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U.S. military uses antimony in a wide array of equipment to protect the country.

Antimony at top of strategic concerns

Russia and China's control of global supplies worry DC lawmakers From its uses in flame retardants that have saved countless American lives to being an important ingredient in batteries... — Updated 9/15/2022

 By Shane Lasley    News
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U.S. outlines critical mineral strategy

The U.S. Department of Commerce June 4 released "A federal strategy to ensure secure and reliable supplies of critical minerals," an interagency report that outlines a government-wide... — Updated 9/25/2020

 By Shane Lasley    News
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Addressing the critical mineral challenge

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy... — Updated 9/25/2020


Nunavut takes stock in 20th year

Twenty years ago, Canada created the territory of Nunavut, carving out the easternmost part of the Northwest Territories to form the country's northernmost jurisdiction. A vast land of... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

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US leaders address critical minerals

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a renewed interest in critical minerals and metals when he issued an executive order calling on federal agencies to devise a strategy to ensure the... — Updated 7/10/2020 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Pricey mining delays

Permitting delays are becoming the bane of companies endeavoring to develop mines in the United States, a country that is otherwise considered a stable and richly endowed mining... — Updated 7/5/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Think tank seeks new mining solutions

Alaska's venerable Institute of the North has organized a mining summit for developing effective strategies for mining success in the northernmost regions of the Western Hemisphere. The Northern Regions Mining Summit, to be held May... — Updated 4/27/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Rewards balance hardships in the North

Taking as its theme, "Building a Resourceful Future," the 15th annual Nunavut Mining Symposium held April 16-19, 2012 in Iqaluit, Nunavut, featured several presentations that examined the challenges facing mining and the importance of... — Updated 5/27/2012 Full story

 By Stefan Milkowski    News

Alaska accepts rare earth challenge

Alaska officials are seeking to turn the national challenge of securing domestic supplies of critical minerals into an opportunity. "Alaska has accepted the challenge," Gov. Sean Parnell told participants in the Strategic and Critical... — Updated 10/30/2011


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