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Articles from the January 27, 2023 edition

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  • An ATAC helicopter flying through the beautiful mountainous valley's of Yukon.

    Year looks bright for ATAC YT-BC projects

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 2, 2023

    ATAC Resources Ltd. Jan. 23 announced the results from its second phase of exploration at the company's Catch copper-gold property in central Yukon, which identified a high-grade copper and gold mineralized zone across a 500-meter extent. Located in an underexplored part of southcentral Yukon, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) southeast of Carmacks, this 15.7-square-kilometer (3,880 acres) property is a previously undrilled discovery property prospective for significant copper...

  • Probe points to a speck of visible gold along chunk of copper in a rock sample.

    Brixton works with Taku River Tlingit

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 16, 2023

    Brixton Metals Corp. Jan. 24 reported that it has been working collaboratively with Tak'hu River Tlingit on responsible exploration of its Thorn copper-gold-silver project, which lies within an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area declared by the Northern British Columbia First Nation. Last week, Tak'hu River Tlingit announced its declaration of a roughly 18,000-square-kilometer (7,000 square miles) area centered on the Taku River watershed that is intended to protect...

  • Drillers on a rig at the Arctic deposit in Alaska’s Ambler Mining District.

    Drills confirm Arctic deposit consistency

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 10, 2023

    Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 25 reported that consistent high-grade intercepts from its 2022 infill drill program at Arctic confirm the continuity of high-grade copper-zinc-lead-gold-silver mineralization within this volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit within the famed Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska. "As expected, the 2022 infill drill program continues to yield high grades of copper, zinc and precious metals, demonstrating the continuity of the high-grade zones of...

  • Driller removes core from a drill tube at the Donlin Gold project in Alaska.

    Donlin Gold wraps 2022 with high grades

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 10, 2023

    Barrick, Novagold now considering updated feasibility study for world-class gold project. To round out a large and highly-successful 2022 program at Donlin Gold, project partners Novagold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp. reported additional high-grade gold intercepts in the final batch of assays from last year's drilling at the world-class gold mine project in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska. Being advanced toward a production decision by Donlin Gold LLC...

  • The Brucejack mill and camp facilities are nestled in snow-covered mountains.

    Red Chris, Brucejack mine output drops

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 10, 2023

    Newcrest Mining Ltd. Jan. 25 reported a drop in gold and copper production at its two mines in Northern British Columbia during the fourth quarter of calendar year 2022. Newcrest's BC assets include a 70% operating ownership of the Red Chris copper-gold mine, Imperial Metals Corp. owns the remaining 30% interest and full ownership of the Brucejack gold mine. The drop in gold production at Brucejack was anticipated due to a fatality during the quarter that resulted in a 21-day...

  • Molten gold being poured into molds to form solid ingots.

    Raven shares shiny wealth with Victoria

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jan 26, 2023

    Victoria Gold Corp. Jan. 24 announced the next batch of assays from the 2022 Raven exploration program at the company's Dublin Gulch property in Yukon, Canada, showcasing the incredible potential of this high-grade gold deposit. Just a week since its last announcement regarding Raven, results are coming in hot from the program that saw more holes drilled into this emerging gold deposit than all previous seasons combined. Which is no surprise as the company announced in...

  • Visible gold speckles on band of brown rock and quartz in Day Zone drill core.

    Premier gold drilled at Ascot's Day Zone

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 26, 2023

    Ascot Resources Ltd. Jan. 23 reported that its 2022 drilling at the Big Missouri deposit and nearby Day Zone continues to confirm and discover high-grade gold zones that could provide ore for the upgraded and expanded mill at its Premier gold-silver mine project near Stewart, British Columbia. Home to a past-producing gold mine that last operated in the 1990s, Premier already had a mill, crushing and grinding circuits, tailings storage area, and hydroelectric grid power...

  • Red drill rig tests for gold in a birch tree forest during the winter in Alaska.

    Freegold cuts 391m of 3.83 g/t gold at GS

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 26, 2023

    Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 23 reported yet another long drill intercept of strong gold mineralization with a bonanza-grade subsection at Golden Summit, a highway-accessible exploration project about 20 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. According to a 2016 calculation, the Dolphin deposit at Golden Summit hosts 61.5 million metric tons of indicated resource averaging 0.69 grams per metric ton (1.36 million oz) gold; and 71.5 million metric tons of inferred resource averaging...

  • Distant view of the past producing Taurus gold mine on the Cassiar property.

    Cassiar drills wide gold at Taurus SW

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2023

    Cassiar Gold Corp. Jan. 23 announced that drilling has encountered near-surface gold mineralization in resource expansion areas at the southwest and southeast edges of the 1.4-million-ounce Taurus gold deposit on the company's Cassiar project in Northern British Columbia. Located near British Columbia's northern border with the Yukon, the 145,800-acre (59,000 hectares) Cassiar gold property is divided into two areas – Cassiar North, which hosts the bulk tonnage Taurus gold d...

  • A braided section of the Taku River runs alongside fall foliage in Northern BC.

    Tlingit declares Taku River protection

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 23, 2023

    First Nation seeks balance between conservation and mineral extraction in area important to the Taku River Tlingit way of life. To help preserve an intact ecosystem within the Taku River watershed, the Tak'hu River Tlingit have declared an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area that covers roughly 18,000 square kilometers (7,000 square miles) within their traditional territory in Northern British Columbia. "Tak'hu (Taku) River Tlingit have a sacred relationship with our... Full story