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 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, com... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Genesis PGM, PGE, platinum group metals alaska

New Age cuts deal for Genesis PGM

New Age Metals Inc. April 18 announced that it has signed an agreement with Anglo Alaska Gold Corp. to acquire full ownership of the Genesis, a 10,240-acre, drill-ready platinum group met... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
Gold exploration drill at Tetlin in Eastern Interior Alaska

JV launches 2018 Peak Gold evaluation

Contango ORE Inc. April 4 announced that Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Contango and Royal Gold Inc., has budgeted US$9.1 million for an initial phase of exploration at the Peak... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

New Age looking for Alaska green metals

New Age Metals Inc. April 14 announced that it has signed a binding letter of intent with Avalon Development Corp. for acquiring and exploring platinum group metals and rare earth... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
Kotzebue National Geographic TRI article Red Dog Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska exploration mirrors global trend

In 2017 Alaska’s mineral exploration industry saw its first up-tick in exploration spending since 2011, an increase that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s “World Exploration Trends... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Mining sector about to rocket ... or not

Seven days of near-continuous rain did nothing to dampen the mood at the recently concluded Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver. The event was buoyed by a realistic optimism we... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Peak Gold accelerates into 2016

While many of Alaska's mining explorers were riding the brakes on their promising projects going into 2016, Royal Gold and Contango Ore put their figurative foot to the accelerator at... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Solving Shorty Creek

Freegold Ventures Ltd. is testing the idea that a large and previously unrecognized porphyry deposit could lie beneath its Shorty Creek property in the Livengood Mining District of... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: A quiet year for Alaska explorers

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska will likely struggle to top US$80 million for 2014, a dramatic fall from the US$365.1 million pinnacle reached in 2011. "The din of mineral industry... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: State witnesses major upturn in activity

Alaska's minerals exploration sector is on an upswing, thanks to Australian mining explorers looking north and mining majors upping their activities in the state. South32 Ltd., a Perth,... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Tetlin winter drilling underway

Contango Ore Inc. Feb. 2 said the first phase of 2017 drilling at the Tetlin gold project in Interior Alaska was underway. Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Contango Ore and a... — Updated 1/20/2018

 

Peak zones resource expansion drilling done

Contango Ore Inc. May 9 reported that 5,236 meters of drilling was completed in 47 holes during the initial phase of drilling at the Tetlin gold project near Tok, Alaska. Carried out by... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

On frozen ground

While the mineral exploration season in Interior Alaska typically runs from the time the ground dries in the spring, usually mid-May, until snow and cold weather make logistics too... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: NWT exploration dips sharply

Mineral exploration spending in Northwest Territories dipped sharply in 2015. While the final numbers are not in, Natural Resources Canada predicts exploration and deposit appraisal... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2015: Freegold Ventures Ltd.

FVL: TSX President and CEO: Kristina Walcott VP, Exploration and Development: Alvin Jackson In recent years, Freegold Ventures Ltd. has focused its exploration primarily on Golden Summit, a 6-million-ounce bulk-tonnage gold project... — Updated 11/1/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Junior seeks to revive historic Apex-El Nido

Millrock Resources Inc. has cut a deal to buy the Apex-El Nido property, home to two historical high-grade gold mines in Southeast Alaska that have largely been forgotten. Located on... — Updated 10/4/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Royal Gold ups ante

If another US$4 million investment by Royal Gold Inc. is any indication, drilling so far this season at the Tetlin gold property in Interior Alaska is a success. In January, Royal Gold... — Updated 9/13/2015

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds remain territory's best friend

Thanks to recent progress in development of several major projects in 2014, the outlook for diamond mining in Northwest Territories is suddenly a lot brighter. This is especially good news for the territory's mining industry, which is... — Updated 12/21/2014 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Diamonds draw industry interest

After ushering in devolution in concert with implementing the first phase of a well-reasoned mineral development strategy, the Northwest Territories is eager to attract new mineral resource investment in 2014 in hopes of building on an... — Updated 11/2/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Royal Gold agrees to invest in Tetlin

Two companies that trace their roots to the oil and gas sector have agreed to form an alliance to continue exploration at the Tetlin gold-copper-silver property in Alaska's eastern Interi... — Updated 10/26/2014

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral-rich territory seeks explorers

With devolution around the corner and a well-reasoned mineral development strategy in place, government and industry officials in Northwest Territories are making a concerted effort to alert the world to the mineral resource and... — Updated 1/26/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Unique explorer, distinct deposit

Led by a petroleum engineer with a 25-year history in the oil and gas industry, Contango ORE Inc., known as Core, may be the most unconventional mineral exploration company working in... — Updated 11/3/2013

 

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