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Nova Minerals RPM gold exploration drilling Estelle Alaska

Spectacular gold intercept revs up RPM

While one hole does not make a deposit, the long section of strong gold mineralization in Nova Minerals Ltd.'s fifth hole at the RPM North prospect on its Estelle project in Alaska is a... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

Red Chris Golden Triangle British Columbia Canada block cave mining Newcrest

Red Chris block cave mining shows promise

A block cave mine at the Red Chris project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle is forecast to produce 316,000 ounces of gold annually over the first six years at a cost of negative... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Graphite One graphite stockpile Pentagon Creek Alaska Nation Defense U.S.

Pentagon adds graphite to stockpile list

As another signal foreshadowing the growing demand for graphite, the Pentagon has added this lithium-ion battery ingredient to its newest National Defense Stockpile Acquisitions List.... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

Gil-Sourdough Kinross Gold Mike Dunleavy North of 60 Mining News Fort Knox Mill

Kinross Alaska breaks ground at Gil Mine

GIL-SOURDOUGH – With a Sept. 23 blast of explosives that fractured rock in preparation for the start of mining at Gil-Sourdough, Kinross Gold Corp. has raised the bar for mine... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

Pebble mine Northern Dynasty Minerals EPA proposed determination CWA 404(c)

Pebble pushes for EPA final decision

Continued efforts by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. to advance its Pebble project has led to the company filing a motion to the court to set a schedule requiring the U.S. Environmental... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Hecla Mining Company Greens Creek silver Alaska Lucky Friday mine U.S. 40%

Greens Creek silver output pace slows

Hecla Mining Company Oct. 12 reported that its Greens Creek Mine produced 1.8 million ounces of silver and 9,735 oz of gold during the third quarter of 2021, easing off the... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Graphite One Alaska Creek prefeasability 2022 PEA PFS battery anode material

Data gathered for Graphite Creek studies

Graphite One Inc. Oct. 13 announced the completion of a 2,052-meter drill program focused on gathering data for a feasibility study on developing a mine at its Graphite Creek project... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Constantine Metal Resources Palmer VMS 2021 program South Wall RW map

Partners advance studies at Palmer VMS

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Oct. 14 reported initial assay results from a 2021 summer work program at Palmer that primarily focused on geotechnical and environmental drilling to... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

HighGold Mining Johnson Tract JT deposit 2021 phase 1 drill program map DC

Infill hole affirms strength of JT deposit

HighGold Mining Inc. Oct. 13 reported a long intercept of high-grade gold in an infill hole drilled to collect material for phase I metallurgical work and to provide better definition of... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Eskay Mining VMS British Columbia Canada Golden Triangle TV Jeff slow assays

Eskay Mining drills exciting VMS in BC

Eskay Mining Corp. Oct. 13 announced the conclusion of a roughly 23,500-meter drill program at its Consolidated Eskay precious metals project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle.... — Updated 10/14/2021

Victoria Gold Eagle Mine Yukon Canada quarter report record breaking gold output

Golden quarterly records for Eagle Mine

Victoria Gold Corp. Oct. 12 reported a record-setting quarter on several fronts at its Eagle Mine in the Yukon, including the ounces of gold recovered. The recently established open pit... — Updated 10/14/2021 Full story

Cook Inlet Region CIRI ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50 anniversary

CIRI real estate extends beyond Tikahtnu

With more than half of Alaska's entire population living within its region, Cook Inlet Region Inc., more commonly known as CIRI, is the most metropolitan of the 12 landholding Alaska... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

ASRC Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act petroleum

More than oil across Arctic Slope region

Vast petroleum reserves underlying what is now the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) region, and the need to build a pipeline to deliver this oil to an ice-free port 800 miles to the... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

Alaska Native Claims Data Mine North ANCSA Section 7(i) mining economy

A miner's guide to Alaska Native Claims

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success but a brilliant... — Updated 10/12/2021 Full story

Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act UAA Data Mine North

What Rights to Land Have Alaska Natives

It is my good fortune to be asked to write a short piece on the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. My mother, Naungagiaq, would have been proud. She set me free to seek an education in... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

North of 60 Mining News history Nunavut Canada North Rankin Nickel Mine Inuit

Nunavut mine created legacy of partnership

Found within the newest territory of Canada, Nunavut may seem barren and inhospitable, yet it has provided resources and succor to its First Peoples for thousands of years. While... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

North 60 Mining News opinion COVID mining Alaska president bipartisan AMA 2021

Our mining industry confronts threats

If there is one thing that most Americans can probably agree on, I think, it is that Joe Biden is the worst President we have had since Donald Trump. Since they both had a lot of things... — Updated 9/30/2021 Full story

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