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Articles from the October 13, 2023 edition

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  • North Arrow team examining possible lithium outcrop.

    Lithium search yields more for North Arrow

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Nov 17, 2023

    North Arrow Minerals Inc. Oct. 12 announced that ongoing exploration at its LDG and MacKay lithium projects in Northwest Territories has yielded the discovery of a new spodumene pegmatite at both properties. "Recent exploration of North Arrow's LDG and MacKay lithium projects has results in the discovery of new spodumene mineralization at both properties and increased our confidence in the size potential of this new spodumene-bearing lithium pegmatite field," said North Arrow...

  • Year-one graduating participants of the Tahltan HEO program.

    Tahltan celebrates HEO program success

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

    Receives funding to train Tahltan heavy equipment operators; skills for enhanced opportunities. In an exciting move that will provide job opportunities for Tahltans and expand the mining workforce available in British Columbia's Golden Triangle, Tahltan Nation Development Corp. has received funding from the B.C. Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills – Indigenous Skills Training and Education Program to support a second year of the literal and figurative ground...

  • Bright green Aurora above Klondike Gold’s headquarters in Dawson City.

    Klondike reports VG from all sampled sites

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 31, 2023

    Klondike Gold Corp. Oct. 11 announced an update on its 2023 exploration program at the company's namesake property in the Dawson Mining District in Yukon, Canada – reporting that it has been a fruitful season that grew the project closer to world-class status. Located roughly 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Dawson City, the Klondike District Gold Project covers 727 square kilometers (280 square miles) of the famed Yukon gold district. According to a 2022 calculation, t...

  • Osisko crew working on drill pad at Pine Point project.

    Osisko retains Pine Point has more to give

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Osisko Metals Inc. Oct. 12 announced the next set of assays from its ongoing 2023 drill program at the Pine Point zinc-lead project in Northwest Territories, Canada – including results from one hole that cut 13 meters averaging 11.11% zinc, and 1.44% lead. Located just south of the Great Slave Lake, Pine Point is home to a former mine operated by Teck Resources Ltd. that produced roughly 14 billion pounds of zinc and 4 billion lb of lead from around 64 million metric tons o...

  • Aerial view of a white pegmatite running across a property in NWT.

    Yellowknife Lithium assays are rolling in

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Li-FT Power Ltd. Oct. 12 continued its steady stream of assays from the 2023 drilling on its Yellowknife Lithium project in Northwest Territories, with results from holes testing the BIG East and Shorty pegmatites. Yellowknife Lithium consists of 11 properties that cover some of the most prospective targets within the Yellowknife Pegmatite Province, a 9,600-square-kilometer (3,700 square miles) area east of the NWT capital city. Li-FT has divided these properties into two...

  • Drill tests resource expansion target at the Golden Summit project in Alaska.

    Golden Summit's westward expansion

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Freegold Ventures Ltd. Oct. 11 reported that high-grade gold intercepts cut in holes drilled west of Dolphin-Cleary demonstrate the expansion potential of this 19.7-million-ounce gold deposit on the Golden Summit project about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. According to a March calculation, the Dolphin-Cleary deposit hosts 407.54 million metric tons of open-pit mineable indicated resource averaging 0.92 grams per metric ton (12 million oz) gold, plus 282.3 million...

  • Cross-section showing deep gold mineralized intercept at Dukes Ridge.

    Thesis cuts more deep Dukes Ridge gold

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Thesis Gold Inc. Oct. 11 reported deep drilling at Lawyers continues to cut intervals of high-grade gold-mineralization within broader zones below the proposed open-pit at Dukes Ridge, further supporting a plan for both underground and open-pit mining at this gold-silver project in Northern British Columbia's Toodoggone Mining District. Earlier this year, Thesis finalized a merger with Benchmark Metals Inc. that consolidates the adjacent Lawyers and Ranch gold-silver projects...

  • A rind of green malachite (copper carbonate) covers rocks collected at Storm.

    Drill taps 15m of 2.3% copper at Storm

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Lightning Ridge discovery hole is further evidence of the camp-scale potential at the high-grade Storm copper project. American West Metals Ltd. Oct. 11 said that new high-grade copper intercepts encountered with drilling at the Lightning Ridge discovery and 2200N Zone underscore the camp-scale discovery and mining potential across the 850-square-mile (2,200 square kilometers) Storm Copper project on Somerset Island in northern Nunavut. To further understand this...

  • Underground miners at the Greens Creek silver mine in Southeast Alaska.

    Hecla stays on 15-million-oz silver pace

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2023

    Despite shutdown of Lucky Friday in August, company remains on track to achieve silver production target. Even with an August fire shutting down operation at its Lucky Friday mine in Idaho for the rest of the year, Hecla Mining Company expects its operations in Alaska and the Yukon to help the company achieve the Idaho-based miner's silver production target for this year. "Despite less production at the Lucky Friday, Greens Creek's consistent performance and the ramp-up of...