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EV revolution drives graphite demand

The global transition to electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy sources is powering enormous demand for graphite, the single largest ingredient in lithium-ion batteries.... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 
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Renewable revolution energizes copper

Considering the almost unfathomable quantities that will be needed to power the global shift to low-carbon energy and electric mobility, copper is the most critical of the minerals and... — Updated 9/17/2021 Full story

 
Critical Minerals Alliances cobalt DRC First Cobalt Tesla EV electric vehicle

Solving the critical cobalt conundrum

The envisioned green future where every North American is driving a battery-powered electric vehicle charged with renewable energy could be undermined by cobalt, a somewhat scarce and con... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Miners answer Musk call for more nickel

"Please mine more nickel," these four words from Tesla CEO Elon Musk reverberated across the global mining sector and raised awareness of how fundamental nickel is to the lithium-ion... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Soaring critical energy minerals demand

Global governments and industries are setting increasingly ambitious targets for the phasing out of fossil fuel-burning automobiles in favor of electric vehicles charged with green... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Titans forge critical lithium alliances

The lightest of all the metals in the universe, lithium has emerged as the namesake for the batteries powering electric vehicles down global highways and storing renewable energy for... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Benchmark eyes significant new gold zone

Benchmark Metals Inc. Sept. 2 provided an update on its ongoing exploration at Marmot and Marmot East, potential resource expansion zones on the company's Lawyers gold project in... — Updated 9/2/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Benchmark Metals British Columbia Canada Lawyers deposit drill program 2021

Massive resource drill program at Lawyers

Benchmark Metals Inc. plans to complete well above 100,000 meters of drilling at Lawyers, including more than 83,000 meters slated for upgrading and expanding the three gold-silver... — Updated 7/22/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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A supercharged surge in copper prices

While copper did not make it onto the list of 35 minerals and metals critical to the United States, the red metal's criticality to the global transition to renewable energy and electric... — Updated 6/24/2021 Full story

 
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Huge Lawyers exploration program begins

Benchmark Metals Inc. May 26 announced that it is mobilizing a crew to launch a planned 100,000-meter drill program at its road-accessible Lawyers gold-silver project in Northern British... — Updated 6/3/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
critical minerals Alaska EV graphite copper zinc cobalt lithium-ion batteries

Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Benchmark Metals AGB zone Lawyers project Northern British Columbia Canada

AGB emerging as an early mine at Lawyers

Benchmark Metals Inc. March 31 said shallow zones of strong gold and silver mineralization tapped with 2020 drilling at the AGB zone indicate the potential for this deposit to be the... — Updated 4/15/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Easy, affordable ESG reporting for mining

This article originally appeared in the March 3, 2021 edition of Metal Tech News, a Data Mine North LLC publication focused on mining technologies and technology metals. To find out... — Updated 3/18/2021 Full story

 
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Benchmark tests Lawyers' wider potential

Benchmark Metals Inc. March 3 announced plans to explore several precious metal discovery targets across the wider Lawyers property in Northern British Columbia. A road accessible... — Updated 3/11/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Remote Roundup 2021 Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia

Change is coming for the mining industry

Like nearly every other aspect of human existence, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the mineral exploration industry in Canada and Alaska. The Association for Mineral... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story

 
Benchmark Metals Cliff Creek British Columbia Lawyers AGB Dukes Ridge Phoenix

Impressive deposits shaping up at Lawyers

Benchmark Metals Inc. Feb. 3 reported that bulk tonnage and high-grade gold intercepts in the southern portion of Cliff Creek has expanded the length of this deposit area on the... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
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BC explorers adapt to challenging 2020

Challenged by a global pandemic and a particularly wet summer, many of Northern British Columbia's mineral explorers became adept to adjusting on the fly as they endeavored to unlock the... — Updated 2/4/2021 Full story

 
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An exploration season of light and darkness

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
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Benchmark plans $30M program at Lawyers

Benchmark Metals Inc. Jan. 4 announced plans for up to a C$30 million 2021 exploration and drilling program focused on advancing its road accessible Lawyers gold-silver project in... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Northern British Columbia Benchmark Metals AGB Pheonix

Huge financing, exploration for Benchmark

After raising a staggering C$50 million through a financing led by Sprott Capital Partners, more than twice the C$21 million original 2020 offering, Benchmark Metals Inc. announced plans... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Cliff Creek Benchmark Metals Inc. John Williamson Cheni Gold Mines Lawyers

More Lawyers gold-silver than expected

Benchmark Metals Inc. Nov. 9 reported that long sections of gold and silver mineralization tapped at the southern end of Cliff Creek has underscored the resource building potential of... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
Benchmark Metals Lawyers gold project Northern British Columbia Cheni Gold Mines

Benchmark makes new Lawyers discoveries

Benchmark Metals Inc. Nov. 4 reported the discovery of significant new mineralized zones that may develop into future satellite deposits along a 20-kilometer- (12.4 miles) long... — Updated 11/12/2020

 
Benchmark Metals Lawyers Trend gold silver exploration drilling BC

Benchmark accelerates Lawyers exploration

Benchmark Metals Inc. Aug. 24 said it plans to complete up to 100,000 meters of drilling this year and 200,000 meters during 2021 at its Lawyers gold-silver project in northern British... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Gold silver exploration resource expansion drilling Lawyers trend BC

Golden start for Lawyers 2020 drilling

Benchmark Metals Inc. Aug. 6 reported that drilling has tapped a wide section of gold-silver mineralization that includes a parallel zone outside the known resource area of the Cliff... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Benchmark Metals Lawyers trend high grade gold silver exploration drilling BC

Benchmark mobilizes big Lawyers program

Benchmark Metals Inc. June 17 said it has begun mobilizing drill rigs and crews for a planned 50,000-meter drill program at its Lawyers gold-silver project in northern British Columbia.... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

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