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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A canvas-enclosed drill rig glows yellow as it tests a KSM deposit at night.

BC unveils Critical Minerals Strategy 1.0

As a mineral-rich Canadian province and a top global hub for mineral exploration and mining, British Columbia has the geology and technical expertise to be a global powerhouse when it comes to... — Updated 2/22/2024 Full story

 
Loaded mining haul truck with a bed painted to honor the Tahltan Nation.

Golden Triangle of Northern BC ESG mining

Lying just deep enough into the mining frontier that value of its world-class deposits copper, gold, silver, nickel, and other metals has not been fully realized, yet home to the industrial-grade... — Updated 2/20/2024 Full story

 
A drill on the slopes of Galore Creek Mining Corp.'s Galore Creek project.

Teck explores future after takeover bid

Teck Resources Ltd. went into 2023 with a strategy to better position for the energy transition by spinning its steelmaking coal unit into the newly formed Elk Valley Resources, and advancing its... — Updated 2/8/2024

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A train passes along a river and fireweed on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

Forging a Golden Arc mining alliance

Is it time for BC, Yukon, Alaska to forge an alliance to unlock critical mineral wealth, usher in new era of prosperity in the 21st century? The extremely mineral-rich geology that sweeps in a rough... — Updated 1/25/2024 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A large Cat mine truck, water truck, and dozer at the Manh Choh gold mine.

North of 60 Mining News 2023 Top 10

From breaking ground at Alaska's next gold mine to the advancement of North of 60 projects focused on delivering the metals needed for the transition of low-carbon energy, and an impressive safety... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
A huge plume of black smoke above the Eagle Gold mine camp in Canada’s Yukon.

Gold, critical minerals top Yukon list

Raging wildfires and record hot temperatures challenged the well-laid plans of a score and more of mineral explorers in Canada's Yukon this year as the 2023 field season shifted into high summer.... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Drill pad built along a mountainside at Blackwolf’s Cantoo property.

Blackwolf enjoys productive year of plenty

Calculating a new resource for Niblack, growing its management, organizing talks of a centralized mill in Northern British Columbia, and drilling bonanza-grade gold at its first Golden Triangle... — Updated 1/17/2024

 
Helicopters deliver water to battle wildfires near Yellowknife.

Wildfires upset NWT mineral exploration

With a summer marred by unprecedented wildfires behind them, companies exploring the mineral-rich Northwest Territories are reporting impressive results from their 2023 programs. Seeking new deposit... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Aerial view of the world-class Mary River iron deposit in Nunavut.

Tenacious exploration delivers for Nunavut

As 2023 raced toward its final weeks, mining explorers working in Canada's northernmost territory wrapped up ambitious campaigns to identify new deposits of various lucrative minerals, ranging from... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Canada, Tahltan Nation, and Australia flag trucks at mine in Northern BC.

M&A activity reshapes North of 60 mining

From neighboring gold explorers merging to create a district-scale project that will likely be attractive to majors, to Glencore making an aggressive bid to buyout Teck Resources Ltd., 2023 was a ye... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
A valley lake in the mineral-rich mountains on the Yukon-NWT border.

Junior seeks to tame tungsten elephant

After establishing its position as a leading zinc-lead-silver explorer in northern Canada, Fireweed Metals Corp. set out in late 2022 to broaden its focus in both geography and commodities. Partly... — Updated 12/9/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Neptune coal loading facility and Vancouver skyline light up the night.

Glencore to buy Teck coal assets for $6.9B

Teck to receive a total of $8.2B for coal assets in Southern BC; cash infusion to bolster focus on clean energy metals. In a deal that finds a middle ground between the ambitions and future visions... — Updated 11/24/2023

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Blue hardhat with BMC logo on a shelf at the Kudz Ze Kayah project in the Yukon.

BMC posts review for planned Yukon mine

After getting a conditional green light in 2022 from regulators to advance the proposed ABM Mine at its Kudz Ze Kayah property in Southeastern Yukon, BMC Minerals Ltd. has completed a favorable... — Updated 11/16/2023

 
Li-FT geologist standing atop pegmatite outcrop at Yellowknife Lithium project.

Canada's long-forgotten lithium province

Like many other northern regions, Canada's North was settled because of its mineral resources. When the Canadian Dominion Government first purchased its arctic regions from the British Crown in the... — Updated 10/19/2023

 
Lithium-tellurium button cells being held by wired clamps during testing at UBC.

Tellurium: secret clean energy ingredient

From promising solid-state battery technology that could eliminate range anxiety for electric vehicle owners to solar panels and thermoelectric devices that transform sunshine and heat into... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf crew building drill pad for drilling at Cantoo.

Blackwolf begins Cantoo maiden drilling

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. July 28 announced the launch of its maiden drill program at the company's Cantoo Mountain project on the Alaskan side of British Columbia's famed Golden Triangle.... — Updated 8/3/2023

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Let's all Celebrate the 4th of July

With all due apologies to our Canadian friends (who celebrate their independence on Saturday), next Tuesday is our big day! Cynicism aside, it is time to recognize just how great America is in... — Updated 7/27/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Coeur Silvertip sign in front of a building at the Silvertip Mine entrance.

Coeur eyes bigger Silvertip potential

Launches a 1.5- year program to explore wider potential of high-grade silver-zinc-lead project in Northern BC. With recent exploration indicating that the resource outlined at Silvertip may be just... — Updated 6/29/2023

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Old North American Tungsten Corp. camp at Mactung property.

World's largest high-grade tungsten deposit

Fireweed announces MRE for tungsten that could supply North America for decades. Acquiring the Mactung tungsten project from the Northwest Territories government for C$15 million last year,... — Updated 6/22/2023

 
A replica of the original locomotive brought to Canada in 1836.

Canada was built on the back of a train

While the journey west during the frontier days often paints a picture of strife and hardship, not every tale was filled with sorrow and loss. Although covered wagons were definitely a thing, the... — Updated 5/4/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Magnifying glass on the Teck Resources logo displayed on a computer screen.

Teck rejects Glencore merger bid, again

After $8.2 billion cash offer for coal assets, Teck calls Glencore's merger bid a non-starter. Despite an $8.2 billion cash sweetener, Teck Resources Ltd.'s board of directors is holding steadfast... — Updated 4/27/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Lights illuminate a terminal for loading coal onto ships in British Columbia.

Glencore makes new Teck buyout bid

Offers $8.2 billion for BC coal assets ahead of a merger that provides Teck shareholders 24% stake in MetalCo. Teck Resources Ltd. continues to rebuff an increasingly aggressive buyout bid by... — Updated 4/27/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Smartphone displaying Glencore’s metals and minerals webpage.

Glencore takes offer to Teck shareholders

Glencore says it is willing to cut a deal directly with shareholders if a planned split of Teck's metal, coal assets is stopped. With Teck Resources Ltd.'s board of directors and management... — Updated 4/27/2023

 
Trucks parked on the frozen Liard River at the Prairie Creek Mine road crossing.

NorZinc blazes trail to Prairie Creek

NorZinc Ltd. April 20 announced the completion of a 170-kilometer (about 105 miles) pioneer winter road to the Prairie Creek Mine, which serves as the first phase of an all-season access road to... — Updated 4/24/2023

 
A hand-sized rock sample with extensive blue and gold-copper mineralization.

High-grade copper-silver at Kim skarn

Core Assets Corp. April 11 reported strong copper and associated silver was encountered during 2022 channel sampling at the Kim skarn target on the company's 113,900-hectare (281,500 acres) Blue pro... — Updated 4/12/2023

 

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