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 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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 

Calista companies – rural Alaska experts

Calista Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation for the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska endeavors to set "the standard for economic success... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 

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 10/29/2019 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Doyon's vast Tintina Gold Belt potential

With 12.5 million acres of land spanning Alaska's Interior, Doyon Ltd. is the largest private landholder in the state and one of the largest in the nation. For mining and mineral... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA primer for mining sector

An Alaska Native claims primer for miners

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful Aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success, but a brilliant busin... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Keeping the main thing, the main thing

I, for one, feel vindicated, relieved and ready to face the New Year! How so, you ask? Please let me explain. For those of you who remember my column in November, I noted that EY Global... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

 
World class gold mine project Yukon Kuskokwim region SW Alaska

Novagold honored for corporate excellence

The American Exploration & Mining Association Dec. 19 announced that it honored Novagold Resources Inc. with the AEMA Platinum Award for Corporate Excellence at the association's... — Updated 12/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges,... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act rare earth element magnets

Strategic metals ban rallies explorers

Underscoring the interconnected nature of the global mining market, not 48 hours after the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, the mining industry... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Novagold, Barrick complete federal permitting for Donlin Gold

Donlin Gold crosses permit finish line

Roughly six years after applications to federal authorities, Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. have crossed the finish line on gaining the key federal permits needed to... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
World-class gold mine development Yukon Kuskokwim region Alaksa

Dead cat bounce for Alaska mining?

Although the Alaska mineral industry is in better health in the middle of 2018 than it has been in the last five years, the spirited recovery that was in progress in the first quarter of... — Updated 8/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold mine development, Novagold, Barrick Gold, Calista

Final EIS is a major milestone for Donlin

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' April 27 filing of the final Environmental Impact Statement for Donlin Gold is a major milestone along the roughly six-year journey to obtain the permits... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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 4/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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 3/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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 3/1/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Experts forecast declines in gold output

Over the last month the inevitable termination dust has begun to show up across Alaska, bringing with it completion of mineral exploration programs and transition of development and... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Going the extra mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has added 33 days to the comment period for the draft environmental impact statement for Donlin Gold, providing area residents and other interested... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

A growing workforce

Mining's contribution to Alaska's economy starts with the hefty paychecks being issued to the some 4,350 miners that work in the state, according to recent study completed by the Alaska... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 

Cole to lend mine engineering expertise as GM of Donlin Gold

Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc., equal owners of Donlin Gold LLC, Nov. 14 announced the appointment of Andy Cole as general manager of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska. "Advancing through permitting and preparing for the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Forecast brightens for Alaska mining

With winter programs winding down and summer efforts rapidly ramping up, it is becoming clear that 2017 will be a much more vigorous year for the Alaska mining industry than the 2013 to 2... — Updated 1/16/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Subjective outlook

As the curtain rings down on 2015, the sound of clapping and cheering can already be heard from the mining industry as it anticipates the end of a largely depressing year which started... — Updated 12/27/2015

 

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