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 By Shane Lasley    News
Red Chris Mine Golden Triangle British Columbia Newcrest Mining Imperial Metals

Preparing to go underground at Red Chris

Since acquiring a 70% interest in Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris Mine in 2019, Newcrest Mining Ltd. has envisioned establishing an underground block cave mine to unlock the full... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Yukon Keno Hill Mining District Alianza Minerals Haldane West Fault map

Winter drilling taps Haldane silver veins

Alianza Minerals Ltd. Feb. 16 announced results from the final two holes of the late 2020 drill program at its Haldane silver project about 25 kilometers (16 miles) west of Keno City,... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Fury Gold Mines Committee Bay resource expansion Nunavut Kitikmeot

Fury to explore Committee Bay this year

Fury Gold Mines Ltd. Feb. 17 announced plans to complete 5,000 to 10,000 meters of resource expansion and exploration drilling this year at Committee Bay, a 270,000-hectare (667,000... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Coeur Mining Kensington Mitchell Krebs Alaska 2020 drill program assays reserves

Kensington positioned for reserve growth

Coeur Mining Inc. Feb. 17 reported that the 47,575 meters of drilling completed in 173 holes at Kensington during 2020 nearly replaced the 124,867 ounces of gold produced and has... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Teck Resources AIDEA Red Dog Mine Alaska RACE21 zinc lead mine production

Water slows 2020 Red Dog zinc production

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 18 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 490,700 metric tons (1.08 billion pounds) of zinc during 2020, a roughly 11% drop from the 552,400 metric tons (1.22 bi... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
North Arrow Minerals Loki Lac de Gras diamond Northwest Territories map

North Arrow explore Loki diamond project

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 17 announced that a ground geophysics program is underway at its Loki diamond project in the Lac de Gras region of Northwest Territories. Roughly 35... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Freegold Ventures Golden Summit Fairbanks Alaska map assay highlights

Tracing high-grade gold at Golden Summit

When it comes to what global mining companies are looking for in a gold exploration project, Freegold Ventures Ltd.'s Golden Summit property in Alaska seems to have it all. Broad zones... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2020 Alaska infrastructure

Geology is in the eye of the beholder

The American Southwest is the best place in the world to find, permit, and build a mine, according to the mining executives that responded to the Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Aquila Heliostar Metals Unga Island Alaska assay results Shumagin trend 2020

Heliostar encounters more Aquila gold

Heliostar Metals Ltd. reported two zones of strong mineralization from the first hole the company drilled into the Aquila target on its Unga project in Southwest Alaska. In November,... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Graphite One Alaska PFS 2020 prefeasibility study lithium-ion graphite batteries

Graphite One completes C$10M financings

Graphite One Inc. Feb. 22 announced that it has raised C$10 million to help fund ongoing evaluation of Graphite Creek and the mid-year completion of a prefeasibility study for the... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Partin Creek Discovery Africa Chulitna project new property Coal Creek Avidian

Aussie explorer secures Chulitna project

Australia-based Discovery Africa Ltd. Feb. 22 announced the staking of 308 state mining claims covering gold-silver-copper and tin-silver prospects in Southcentral Alaska. Known as the... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Banyan Gold AurMac Aurex Hill final assay results map Yukon Canada 2020

Enormous AurMac gold expansion targets

Banyan Gold Corp. Feb. 24 announced the final assay results from a 2020 drill program that significantly expanded the footprint of gold mineralization at AurMac, a road accessible... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Vital Metals Cheetah Reseources Canada Nechalacho Dene First Nation REE

Vital First Nation rare earth partnership

Vital Metals Ltd. Feb. 22 announced that its Canadian subsidiary Cheetah Resource Corp. has signed a definitive contract with Det'on Cho Nahanni Construction Ltd. to begin mining at the... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    Events 
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada PDAC 2020 convention Felix Lee

Virtual PDAC offers new ways to network

For most of the roughly 23,000 members of the global mining community that attended the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2020 convention, this enormous annual... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story

 
ZincX Resources British Columbia Canada Kechika Trough region Cardiac Creek

ZincX identifies priority Kechika targets

ZincX Resources Corp. Feb. 24 reports that a district-wide evaluation of its Kechika regional zinc properties has identified 19 high-priority targets across this expansive land package... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Red Dog Nana Fort Knox Kinross Gold Hecla Mining Alaska economy COVID-19 2020

Mining lifts Alaska economy during COVID

Mining and mineral exploration helped to bolster an Alaskan economy plagued by COVID-19 during 2020. According to a report prepared by the McKinley Research Group, a renowned... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Vital Metals Nechalacho Northwest Territories Canada REE rare earth elements map

Vital REE mining in Northwest Territories

On track to begin the initial phase of rare earth production at the Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories later this year, Vital Metals Ltd. has launched a drill program to prepare... — Updated 2/22/2021 Full story

 
Heliostar Metals 2020 drill program Alaska SH-1 zone Peninsula Unga Project map

Drilling expands SH-1 gold zone at Unga

Heliostar Metals Ltd. Feb. 18 reported additional strong gold mineralization from a late-2020 drill program testing resource expansion targets at the SH-1 zone on its Unga project in... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Ambler Metals AIDEA Alaska UKMP South3d Trilogy Metals Access Road Project

AIDEA, Ambler strengthen road partnership

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Feb. 10 announced that its board has approved a long-term agreement with Ambler Metals LLC to share up to $70 million of the... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
map Korbel Main Nova Minerals Estelle Christopher Gerteisen extension growth

Korbel Main gold deposit growth continues

Nova Minerals Ltd. Feb. 8 reports that it has extended the gold mineralization tapped with drilling at the Korbel Main deposit on its Estelle project in Alaska to 1,600 meters along... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Zackly Main Millrock Resources PolarX Caribou Dome Frazer Tabeart East map

PolarX secures 2021 exploration funding

PolarX Ltd. Feb. 10 reported that sophisticated and professional investors have committed to a A$5 million (US$3.9 million) financing that will fund further exploration of the Australia-b... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Whitehorse Gold Skukum Mine New Pacific Metals Tagish Lake maiden drill program

Whitehorse confirms Skukum gold-silver

Whitehorse Gold Corp. Feb. 17 reported that its maiden drill program at Skukum has succeeded in enhancing the company's geological understanding and confirmed the high-grade tenor of this... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Rockhaven Resources 2020 drill program Klaza PEA bonanza grade Matt Turner

Drills turn up intriguing Klaza targets

Rockhaven Resources Ltd. Feb. 18 announced that its 2020 drilling tapped new bonanza grade gold-silver encountered during a 2020 drill program targeting areas that lie outside the... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Millrock Resources Felix Gold Treasure Creek Ester Dome Alaska Fairbanks map

Millrock, Felix expand Fairbanks claims

Millrock Resources Inc. Feb. 10 announce that it has staked 208 new state mining claims associated with the Treasure Creek and Ester Dome gold properties, expanding its total land... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Brucejack Gahcho Kue Pogo Canada Alaska COVID-19 outbreak mining

COVID outbreaks at northern mine camps

Long before COVID-19 became a household name for a global pandemic, remote mining camps have needed to take precautions to ensure more common illnesses did not spread amongst the... — Updated 2/11/2021 Full story

 

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