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Banyan Gold Yukon Canada Powerline AurMac property assay results 2022 drilling

More growth at Powerline for Banyan Gold

Banyan Gold Corp. Aug. 23 reported assay results for the next five drill holes at Powerline, returning more strong results and further demonstrating the size potential of this gold... — Updated 9/16/2021

 
battery recycling lithium-ion black mass American Manganese General Motors

Recycling to complete a circular economy

Reminiscent of America's gilded age, the world is priming itself for a new era of technology and energy centered on the electricity that sparked the imaginations of visionaries such as... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
Banyan Gold Yukon Canada visible gold assay results highlights AurMac Powerline

Drilling shows Powerline growth potential

Banyan Gold Corp. Sept. 8 announced the results of the final 15 holes for the 2021 phase 1 drill program at the Powerline deposit at its AurMac property in Canada's Yukon, increasing the... — Updated 9/9/2021

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Pebble Mine Bristol Bay Clean Water Act 404(c) Joe Biden Alaska Mike Dunleavy

EPA revisits Bristol Bay restrictions

The Environmental Protection Agency Sept. 9 announced its intention to reinitiate the process of making a Clean Water Act Section 404(c) determination to protect certain waters in the... — Updated 9/9/2021 Full story

 
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 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Pebble Limited Partnership Northern Dynasty Minerals USACE ROD EIS Bristol Bay

Army Corps assigns new officer for Pebble

In the most recent update on Pebble Limited Partnership’s administrative appeal to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. reported it has been assigned a new... — Updated 8/19/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Northern Dynasty Minerals Pebble Limited Partnership Alaska earthquake 8.1

Pebble stands firm after 8.1M earthquake

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says the recent 8.1 magnitude earthquake caused substantially less ground movement at the Pebble site than factored in during the designing of the proposed... — Updated 8/19/2021 Full story

 
Alaska mining history Dyea Skagway Klondike Gold Rush ghost town Palm Sunday

Dyea, Alaska: The lost sibling to Skagway

If one were to stand in the dense, silent coastal forest at the head of the Taiya Inlet today, it would be nearly impossible to imagine that 123 years prior, this Southeast Alaska locale... — Updated 8/12/2021 Full story

 
Alaska Aviation Hall of Fame Ron Sheardown Canada Nunavut exploration mining

Pioneering explorer, pilot Ron Sheardown

Few men and women could attest to having lived with an adventurous spirit and actually having gone and adventured, but this isn't so for mining and aviation pioneer Ronald Sheardown.... — Updated 7/29/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf Copper and Gold Golden Triangle Stewart Hyder Alaska map Casey claim

Blackwolf claims new Casey VMS property

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. July 6 reported that it has expanded its portfolio of mineral projects in Southeast Alaska with the staking of Casey, a high-grade gold-silver volcanogenic... — Updated 7/15/2021

 
Banyan Gold AurMac Powerline Aurex Hill Victoria Eagle assay results map Canada

Exciting Powerline assay batch rolls in

Banyan Gold Corp. June 21 reported that assay results from an additional five holes drilled this year at its AurMac property in the Yukon have identified particularly strong gold... — Updated 7/1/2021

 
British Columbia history Canada Tahltan First Nation mining Mehodihi aboriginal

Tahltan people safeguard ancestral home

From the Coast Mountains in the west to the lower parts of the Yukon's Boreal forest in the north, the Cassiar Mountain range in the east, and the headwaters of the Nass and Skeena... — Updated 6/24/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf Copper and Gold Lookout Niblack Alaska assay results expansion map

Blackwolf receives nice Lookout surprise

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. June 16 reported that the spring 2021 underground resource expansion and exploration drilling program has cut substantially thicker intervals of... — Updated 6/24/2021

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf Copper and Gold Golden Triangle Alaska Canada Cantoo Mountain

Blackwolf explores Golden Triangle Alaska

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. June 10 reported that it has staked mining claims over numerous historic, high-grade gold-silver prospects and mines in Southeast Alaska. Situated near the... — Updated 6/17/2021

 
Banyan Gold Yukon Canada Aurex Hill AurMac Powerline Phase 1 drilling map

Banyan begins phase 1 Aurex Hill drilling

Banyan Gold Corp. June 14 announced the start of an initial phase of 2021 drilling at the Aurex Hill target on its AurMac gold project about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Victoria Gol... — Updated 6/17/2021

 
Apollo-Sitka gold mine Unga Island Alaska Aleutian Islands Aleut history mining

Forgotten chain of Alaska mining history

After the United States' purchase of Alaska, and before the boom brought on by the Klondike Gold Rush, a small island just off the Alaska Peninsula would have gold-bearing quartz... — Updated 5/27/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Heatherdale Resources Blackwolf Copper and Gold Alaska Niblack rename

Goodbye Heatherdale, hello Blackwolf

Heatherdale Resources Ltd. April 20 announced a significant change by renaming the company to Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd., which is now listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the... — Updated 5/20/2021

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf Copper and Gold Heatherdale Resources 2020 surface drill program

Niblack assays verify Blackwolf theory

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. (formerly Heatherdale Resources Ltd.) May 3 announced that its late 2020 surface drill program near the historic Niblack Mine tapped high-grade copper-gold-... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
history Canada Northwest Territories Yellowknife City First Nations mining

The only city in Northwest Territories

Far to the north lies the second largest of Canada's three territories, simply named the Northwest Territories, and within this vast region of more than 400,000 square miles lies its... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Seattle Washington Alaska Klondike Gold Rush Gateway to the North Yukon history

The man who linked Seattle to Alaska gold

As the historian Murray Morgan once observed, Seattle residents "tend to look on Alaska as their very own... Seattle stores display sub-arctic clothing, though Puget Sound winters are... — Updated 3/25/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Niblack project Heatherdale Resources Rob McLeod Lookout Zone drilling

Underground drilling starts for Heatherdale

Heatherdale Resources Ltd. March 16 announced the start of a drill program targeting the expansion of Lookout Zone, the largest deposit identified so far on the company's Niblack... — Updated 3/25/2021

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Rob McLeod historic Niblack Mine VMS project

Heatherdale explores old Niblack Mine

Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Jan. 6 reported that encouraging mineralization observed in the first four holes of the 2020 program prompted the company to drill all ten holes in the area of... — Updated 3/16/2021

 
Alaska Commercial Company mining history Klondike Gold Rush ACC Store

The Alaskan business as old as America

"Less than a year after the formal transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States, there was formed under California law a corporation named the Alaska Commercial Company. Its home... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
Wheels On Ice Edward R. Jesson Dawson City Nome bicycle Terrence Cole

Thousand-mile ride from Dawson to Nome

Over a century ago, a gold rush pioneer set out on an incredible journey of more than one thousand miles across the breadth of Alaska upon his two-wheeled iron steed, braving the brutal... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Hyder Alaska Stewart B.C. Canada COVID-19 mining history gold rush

Friendliest mining ghost town in Alaska

Resting on the eastern fringe of the Misty Fjords National Monument, at the head of Portland Canal, the Southeast Alaska mining town of Hyder survives through a symbiotic relationship... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story

 

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