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Copper turns green with critical minerals

While copper is not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals critical to America, there is no doubt of this metal's importance to both the everyday and... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
Pebble copper deposit in Alaska hosts 40-year supply of vital jet metal

Rhenium – the hot superalloy element

With a melting point of 5,756 degrees Fahrenheit and a heat-stable crystalline structure, rhenium is extremely resistant to both heat and wear. This durability makes it a vital element... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
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 2/21/2020

 

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 2/21/2020

 

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 2/21/2020

 

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 2/21/2020

 

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 2/21/2020

 

A Tectonic shift for gold exploration

Emerging on Alaska's exploration scene in 2018, Tectonic Metals Inc. is a new junior mining company that applies a business-first strategy to managing the risks inherent to advancing... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Millrock expands Goodpaster portfolio

Primarily focused on gold, copper and silver, Millrock Resources Inc. is a project generating mineral exploration company that has built a large portfolio of highly prospective mineral... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

EMX invests in Goodpaster royalty, explorer

EMX Royalty Corp., a company that has found success in generating royalties through low-cost property acquisition and early-stage exploration, nabbed significant royalties on properties... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Northway completes IPO, explores Healy

Northway Resources Corp., a new company with two gold exploration properties in Alaska, Aug. 26 announced the completion of an initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
Peak Gold exploration Contango ORE Inc. Royal Gold Inc

Partners explore wider Peak Gold potential

Building upon the strong economics of developing a mine at the high-grade Peak Gold project, joint venture partners Contango ORE Inc. (60 percent) and Royal Gold Inc. (40 percent) are inv... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

South32 invests in 2 Alaska copper projects

South32, an Australia-based major base metal and coal producer spun out of BHP Billiton in 2015, is expanding its presence in Alaska. This company went into business with an impressive... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Trilogy explorers prolific Ambler District

Trilogy Metals Inc. is closing in on the completion of a feasibility study for Arctic, the first of a series of mines the company envisions being developed across the Upper Kobuk Mineral... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Freegold attracts South32 to Shorty Creek

Freegold Ventures Ltd. is focused on exploring for copper and gold on two properties in Interior Alaska – Golden Summit, an advanced stage gold project just north of Kinross Gold... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

PolarX tests Saturn porphyry potential

Australia-based PolarX Ltd. and its copper- and gold-rich Alaska Range property has drawn the interest of Canada-based Lundin Mining Corp. In a deal finalized in June, Lundin invested rou... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Nova Minerals excited about Estelle gold

Melbourne, Australia-based Nova Minerals Ltd. first looked north to Alaska late in 2017, when it acquired five Alaska properties – Estelle, a gold-copper-silver project about 100 miles... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

White Rock, Sandfire team up in Alaska

With a major investment by fellow Australian company, Sandfire Resources NL, White Rock Minerals Ltd. focused its 2019 exploration on discovering the next high-grade zinc and precious... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Tower Hill advances Livengood optimization

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. continued metallurgical work to define and refine the project flowsheet for its Livengood gold project located along a paved highway about 70 miles... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

EV demand drives Graphite One in Alaska

With the goal of helping to meet the rocketing demand of graphite needed as anode material for the lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, Graphite One Inc. is focused on... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Constantine unlocks gold, advances Palmer

In order to focus on its flagship Palmer project in Southeast Alaska and to realize greater value from its portfolio of gold properties, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. spun its gold ass... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

HighGold hit the ground running in Alaska

HighGold Mining Inc. was launched this summer to explore gold properties spun out of Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. While the spin-out of HighGold was not finalized until early August,... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Success funds Silvertip, Kensington drilling

Coeur Mining Inc. entered 2019 with more silver reserves at higher grades, thanks to a maiden reserve calculation for Silvertip, a northern British Columbia silver mine the company... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Kinross finding more gold at Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. focuses its in-house exploration on high-quality brownfield projects and the discovery of new resources within the existing footprint of several of its mine... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Golden Predator eyes gold mine restart

Golden Predator Mining Corp. is advancing two gold properties in the Yukon – the Brewery Creek Mine project about 55 kilometers (34 miles) east of Dawson City and the 3 Aces high-grade... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

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