Two drillers test a nickel deposit on a warm late summer day in Alaska.

Alaska Energy Metals project rediscovered

NIKOLAI, ALASKA – Alaska Energy Metals Corp. President and CEO Greg Beischer has returned to finish what he started when he first landed in Alaska as a young geologist for INCO Ltd. in 1995 ... — Updated 9/14/2023

Aerial view of the development progress at the Goose Mine site as of September.

Goose gold mine development on track

Upon the April completion of its buyout of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., B2Gold Corp. hit the ground running at its new Back River gold property in Nunavut and remains on pace to pour its first... — Updated 9/18/2023 Full story

A technician with electronic equipment surveys a gold mine in Nevada.

Newmont CEO delivers powerful message

Urges the mining industry to build goodwill and trust to survive societal, geopolitical, and new technology megatrends in a changing world. Newmont President and CEO Tom Palmer did not waste his... — Updated 9/14/2023

An aerial shot of the Brewery Creek heap leach sites.

Victoria Gold buys Brewery Creek mine

In a sudden and surprising announcement, Victoria Gold Corp. Sept. 14 announced the acquisition of Sabre Gold Mines Corp.'s Yukon assets, which include the past producing Brewery Creek gold mine... — Updated 9/14/2023 Full story

Alaska mineral exploration camp and airstrip along a river and base of mountain.

Valhalla wraps successful Sun program

Valhalla Metals Inc. Sept. 18 reported the completion of an exploration program at Sun that included camp upgrades, geophysics, relogging of historical core, and four new holes drilled on the... — Updated 9/19/2023 Full story

Crew working a drill pad at Grande Portage’s Herbert Gold project.

First Herbert Gold results look promising

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Sept. 14 announced an interim update on its 2023 drill program at the company's Herbert Gold project in Southeast Alaska, which has accrued roughly 3,050 meters of... — Updated 9/21/2023 Full story

A large dragline digs rock off coal seams at the Usibelli mine in Alaska.

Usibelli workers hit safety milestone

Usibelli Coal Mine Sept. 7 celebrated 1,000 consecutive days without a lost time accident. The fact that this milestone is not a record for Alaska's longest operating mine is a testament to... — Updated 9/8/2023 Full story

A drill rig sits atop a rocky ridge in the mountains of BC’s Golden Triangle.

Golddigger attracts McEwen investment

Mining magnate agrees to invest in Goliath Resources following Precious Metals Summit. Goliath Resources Ltd. Sept. 20 announced that the abundant visible gold within the known zones and new... — Updated 9/22/2023 Full story

Aerial view of a large white pegmatite dyke cutting across the NWT landscape.

Strong lithium, BIG surprise for Li-FT

Li-FT Power Ltd. Sept. 19 reported strong lithium intercepts and a BIG surprise in the latest batch of assays from its 2023 drill program at the Yellowknife Lithium project in Northwest... — Updated 9/21/2023

Geologists on a mountain digging for grab samples.

Onyx Gold moves fast, drilling and listing

Onyx Gold Corp. Sept. 11 announced an update on its ongoing exploration at the King Tut property in Yukon, Canada, then shortly after reported listing on the OTC Markets in the United States,... — Updated 9/21/2023

A picture of a pegmatite outcrop at MK1 on the MacKay project.

North Arrow's lithium footprint grows

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Sept. 18 and 20 announced assays from two of its lithium exploration properties – LDG and MacKay Lake – reporting significant lithium oxide from both and signaling the... — Updated 9/21/2023

Helicopter flying over a glacial valley in Alaska.

Helicopters unlock mineral exploration

With a world now connected by commercial aircraft, defended by sound-breaking jets, and explored by the bizarre rotors of a helicopter, aviation is a concept now often taken for granted but still... — Updated 9/14/2023 Full story

EPA announces new WOTUS amendment

On August 28, the EPA announced a revision to the jurisdictional regulations concerning waters of the United States to conform to the holding in Sackett v. EPA, 598 U.S., decided May 25, 2023.... — Updated 8/31/2023 Full story

A splattered mound of finely powdered recycled battery.

Battery metals require responsible recyclers

Separating your plastics, paper, metals, and food waste has generally been a personal choice throughout most of modern recycling history. However, current demand for resources predicts we won't... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

Computer-generated image of a solid-state battery on a circuit board.

Solving solid-state batteries

While most leaders in the clean energy sector strongly indicate the concept of solid-state batteries is better, a few hurdles have long held this superior rechargeable battery in the realm of... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

Silver Cadillac Lyriq EV rolls off a General Motors assembly line in Tennessee.

Graphite demand outpaces EV sales

Every electric vehicle rolling off an assembly line increases the demand for graphite by an average of around 160 pounds. With more than 30 million EVs expected to hit global highways each year by... — Updated 9/21/2023 Full story

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