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Articles from the October 14, 2022 edition

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  • A geologist swings a pickaxe on a slope in the Selwyn Basin in Yukon, Canada.

    Snowline cuts wide Valley gold intercepts

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 27, 2022

    Snowline Gold Corp. Oct. 12 said the 318.8 meters of 2.55 grams per metric ton gold cut in hole V-22-010 is changing the company's perception of the Valley zone on its Rogue project in the Yukon and intrusion-related gold systems at large. As a relatively new junior to the various rich projects in the Yukon, Snowline has shown it is quickly emerging as one of northern Canada's most active and enticing gold explorers. You can read about the company, and its plans for the Yukon...

  • An aerial photograph of the Minto Mine in Yukon, Canada.

    Steady copper production at Minto Mine

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 27, 2022

    Minto Metals Corp. Oct. 12 reported that its Minto Mine in the Yukon produced 7.9 million pounds of payable copper during the third quarter, resulting in approximately 22.4 million lb so far this year. Located within the traditional territory of the Selkirk First Nation in the Minto Copper Belt of the Yukon, the Minto Mine has been in operation since 2007, with underground mining commencing in 2014. Since 2007, approximately 500 million lb of copper has been produced at this...

  • A rainbow shines down on Rockhaven's Klaza camp in the Yukon.

    Rockhaven concludes 2022 exploration

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 27, 2022

    Rockhaven Resources Ltd. Oct. 12 announced the completion of its 2022 exploration program at Klaza to upgrade as much inferred resource to indicated for the forthcoming prefeasibility study. Utilizing two diamond drill rigs, Rockhaven completed 12,042 meters of drilling in 69 holes focused on advancing Klaza toward prefeasibility by achieving the following objectives: • Further defining resources – 43 holes were completed to assist in upgrading inferred resources to the ind...

  • Banyan Gold President and CEO Tara Christie oversees drilling at AurMac.

    Banyan continues to expand AurMac gold

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2022

    Banyan Gold Corp. Oct. 12 reported that the latest batch of assay results shows that its 2022 drilling continues to expand gold mineralization around the Powerline deposit on the company's AurMac property in Yukon, Canada. Located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Victoria Gold Corp.'s Eagle Gold Mine and adjacent to Hecla Mining Company's Keno Hill Silver District, AurMac hosts 3.99 million ounces of gold in the inferred resource category for its three deposits – P...

  • Mining exploration professionals in the exhibit hall at AME Roundup.

    AME Roundup 2023 – Critical to Our Future

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2022

    Every January, except for that year when COVID pandemic lockdowns necessitated a virtual attendance, thousands of professionals involved and associated with mineral exploration come together in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Association for Mineral Exploration's annual Roundup conference and trade show. AME Roundup 2023 – "Critical to Our Future" – will highlight the critical role mineral exploration plays in discovering orebodies that feed global supply chains with the... Full story

  • Workers complete underground drilling at the Greens Creek silver mine.

    Greens Creek boosts Hecla 2022 outlook

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2022

    With the Greens Creek Mine in Alaska exceeding expectations, along with continued strong output from the Lucky Friday silver mine in Idaho and Casa Berardi gold mine in Quebec, Hecla Mining Company has raised its outlook for the production of both silver and gold during 2022. "Hecla reported another strong quarter of operational performance from all three mines as Greens Creek achieved record throughput for the quarter, Lucky Friday's quarterly production continued to exceed...

  • Helicopter and pilot on a ridge at Coal Creek during a summer day in Alaska.

    Assays confirm Alaska lithium discovery

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 20, 2022

    Discovery Alaska Ltd. Oct. 12 reported that assay results have confirmed broad zones of lithium mineralization at the Coal Creek tin-silver-zinc prospect on the Australian exploration company's Chulitna property in Alaska. Situated roughly midway between Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, and about four miles west of the paved Parks Highway, Chulitna consists of roughly 77 square miles of state mining claims covering the Partin Creek gold-silver-copper prospect and Coal Creek...

  • Map showing the 2022 surface sampling at ATAC Resources' PIL property.

    ATAC sports successful exploration program

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 13, 2022

    ATAC Resources Ltd. Oct. 12 announced that the results of its initial phase of surface exploration at PIL has turned up some of the highest-grade copper ever discovered on this property in the heart of British Columbia's Toodoggone district. The first phase of exploration at PIL included prospecting, mapping, hyperspectral alteration sampling, soil sampling, and induced polarization (IP) geophysical surveys. A total of 295 rock samples and 589 soil samples were collected and...