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Bornite camp tents sunset Upper Kobuk Mineral Project Ambler Mining District

Ambler Metals suspends 2020 field work

Trilogy Metals Inc. July 8 confirmed that the 2020 field programs at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska has been deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambler Metals... — Updated 7/8/2020 Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 

Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 

Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 

Goodpaster – Gold is where you find it

The Goodpaster Mining District in Interior Alaska adds credence to the sourdough mining adage "gold is where you find it." Unlike the 8.3 million ounces of placer gold recovered from the... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 
US critical minerals policy President Trump Sen. Murkowski Rep. Amodei

US leaders address critical minerals

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a renewed interest in critical minerals and metals when he issued an executive order calling on federal agencies to devise a strategy to ensure the... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Diamond Port Cook Inlet logistics for Pebble copper gold mine southwest Alaska

Pebble inks transportation pact with APC

Taking another step along the path of establishing a mine at its world-class copper-gold- molybdenum-silver deposit in Southwest Alaska, Pebble Limited Partnership signed a memorandum of... — Updated 7/6/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Calista shareholder Junior Polty Donlin Gold mine Yukon Kuskokwim Alaska

Drills are turning again at Donlin Gold

After a two-month suspension due to COVID-19, drills are once again turning at the Donlin Gold project in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska. Donlin Gold LLC – a 50-50... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
Constantine Metal Palmer copper zinc gold silver project Haines Alaska

Scaled back activities at Palmer for 2020

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. June 24 announced a US$2.15 million budget for 2020 activities related to the Palmer zinc-copper-gold-silver project in Southeast Alaska. Funded by the... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
Crystal Lake Mining Enduro Metals Newmont gold copper project BC

Intriguing "Green Rock" at Newmont Lake

Crystal Lake Mining Corp. June 22 reported the first high-grade gold mineralization, along with additional copper, gold, silver, zinc, and lead mineralization tapped while testing three... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
Willoughby high grade gold exploration project Stewart British Columbia

Strikepoint refining gold-silver targets

StrikePoint Gold Inc. June 29 announced plans for an initial phase of 2020 exploration at its Willoughby and Porter properties near the town of Stewart in British Columbia's Golden... — Updated 7/2/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Geologists at Johnson Tract JT gold silver zinc copper exploration CIRI Alaska

HighGold drilling at Johnson Tract begins

HighGold Mining Inc. June 30 announced the start of the 2020 exploration program at its Johnson Tract gold project in Southcentral Alaska. During the initial phase of this program, the... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 

Sabina holds all Back River mine permits

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. June 30 announced it now holds all of the major authorizations to develop and operate a mine at its Back River gold project in Nunavut, Canada. A 2015... — Updated 7/2/2020

 
Titan high grade gold rock sample White Gold District Yukon Canada

White Gold kicks off Titan exploration

White Gold Corp. June 29 announced the launch of its 2020 exploration program, including drilling at Titan, a high-grade gold project on the Hen property about 70 kilometers (43 miles)... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Gold exploration drill rig and operator at Herbert Gold project Juneau Alaska

High-grade Herbert Gold drilling begins

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. June 30 announced the start of an 18- to 20-hole drill program that includes resource expansion and exploration drilling at its Herbert Gold project in South... — Updated 7/2/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Haul truck excavator Victoria Eagle Gold Mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Canada

Eagle Gold achieves commercial production

Victoria Gold Corp. celebrated Canada Day with the declaration of commercial production at its Eagle Gold Mine in Canada's Yukon Territory. Since pouring the first bar of gold at Eagle... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Power line electricians lift bucket sunset Pebble copper gold energy Alaska

Pebble wants to share affordable power

Nearing the end of the federal permitting process, Pebble Limited Partnership is now taking a harder look at how residents and businesses in the Bristol Bay region can benefit from... — Updated 7/2/2020 Full story

 
Tectonic Metals gold exploration camp Tibbs Maple Leaf projects Alaska

Tectonic stakes new Goodpaster gold claims

Tectonic Metals Inc. July 25 announced that it has added a new gold property in the Goodpaster Mining District and acquired a dataset that will assist the company's exploration across... — Updated 6/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Bristol Bay Alaska residents work at Pebble copper gold mine project dividend

Pebble rolls out Bristol Bay dividend

Pebble Partnership has announced the creation of the Pebble Performance Dividend to distribute a percentage of the revenue generated from the operation of a mine at Pebble to year-round... — Updated 6/26/2020 Full story

 
Colomac mineral exploration camp Indin Lake gold property NWT

Nighthawk to resume Indin Lake drilling

Nighthawk Gold Corp. June 24 said it is gearing up to resume an exploration program on its Indin Lake gold property in Canada's Northwest Territories that was put on hiatus in late March... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story

 
Rainbow sample bags Raven gold target near Eagle Mine Dublin Gulch Yukon

Victoria Gold explores beyond Eagle Mine

Victoria Gold Corp. June 23 announced it has kicked off a C$6 million exploration at Dublin Gulch, the 555-square-kilometer property that hosts the company's new Eagle Gold Mine in... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Heatherdale Resources Niblack VMS copper gold zinc mine project Alaska

McLeod brings new vision to Heatherdale

After helping to foster what is shaping up to be a mining renaissance in his hometown of Stewart, British Columbia, Rob McLeod has bought a major stake in Heatherdale Resources Ltd. and... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story

 
Nova Minerals drill rig Korbel gold deposit Estelle project Alaska Range

Nova taps 540 meters of gold in Alaska

Nova Minerals Ltd. July 23 reported more very wide gold intercepts in the first two 2020 holes drilled into the Korbel target on the Australian junior's Estelle gold property in Alaska.... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alexco Resource Keno Hill Silver District mine property Yukon

Alexco greenlights Keno Hill silver mine

With permits in-hand, Alexco Resource Corp. is moving ahead with the restart of production at its Keno Hill Silver District mine in the Yukon. Alexco operated a mine and mill at Keno... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story

 

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