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 By Shane Lasley    Op-Ed
Geologists go over maps during an Alaska gold project visit.

Long overdue thank you to Curt Freeman

Curt's rock hammer, pen, wit, and charm have all contributed to Alaska mining sector success ! It is no surprise that longtime Alaska geologist Curt Freeman would at some point be presented the... — Updated 4/4/2024 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Molten gold pours into a bar mold at the Fort Knox mine.

Alaska mine value tops $4 billion in 2023

Zinc contributed most to state's mine production value during 2023; gold is poised to take the crown and make run toward 1 million ounces per year. At a value of $1.5 billion, zinc held onto its... — Updated 3/12/2024 Full story

Molten gold pours into a bar mold at the Fort Knox mine.

Delivering more gold for Fort Knox growth

As trucks deliver Manh Choh ore, Kinross invests in near-pit resource growth, workforce growth in AK. Kinross Gold Corp. Feb. 17 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 290,651 ounces... — Updated 2/29/2024

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

Critical year for Alaska mineral exploration

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... — Updated 2/1/2024 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

Mining executives and Tetlin Village chief at the Manh Choh gold mine in Alaska.

Contango ORE: Alaska's next gold producer

The first high-grade gold ore from the Manh Choh Mine in Alaska fed into the Kinross Alaska mill at the Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks is elevating Contango Ore Inc. from a unique Alaska focused... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

Molten gold being poured into a bar at the Fort Knox Mine.

New era of Alaska gold for Kinross

With an August groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the start of Mining at Manh Choh, Kinross Gold Corp. fully entered into a new era of mining in Alaska that is expected to push Fort Knox gold... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

Molten gold being poured into a bar at the Fort Knox Mine.

Fort Knox: 9 million oz gold and counting

Kinross Alaska celebrates two milestones; one an echo of past success and the other a beacon to a bright future. Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 8 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 71,611... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
A sunset peeks over a mountain with the outhouses in the foreground.

HighGold ends on high note at JT

HighGold Mining Inc. Nov. 20 announced an update for its 2023 exploration and development program, as well as the final drill results from its Johnson Tract project in Southcentral Alaska. "We had... — Updated 11/22/2023 Full story

Sam, Van Nieuwenhuyse, and Freeman standing in front of a Cat dozer.

Manh Choh is a legacy project for Tetlin

Manh Choh is more than an economic opportunity and the promise of jobs. It is a legacy project for my people and the surrounding region. This vision goes back to 2008 when the late Chief Danny... — Updated 11/2/2023 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News
The rising sun shines on the buildings at the Manh Choh gold mine camp.

Partners break ground on Alaska gold mine

TOK, ALASKA – An Aug. 29 groundbreaking ceremony at Manh Choh marked the official opening of Alaska's newest gold mine. But even before tribal, corporate, and state leaders tossed the symbolic golde... — Updated 9/14/2023

A large Cat mine truck, water truck, and dozer at the Manh Choh gold mine.

CORE celebrates Manh Choh, Lucky Shot

Contango Ore Inc. Aug. 30 announced the official start of mining operations at its 30% owned Manh Choh gold-silver mine near the crossroads town of Tok, Alaska, and the launch of 2023 drilling at... — Updated 9/14/2023

A Cat mining haul truck travels between the Gil gold deposit and Fort Knox mill.

Gold grades on the rise at Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. Aug. 2 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 69,438 ounces of gold during the second quarter of 2023, which is a 6% increase over the 65,404 oz recovered during the... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Underground miners working at the face of the Enserch tunnel at Lucky Shot.

Contango ORE reports Lucky Shot resource

With financing in place to fund its 30% share of development expenses at Manh Choh and Kinross Gold Corp. on track to have that eastern Alaska mine pouring its first gold bar next year, Contango... — Updated 6/29/2023

Cat dozer and Hitachi excavator work on the Tetlin Road.

Contango obtains $65M to build Manh Choh

Contango ORE Inc. May 18 reported that it has secured a loan of up to US$70 million to fund its share of the construction, operation, and other expenses required to achieve the first gold pour at... — Updated 6/1/2023

Contango ORE logo with triangle symbol and gold, silver, and copper colors.

Contango ORE makes Russell 3000 Index

Contango ORE Inc. May 30 announced that the Alaska-based mineral exploration and mine development company is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000 and Russell Microcap. Founded in 2010 to explor... — Updated 6/1/2023 Full story

An operator standing at a control panel is dwarfed by the spinning mills.

Fort Knox off to a good start in 2023

Kinross Gold Corp. May 9 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 65,404 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2023, which is a 33% drop from the 87,061 oz produced during the previo... — Updated 5/18/2023

Articulating trucks, dozer, and compactor upgrade road during fall in Alaska.

Contango reaches $70M finance agreement

Contango ORE Inc. March 20 announced that it has entered into an agreement with two financial institutions to arrange a US$70 million loan to help fund the company's portion of expenses to reach... — Updated 4/8/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Molten gold being poured into bars at Kinross Alaska’s Fort Knox Mine.

Gold and ESG honors for Kinross Alaska

Kinross Alaska gold output rises; restoration of fish habitat near Hope supports company ESG strategy. Continuing a steady rise in annual gold output, Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine produced... — Updated 3/2/2023

Looking down at a grid of trails established during drilling at Manh Choh.

From CORE assets to Alaska gold mines

Contango ORE Inc. Feb. 6 reported that development of the Manh Choh gold mine in Alaska remains on track to begin commercial production in the second half of next year and an updated and expanded... — Updated 2/17/2023

Stack of large gold bars from the Gil deposit at the Fort Knox Mine in Alaska.

Golden potential, critical opportunities

Gold dominates Alaska mineral exploration, but a critical shift arises. Since the discovery of gold in what is now the Alaska capital city of Juneau, prospectors, geologists, and fortune seekers hav... — Updated 2/2/2023 Full story

Mining truck hauls gold ore against a backdrop of yellow fall foliage in Alaska.

Kinross' Alaska gold strategy takes shape

With the official decision to move forward with development of the Manh Choh Mine in eastern Alaska, Kinross Gold Corp. has taken a large step forward toward executing its strategy to leverage the... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

Truck dumps gravel to be leveled and compacted for the Manh Choh road.

Contango ORE sees 2023 as pivotal year

Contango ORE Inc. Dec. 23 announced that it has raised US$5.6 million through a private placement to help fund the company's 30% interest in the development costs at Manh Choh until it can arrange... — Updated 1/18/2023

Crews set up drill at end of underground workings at Lucky Shot mine.

A pipeline of CORE Alaska gold assets

As an Alaska-based mineral explorer that is listed on the NYSE American stock exchange and involved with advancing two gold mines toward production, Contango ORE Inc., commonly referred to simply... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

Mining truck hauls gold ore against a backdrop of yellow fall foliage in Alaska.

Fort Knox posts another strong quarter

Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 9 reported another quarter of strong production at its Fort Knox gold mine in Alaska. During the third quarter, Kinross' Alaska operation produced 75,522 ounces of gold,... — Updated 11/17/2022


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