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  • Silver North geologist hiking in the hills, mountains of Yukon, Canada.

    Coeur begins drilling at Silver North's Tim

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 3, 2024

    Targets high-potential CRD mineralization similarly seen at Silvertip. Silver North Resources Ltd. July 3 announced that Coeur Mining Inc. has begun drilling at the Tim property under an option agreement to earn up to an 80% interest in the silver-lead-zinc project in Yukon, Canada. Located roughly 72 kilometers (45 miles) west of Watson Lake and 19 kilometers (12 miles) north of Coeur Mining's Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine project in Northern British Columbia, the Tim...

  • View over building in a valley towards a bay and snowcapped mountains.

    Coeur encouraged by Kensington drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Multi-year program continues to extend high-grade gold zones and discover new mineralization at the Southeast Alaska mine. Coeur Mining Inc. June 27 reported that its multi-year exploration program at Kensington continues to deliver wide drill intercepts with high-grade gold at this mining operation in Southeast Alaska. In mid-2022, Coeur launched a roughly $80 million exploration program at Kensington focused on extending the life of this high-grade underground mine beyond...

  • Silver North technician unloading core samples from Haldane.

    Silver North to acquire Yukon GDR project

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 16, 2024

    Adds three new prospective targets, two of which hold CRD potential. Silver North Resources Ltd. May 14 announced the completion of an option agreement with three private prospectors, securing rights to the carbonate replacement deposit prospective GDR project in southern Yukon. Rebranding as Silver North Resources (formerly Alianza Minerals) to better reflect its goals in searching for the precious metal necessary to the clean energy transition, the company's exploration has...

  • Map showing locations of PolarX’s mineral exploration projects in the U.S.

    Northern Star backs PolarX financing

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Pogo Mine owner is underwriting A$4.9M financing by Australia-based junior exploring Alaska Range. PolarX Ltd. Feb. 27 announced that Northern Star Resources Ltd. has agreed to participate in a financing that would earn the Australia-based gold producer a 28.5% interest in the junior exploration company. Both Australia-based companies have interests in Alaska – Northern Star owns and operates the high-grade Pogo gold mine, and PolarX is exploring the district-scale Alaska R...

  • Top of the Haldane ridge looking east over Yukon, Canada.

    Alianza reaffirms goals as Silver North

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 14, 2024

    Rebrands to reflect its new focus on silver through its highly prospective Haldane and Tim properties in Yukon. Silver North Resources Ltd. Feb. 29 announced a summary of its accomplishments during 2023 and plans for the upcoming year as rebranding from Alianza Minerals Ltd. best reflects the company's focus on silver as it continues to advance its Haldane and Tim silver properties in Canada's Yukon. "Rebranding as Silver North Resources Ltd. is a strategic move to focus on...

  • A drill tests for high-grade gold on a mountainside in Southeast Alaska.

    Coeur's reserves shrink, resources grow

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 6, 2024

    7 exploration returned mixed results for the Kensington Mine in Alaska, Silvertip project in BC. Coeur Mining Inc. Feb. 20 reported a slight drop in reserves but a significant rise in the amount of gold, silver, zinc, and lead reporting to resources across its four operating mines and two advanced exploration projects. This includes modest resource growth at its Silvertip silver-zinc-lead project in Northern British Columbia and a slight drop of gold in resources at its...

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

    Golden Triangle of Northern BC ESG mining

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Feb 20, 2024

    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 hydropower, road access, and Pacific Rim ports needed to unlock its vast mineral potential, Northern BC is well-positioned to be a major source of precious, base, and critical metals in the 21st century. This particularly mineral-rich section of the Canadian Cordillera also happens... Full story

  • Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

    Critical year for Alaska mineral exploration

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Feb 1, 2024

    With Donlin Gold reentering the feasibility study stage, Ambler Metals waiting on the reevaluation of the permit needed for a road to the Ambler Mining District, and an overall lack of investment capital, mineral exploration spending in Alaska dropped during 2023. While the overall sector was down, there continued to be some bright spots – most notably, a growing interest in Alaska's critical minerals potential. In July, the U.S. Department of Defense awarded Graphite One I... Full story

  • A train passes along a river and fireweed on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

    Forging a Golden Arc mining alliance

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2024

    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 roughly 1,500-mile (2,600 kilometers) arc from the southern tip of British Columbia's Golden Triangle, through the Yukon, and onward to Alaska's west coast does not recognize the borders it spans. Likewise, the opportunities and challenges related to unlocking the precious, industrial, a... Full story

  • Modular exploration camp shines brightly on a winter night in British Columbia.

    Drilling affirms high-grade Silvertip

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2024

    One hole returns 4.9m of 3,053 g/t silver-equivalent; Exploration VP says most potent part of deposit is yet to be drilled. Coeur Mining Inc. Jan. 22 reported that the high-grade silver, zinc, and lead encountered during the 2023 drill program at Silvertip further demonstrates the potential for this Northern British Columbia mine project to be a cornerstone asset for the company moving forward. Since acquiring Silvertip in 2017, Coeur has invested roughly US$60 million into...

  • Looking down a mountain toward a helicopter and Kensington Mine site.

    Coeur Mining explores Alaska, BC assets

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 17, 2024

    Over the past five years, Coeur Mining Inc. has invested nearly US$245 million into drilling and other exploration initiative aimed at building reserves and resources at its five operations and projects in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. "Through significant multiyear investments in expansions and exploration at our North American assets, we're rapidly nearing the point where we expect to see the benefits of these investments accrue to our stockholders," said Coeur...

  • Coeur Silvertip sign in front of a building at the Silvertip Mine entrance.

    Coeur eyes bigger Silvertip potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 29, 2023

    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 a portion of a much larger mineralized system, Coeur Mining Inc. is launching a comprehensive exploration program at this high-grade silver mine project in the northernmost reaches of British Columbia. Going into 2023, Silvertip hosted 7.04 million tons of measured and indicated...

  • Closeup of highly mineralized half core from drilling at Eskay Creek in BC.

    BC First Nations forge mining alliances

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 2, 2023

    British Columbia's Golden Triangle is poised for a mining boom that raises the bar when it comes to achieving the higher environmental, social, and guidance expectations for companies that produce the gold, silver, copper, and other metals the world needs and wants. While this mineral district in BC's northwest corner is famed for its rich stores of copper, gold, and silver – and to a lesser degree, nickel, cobalt, platinum group metals, and other critical minerals – the ESG...

  • Mountain at Kensington mine silhouetted by brilliant green aurora display.

    Steadfast exploration strategy for Coeur

    Shane Lasley|Updated Jan 18, 2023

    Coeur Mining Inc. is highly encouraged by the results from the 2022 drilling at its Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine project in Northern British Columbia and Kensington gold mine in Southeast Alaska early in 2022. In fact, early 2022 results at these two northern assets, along with the Palmarejo silver-gold mine in Mexico, prompted the Chicago-based mining company to boost its exploration budget to more than US$50 million last year. "During a period of underinvestment within ou...

  • Outcropping rock with copper mineralization that is blue from oxidization.

    Northern BC offers ESG mining benefits

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 18, 2023

    Working with First Nations is key to unlocking the Golden Triangle's vast potential. A world-class copper-gold district that is also enriched with nickel, cobalt, platinum group metals, and other critical minerals, the Golden Triangle region of Northern British Columbia is poised to be a major supplier of the mined commodities critical to a low-carbon future, cutting-edge technologies, and strong global economies. "Responsible mineral exploration and development are critical... Full story

  • A blanket of snow covers Alaska Range mountains during the fall.

    Northern Star buys 10% stake in PolarX

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 5, 2023

    Northern Star Resources Ltd. Dec. 21 acquired a 10% interest in mineral exploration company PolarX Ltd. Both Australia-based companies have interests in Alaska – Northern Star owns and operates the high-grade Pogo gold mine, and PolarX is exploring the district-scale Alaska Range copper-gold-silver project about 100 miles (165 kilometers) southwest of Pogo. For Northern Star, Pogo Mine is the company's first operation outside of Australia. The major gold producer with a m...

  • The 1,500-meter overland conveyor belt at Victoria Gold's Eagle Gold mine.

    Victoria back in business with new GM

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Oct 27, 2022

    Victoria Gold Corp. Oct. 17 announced a successful repair of the overland conveyor belt at Eagle and operations have resumed at the company's gold mine in the Yukon. On Oct. 4, Victoria Gold reported that the 1,500-meter overland conveyor belt linking the crushing plant to the heap leach facility experienced a splice failure on Sept. 29. During the belt's replacement, mining, leaching, and gold recovery plant activities remained in operation while crushing, conveying, and...

  • Northwest Territories First Nation drummers perform on an ore sorter catwalk.

    Ore sorting upgrades North of 60 mines

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 3, 2022

    "Grade is king" is an adage that guides mineral exploration and mining. The premise behind this basic axiom of the mining business is the less ore that needs to be mined and processed per ounce of precious metals, pound of base metals, kilogram of critical minerals, or carat of gemstones produced, the more profitable an operation will be. The kingliest of orebodies would be of such high grade that a mining company would simply need to dig up the ore, crush it, and then ship it...

  • Graphite One adds exec to mining team

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 9, 2022

    Graphite One Inc. June 1 named mining veteran Mike Schaffner as senior vice president, mining of its Alaska subsidiary, Graphite One (Alaska) Inc., effective July 1. "I'm excited to join the Graphite One team as the company moves into its next phase of development," Schaffner said. "I've been involved at every stage in the development process, from design to start-up, into operation and closure. I'm ready to help the team realize G1's tremendous potential of becoming...

  • Newcrest Mining Skeena Resources Chad Day Tahltan Central Government Canada

    Golden Tahltan mining in Northern BC

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 5, 2022

    While Golden Triangle is an apt and easily marketable moniker for northwest British Columbia's incredible mineral endowment, Tahltan Territory more accurately and thoroughly encapsulates the rich deposits of copper, gold, silver, nickel, platinum group elements, and other metals for which this region has gained international renown. Extending east from the Alaska border to the Cassiar Mountain range and north from the Nass and Skeena Rivers into the Yukon, the roughly...

  • The Silvertip mine camp lights up the snow during the Northern BC winter.

    Coeur drills gold in Alaska, silver in BC

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 28, 2022

    Coeur Mining Inc. April 28 reported that its first-quarter exploration has made an intriguing new resource expansion discovery at the Silvertip Mine project in Northern British Columbia, and drills have cut high-grade gold at Kensington that shows promise for extending the life of the Southeast Alaska mine. At Silvertip, Coeur is building resources that it can upgrade to reserves ahead of restarting operations at the high-grade silver mine. Going into 2022, Silvertip hosted...

  • Millrock Resources Apex sampling mapping program Alaska gold-in-soil anomaly map

    Sampling expands Apex gold potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 21, 2022

    Millrock Resources Inc. March 9 reported that the 2021 sampling and mapping program at Apex has identified a new gold-in-soil anomaly extending more than 1,000 meters northeast of old workings at this historical gold mining project about 70 miles southwest of Juneau, Alaska. Assays of soil samples from a broad gold-in-soil anomaly in the lower cirque valley of Cann Creek returned values ranging from below detection to a maximum of 33.9 grams per metric ton (1.09 ounces per...

  • Felix Gold Millrock Resources Fairbanks Mining District project generator 2022

    Busy 2022 on Millrock's Alaska projects

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 4, 2022

    From an expected multimillion-dollar exploration program on the hardrock sources of the placer gold discovered by Felix Pedro in the Fairbanks Mining District 120 years ago to preliminary investigations of the Nikolai nickel-copper-cobalt-chromium-platinum group element project recently added to its portfolio, Millrock Resources Inc. is looking forward to a busy year of exploration on the properties it has generated in Alaska. "Millrock is looking forward to a very active...

  • Coeur Mining Silvertip British Columbia Canada Kensington production update

    Coeur eyes northern growth potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 17, 2022

    Coeur Mining Inc. Feb. 16 reported strong gold production during the fourth quarter at its Kensington Mine in Southeast Alaska and continued progress toward the restart of an expanded mine at its Silvertip project in Northern BC. During the final three months of 2021, Kensington produced 33,516 ounces of gold from 168,295 tons of ore averaging 0.21 ounces per ton gold. This is nearly a 19% increase over the 28,621 recovered from 160,596 tons of ore during the third quarter....

  • Coeur Mining Kensington gold mine Juneau Alaska 75 million exploration 2021

    Coeur invests record $75M into exploration

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    After investing a record US$50.6 million in exploration during 2020, Coeur Mining Inc. set the bar even higher with a roughly US$75 million investment in exploration spending during 2021. "We expect to complete roughly 1.2 million feet (365,750 meters) of drilling by the end of the year, with the primary objective of further extending mine lives across our portfolio," Coeur Mining Senior Vice President of Exploration Hans Rasmussen said in September. Roughly US$13 million of... Full story

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