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Articles from the March 29, 2024 edition


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  • Alaska Native drillers test the Arctic deposit in the Ambler Mining District.

    Hughes reframes Ambler Road question

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    "What happens to our communities and Tribal members if a road is not built, and no jobs or opportunity exists for our children and future generations?" Trilogy Metals Inc. March 26 announced that yet another rural Alaska Native community has passed a resolution in support of the Ambler Access Project – a proposed 211-mile, industrial-use-only road that would connect the mineral-rich Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska to the Dalton Highway and global markets. Hughes Vil...

  • Heavily mineralized rock with veining and orange, red, and purple colorization.

    Ottawa backs Nico cobalt-bismuth project

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    NRCan funding will support a vertically integrated critical minerals supply chain that includes a mine in Northwest Territories and refinery in Alberta. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) March 26 announced a C$714,500 (US$525,200) investment into enhancing the production of cobalt sulfate and bismuth ingot products from a future mine at Fortune Minerals Ltd.'s Nico project in Northwest Territories and associated hydrometallurgical refinery in Alberta. "Critical minerals develop...

  • Three miners with headlamps approaching dark underground gold mine.

    First Premier gold pour stays on schedule

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Ascot expects to begin feeding first ore into mill over the next few days and pour first ounces of gold from the Northern BC mine by mid-April. Ascot Resources Ltd. March 26 reported that it remains on track for the first gold pour at Premier in April and will reach commercial production at the new iteration of this historic gold-silver mine sometime after midyear. Lying about 15 kilometers (nine miles) north of Stewart, B.C., Ascot's Premier project is home to a...

  • White Gold’s exploration camp in Yukon, Canada.

    Extensive target examination by White Gold

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Bridget and Isaac targets return promising chargeability and resistivity results, warrants further surveying. White Gold Corp. March 27 announced an extensive exploration update for two of its early-stage targets within the company's massive landholdings in Canada's Yukon, ultimately identifying multiple prospective anomalies near the world-class Casino deposit. Focusing on the Bridget and Isaac porphyry targets located on the Pedlar and Hayes properties, respectively, the res...

  • Front of Northern BC roadside store with two large jade boulders.

    Northern BC jade miners sue province

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Cassiar Jade and Glenpark seek reparations for financial losses due to being evicted from mining claims by Tahltan Nation, BC government. A pair of jade miners are taking British Columbia to court over monetary damages related to being evicted from their mining claims within the territory of the Tahltan First Nation in Northern B.C. In 2020, the B.C. government issued several orders under the provincial Environment and Land Use Act that sterilized and prohibited further...

  • A drill perched on the side of a mountain tests for metals in SE Alaska.

    Palmer partners approve $12.8M program

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    American Pacific Mining outlines plans to test copper-rich resource expansion targets during 2024 drilling at high-grade project in SE Alaska. American Pacific Mining Corp. March 25 outlined plans for a US$12.8 million resource expansion exploration program this year at the high-grade Palmer volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) project in Southeast Alaska. Being advanced under a joint venture between American Pacific and Dowa Metals & Mining Company Ltd., Palmer hosts 4.68...

  • Geologists inside core shack examining samples.

    Metallurgical testing for Casino resource

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Western Copper and Gold begins metallurgical testing at world-class copper-gold project. Western Copper and Gold Corp. March 27 reported that 15 samples from its 2023 drilling program will be assessed as the company kicks off its metallurgical testing program at Casino in Yukon, Canada. Located about 300 kilometers (186 miles) northwest of Whitehorse, this world-class project that Western Copper and Gold has been advancing since acquiring the property in 2008 is found within...

  • Blue Star geologists examining extensive rocky region of Nunavut, Canada.

    Blue Star casts wide net for 2024 season

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Aims for balanced, strategic, and thorough distribution of exploration activities. Blue Star Gold Corp. March 26 announced an update of its 2024 exploration campaign at the company's Ulu, Hood River, and Roma projects in the High Lake Greenstone Belt of the Kitikmeot region in Nunavut – detailing new discoveries, resource expansion, and an overall evaluation of its target pipeline. Located roughly 525 kilometers (326 miles) northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Blue...

  • Map of Silver North properties in Yukon, Canada.

    Silver North gets Coeur confirmation for Tim

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Will begin 2,000-meter drill program in June. Silver North Resources Ltd. March 27 announced the plans for its upcoming 2024 drilling program at its Tim property, aiming for approximately 2,000 meters of drilling sometime in June. "We are excited to see drilling at Tim this year," said Silver North Vice President of Exploration Rob Duncan. "Coeur has carried out an excellent program leading to this drill test." Located roughly 72 kilometers (45 miles) west of Watson Lake and...