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Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Novagold focused on optimizing Donlin

With the 2018 sale of its 50 percent interest in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in British Columbia, Novagold Resources Inc. is singularly focused on advancing the Donlin Gold Mine... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

ATAC unlocking Rau's rich metal potential

ATAC Resources Ltd.'s 2019 exploration focused primarily on Rau, a 660-square kilometer (255 square miles) property at the western end of the company's 185-kilometer- (115 miles) long Rac... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Skeena expands shallow Eskay Creek gold

Skeena Resources Ltd. hopes to breathe new life into Eskay Creek and Snip, iconic Golden Triangle gold mines previously operated by Barrick Gold Corp. Over a 14-year span ending in 2008,... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

PEA indicates bright future for Eskay Creek

Open-pit mining the gold- and silver-rich mineralization remaining at the historic Eskay Creek property in northern British Columbia would result in rich financial returns, according to... — Updated 11/8/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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 11/8/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Calista sees golden future for SW Alaska

Calista Corp. and its 31,400 Yup'ik, Cup'ik and Athabascan shareholders are on the cusp of realizing the benefits that will come with the sustainable development of a mine at the 45-milli... — Updated 11/1/2019

 

New high-grade gold zone at Eskay Creek

Skeena Resources Ltd. Oct. 22 said drills have tapped high-grade gold in newly identified mineralized horizon below the current resource at the Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's... — Updated 11/1/2019

 
world class gold project in southwest Alaska Barrick

Signs of a Donlin Gold mine decision?

Novagold Resources Inc. Oct. 1 reported that field work will continue throughout the winter months at the 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold project in Southwest Alaska. This field program,... — Updated 10/11/2019

 
Contango Ore Tok Alaska Tetlin Village

Peak Gold sale ends, exploration revs up

Contango ORE Inc. June 11 announced that the sales process for the Peak Gold joint venture has concluded without identifying a buyer for the partnership that owns the high-grade Peak... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
High grade silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau Alaska

More silver, management shift for Hecla

Hecla Mining Company sees higher grades at its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska as a catalyst for higher companywide silver production this year. "Silver production at Greens Creek... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral exploration slows in the Yukon

Yukon Territory, a mineral exploration frontrunner in Canada's North, is witnessing a significant slowdown in 2019. As a result, growth in Yukon's economy is expected to slow this year... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Upgrading, expanding Eskay Creek open pit

Skeena Resources Ltd. Sept. 25 said assay results from the initial phase of 2019 drilling at Eskay Creek indicate the potential to upgrade and expand the near surface resource at 21 A,... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

10 golden rules for responsible mining

The World Gold Council Sept. 12 launched its Responsible Gold Mining Principles, which lays out a framework that provides investors and downstream gold supply chain customers with clear... — Updated 9/20/2019

 

Eskay Creek infill drilling hits new gold

Skeena Resources Ltd. Sept. 9 announced that infill drilling at its Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle has discovered a previously unidentified vent carrying... — Updated 9/20/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Van Nieuwenhuyse steps down from Trilogy

After 15 years of leading the effort to unlock the vast mineral potential of the Ambler Mining District, Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has turned in his resignation as president, CEO and... — Updated 9/13/2019

 
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Skeena targets shallow Eskay Creek gold

Skeena Resources Ltd. Aug. 7 announced the start of a roughly 15,000-meters surface drill program at its Eskay Creek gold-silver project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. From 1994 t... — Updated 8/16/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
Trilogy Metals President CEO Founder Novagold Resources

New Trilogy chair, Rick retires from NG

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 23 named Janice Stairs as the new chair of its board of directors. Stairs, who has been a director of Trilogy Metals since 2011, graduated from Dalhousie Law... — Updated 5/31/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Finding gold to fill dwindling reserves

Since its formation in 1999, Seabridge Gold Inc. has amassed very large gold resources and reserves while keeping a watchful eye on the number of shares it has issued. In its 2018 annual... — Updated 5/17/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick Gold and Novagold Resources Donlin Gold mine project

Entering a new chapter for Donlin Gold

While neither Barrick Gold Corp. or Novagold Resources Inc. have officially announced plans to proceed with the development of Donlin Gold, there are indications that partners are leaning... — Updated 4/12/2019

 
 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... — Updated 3/15/2019

 

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