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 By Curt Freemen    Opinion

Bottom feeders hunt projects in Alaska

The unseasonably, interminably, unspeakably cold spring that is delaying mineral exploration and development work in Alaska this year is being mimicked by a financial chill that is affecting Alaska exploration efforts just like it is... — Updated 1/26/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Chandalar remains on pace for 2015 start

The Chandalar Mine in Alaska's Arctic is on track to begin commercial production this summer, a milestone that is expected to significantly move the dial of placer gold production in Alas... — Updated 3/29/2015

 By Curt Freeman    News

Exploration expenditures drop in 2014

The state of the world's exploration industry was recently summarized in SNL Metal & Mining's annual "World Exploration Trends" publication, released at the Prospectors and Developers... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story


Chandalar nears startup

Goldrich Mining Co. March 9 said Goldrich NyacAU Placer, a joint venture between Goldrich and NyacAU LLC will begin mining activities at the 23,000-acre Chandalar gold project later in the month. Work will begin with the resumption of... — Updated 3/15/2015

 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 Curt Freeman    News

Good, bad and ugly hits Alaska mining

Several events have dramatically affected Alaska's mining industry in recent weeks, underscoring critical links between Alaska and the global economy. First came bad news for... — Updated 1/25/2015 Full story


Chandalar startup set for 2015

Goldrich Mining Co. Jan. 7 reported that Goldrich NyacAu Placer LLC, a 50-50 joint-venture between Goldrich and NyacAU LLC, spent roughly US$3.6 million on development activities at the... — Updated 1/18/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Big move for GMC

It's official! The Alaska Geologic Materials Center (GMC) is set to make the long-awaited move to its new, larger Anchorage quarters on April 6, weather permitting. The center, a unit of the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical... — Updated 1/18/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

The US$100M Alaska placer mining sector

From the bold fortune hunters at the close of the 19th Century to the hopeful miners starring on 21st Century "reality" television programs, placer gold mining in Alaska conjures images... — Updated 12/21/2014

 By Curt Freeman    News

Factors affect span between find, mine

At the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada meeting in Toronto, Dr. Richard Schodde, managing director of MinEx Consulting, presented some key factors which affect the... — Updated 5/25/2014 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Golden 2013 for Alaska miners

Spurred by a record-setting pace at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine, Alaska gold production topped 1 million ounces during 2013, a golden milestone not achieved by Last Frontier gold... — Updated 1/26/2014

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining shows signs of resurgence

As I write this summary, the annual Alaska Miners Association Convention and Trade Show is right around the corner (Nov. 6-8). Despite the softening commodities prices and generally... — Updated 10/27/2013 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Termination dust heralds good, bad news

Having enjoyed one of the warmest and driest summers on record, most of Alaska is now paying the piper as unseasonably cold and in many areas, snowy, weather takes hold of the state.... — Updated 9/29/2013 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Report rates countries on political risk

Mineral consulting group Behre Dolbear Group Inc. released its 2013 "Ranking of Countries For Mining Investment Where Not to Invest." Since 1999 the group has compiled annual political... — Updated 4/28/2013

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining experiences quiet 2012

The mining industry just passed through one of the quietest year-end transitions in over a decade. The last month has seen few new public announcements regarding Alaska mineral... — Updated 1/27/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

2013: A golden year for Alaska miners

Alaska miners are on the cusp of topping 1 million ounces of gold produced, an annual milestone that has not been achieved since Gold Rush pioneers recovered copious amounts of alluvial... — Updated 1/27/2013

 By Curt Freeman    News

Global gold output will peak in 2022-25?

Over a year ago, Natural Resource Holdings published a report entitled "How Rare are One Million Ounce Gold Deposits?" At that time, the publisher ranked 296 gold deposits that have more... — Updated 8/26/2012

 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... — Updated 7/29/2012 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Miners gear up for summer exploration

Although spring took its good old time in arriving across much of Alaska, the mining industry's busy summer exploration and development season has arrived. Five of Alaska's major mines re... — Updated 5/27/2012

 By Curt Freeman    News

Once-hot mining investment climate cools

The winds of change are once again blowing across Alaska's mineral industry, not only because the industry is gearing up for another busy summer season, but also because the mining invest... — Updated 4/29/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

Goldrich, Nyac join forces at Chandalar

NyacAU LLC and Goldrich Mining Co. inked a deal in early April to create a joint-venture company to mine rich alluvial gold deposits that blanket the valleys of the vast Chandalar land... — Updated 4/29/2012

 By Curt Freeman    News

Recent mining revival sparks déjà vu

I was tempted to make a few 2012 predictions now that 2011 is nearly gone, but I decided not to when I came across the following lines and was struck by how closely they mimic our... — Updated 12/25/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining industry faces business risks

As a busy year in the Alaska and global mining industry starts to slide closer to its end, I figured now was a good time to gaze into my crystal ball (rutilated quartz, of course) to see... — Updated 11/20/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freemen    News

Recent activity covers entire spectrum

As termination dust settles over Alaska, the diversity of mineral exploration, development and production news this month covers the entire spectrum of mining industry activities. The last of the seasonal early-stage exploration... — Updated 10/30/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Silent summer spells good news in Alaska

Every year about this time, I notice new ways to gauge just how busy the Alaska mining industry is. This year, it is the silence. Not the amazing silence of a mountaintop in the Alaska... — Updated 7/31/2011


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