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Articles from the June 4, 2021 edition

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  • Graphite One Alaska mine battery-grade graphite plant Creek U.S. supply chain

    Graphite One advances US supply vision

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 29, 2021

    After raising C$10 million earlier this year, Graphite One Inc. is collecting the final bits of data needed for a prefeasibility study that details the company's vision to establish a United States supply chain for the coated spherical graphite used as an anode material in the lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles and store intermittent renewable energy. The first segment of this supply chain is the world-class Graphite Creek mine project about 35 miles north of...

  • Vital Metals Cheetah Resources CanNor Nechalacho Northwest Territories

    CanNor helps fund REE ore sorting in NWT

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 6, 2021

    Vital Metals Ltd. June 3 announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Cheetah Resources Corp., will receive C$1.26 million from Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) to help fund the establishment of ore-sorting technology at the Nechalacho rare earths project in Northwest Territories. Vital is employing a unique approach to the mining of rare earths at Nechalacho. Taking advantage of a relatively small but very high-grade rare earths deposit that comes to the surf...

  • Novagold Barrick Gold Donlin Mine Alaska DEC permit decision

    Alaska DEC backs Donlin water certificate

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 1, 2021

    Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation has upheld a certification of reasonable assurance that the proposed Donlin Gold Mine in western Alaska will comply with the state's water quality standards. Donlin Gold LLC – a joint venture partnership owned equally by Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. – applied for the federal permits to develop a mine at the 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold deposit in 2012. Following a six-year permitting process under the Nat...

  • Garibaldi Resources Nickel Mountain British Columbia Golden Triangle

    Garibaldi explores battery, precious metals

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 17, 2021

    Garibaldi Resources Corp. June 1 announced that crews have arrived at the camp at Nickel Mountain for a 2021 exploration program that will further explore the battery metals for which this Northern British Columbia project is renowned, as well as to follow up on precious metals for which the Golden Triangle is renowned. "The growing demand for critical metal sources required to drive the new green economy, and precious metals to protect against increasing inflation, was the...

  • Kenorland Minerals Goodpaster mining District 2021 drill program map

    Drilling underway at Healy gold project

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 17, 2021

    Kenorland Minerals Ltd. June 3 announced the start of a 4,000-meter drill program at the Healy gold project in Alaska's prolific Goodpaster Mining District. "We're thrilled to be back in Alaska and kicking off the maiden diamond drill program at Healy," said Kenorland Minerals CEO Zach Flood. "This project represents an excellent opportunity for another completely greenfields gold discovery." Healy covers numerous untested gold targets across a 45,600-acre (18,470 hectares)...

  • Skeena Resources Eskay Creek British Columbia Canada Golden Triangle map

    Drills confirm gold in Eskay Creek waste

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 10, 2021

    Skeena Resources Ltd. May 31 reported results from four more holes that demonstrate a waste rock storage facility from previous mining at the Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle hosts significant quantities of gold and silver. An underground mine operated by Barrick Gold Corp. from 1994 to 2008 recovered roughly 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million oz of silver from ore with average grades of 45 grams per metric ton gold and 2,224 g/t silver. The...

  • Freegold Ventures Golden Summit Clearly Hill Fairbanks Alaska Dolphin map

    Making the connection at Golden Summit

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 10, 2021

    Freegold Ventures Ltd. June 3 announced that the first hole of its 40,000-meter 2021 drill program at Golden Summit cut a more than 420-meter-thick zone of strong gold mineralization between the current bulk-tonnage Dolphin resource and the spectacularly high-grade Cleary Hill area on this highway accessible property about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Prior to the 2020 program, most of the drilling at Golden Summit focused on Dolphin, a deposit that hosts 61.5 million...