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Articles from the November 25, 2022 edition

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  • A drill pad on the side of a snowy mountain at Sitka Gold's RC Gold project.

    Sitka Gold expands Blackjack discovery

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Dec 8, 2022

    Sitka Gold Corp. Nov. 18 announced the latest batch of assays from the summer drilling program at the RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. While sixteen diamond drill holes were completed overall, these results come from an additional five Sitka could not wait to report. "The results from this second set of drill holes from our summer drilling program continue to intersect broad zones of anomalous gold as we drill test areas proximal to the core of the intrusion-hosted...

  • A crew of three operates a reverse circulation drill testing for gold in Alaska.

    Felix Gold grows Treasure Creek discoveries

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 2, 2022

    Millrock Resources Inc. Nov. 21 reported that the 2022 drilling being carried out by Felix Gold Ltd. continues to cut significant near-surface gold mineralization in multiple zones on the Treasure Creek property in Alaska's Fairbanks Mining District. As a private company, Felix entered into a strategic alliance with Millrock in 2021 on several Interior Alaska gold exploration projects – Treasure Creek and Ester Dome near the city of Fairbanks, plus the Liberty Bell project abo...

  • Aerial view of the UKMP mineral exploration camp during a fall day in Alaska.

    New Ambler Road decision by end of 2023

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 1, 2022

    BLM anticipates publishing second draft EIS before mid-2023 and final record of decision by end of the year. Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 23 reported that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management expects to reach a final decision on the Ambler Access Project – a proposed 211-mile road that would connect the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects to Alaska's highway system – by the end of 2023. This industrial access road would provide an economical means of delivering mineral concentrates con...

  • Macmillan Pass within the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada.

    Fireweed first assays reveal best intercept

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Dec 1, 2022

    Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 22 announced that the second hole drilled this year at Macmillan Pass cut an impressive 124 meters averaging 12.3% zinc, 1.3% lead, and 45.9 grams per metric ton silver in the Boundary West zone, the best intercept ever on the company's flagship property in Canada's Yukon. "The first results from the 2022 program include the best intersection we have ever had at Boundary zone, or anywhere on the property including our Tom and Jason deposits," said...

  • Drill tests for gold and silver on a summer day in Northern British Columbia.

    Discovery shows Eskay growth potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 1, 2022

    Skeena Resources Ltd. Nov. 22 announced that drilling has discovered a new area of near-surface gold-silver mineralization about 200 meters east of 22 Zone, indicating the larger exploration potential surrounding the open pit-mineable resources at the Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. A feasibility study published in September details an open pit mine at Eskay Creek expected to produce 2.42 million ounces of gold and 66.7 million oz of silver over an...

  • The northern lights above Osisko Metals' Pine Point project.

    Osisko defines more resource for feasibility

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Dec 1, 2022

    Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 22 announced further drill results from the 2022 definition drilling at its Pine Point zinc-lead project in Northwest Territories, moving one step closer toward a feasibility study for this world-class deposit. According to the most recent mineral resource estimate, Pine Point hosts 15.8 million metric tons of indicated resource averaging 4.17% zinc, and 1.53% lead, a 25% increase in declared tonnage from the 2020 MRE; and 47.2 million metric tons of...

  • Drill testing silver target in a forested area of Kitsault Valley project in BC.

    Significant Wolf silver deposit extension

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 23, 2022

    Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Nov. 21 reported that drills have cut high-grade silver that significantly extends the mineralization at the Wolf Vein on the company's Kitsault Valley project in Northern British Columbia. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Stewart, BC, the 63-square-mile (163 square kilometers) Kitsault Valley project is an amalgamation of Dolly Varden's namesake silver project and the adjacent Homestake Ridge gold-silver project the company...

  • NWT First Nations drummers on the ore sorter catwalk at Nechalacho.

    Cheetah honored with NWT MAX award

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 23, 2022

    Honored for local hire and business opportunities at Canada's first rare earths mine. Cheetah Resources Corp. Nov. 20 announced that it has been honored with the 2022 Northwest Territories Mining and Exploration (MAX) economic leadership award for its innovative Indigenous and northern employment and procurement at Nechalacho, as well as the rare earth mine's contribution to the mining and export sectors of the NWT economy. "Vital has successfully developed an entire... Full story