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 By Shane Lasley    News
Mineshaft outlined by Alaska on a background of mineral periodic table entries.

AIDEA for Alaska critical mineral funding

HB122 would authorize AIDEA to issue up to $300 million in bonds and leverage federal funding for critical mineral infrastructure projects in Alaska. Home to 49 out of the 50 minerals deemed... — Updated 4/4/2024 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A battery cutout with a voltage symbol being held up to an orange sunset.

Graphite One selects Ohio for refinery

Secures former critical minerals stockpile site to build graphite processing and battery materials recycling plant. Graphite One Inc. plans to transform a former national defense critical minerals... — Updated 4/4/2024 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska governor and energy analyst sitting in front of Alaska landscape photo.

Dunleavy urges mine permitting reform

Urges White House to streamline permitting process for domestic mines that will supply the minerals and metals needed for energy transition. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy leveraged the national... — Updated 4/4/2024

 
Cantex geologist stands on steep slope overlooking Yukon mountains.

Cantex reports success for bulk germanium

Assessed five techniques, narrowed them down, and determined zinc is the key. Cantex Mine Development Corp. March 14 announced that the company has determined a reliable method to verify the bulk... — Updated 3/14/2024

 
 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

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
The welcome sign between the Alaska and Yukon Territory border.

Yukon shows mining commitment at AME

Yukon Premier and Minister of Economic Development Ranj Pillai and top officials in the territory leveraged the Association for Mineral Exploration's annual Roundup conference in Vancouver, Canada,... — Updated 3/6/2024

 
Dark grey drill core with bands of metallic gold-colored copper mineralization.

North of 60 Mining M&A heats up in 2023

From the world's largest gold company expanding its production profile in British Columbia's Golden Triangle to a 130-year-old silver mining legend strengthening its foothold in the Yukon and a... — Updated 2/22/2024 Full story

 
A stack of boxes full of core from a 2021 hole drilled at Waterpump Creek.

75M oz of silver-eq at Waterpump Creek

Initial resource outlines thick zones of high-grade mineralization at the carbonate-hosted silver-zinc deposit on Western Alaska's Illinois Creek project. Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Jan. 22 repor... — 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

 
Closeup of mineralized quartz crystals (left); 13-foot-wide cave (right).

Nova discovers Wombat target at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 29 reported that the expansive surface exploration program carried out last year at Estelle has discovered another high-grade gold prospect with associated copper on the... — Updated 2/15/2024

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Red, white, blue buildings reflect off pond at Red Dog zinc mine in Alaska.

Red Dog awarded the Zinc Mark stamp

The world's first zinc mine to meet the high ESG standards to be awarded this mark of sustainability. Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Operations in Northwest Alaska is the world's first zinc mine to... — Updated 2/13/2024 Full story

 
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 J. P. Tangen    Opinion
A gardener digs a shovel of soil in a garden.

Let's bury a little gold in the garden

Each year, I enjoy traveling to Vancouver, B.C., to attend what used to be called the Cordilleran Roundup, sponsored by the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia. It is always a... — Updated 2/1/2024 Full story

 
A band of purple-tinged green aurora and the big dipper above a drill rig.

AEM reenergizes Nikolai nickel project

With firsthand knowledge that the Nikolai property in Alaska is seemingly tailor-made to be a domestic source of the nickel, cobalt, copper, and platinum group metals needed for America's energy... — Updated 1/30/2024 Full story

 
Lights illuminate Quonset tents at dusk on Alaska’s west coast.

Graphite One builds momentum into 2024

Following up on a banner 2023, G1 is accelerating its strategy to build a graphite supply chain in the U.S. Graphite One Inc. Jan. 2 provided a recap of a landmark year in 2023 that positions the... — Updated 1/25/2024

 
 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 A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
A figurine of Lady Justice holding scales next to a gavel.

SCOTUS denies Alaska's Pebble motion

After waiting for nearly half a year on the U.S. Supreme Court's response to Alaska's petition to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency's veto of the Pebble project, Northern Dynasty Minerals... — Updated 1/20/2024

 
 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

 
A drone view of an Alaska mineral exploration camp along a river in the summer.

U.S. GoldMining makes $20M Alaska debut

With the successful completion of a US$20 million initial public offering in April 2023, U.S. GoldMining Inc. immediately set out to explore Whistler, an advanced staged copper-gold-silver project... — Updated 1/17/2024

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

Coeur Mining explores Alaska, BC assets

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... — Updated 1/17/2024

 
Drill tests gold and antimony mineralization north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

Group behind Felix excited about Alaska

Since emerging on the Alaska mineral exploration scene in 2021, Felix Gold Ltd. has amassed more than 150 square miles of gold-enriched properties in the Fairbanks Mining District and is working... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
A headframe from historic exploration rises above a fall landscape at Bornite.

Road reevaluation stalls Ambler Metals

Ambler Metals LLC, a joint venture equally owned by Trilogy Metals Inc. and South32 Ltd., dialed back 2023 exploration at its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects as it waited for the U.S. Bureau of Land... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Rainbow next to a large Quonset tent camp on Alaska’s Seward Peninsula.

Pentagon support accelerates Graphite One

Graphite has not been mined in the United States for decades, which makes the nation largely beholden to China for its supply of this largest ingredient in the lithium batteries that power... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Aerial view of drill testing for gold in a mountainous area of Alaska.

Nova expands Estelle gold, finds antimony

Looking to push the gold resource on its Estelle property in Alaska above the 10-million-ounce mark, Australia-based Nova Minerals Ltd. launched a 15,000-meter drill program in July targeting the... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 

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