop in gold produced at its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska during 2018, when compared to the previous year. This operation about 25 miles... — Updated 2/15/2019

Teck Resources zinc lead silver indium germanium mine

Red Dog churns out 1.3B lb zinc in 2018

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 12 reported that the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska produced 583,200 metric tons (1.29 billion pounds) of zinc during 2018, a roughly 8 percent increase over... — Updated 2/15/2019

Hecla Mining increases silver gold zinc lead reserves with exploration

Greens Creek reserves to last until 2030

Hecla Mining Company Feb. 14 reported the highest silver, gold and lead reserves in its 128-year history. "The increase reflects the quality of the districts we control; our long-term,... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

NWT awards contract to build Tlicho Road

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Feb. 14 reported that the Government of the Northwest Territories has signed an agreement with North Star Infrastructure GP to construct the Tlicho All-Season Road.... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

Larger Lawyers gold-silver deposit emerging

Benchmark Metals Inc. Feb. 8 reported high-grade gold-silver intercepts from 2018 drilling at the Dukes Ridge zone on the company's Lawyers project in the Golden Triangle region of British... — Updated 2/15/2019

Drills expand overlooked Saddle South

GT Gold Corp. Feb. 12 reported the final batch of results from a drill program that extended the high-grade gold-silver system at Saddle South, one of two deposits the company is delineating... — Updated 2/15/2019

First gold from 3 Aces 2018 bulk sample

Golden Predator Mining Corp. Feb. 11 reported that it recovered 365 troy ounces of gold and 34 oz of silver from roughly 600 metric tons of bulk sample processed during the fourth quarter... — Updated 2/15/2019 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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