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 By Curt Freeman    News

Hope for rebound in recent mining news

In an industry eager for even a scintilla of good news, a recent report from industry analyst SNL Metals & Mining recently gave the good-news-starved industry a bit of hope. SNL's article, titled,... — Updated 10/26/2014

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

'When will risk capital drought end?'

The annual Cordilleran Roundup Mining Convention is held in Vancouver at the end of January each year, and this year's convention was unlike any of the nearly 20 such conventions I have attended.... — Updated 2/24/2013

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Economists forecast mining sector growth

An employment forecast published by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development in October pegged the state's mining sector job growth from 2010 to 2020 at 19 percent. That is second onl... — Updated 10/28/2012

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

State, feds plan digital maps for Alaska

In a long overdue step to bring Alaska into the 21st Century, state and federal agencies met in late June to discuss collaborative funding strategies for Alaska's Statewide Digital Mapping... — Updated 7/29/2012 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Increased lands, gold at Donlin Creek

Donlin Creek LLC, the 50-50 joint venture between NovaGold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp., has renegotiated its lease on the Donlin Creek gold project in southwestern Alaska. The Calista... — Updated 3/28/2010

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Miners, like boats, rode tide in 2009

Although commodities prices have improved for the mining industry over the past year, 2009 has been the kind of year most of us hope not to repeat. The best analogy I can come up with is the one... — Updated 12/20/2009

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Full Metal weathers financial storm

Full Metal Mineral Ltd., like many juniors, battened down the hatches in 2009 to ride out the financial storm that sank many explorers and caused others to climb aboard ships better suited to the... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Miners reclaim Alaska mines as they work

Reclamation is a critical element of modern mining and mine planning. In Alaska, companies who wish to extract minerals from the earth must first present a plan on how they propose to return the... — Updated 10/25/2009

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Miners explore SW Alaska properties

Full Metal Minerals Ltd. and Kinross Gold Corp. struck a deal with Calista Corp., an Alaska Native regional corporation, to acquire 100 percent of mineral rights to the Russian and Horn Mountain... — Updated 8/30/2009

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska explorers hit potential pay dirt

They say when it rains, it pours, and that is just what is happening with news from field programs all over Alaska. Results from summer 2009 programs are pouring in from the Brooks Range to Prince... — Updated 8/30/2009

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Donlin achieves promise of Native hire

While many people are familiar with the 30-million-ounce-plus gold deposit discovered at Donlin Creek in Southwest Alaska, the world-class gold resource boasts another less known but equally... — Updated 4/26/2009

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

PDAC honors Donlin Creek gold discovery

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada is set to recognize Richard Garnett and NovaGold Resources Inc. for their role in the discovery and exploration of the multimillion-ounce Donlin... — Updated 2/22/2009

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

A brief history of the world-class Donlin Creek gold deposit

The discovery story of the multimillion-ounce gold deposit at Donlin Creek began in 1909 when prospectors rushed through the region following news that gold had been discovered on the George River... — Updated 2/22/2009 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

2008: A truly memorable year for mining

As 2008 winds inexorably to a close, I found myself looking for words adequate to describe what will go down in history as one of the most memorable years in many a moon. Words like tumultuous,... — Updated 12/28/2008

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Leaders voice concerns about initiative

In a July 3 decision, the Alaska Supreme Court confirmed that the ballot initiative 07WTR3 is not an appropriation and can be placed on the ballot for the August 26 Alaska primary election. Ballot... — Updated 7/27/2008

 
 By Curt J. Freeman    News

No better place for gold discoveries

Everyone who is planning to work on Alaska mineral projects in 2008 is busy doing just that as the longest day of summer quickly approaches. Programs ranging from grass-roots prospecting to multimillion-dollar feasibility studies are spread over... — Updated 6/29/2008 Full story

 

Barr offers voice of reason

Rosie Barr, spokeswoman for NANA's "Voices of Reason Campaign," told Mining News that anti-mining initiatives expected to come before Alaska voters on this fall's ballot would shut down existing mines like the huge Red Dog zinc-lead mine in... — Updated 6/29/2008

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

JV seeks good news in platinum prospects

Pacific North West Capital and Stillwater Mining Co. have begun the 2008 drilling program at the Goodnews Bay Platinum Project in Southwest Alaska. The $1 million program has two primary targets,... — Updated 6/29/2008 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Tonogold outlines gold potential at Nyac

Tonogold Resources Inc., in hopes of drawing attention to its search for an Alaska partner, released a geology, geochemistry and drilling report April 17 that covers exploration from 2005 to 2007 of its Nyac Porphyry Gold Project in southwestern Ala... — Updated 4/27/2008 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

29.4 million ounces of gold and growing

NovaGold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp. have incorporated more drilling results into their estimate of recoverable gold at the Donlin Creek deposit and boosted that number by 77 percent to... — Updated 2/24/2008

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining makes mark on Alaska economy

The Alaska mining industry issued a report Jan. 21 that outlines in graphic detail the considerable and growing impact that mining activities are having on the state. Mining companies spent an estimated $1.25 billion in Alaska in 2007 on everything... — Updated 1/27/2008 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Truce called at Alaska's Donlin Creek project

Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold producer, and Vancouver-based junior NovaGold Resources Inc. have agreed to a 50-50 partnership on the world-class Donlin Creek project in... — Updated 11/25/2007

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining news summary: Exploration programs begin; trials, tribulations continue

The trials and tribulations of Alaska's mining industry continued in the last month with one challenged mine given the green light to proceed, the other halted in midstride by the same legal system.... — Updated 3/25/2007

 

Alaska mining news summary: Tight personnel, equipment market in busy mining industry

Okay, the lull is over. It lasted about 25, maybe 30 minutes, after I wrote those prophetic but ill-considered words in late January! Shortly after that point I was in Vancouver for the annual Cordilleran Roundup mining conference, an annual... — Updated 2/25/2007

 
 By Sarah Hurst    News

Alaskans offer to tell truth about Pebble

A broad spectrum of Alaskans who support the proposed Pebble mine have formed a non-profit organization to inform the public about Northern Dynasty's copper-gold project in the Bristol Bay region. Truth About Pebble was officially launched at a... — Updated 1/28/2007

 

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