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The northern lights above Osisko Metals' Pine Point project.

Osisko defines more resource for feasibility

Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 22 announced further drill results from the 2022 definition drilling at its Pine Point zinc-lead project in Northwest Territories, moving one step closer toward a... — Updated 11/23/2022

 
A drill pad on the side of a snowy mountain at Sitka Gold's RC Gold project.

Sitka Gold expands Blackjack discovery

Sitka Gold Corp. Nov. 18 announced the latest batch of assays from the summer drilling program at the RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. While sixteen diamond drill holes were completed... — Updated 11/23/2022

 
Macmillan Pass within the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada.

Fireweed first assays reveal best intercept

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 22 announced that the second hole drilled this year at Macmillan Pass cut an impressive 124 meters averaging 12.3% zinc, 1.3% lead, and 45.9 grams per metric... — Updated 11/23/2022 Full story

 
A bird's eye shot of Banyan Gold's AurMac property in the Yukon.

Banyan drills impressive gold at Powerline

Banyan Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported that its systematic drilling at AurMac continues to extend the gold mineralized footprint of the Powerline and Aurex Hills deposits, including an... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Herbert Gold operational site in Southeast Alaska.

Grande Portage awaits Herbert Gold assays

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Nov. 3 announced the completion of a nearly 10,000-meter 2022 drill program and eagerly awaits the ensuing assays to continue upgrading and expanding the... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
ATAC Resources camp at the Rackla Gold project in central Yukon.

First Osiris drilling in over four years

ATAC Resources Ltd. Nov. 1 reported strong gold intercepts from this year's drilling Osiris deposit, the first drilling to be carried out at the Nadaleen project on the broader Rackla... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA)(Left), Peter DeFazio (D-OR)(Right).

Newest report condemns Pebble project

The U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee released a report accusing proponents of the proposed Pebble copper mine in Southwest Alaska of carrying out a 'bait and... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
A dusk shot of Fireweed Metals' Gayna River project in NWT, Canada.

High-grade rocks from Jaws of Gayna River

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 17 announced that its exploration program at Gayna River revealed several potential high-grade targets at this zinc-lead-gallium-germanium project in Canada's N... — Updated 11/17/2022 Full story

 
Geologist surveying on a slope overseeing the Rogue property in Yukon.

Valley returns strong gold for Snowline

Snowline Gold Corp. Nov. 15 announced that drills cut an incredible 128.2-meter intercept averaging 2.48 grams per metric ton gold from surface, within a wider 285.2-meter section... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Geologists test water near the Pebble mine site in Southwest Alaska.

Royalty has little impact on Pebble PEA

An updated preliminary economic assessment for Pebble shows that a US$60 million royalty investment deal between Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. and an unnamed investor has a minimal... — Updated 11/17/2022 Full story

 
Palladium One VP Exploration Neil Pettigrew standing below rocky outcrop.

Palladium One grabs big multi-metal sample

Palladium One Mining Inc. Nov. 17 announced that one grab sample from the initial exploration of its newly acquired Canalask project in the Yukon contained 0.15% nickel, 6.07% copper,... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
Drill core from Osisko Metals' high-grade zinc Pine Point project in NWT.

Osisko reports definition drilling success

Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 9 announced the results of its 2022 definition drilling program at its Pine Point project in Canada's Northwest Territories, a program that aims to upgrade its... — Updated 11/10/2022

 
The Northern Lights over Nitsulin Bay near Teslin, Yukon, Canada.

Strategic, Yukon First Nation agreement

Teslin Tlingit Council and Strategic Metals Ltd. Oct. 24 announced the signing of an access and exploration agreement that aims to deepen relations and create the foundation for future co... — Updated 11/3/2022

 
Wesley Earl Dunkle's flight logbook at the Alaska Aviation Museum.

Alaska still feels the work of Wesley Dunkle

As we honor tradition and significant achievement toward mining, mineral exploration, or all-around trailblazing in Alaska, there are many individuals who have been immortalized through... — Updated 11/3/2022 Full story

 
The 1,500-meter overland conveyor belt at Victoria Gold's Eagle Gold mine.

Victoria back in business with new GM

Victoria Gold Corp. Oct. 17 announced a successful repair of the overland conveyor belt at Eagle and operations have resumed at the company's gold mine in the Yukon. On Oct. 4, Victoria... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
A geologist swings a pickaxe on a slope in the Selwyn Basin in Yukon, Canada.

Snowline cuts wide Valley gold intercepts

Snowline Gold Corp. Oct. 12 said the 318.8 meters of 2.55 grams per metric ton gold cut in hole V-22-010 is changing the company's perception of the Valley zone on its Rogue project in... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
An aerial photograph of the Minto Mine in Yukon, Canada.

Steady copper production at Minto Mine

Minto Metals Corp. Oct. 12 reported that its Minto Mine in the Yukon produced 7.9 million pounds of payable copper during the third quarter, resulting in approximately 22.4 million lb so... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
A rainbow shines down on Rockhaven's Klaza camp in the Yukon.

Rockhaven concludes 2022 exploration

Rockhaven Resources Ltd. Oct. 12 announced the completion of its 2022 exploration program at Klaza to upgrade as much inferred resource to indicated for the forthcoming prefeasibility... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
A view of the Gaspé Copper Mine in Eastern Quebec, Canada.

Osisko confident in Quebec copper project

Osisko Metals Inc. Oct. 27 said the latest results from drilling at Mount Copper continues to increase the area of known copper mineralization at this project on Quebec's Gasp... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Bonanza Creek in northern Yukon was the site of the Klondike Gold Rush.

Klondike Gold is reviving gold rush site

Klondike Gold Corp. Oct. 27 said its 2022 exploration program at the Klondike District gold project in the Yukon's Dawson Mining District has yielded discoveries and important geological... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Map showing the location of the Michelle project in northern Yukon.

Silver Range details Silver47 drilling

Silver Range Resources Ltd. Oct. 24 reported that its partner Silver47 Exploration Corp. has cut high-grade silver-zinc mineralization in its initial drilling at the Silver Matt... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Banyan Gold President and CEO Tara Christie oversees drilling at AurMac.

Banyan continues to expand AurMac gold

Banyan Gold Corp. Oct. 12 reported that the latest batch of assay results shows that its 2022 drilling continues to expand gold mineralization around the Powerline deposit on the... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Minto Metals' Minto Mine on a beautiful fall day in Yukon, Canada.

Encouraging drill results at Minto Mine

Minto Metals Corp. Oct. 20 announced that recent assay results from its planned 30,000-meter exploration drilling program for 2022 have extended known mineralization at its Minto North... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Map showing the 2022 surface sampling at ATAC Resources' PIL property.

ATAC sports successful exploration program

ATAC Resources Ltd. Oct. 12 announced that the results of its initial phase of surface exploration at PIL has turned up some of the highest-grade copper ever discovered on this property... — Updated 10/13/2022

 
Eerie photo of Slide Cemetery in Dyea, Alaska, from the Palm Sunday Avalanche.

Eerie vision of Far North ghost towns

For this special spooky edition, North of 60 Mining News is revisiting some of the most bizarre and disturbing ghost towns in its northern coverage area. From one of the most haunted... — Updated 10/10/2022 Full story

 

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