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Vital optics metal already a byproduct of mining Red Dog zinc

Fiber-optics, solar drive germanium demand

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 

Barite weighs in on critical minerals list

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite derives its name from... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 

Teck explores Alaska, B.C. for zinc, copper

Teck Resources Ltd.'s northern exploration had two major focal points – ensuring the Red Dog District in Northwest Alaska continues as a significant source of global zinc supply well... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Tesla Roadster solar green energy Critical Minerals Alaska Germanium

Critical Minerals Alaska – Germanium

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges,... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
Zinc lead silver exploration drilling Red Dog District Northwest Alaska

ME2018: Teck Resources Ltd.

Teck Resources Ltd. is investing roughly US$110 million on mill upgrades at its Red Dog Mine that will help ensure strong zinc production from this Northwest Alaska zinc operation until... — Updated 11/1/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Barite

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite got its name from the... — Updated 9/21/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska mines celebrate

Anniversary celebrations, golden milestones and rising metals prices are providing Alaska's metal miners with plenty to cheer about in 2016. Roughly 1 million ounces of gold will be... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2016: Teck Resources Ltd.

Zinc and copper are among the top commodities sought by Teck Resources Ltd. In Alaska, this work is dedicated to extending the life of the Red Dog Mine by upgrading high-grade zinc resources near the current mine area and seeking out... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Red Dog delivers 2.2 billion lb zinc

Thanks to an extended shipping season, roughly 2.2 billion pounds of zinc is being delivered from the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska to world markets starving for the galvanizing... — Updated 1/25/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Teck Resources Ltd.

Zinc, copper and gold are the top metals sought by Teck Resources Ltd. In Alaska, this work is dedicated to extending the life of the Red Dog Mine by upgrading high-grade zinc resources near the current mine area and seeking out new... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: State witnesses major upturn in activity

Alaska's minerals exploration sector is on an upswing, thanks to Australian mining explorers looking north and mining majors upping their activities in the state. South32 Ltd., a Perth,... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

More Red Dog zinc

After getting off to a relatively slow start, the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska is finishing 2017 strong. Teck Resources Ltd., the operator at Red Dog, said it now expects the... — Updated 1/11/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Northwest Arctic miners

From an expanding ownership interest in one of the largest producing zinc mines on the planet to grassroots gold exploration, NANA Regional Corp. is delving into all phases of mining... — Updated 11/1/2015

 

Mining Explorers 2015: Teck Resources Ltd.

TCK: NYSE/ TCK.B: TSX Chairman: Norman Keevil President and CEO: Don Lindsay VP, Exploration: Alex Christopher Zinc continues to be a primary exploration focus for Teck Resources Ltd. In Alaska, this work is dedicated to extending the... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2014: Teck Resources Ltd.

TCK: NYSE / TCK.B: TSX Chairman: Norman Keevil President and CEO: Don Lindsay Vice President, Exploration: Alex Christopher Teck Resources Ltd. continued robust zinc exploration in Alaska and British Columbia, while dialing back... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Outlook galvanizes northern zinc sector

The languishing price of zinc has provided little incentive for investors to embrace companies seeking to explore and develop the next generation of mines that produce this essential meta... — Updated 5/25/2014

 

Mining Explorers 2013: Teck Resources Ltd.

TCK: NYSE/ TCK.B: TSX Chairman: Norman Keevil President and CEO: Don Lindsay Vice President of Exploration: Alex Christopher From grassroots discoveries to brownfields expansions, Teck Resources Ltd. is involved in a broad spectrum of... — Updated 11/3/2013

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Teck hunts in Alaska, NW Canada

From investigating grassroots gold prospects in the Yukon Territory to ensuring the Red Dog Mine has sufficient stores of high-grade ore to remain a top global zinc producer for decades... — Updated 11/11/2012 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Teck looks North for new mines

From deploying its own geologists to make grassroots discoveries to partnering with junior explorers with strong geological know-how and enticing projects, Teck Resources Ltd. is seeking... — Updated 11/6/2011 Full story

 

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