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 By Shane Lasley    News

USGS report shows steady mine output

The value of non-fuel metals produced in Alaska and the United States during 2018 were similar to 2017, according to Mineral Commodity Summaries 2019, an annual report published by the U.S.... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Tesla Roadster solar green energy Critical Minerals Alaska Germanium

Critical Minerals Alaska – Germanium

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally significant amount of... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
CERN LHC, Critical Minerals Alaska - Indispensable Twins niobium tantalum

Critical Minerals Alaska – Indispensable Twins

With nearly indistinguishable physical and chemical properties, niobium and tantalum are almost always found together in nature. Both are also critical to the defense, energy and high-tech sectors... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Southeast Alaska rare earth element refinery separation plant

AIDEA looks into funding Ketchikan SMC

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) continues to be interested in funding the Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth element separation facility that Ucore Rare Metals... — Updated 11/2/2018 Full story

 
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 began wondering... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Barite

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite got its name from the Ancient... — Updated 9/21/2018 Full story

 
Constantine Metal Dowa Metals Barite Metallurgy near Haines Southeast Alaska

Barite co-product may add value to Palmer

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Aug. 13 reported that results from metallurgical testing demonstrate a premium-quality barite concentrate can be produced as a co-product to the copper, zinc, gold... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
Strategic metals complex Ketchikan Alaksa

Pentagon funding bans China rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Aug. 14 said the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 signed into law by President Donald Trump is a turning point for the rare earth element... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet none of this... — Updated 3/16/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
REE refining, strategic metals complex Ketchikan

REE tariff puts wind in Alaska SMC sails

The Trump Administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods includes a 10 percent levy on rare earth elements, a group of 17 elements on the periodic table with unique properties that make... — Updated 8/14/2018 Full story

 
NANA, Lance Miller, Red Dog, Golden Predator exploration management council

Northern Cordillera experts join GP council

Golden Predator Mining Corp. June 21 named globally recognized geological experts Richard Goldfarb, Lance Miller, Craig Hart and Bill Threlkeld to the company's newly formed exploration management... — Updated 6/29/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Palmer VMS copper zinc gold silver barite project Haines Southeast Alaska

A pivotal year for Palmer VMS project

2018 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the Palmer copper-zinc-silver-gold project in Southeast Alaska. A roughly US$9 million exploration program outlined by Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. on... — Updated 5/18/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, has... — Updated 10/25/2018 Full story

 

China Minerals eyes gold in Cassiar tailings

China Minerals Mining Corp. Feb. 26 announced plans to evaluate the content and potential recovery of gold from tailings of the historical Erickson Mine on its Cassiar gold property in northwestern British Columbia. The 140,470-acre (56,846... — Updated 3/9/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Rare Earths

Before color televisions hit the markets in the 1960s, rare earths where a curious group of elements that had the distinction of occupying their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Graphite

Graphite is among the 23 metals and minerals the U.S. Geological Survey deemed critical to "the national economy and national security of the United States" in a December report, "Critical Mineral... — Updated 2/23/2018 Full story

 

Ucore hails critical minerals EO

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 22 said President Donald Trump's executive order to ensure reliable supplies of critical minerals is a fundamental policy shift that is important to the company and its... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: A renaissance for Yukon's mining legacy

As some of the world's biggest gold miners nab exciting plays that turned up across Yukon Territory during the past decade, Yukon's mining explorers continue to seek the next generation of mine... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

US Achilles heel

A former high ranking United States Army executive charged with acquiring and developing world-class equipment for U.S. soldiers under the Obama and Bush administrations warns that the lack of a... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Roads to Yukon resources

Roads to some of Yukon's richest mining districts are getting more than C$360 million in upgrades. Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rolled out the plans to invest in modern transportation... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical potential

Exploration companies familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is great place to look for critical minerals such as rare earth elements, platinum group metals, cobalt and tin. A new... — Updated 2/5/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Falling from favor

Alaska fell from favor with the 350 mining executives who responded to the Fraser Institute’s Survey of Mining Companies 2016, published on Feb. 28. This group of miners, explorers and consultants... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

2017 mine values flat

According to the United States Geological Survey’s annual report, “Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017,” the value of non-fuel minerals produced in the United States and Alaska during 2016 remaine... — Updated 1/19/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Breaking gridlock

During an era of partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has managed to garner broad support for an energy bill aimed at modernizing the way power is produced in the... — Updated 5/1/2016 Full story

 

Worth of Alaska mines' output falls 12%

Though lower metals prices weighed on the value of Alaska’s mining sector, the production of minerals, not including coal and oil, in the 49th State topped US$3 billion for the sixth year running.... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 

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