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Tracing high-grade gold-silver at Phoenix

Benchmark Metals Inc. Oct.7 reported that its first 2019 hole at the Phoenix zone on its fully owned Lawyers project in northern British Columbia cut 2.87 meters averaging 46.9 grams per... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Electric vehicles, cobalt, lithium ion batteries, critical minerals

Electric vehicles driving high cobalt prices

The surge in production of electric vehicles, and the batteries that power them, is driving the price of cobalt higher. A key ingredient in the cathodes of the batteries powering the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
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

 
Mineralization in road cut at Nico copper gold bismuth copper mine project NWT

New plan for NWT critical metals project

Fortune Minerals Ltd. May 7 announced that it continues to make progress on a new mine plan for its Nico cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in Northwest Territories during the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Benchmark adds to Lawyers gold at AGB

Benchmark Metals Inc. Nov. 21 reports that it continues encounter strong gold-silver mineralization with drilling at the Amethyst Gold Breccia (AGB) Zone at its Lawyers project in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
American Mineral Security National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production

Addressing the critical mineral challenge

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Lawyers gold silver property northern British Columbia

Robust drilling to target Lawyers growth

Benchmark Metals Inc. April 22 announced it plans to complete 14,000 to 25,000 meters of drilling during the 2019 exploration program at the Lawyers gold-silver project in northern... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Lawyers Trend gold exploration drilling map British Columbia

Exploring Lawyers' bigger gold potential

Benchmark Metals Inc. April 10 said assay results from resampling core from historical drilling at Lawyers continues to demonstrate the potential for a large bulk tonnage target... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Benchmark Metals taps bulk tonnage gold at Lawyers Trend 2018 drill map

Benchmark extends gold zone at Lawyers

Benchmark Metals Inc. March 11 reported that its 2018 drill program has tapped gold and silver mineralization up to 350 meters southeast from the Cliffs Creek mineral resource area on... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Graphite One Resources Graphite Creek mine project graphite refinery

Refined name reflects wider graphite focus

Graphite One Resources Inc. March 13 announced that it has received requisite approvals to change its name to Graphite One Inc. and consolidate its shares on a 10-to-1 basis. While... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

Larger Lawyers gold-silver deposit emerging

Benchmark Metals Inc. Feb. 8 reported high-grade gold-silver intercepts from 2018 drilling at the Dukes Ridge zone on the company's Lawyers project in the Golden Triangle region of Britis... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Managing Director Simon Moores

America is losing battery metals arms race

He who controls battery metals and the evolving energy storage technology controls the world of industrial power in the 21st century auto and energy storage industries. This is the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Senator Chair Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Mineral import reliance US Achilles' heel

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called on Congress to pass legislation that will curb the United States' increasing dependence on foreign countries for its growing mineral needs. In... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
US critical minerals policy President Trump Sen. Murkowski Rep. Amodei

US leaders address critical minerals

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a renewed interest in critical minerals and metals when he issued an executive order calling on federal agencies to devise a strategy to ensure the... — Updated 7/10/2020 Full story

 

EV batteries to drive 9x graphite growth

At least 125 million electric vehicles are expected to be traveling global highways by 2030, which means the world is going to need a lot more graphite in the coming decade and beyond.... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Territory hits exploration slump

Canada is the world's top destination for mining exploration spending, attracting more than 14 percent of global budgeted expenditures from explorers seeking to tap the country's vast min... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Declining gold production spurs Goldcorp

As a follow-up to last month's realization that once again "the game is afoot" in the mining industry, major gold producer Goldcorp recently presented some arresting statistics at the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

AK mines top $3B

Galvanized by higher zinc prices and strong production at Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Mine, the value of Alaska's mineral production topped US$3 billion for the fifth year running.... — Updated 2/22/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Arctic open-pit mine looks positive

A new preliminary economic assessment has stripped away the idea of underground mining as the only means to recover the copper, zinc, lead, silver and gold from the volcanogenic massive... — Updated 8/25/2013

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Skittish markets hamper metals prices

Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index, after losing significant ground in late 2012, started 2013 on a stronger note, climbing 3.8 percent in January before slipping 0.9 percent a month later, Scotiabank Vice President, Economics Patricia... — Updated 5/26/2013 Full story

 

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