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Articles from the March 1, 2019 edition

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Critical Mineral Alaska exploration vanadium titanium Snettisham magnetite

Aussie junior eyes vanadium near Juneau

Northern Cobalt Ltd. Feb. 26 reported that a recently completed magnetic survey has confirmed the presence of a large magnetite body at its Snettisham vanadium-titanium project in... — Updated 3/22/2019 Full story

 
Gahcho Kué Kennady North diamond exploration drilling

Seeking new kimberlites SW of Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Feb. 27 announced that it has begun a winter exploration program targeting new kimberlite prospects at Kennady North, a diamond property that borders the... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Goose gold mine project Back River Nunavut

Sabina advances toward Back River decision

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Feb. 22 said it plans to invest roughly C$41 million at its Back River gold project in Nunavut this year. A 2015 feasibility study details plans for... — Updated 3/8/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Auryn Resources uses AI machine learning to hunt for Arctic gold in Nunavut

Junior uses AI to hunt for arctic gold

In a move many considered the stuff of science fiction or fantasy just 20 years ago, junior miner Auryn Resources Inc. has used artificial intelligence to help identify gold deposits at... — Updated 3/8/2019 Full story

 

Hope Bay improvements continue into 2019

TMAC Resources Inc. Feb. 21 announced that its Doris Mine on its Hope Bay property in Nunavut achieved record gold production of 34,080 ounces during the fourth quarter. Building on the... — Updated 3/8/2019 Full story

 

NANA companies serving Alaska mining

NANA's growing portfolio of businesses provide services to the mining, petroleum, commercial, and federal business sectors in 15 countries on six continents. NANA companies have been... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Fifty Miles From Tomorrow worth reading

Despite over four decades of working with the mining industry in Alaska, my travels rarely brought me to the northwest part of the state and my opportunities to interface with residents h... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 
Shotgun gold camp Southwest Alaska

TNR Gold looking for a Shotgun partner

TNR Gold Corp. Feb. 25 said it is continuing to seek a major gold mining company to become a joint venture partner on its Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. Located about 110 miles south of... — Updated 2/28/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick Gold CEO Randgold Resources

Barrick makes aggressive bid for Newmont

Following last year's merger with Randgold Resources, Barrick Gold Corp. has now made an offer to acquire Newmont Mining Corp., a deal that would merge the world's two largest gold... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining on First Nations land

NANA – "Two worlds, one spirit"

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 

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