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 By Shane Lasley    News 
Kinross Gold Fort Knox Mine Fairbanks Manh Choh 2021 Alaska Q1 heap leach

Fort Knox Mine off to a strong 2021 start

With a strong gold production at Fort Knox, the start of development at the Gil-Sourdough satellite pits, and the programs aimed at Manh Choh into production by 2024, Kinross Gold Corp.... — Updated 5/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Yukon gold mine Coeur Mining Orion investment buyout merger acquisition

Coeur nabs major stake in Victoria Gold

Coeur Mining Inc. is investing roughly US$117.2 million (C$141.7 million) to acquire a 17.8% interest in Victoria Gold Corp. and its Eagle Gold Mine in Canada's Yukon – a foothold that... — Updated 5/13/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Vital Metals Northwest Territories Canada Nechalacho Cheetah Resources REEtec

Quick 2021 start at Vital rare earth mine

Advancing at a pace not typically seen in the mining industry, Australia-based Vital Metals Ltd. has surpassed several milestones during the first quarter of 2021 toward its goal of... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pretium Resources Brucejack Mine COVID-19 British Columbia Canada coronavirus

Pretium gold output slowed by COVID-19

Despite being challenged with a COVID-19 outbreak, Pretium Resources Inc.'s Brucejack Mine in Northern British Columbia was able to produce enough gold to turn a profit during the first... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
HighGold Mining Johnson Tract 2021 exploration program Southcentral Alaska

HighGold budgets $10M for Alaska program

HighGold Mining Inc. May 6 outlined plans for an initial US$8.2 million (C$10 million) 2021 exploration program at its Johnson Tract polymetallic gold project in Southcentral Alaska that... — Updated 5/13/2021 Full story

 
Coeur Mining Alianza Minerals Tim silver project Yukon Canada map Silvertip mine

Coeur is exploring Yukon silver property

Alianza Minerals Ltd. May 4 reported that Coeur Explorations, a subsidiary of Coeur Mining Inc., has begun an initial exploration program at Alianza's Tim silver project in southern... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
Vital Metals REE mine North T Nechalacho Northwest Territories Canada

Blast marks start of Vital rare earth mining

Vital Metals Ltd. May 12 reported that contractors have completed the first blast marking the official start of rare earths mining at the company's Nechalacho rare earths project in... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
Klaza gold-silver project Yukon Canada Rockhaven Resources 2020 drill program

Upgrading and expanding Klaza gold-silver

Rockhaven Resources Ltd. May 12 outlined plans for 12,000 meters of resource upgrade and exploration drilling for its road-accessible Klaza gold-silver project in southern Yukon. A... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
Pembridge Resources Capstone Mining Minto copper mine Yukon Canada PEA

New study extends Minto copper mine life

Pembridge Resources plc May 12 reported that the life of its Minto copper mine in the Yukon has been extended out to 2028, five years beyond the 2023 life of mine previously reported by... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Apollo Sitka Mine Aquila Heliostar Metals Unga project Aleutian Alaska Islands

Drilling underway at Unga gold project

Heliostar Metals Ltd. May 13 announced the start of a 7,000-meter drill program focused on expanding high-grade gold mineralization and testing new targets at its Unga project in Alaska.... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Grande Portage Resources Herbert Gold Southeast Alaska new resource calculation

High-grade Herbert Gold tops 1.2 million oz

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. May 12 reported that it has nearly double the amount of gold in the indicated resource category at Herbert Gold, while also adding ounces to the inferred... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
Newcrest Mining Red Chris Canada Imperial Metals Perenti Global Barminco copper

Heading underground at Red Chris Mine

Perenti Global Ltd. April 26 announced that its underground mining subsidiary, Barminco, has received a letter of intent from Newcrest Mining Ltd. for the development of a 3,500-meter... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Osisko Metals Pine Point Canada zinc PEA high-grade Northwest Territories

Impressive zinc grades at Pine Point

Osisko Metals Inc. April 26 announced it cut 32 meters averaging 20.28% zinc and 12.02% lead in the X25 deposit at its Pine Point project in Northwest Territories. Situated 42 kilometers... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Golden Predator Mining Tr'ondëk Hwëch’in Brewery Creek Yukon Canada licenses

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in supports Brewery Creek

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation has submitted letters to the Yukon Water Board and the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board in support of the timely renewal of the... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Northern Dynasty Minerals ESG report Pebble Partnership mine Alaska copper map

Northern Dynasty unveils Pebble ESG report

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. April 27 announced the publication of an environmental, social & governance report that outlines its 20-year commitment to environmentally sound and... — Updated 5/6/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District map Alaska Industrial Development

Ambler Road takes a step toward reality

With a $13 million budget for predevelopment activities during 2021, a proposed road to the enormously metal-rich Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska takes another step closer to... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Donlin Gold Mine Earthjustice certificate of reasonable assurances DEC denied

Judge opines on Donlin water certificate

Administrative Law Judge Kent Sullivan from the Alaska Office of Administrative Hearings has proposed that there is no "reasonable assurance" that the Donlin Gold Mine in western Alaska w... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Granite Creek Copper Carmacks Yukon Canada Tim Johnson Granite Creek map

Granite Creek starts 2021 Carmacks drilling

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. May 6 announced that two drills have been mobilized to the Carmacks (formerly Carmacks and Stu projects) to begin a roughly 10,000-meter 2021 drill program... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Golden Predator Viva Gold C2C James Hesketh Janet Lee-Sheriff Brewery Creek

Golden Predator-Viva Gold merger stopped

Golden Predator Mining Corp. May 3 announced the termination of an agreement to acquire Viva Gold Corp., a junior exploration company advancing the Tonopah gold property in Nevada. Under... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
Contango ORE Alaska Shamrock property Fairbanks Northern Empire Coeur map

CORE gets lucky in Richardson District

Contango ORE Inc. April 29 announced it has staked 52,920 acres of state of Alaska mining claims covering a significant portion of the Richardson Mining District. This property, known as... — Updated 5/4/2021 Full story

 
White Rock Minerals Dry Creek VMS deposit Red Mountain Alaska Matt Gill

All systems go for 2021 at Red Mountain

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 21 announced the closing of a roughly A$8.8 million (US$6.8 million) financing, which will fund the Australian company's largest exploration program so far... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Goldman Sachs critical minerals copper new oil e-mobility EV electric vehicles

A supercharged surge in copper prices

While copper did not make it onto the list of 35 minerals and metals critical to the United States, the red metal's criticality to the global transition to renewable energy and electric... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
new oil Green Energy Revolution decarbonization Goldman Sachs critical minerals

Mining new oil in Northern Copper Triangle

Alaska, Northern British Columbia, and the Yukon are home to a dozen advanced stage exploration and mine projects hosting billions of pounds of copper ready to deliver to a world... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Strategic Metals Mount Hinton Upper Canada Mining assays 2020 drill program

Upper Canada options Strategic's Mt Hinton

Strategic Metals Ltd. April 22 announced that it has granted Upper Canada Mining Inc. the right to earn up to a 70% interest in the Mount Hinton gold project in the Yukon. Upper Canada Mi... — Updated 4/22/2021

 
COVID-19 Pogo Northern Star Resources Alaska Australia production Q1

COVID-19 impacts Pogo Q1 gold production

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 21 reported that COVID-related challenges continue to impact gold production at its Pogo Mine in Alaska. The underground gold operation about 85 miles... — Updated 4/22/2021

 

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