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 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... — Updated 11/17/2022 Full story

 
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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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 OR... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Tectonic goes public, makes gold discovery

Investors looking for mineral exploration companies boasting a team with a proven track record and gold properties in safe and mineral-rich jurisdictions have a new choice with the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Partners advance NWT REE mine plans

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Oct. 30 announced that Australia-based Cheetah Resources Pty Ltd., a private company recently acquired by Vital Metals Ltd., has made the final cash payment... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 
Peak Gold exploration Contango ORE Inc. Royal Gold Inc

Partners explore wider Peak Gold potential

Building upon the strong economics of developing a mine at the high-grade Peak Gold project, joint venture partners Contango ORE Inc. (60 percent) and Royal Gold Inc. (40 percent) are inv... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

A Tectonic shift for gold exploration

Emerging on Alaska's exploration scene in 2018, Tectonic Metals Inc. is a new junior mining company that applies a business-first strategy to managing the risks inherent to advancing... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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