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Articles from the August 11, 2023 edition

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  • A drill rig tests for gold from a mountain ridge in Northern British Columbia.

    Six meters of 14.7 g/t gold at Golddigger

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 31, 2023

    Goliath Resources Ltd. Aug. 10 reported that its first batch of assay results confirm high-grade intercepts indicated by visible gold encountered in holes drilled at its Golddigger property about 30 kilometers (19 miles) southeast of Stewart in Northern British Columbia. A roughly 20,000-meter drill program that got underway in May has cut visible gold in multiple holes across a 1,600-meter-long area that covers Surebet Zone and Bonanza Shear. Based on current modeling,...

  • Veinlets of copper run through core from drilling at the Palmer project.

    American Pacific off to good start at Palmer

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 31, 2023

    American Pacific Mining Corp. Aug. 8 reported that the 2023 drill program at Palmer has cut up to 43-meter-thick zones of volcanogenic massive sulfide mineralization that include veinlets of native copper at this high-grade zinc-copper-silver-gold project in Southeast Alaska. "Drilling progress is ahead of schedule, and we are pleased to report that semi-massive and massive sulphide mineralization has been observed over drilled thicknesses of approximately 40 metres within...

  • Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

    Alaska governor visits Whistler, Estelle

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 24, 2023

    Dunleavy takes a first-hand look at mine projects at end of a proposed 100-mile road into West Susitna area. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Ryan Anderson visited the Whistler copper-gold and Estelle gold exploration projects during a recent tour of the western end of the proposed West Susitna Access Road in Southcentral Alaska. Extending 100 miles northwest from Port McKenzie near Anchorage, the West Susitna Road...

  • Dozens of solar panels lined out in a snowy field.

    Sunshine to power Diavik's sunset years

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Aug 24, 2023

    Rio Tinto to build largest solar plant in Canada's North at diamond mine. Signaling its commitment to clean renewable energy, mining powerhouse Rio Tinto announced its intention to construct the largest solar power plant in Canada's North at its Diavik Diamond Mine – more than 6,600 solar panels that are expected to provide up to 25% of the electricity needed at this iconic operation in Northwest Territories. "I am delighted that we will be significantly increasing our renewab...

  • A roughly nine-inch segment of drill core entirely bluish black chalcocite.

    Thunder signals strength of Storm Copper

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 10, 2023

    Third deep 2023 drill hole makes two discoveries – 76m near-surface high-grade zone; deep zone south of previous holes. American West Metals Ltd. Aug. 7 reported that the third hole of its 2023 deep drill program at Storm has made two significant discoveries on this high-grade copper project in Nunavut – a thick zone of near surface copper in an underexplored area of the project and deep copper horizon below it. "The diamond drilling at Storm continues to deliver, pro...

  • Aerial shot of Nighthawk Gold’s exploration camp in NWT, Canada.

    Nighthawk cuts 0.5m of 125 g/t gold at Cass

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Aug 10, 2023

    Nighthawk Gold Corp. Aug. 8 announced assay results from drilling at Cass, one of four satellite targets contributing to the mineral resource estimate for the Indin Lake gold project in Northwest Territories, Canada. The 930-square-kilometer (359 square miles) Indin Lake property covers the northern end of the West Bay-Indin Lake fault zone, a regional structure that extends 125 miles (200 kilometers) south to the Giant and Con mines near Yellowknife, NWT. The historical...

  • A hand pointing at a large spodumene crystal in NWT, Canada.

    North Arrow confirms LDG hard rock lithium

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Aug 10, 2023

    North Arrow Minerals Inc. Aug. 10 announced an exciting update to its field program at its Lac de Gras kimberlite property in Canada's Northwest Territories, confirming at least four spodumene pegmatites and establishing the diamond exploration project as an official lithium exploration project. "In a very short period of time, North Arrow has confirmed a new spodumene pegmatite field within our 100% owned LDG project in Northwest Territories," said North Arrow Minerals...

  • Map of Dolly Varden and Homestake Ridge deposits at Kitsault Valley.

    First Dolly Varden Silver assays roll in

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 9, 2023

    Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Aug. 8 reported that the first batch of assays from its 2023 drill program at Kitsault Valley has further extended silver mineralization on this precious metals-rich project in Northern British Columbia. Located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Stewart, BC, the 63-square-mile (163 square kilometers) Kitsault Valley project is an amalgamation of Dolly Varden's namesake project, and the adjacent Homestake Ridge gold-silver project the...

  • Map showing Cascadia Minerals’ Sands of Time property.

    Cascadia options Sands of Time property

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Aug 9, 2023

    Cascadia Minerals Ltd. Aug. 8 announced the optioning of the Sands of Time property in central Yukon from Fireweed Metals' Chief Geologist Jack Milton. Lying immediately adjacent to Western Copper and Gold's world-class Casino gold-silver-copper-molybdenum project, Sands of Time is a 57-square-kilometer (22 square miles) project that could hold significant resources. According to Cascadia, through the work of Milton, the property has been found to possibly host at least two...