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Articles from the March 6, 2020 edition


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  • Golden Predator 3 Aces mine gold recovery plant Yukon

    3 Aces enviro gold leaching a success

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Golden Predator Mining Corp. has been testing EnviroLeach Technologies Inc.'s non-cyanide and environmentally friendly way to recover gold from concentrates produced from gravity separation at its 3 Aces project in eastern Yukon. The EnviroLeach process, which uses five ingredients that are FDA approved for human consumption to dissolve and a diamond-based electrochemical process to ultimately recover gold and other metals, has recovered 93.2% of the gold in a two-metric-ton...

  • Triumph explores gold-silver corridor

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Triumph Gold Corp. March 2 reported impressive gold and silver grades from sampling along the 3,700-meter-long Irene-Goldstar corridor on its road accessible Freegold Mountain project in the Yukon. Situated about 4,500 meters southeast of the Revenue porphyry deposit, the Irene-Goldstar epithermal gold-silver corridor extends from the historical Goldstar vein and skarn system near the summit of Mount Freegold and continues through the Vindicator zone to the Irene zone at the...

  • Plane delivering supplies LDG diamond project Northwest Territories

    Exploration underway at LDG diamond JV

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 27 said a geophysical survey program is underway at LDG (Lac de Gras), a 147,200-hectare (363,700 acres) diamond property in Northwest Territories being explored under a joint venture with Dominion Diamond Mines. These ground geophysical surveys are part of a C$3.5 million 2020 exploration program being funded by Dominion. Designed to continue with systematic exploration of this JV project adjacent to the southwest side of the Diavik diamond...

  • Winter gold exploration drilling Golden Summit near Fort Knox Fairbanks Alaska

    Drill tests high-grade gold west of Cleary

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Freegold Ventures Ltd. announced that drills are now turning at Golden Summit, an advanced staged gold exploration project located alongside the Steese Highway about a 30-minute drive north of Fairbanks. Golden Summit hosts 61.5 million metric tons of indicated resource averaging 0.69 g/t ton (1.36 million ounces) gold; and 71.5 million metric tons of inferred resource averaging 0.69 g/t (1.58 million oz) gold. The oxide portion of this deposit, found largely within the upper...

  • MacMillan Pass zinc lead silver project North Canol Road Yukon Territory

    Pact paves way for Yukon road upgrades

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Government of Yukon and the Ross River Dena Council First Nation March 3 announced an agreement in principle has been reached for roughly C$71 million in upgrades to the North Canol Road and the Robert Campbell Highway under the Yukon Resource Gateway Project, a C$247.8 million federal program that is upgrading more than 650 kilometers (400 miles) of roads in the Yukon. Yukon is also contributing C$112.8 million to this road improvement project that will provide better access...

  • ATAC Resources CEO Graham Downs at Rackla Gold exploration project Yukon

    PEA looks at higher grade gold at Tiger

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Rau, an intriguing precious and base metals property at the western end of the 185-kilometer- (115 miles) long Rackla Gold property in the Yukon, will continue to be the primary focus of ATAC Resources Ltd.'s exploration efforts in 2020. Last week, the company published the results from an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Tiger, a carbonate replacement gold deposit that is the most advanced project on the 660-square kilometer (255 square miles) Rau property....

  • Water well at Aurora gold exploration target West Pogo 64North Alaska

    Rig heads to 64North for winter drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Millrock Resources Inc. March 2 reported that a camp and drill rig are being mobilized to support the upcoming drill program at 64North, a gold exploration project that is just west of the Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo Mine. 64North includes nine claim blocks – West Pogo, Shaw, Eagle, LMS-X, South Pogo, East Pogo, North Pogo, Last Chance and Divide – covering roughly 160,000 acres in the Goodpaster District, a gold-rich area anchored by Northern Star Resources Ltd...

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