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The economic benefits of Alaska’s Mining Industry - Alaska Miners Association

Mining – a growing economic force in Alaska

Alaska Miners Association April 10 released "The economic benefits of Alaska's mining industry," a report put together by the McDowell Group that details roughly $1.26 billion in direct economic... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 

Concerning mineral exploration trend 2019

As is usually the case this time of year, the mining industry is awash in backward-looking statements designed to allow for more accurate forward-looking statements. Prime among them is one of my fav... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 

Bornite resource holds steady, for now

Trilogy Metals Inc. March 19 reported that much of the step-out drilling completed over the past two years is still too widely spaced to result in a significant increase in resources at this large... — Updated 3/29/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2018 Alaska BC Yukon NWT Nunavut

AK, Canada's North shine in mining survey

When it comes to attracting mining investment, Alaska, British Columbia and all three Canadian territories rank among the top 20 jurisdictions in the world on the Fraser Institute Survey of Mining... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining on First Nations land

NANA – "Two worlds, one spirit"

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the world-class... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Auryn Resources uses AI machine learning to hunt for Arctic gold in Nunavut

Junior uses AI to hunt for arctic gold

In a move many considered the stuff of science fiction or fantasy just 20 years ago, junior miner Auryn Resources Inc. has used artificial intelligence to help identify gold deposits at the... — Updated 3/8/2019 Full story

 

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in evidence at the... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Gilmore expansion project to extend Fort Knox mine in Alaska to 2030

Lower gold output new norm for Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported a nearly 33 percent drop in gold produced at its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska during 2018, when compared to the previous year. This operation about 25 miles north of... — Updated 2/22/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Eagle Gold stays on pace through winter

Victoria Gold Corp. is well on its way to reaching its ultimate goal, pouring the first bar of gold at its Eagle Mine project this year. Located in the heart of the Yukon, about 85 kilometers (53... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

 
Ambler Mining District exploration drilling South32 Trilogy Metals

Trilogy, South32 up Ambler Belt exploration

Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 6 announced a US$2 million increase to the exploration budget reported last week for the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska, swelling the total expenditures... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

 
South32 Trilogy Metals develop Arctic Mine explore Bornite copper cobalt

Major Arctic, Bornite milestones in 2019

Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 31 announced a US$16.2 million work program this year for the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska, a work program that is expected to result in major milestones... — Updated 2/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA primer for mining sector

An Alaska Native claims primer for miners

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful Aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success, but a brilliant business move for... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 

NANA hires senior VP, Tuuq Drilling pres

NANA Jan. 19 announced the hiring of two key executives heading into the new year – Sarah Lukin now serves as senior vice president and chief administration officer at NANA Regional Corp., and... — Updated 1/24/2019 Full story

 
Trilogy Metals Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects, Arctic Mine, Bornite copper cobalt

Gov. Walker releases Ambler Road funds

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker Nov. 27 approved the release of funds to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the Ambler Mining District Access Project, a proposed 211-mile industria... — Updated 12/7/2018

 
Advanced exploration gold mine development project permitting Nunavut

Exploration poised to pay off

It's been nearly 10 years since Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. began exploring the Back River property in western Nunavut. But the decade-long pursuit of gold in this remote stretch of the Canadian ter... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 
Salmon ballot measure Pivotal day Alaska mining sector

A pivotal day for Alaska's mining sector

DENA'INA CENTER, ANCHORAGE: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 likely marks a crucial turning point for Alaska's mining industry. As the state's mining community gathered for the Alaska Miners Association (AMA)... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 
Copper cobalt zinc gold silver exploration Ambler Mining District Alaska

ME2018: South32 Ltd.

Spun out of BHP Billiton in 2015, South32 Ltd. burst onto the mining scene with a portfolio of high-quality assets producing aluminum, coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc. This... — Updated 10/26/2018 Full story

 
Ambler Mining District Advanced copper zinc gold silver cobalt exploration

ME2018: Trilogy Metals Inc.

With US$17.5 million invested into the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP) in 2018, Trilogy Metals Inc. took major strides in achieving its goal of beginning to develop the vast mineral potential... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

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 keen intere... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Perth based underground gold miner Northern Star buys Alaska mine Pogo

Aussie miners look north to land of giants

Thanks to its own rich mineral endowment, Australia is a juggernaut in the world of mining, especially across the Southern Hemisphere. Over the past couple of years, however, a growing number of... — Updated 3/1/2019 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 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Territory hits exploration slump

Canada is the world's top destination for mining exploration spending, attracting more than 14 percent of global budgeted expenditures from explorers seeking to tap the country's vast mineral wealth.... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
South32 Trilogy Metals NANA Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects Ambler Mining District

Drills tap more copper north of Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 9 reported high-grade copper and cobalt assay results from four holes drilled outside of the resource area at the Bornite project, part of the company's Upper Kobuk Mineral... — Updated 10/19/2018 Full story

 
Large high quality gem diamonds from Canada's North Dominion Diamond Mines

Diavik partners showcase Stars of the Arctic

Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines Oct. 1 revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds recovered from their Diavik Mine in Northwest Territories. Collectively known as The Diavik Stars of the... — Updated 10/12/2018 Full story

 
Global warming methane release Kotzebue Alaska Northwest Arctic Alaska

Global warming releases arctic methane

I always get a giggle when I hear the stark warnings about the death and destruction that are going to occur as the result of the huge contribution that anthropomorphic activities, especially the bur... — Updated 10/5/2018 Full story

 

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