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A rough eight-inch rock sample stained green from copper oxides.

Aston Bay options Nunavut copper project

Epworth property hosts high-grade sediment-hosted copper mineralization reminiscent of Storm Copper and the Central African Copper Belt Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. March 1 announced that it has the... — Updated 3/14/2024

A drill tests for copper on a treeless rocky plain in Nunavut.

Large Storm Copper drill program brewing

American West plans to expand high-grade resources, test discovery targets this year. American West Metals Ltd. Feb. 26 announced plans for 22,000 meters of resource expansion, definition, and... — Updated 2/29/2024

Painting of a young Nellie Cashman from a photograph in 1874.

Heart of gold: the legend of Nellie Cashman

Undertake an adventure through the riveting tale of Ellen "Nellie" Cashman, perhaps one of the most inspiring women of the 18th century. Perhaps no other individual could be regarded as true an Amer... — Updated 2/29/2024 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News
A rind of green malachite (copper carbonate) covers rocks collected at Storm.

Storm Copper resource tops expectations

American West Metals Ltd.'s 63-hole resource definition and exploration drill program at Storm Copper in 2023 has culminated in an inaugural resource estimate containing 452 million pounds of... — Updated 2/15/2024

Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

Critical year for Alaska mineral exploration

With Donlin Gold reentering the feasibility study stage, Ambler Metals waiting on the reevaluation of the permit needed for a road to the Ambler Mining District, and an overall lack of investment... — Updated 2/1/2024 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A train passes along a river and fireweed on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

Forging a Golden Arc mining alliance

Is it time for BC, Yukon, Alaska to forge an alliance to unlock critical mineral wealth, usher in new era of prosperity in the 21st century? The extremely mineral-rich geology that sweeps in a rough... — Updated 1/25/2024 Full story

A rind of green malachite (copper carbonate) covers rocks collected at Storm.

Bigger Storm Copper brewing in Nunavut

It is hard to decide what to get more excited about at American West Metals Ltd.'s Storm Copper project in Nunavut – the abundance of near surface high-grade copper mineralization with the p... — Updated 1/17/2024

Helicopters deliver water to battle wildfires near Yellowknife.

Wildfires upset NWT mineral exploration

With a summer marred by unprecedented wildfires behind them, companies exploring the mineral-rich Northwest Territories are reporting impressive results from their 2023 programs. Seeking new deposit... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

Aerial view of the world-class Mary River iron deposit in Nunavut.

Tenacious exploration delivers for Nunavut

As 2023 raced toward its final weeks, mining explorers working in Canada's northernmost territory wrapped up ambitious campaigns to identify new deposits of various lucrative minerals, ranging from... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
A valley lake in the mineral-rich mountains on the Yukon-NWT border.

Junior seeks to tame tungsten elephant

After establishing its position as a leading zinc-lead-silver explorer in northern Canada, Fireweed Metals Corp. set out in late 2022 to broaden its focus in both geography and commodities. Partly... — Updated 12/9/2023

An intensely oxidized and zinc-rich rock collected from the Tempest target.

Copper-rich Tempest on the Storm horizon

American West Metals Ltd. Nov. 27 reported that surface samples with as much as 38.2% copper and 30.8% zinc have been collected from Tempest, a prospect about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of the... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Chess board underlain by China and US flags representing strategic positioning.

AMA gathering abuzz with critical minerals

From Pentagon's $37.5M grant to Graphite One to emerging nickel deposits, critical minerals are a hot AK mining topic. With Washington investing billions of dollars into ensuring safe and secure... — Updated 11/30/2023 Full story

Drill crew working at a pad at the 4100N Zone at the Storm property.

Storm Copper high-grade, potential grows

American West Metals Ltd. Nov. 6 announced that its 2023 drilling has tapped more impressive near-surface mineralization in expansion targets at the 4100N Zone on its Storm Copper project in... — Updated 11/22/2023

A rind of green malachite (copper carbonate) covers rocks collected at Storm.

Drill taps 15m of 2.3% copper at Storm

Lightning Ridge discovery hole is further evidence of the camp-scale potential at the high-grade Storm copper project. American West Metals Ltd. Oct. 11 said that new high-grade copper intercepts... — Updated 10/20/2023

Li-FT geologist standing atop pegmatite outcrop at Yellowknife Lithium project.

Canada's long-forgotten lithium province

Like many other northern regions, Canada's North was settled because of its mineral resources. When the Canadian Dominion Government first purchased its arctic regions from the British Crown in the... — Updated 10/19/2023

Pile of various gears awaiting to be assembled into a working machine.

Critical Mineral Alliances are forged

Data Mine North launched the first edition of Critical Minerals Alliances in 2021 with the hopes that this annual magazine would play some small role in helping to build alliances "that are not... — Updated 10/5/2023 Full story

A U.S. versus China chess board with metallic gold and silver pieces.

China plays gallium, germanium pieces

As the White House continues to dole out hundreds of billions of dollars to position America as the global leader in clean energy and digital technologies, Beijing initiates a strategy to put Americ... — Updated 10/5/2023 Full story

An 8-inch section of gunmetal-colored drill core that is roughly 50% copper.

Drill cuts 0.5m of 50% copper at Thunder

American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 26 reported that assays from three deep holes drilled at Storm confirm a new zone of near-surface, high-grade copper at the Thunder discovery, along with a large... — Updated 9/28/2023

University of Maine geologists hike through the forest at Pennington Mountain.

Earth MRI scan for US critical minerals

From rare earths in Northern Maine to lithium in Southern California and graphite in Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey is on a mission to discover minerals critical to the nation's economy and... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

A splattered mound of finely powdered recycled battery.

Battery metals require responsible recyclers

Separating your plastics, paper, metals, and food waste has generally been a personal choice throughout most of modern recycling history. However, current demand for resources predicts we won't have... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

Rows of solar panels at the Natural Bridges National Monument.

Aluminum caught in green energy paradox

Aluminum has been classified as critical by the United States, European Union, Canada, and even China. At first glance, one may wonder how such a ubiquitous metal could possibly be critical. The... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

Hands holding a heap of coal ash with potential critical minerals.

An unconventional critical minerals push

As the cracks in the wall continue to chill the bones of an ill-prepared American clean-energy economy, attention has been paid to nearly every facet imaginable to obtain the minerals critical to... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

A small dish filled with pinkish-red cobalt sulfate crystals.

Oncoming cobalt surplus may ravage prices

Still overshadowed by lithium but no less significant, cobalt falls within a unique category as a critical mineral not only for its properties but also for its controversial supply. As a... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

A pile of boulders oxidized green from high-grade copper mineralization.

Bonanza copper and new Storm discovery

Drill cuts 46m of 2.2% copper that includes 0.3m of 42.8% copper at 4100N; another discovery made. American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 4 reported that its near-surface drill program has tapped... — Updated 9/7/2023

A roughly nine-inch segment of drill core entirely bluish black chalcocite.

Thunder signals strength of Storm Copper

Third deep 2023 drill hole makes two discoveries – 76m near-surface high-grade zone; deep zone south of previous holes. American West Metals Ltd. Aug. 7 reported that the third hole of its 2023 d... — Updated 8/10/2023


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