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 By Shane Lasley    News

Global miners explore Alaska's Interior

A group of diverse global-scale mining companies hailing from Australia, Japan, and the United States are quietly exploring a relatively small region of Alaska's Interior. Two of these... — Updated 2/4/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Securing U.S. mining

The United States is richly endowed with a broad range of metals and minerals critical to national security, green energy and modern technology but is often overly-reliant on foreign... — Updated 5/24/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

AMA calls out Jewell

Alaska miners are taking U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to task over recent comments she made that suggest mining is prolific on federal lands in Alaska. Following a... — Updated 5/3/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska Miners Association turns 75

Valued at US$4 billion per year, Alaska's mining industry is as healthy as it has ever been. Much of this success is owed to the Alaska Miners Association, which celebrated its 75th... — Updated 11/23/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: NTL powers Northwest exploration

Mineral and coal exploration in British Columbia, which peaked at C$680 million in 2012, retreated to roughly C$476 million in 2013. This drop is on par with the roughly 30 percent... — Updated 11/2/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Stalled critical minerals bills get a push

A coalition of 38 companies and organizations, representing a broad spectrum of America's economy, is urging lawmakers on Capitol Hill to dust off pending critical minerals legislation... — Updated 7/27/2014

 By Curt Freeman    News

Factors affect span between find, mine

At the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada meeting in Toronto, Dr. Richard Schodde, managing director of MinEx Consulting, presented some key factors which affect the... — Updated 5/25/2014 Full story

 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

U.S. mining industry suffers bum rap

I have often mused about why the mining industry is held in such disdain in the United States today. It wasn't always that way. When I was a child, the mining industry was the subject of... — Updated 5/25/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Bokan, Niblack funding bill advances

The Bokan Mountain and Niblack mineral projects are attracting substantial support from Alaska lawmakers. This vote of confidence may result in a financial boost needed to develop the Pri... — Updated 4/27/2014 Full story


Hot geology tempers cool policy in North

When it comes to policies that attract mining investments, Alaska, British Columbia and the Canadian territories all lost ground compared to their global competition, according to the... — Updated 3/30/2014 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Could Alaska host rare critical metal?

If you believe what you see in the press, Alaska's mineral industry was recently given a Christmas gift that trumps even the high-grade anthracite coal that most Alaskans were dreaming... — Updated 1/26/2014 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaskans tout mining at industry meet

I recently attended the 119th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Mining Association in Reno and came away feeling better about Alaska than when I arrived. Alaska Miners Association Director... — Updated 12/22/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

BC exploration spending shatters record

VANCOUVER, B.C. - British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Territory - the headliners of the Association for Mining Exploration British Columbia's 2013 Mineral Exploration Roundup - tallied... — Updated 2/24/2013 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Golden Summit lives up to its name

When it comes to multimillion-ounce bulk-tonnage gold deposits in Alaska, one would be hard pressed to find one more ideally located than Freegold Ventures Ltd.'s Golden Summit Project.... — Updated 1/27/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

2013: A golden year for Alaska miners

Alaska miners are on the cusp of topping 1 million ounces of gold produced, an annual milestone that has not been achieved since Gold Rush pioneers recovered copious amounts of alluvial... — Updated 1/27/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

Geopolitics trump geology in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - In contrast to the geology, geochemistry and geophysics that dominates discussions at most mining conventions, geopolitics grabbed the limelight at the 2012 Alaska Strategic... — Updated 12/30/2012

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Mining powerhouse keeps pace

British Columbia in 2012 continued to exhibit its strength as the mining and exploration powerhouse of the North American Cordillera. The Canadian province's wealth of mineral potential is the result of geological phenomena that also... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

Economists forecast mining sector growth

An employment forecast published by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development in October pegged the state's mining sector job growth from 2010 to 2020 at 19 percent. That i... — Updated 10/28/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

Roundup headliners tout exciting growth

British Columbia, Yukon Territory and Alaska - the headliners of the Association for Mining Exploration British Columbia's annual Mineral Exploration Roundup - tallied more than C$1... — Updated 2/26/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

Will rush to Yukon spill into Alaska?

Is the "Yukon Gold Rush" about to spill into Alaska? Since the 1896 discovery of gold on the aptly named Bonanza Creek sparked a stampede of fortune seekers to the rivers and streams of... — Updated 11/20/2011

 By Curt Freemen    News

Economic jitters sap venture capital

Despite the abundance of good news from the Alaska mining industry this month, there is an unusual black cloud hanging over the industry that threatens to rain on our parade of projects. Domestic and international markets got a severe ca... — Updated 8/28/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Explore today for tomorrow's resources

From college students seeking their first job in the minerals industry to executives of the world's leading mining companies, a record-setting 7,003 people packed the Westin Bayshore... — Updated 2/27/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

AMA serves surf and turf at 2010 meeting

Miners, explorers, suppliers and others interested in Alaska's mining industry got a generous helping of surf and turf during the Alaska Miners Association 2010 Annual Convention and... — Updated 11/21/2010

 By Caroline May    News

A wake up call to anti-mining forces

President Barack Obama heralds green renewables as key to a strong economy and energy independence, but without vigorous domestic copper production, his goals will be difficult to reach. Copper, the world's preeminent electricity and... — Updated 11/21/2010 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska copper exploration makes comeback

As termination dust falls across most of Alaska, the curtain has come down for the bulk of the exploration projects around the state; however, mine development programs as well as... — Updated 10/31/2010 Full story


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