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Alaska Mining Day – a historic crossroad

May 10, 2022, celebrates the ninth annual Alaska Mining Day. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, "to... — Updated 5/12/2022

 
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Nunavut exploration heats up in 2021

Mineral exploration activity in Nunavut intensified in 2021 as mining companies mounted larger and more extensive programs in response to stronger capital markets, government... — Updated 2/10/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Biden seeks federal mining law overhaul

From reinstating the Roadless Rule in the Tongass Forest to replacing the General Mining Law of 1872, federal regulations being proposed by President Joe Biden threaten to rain on a... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Remote Roundup 2021 Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia

Change is coming for the mining industry

Like nearly every other aspect of human existence, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the mineral exploration industry in Canada and Alaska. The Association for Mineral... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
Solar and wind electricity generation needs rare earths graphite tellurium

High priority Alaska REE, graphite projects

Wind turbines, solar panels, and the batteries that store the electricity these renewable energy sources generate are creating new demands for an array of minerals and metals, many of... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
Military tent treated with stibnite antimony fire retardant

Meeting America's strategic antimony need

Best known for its ability to resist heat and corrosion, antimony is in a wide array of consumer goods – from paints and plastics to batteries and wind turbines. This critical mineral... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Barite weighs in on critical minerals list

The United States is heavily dependent on China and other foreign suppliers for its barite, a mineral critical to the petroleum sector. Barite derives from barús, the Ancient Greek word... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Friendliest mining ghost town in Alaska

Resting on the eastern fringe of the Misty Fjords National Monument, at the head of Portland Canal, the Southeast Alaska mining town of Hyder survives through a symbiotic relationship... — Updated 12/3/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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US reliance on mineral imports exposed

National Mining Association President and CEO Rich Nolan says the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the risks associated with America's overreliance on foreign supply chains for nearly every... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Crockett discusses state of Alaska mining

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and following the cancellation of the Alaska Miners Association 2020 Spring Convention in Fairbanks, AMA Executive Director Deantha Crockett takes... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining eligible for permit streamlining

It's official, U.S. mining projects can now be considered for more efficient permitting under Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or Fast-41, a program... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

White House proposes revisions to NEPA

Mining and other trade organization leaders welcome the White House's proposed revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as much needed upgrades to the burdensome and oft... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 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

 
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Novagold honored for corporate excellence

The American Exploration & Mining Association Dec. 19 announced that it honored Novagold Resources Inc. with the AEMA Platinum Award for Corporate Excellence at the association's... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

It's time to unpack your rock hammers

With the holidays in the rear view mirror and the convention season half-way over, mining operators in Alaska, big and small, are processing their paperwork for the upcoming field... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
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Antimony – resists heat, draws criticality

Antimony is a poor conductor of heat, an attribute that lends itself to this semi-metal's most common use, as an ingredient to make clothing, mattresses and other products flame... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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 6/22/2020

 
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Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Pogo District heats up

As gold exploration cools globally, the search for the precious metal is once again heating up in the larger Pogo Mine region of Interior Alaska. One of the reasons this region continues... — Updated 2/4/2018

 

Prospects for change

After eight years of battling anti-mining policies being promulgated by the Obama Administration, the National Mining Association is cautiously optimistic about the positive change in the tone and substance of U.S. resource development... — Updated 1/19/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining sees another dismal year in 2015

As in the recent past, the state of the world's exploration industry was summarized in SNL Metal & Mining's annual "Corporate Exploration Strategies" publication, released at the... — Updated 3/27/2016

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Price run-up startles

Although there is plenty of Alaska mining industry news this month, the big dog in the pen is the dramatic and unexpected run-up in the price of gold, which moved from a low of $1,078 per... — Updated 2/28/2016

 

Hecla launches 125th anniversary celebration

Hecla Mining Company Dec. 2 kicked off a year-long celebration marking its 125th anniversary as a mining company in 2016. Hecla President and CEO Phillips S. Baker Jr. addressed the compa... — Updated 12/6/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

EPA pushes upstream

Citing a need to ensure clean drinking water, the Obama administration May 27 unveiled new rules that broadens what is considered the Waters of the United States and, thereby, pushing the... — Updated 6/7/2015

 

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