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Mining executives and Tetlin Village chief at the Manh Choh gold mine in Alaska.

Contango ORE: Alaska's next gold producer

The first high-grade gold ore from the Manh Choh Mine in Alaska fed into the Kinross Alaska mill at the Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks is elevating Contango Ore Inc. from a unique Alaska focused... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Molten gold being poured into a bar at the Fort Knox Mine.

Fort Knox: 9 million oz gold and counting

Kinross Alaska celebrates two milestones; one an echo of past success and the other a beacon to a bright future. Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 8 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 71,611... — Updated 11/30/2023

 
Sam, Van Nieuwenhuyse, and Freeman standing in front of a Cat dozer.

Manh Choh is a legacy project for Tetlin

Manh Choh is more than an economic opportunity and the promise of jobs. It is a legacy project for my people and the surrounding region. This vision goes back to 2008 when the late Chief Danny... — Updated 11/2/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The rising sun shines on the buildings at the Manh Choh gold mine camp.

Partners break ground on Alaska gold mine

TOK, ALASKA – An Aug. 29 groundbreaking ceremony at Manh Choh marked the official opening of Alaska's newest gold mine. But even before tribal, corporate, and state leaders tossed the symbolic gol... — Updated 9/14/2023

 
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

 
Aerial view of the Nechalacho rare earths mine in Canada’s NWT.

Ramping up rare earths mining

Less than three years after bringing its ambition to mine rare earth elements to Canada, Vital Metals Ltd. is rapidly establishing its presence on the world stage as one of few miners of rare earth... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Sample jars being fed into a PhotonAssay machine for gold analysis.

Lightspeed answer to backlogged assays

PhotonAssay tech offers a modern, faster alternative to fire assaying for gold analysis. Assays are the very crux of mineral exploration – timely results returned from the lab help guide the... — Updated 12/3/2022

 
Tin solder is being used to repair a computer microcircuit.

Overlooked tin connects the Digital Age

From flashlights to supercomputers, tin is the glue for an electronic age Lost in the clamor for lithium, nickel and other metals needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles and modern... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
A bunch of bananas sitting beside an hourglass-type sand timer.

Green bananas, mining risks, and time

Noted Alaskan prospector Rudy Vetter once told me, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas anymore." I heard this sage remark during a mineral property lease negotiation after I offered Mr.... — Updated 8/19/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
An aerial view of the Peak Gold deposit at Manh Choh during fall in Alaska.

Kinross greenlights Manh Choh gold mine

With the recently completed feasibility study showing an economically robust project, Kinross Gold Corp. has officially decided to move forward with developing a mine at the Manh Choh gold-silver... — Updated 8/4/2022

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
A stopwatch showing little time left until a reset.

Is it time to press the reset button?

I know, I know, I promised to shut up and go away a long time ago. But I lied, so sue me! Just be glad I didn't title this ramble "Is it time for Format-C?" after all, most of the young-uns would... — Updated 7/28/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologists, investors, and executives standing on a rock outcrop at Manh Choh.

Contango ORE eyes golden milestones

With an earlier than expected feasibility study on its way for Manh Choh, drilling started at Lucky Shot, and the addition of geologist Curt Freeman to its board of directors, Contango ORE Inc. has... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
Visitors stand on at outlook at Kinross Gold and Contango Manh Choh project.

$20M raised for CORE Alaska gold projects

Contango ORE Inc. April 9 announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to raise US$20 million through the issuance of debenture, an unsecured loan that can be converted into shares, to... — Updated 4/28/2022

 
Vital Metals North of 60 Mining News Data Mine North Mining Explorers magazine

Vital Metals logs rare earths first

When Vital Metals Ltd. purchased the rights to mine the mineral resources in the upper zones of the Nechalacho rare earth project from Avalon Rare Metals Inc. in 2019, the Australian junior hit the... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
Kinross Gold Avalon Development Tetlin Fort Knox Fairbanks Mining District Gil

Kinross Alaska opens first mine, seeks more

Kinross Gold Corp.'s strategy to leverage the underutilized 14-million-metric-ton-per-year mill and enormous tailings storage capacity at its Fort Knox gold mine to process higher-grade ore from... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Contango ORE CORE Alaska gold miner Data Mine North of 60 Mining News

From explorer to CORE Alaska gold miner

President and CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has positioned Contango ORE Inc. to be the next gold producing company in Alaska and has added projects that deepen the pipeline for this unique exploration... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
New Age Metals Avalon Development Genesis platinum group elements

New Age explores at Genesis PGM project

New Age Metals Inc. Sept. 20 reported that Aurora Geosciences Ltd. is carrying out mapping and sampling at the Bernard Mountain and Sheep Hill areas of New Age's Genesis platinum group... — Updated 9/23/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Vital Metals Nechalacho Northwest Territories Canada REE rare earth elements map

Vital REE mining in Northwest Territories

On track to begin the initial phase of rare earth production at the Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories later this year, Vital Metals Ltd. has launched a drill program to prepare for the... — Updated 5/26/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Gold Corp. Peak Gold LLC Cantango ORE Inc. Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

Peak Gold JV to invest $18M during 2021

Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Kinross Gold Corp. (70%) and Contango ORE Inc. (30%), have agreed to invest US$18 million during 2021 to carry out the work needed to complete a feasibility... — Updated 12/17/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tetlin Village Peak Gold lease mineral exploration property gold silver mine

Peak Gold deal launches new Contango ORE

In the few months since taking the helm at Contango ORE Inc., Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has steered this unconventional mineral exploration company toward being the 30% owner of Alaska's next... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold mining haul truck during Gilmore project ribbon cutting Fort Knox

Golden decade coming to Fort Knox Mine

A look at Kinross Gold Corp.'s newly optimized strategy for Fort Knox indicates that the iconic mine about 20 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska will be producing upwards of 400,000 ounces of gold... — Updated 10/23/2020 Full story

 
Tectonic Metals gold exploration camp Tibbs Maple Leaf projects Alaska

Tectonic stakes new Goodpaster gold claims

Tectonic Metals Inc. June 25 announced that it has added a new gold property in the Goodpaster Mining District and acquired a dataset that will assist the company's exploration across this... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Drill rig dozer truck at Peak Gold deposit Tetlin Alaska Contango Royal JV

JV opts to delay Peak Gold exploration

Contango ORE Inc. May 6 announced that management of the Peak Gold joint venture – Contango ORE (60%) and Royal Gold Inc. (40%) – has decided to postpone exploration on the Tetlin gold project... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Burning coal ash contains rare earths critical technology metals

Avalon investigates US and Canada REES

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Feb. 6 reported that headway is being made at its Will Scarlett rare earth elements recovery project in Illinois and Nechalacho REE Mine project in Northwest... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British Columbia, Northwest... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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