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Graphite One project Alaska, critical metal, lithium-ion batteries

Stan Foo named Graphite One Alaska COO

Graphite One Resources Inc. June 11 named Stanley Foo as chief operating officer of the company's wholly-owned Alaskan subsidiary, Graphite One (Alaska) Inc. With more than 35 years in the... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals' Bornite copper cobalt deposit Northwest Alaska

Bornite cobalt resource weighs in at 77M lb

The Bornite deposit at Trilogy Metal Inc.'s Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska contains 77 million pounds of cobalt, according to a maiden resource estimate published by the... — Updated 6/15/2018 Full story

 
Graphite One, Graphite Creek, battery metals,

Graphite One raises C$2.1M for AK project

Graphite One Resources Inc. May 28 announced that it has raised C$2.1 million, which will help fund exploration and development of its Graphite Creek project north of Nome, Alaska, and for ge... — Updated 6/8/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Alaska Senator, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources chair

The definitive list

In an initial move to implement President Donald Trump's strategy to break the United States' growing reliance on foreign countries for minerals and metals vital to its security and economy,... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
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Battery green critical minerals electric vehicles

35 minerals critical to the United States

In a report published in December, the United States Geological Survey defined critical minerals as non-fuel minerals or mineral materials essential to the economic and national security of... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
Topographic, geologic and geophysical maps Alaska

Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 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... — Updated 5/18/2018 Full story

 
Copper cobalt exploration, Ambler Mining District Alaska, Trilogy Metals

Cobalt resource being calculated for Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 3 said it has begun work to estimate a cobalt resource for its Bornite project in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. Cobalt, an important ingredient in... — Updated 5/11/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 5/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northwest Alaska mining infrastructure road Teck NANA AIDEA

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... — Updated 4/13/2018 Full story

 
Kotzebue National Geographic TRI article Red Dog Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska exploration mirrors global trend

In 2017 Alaska’s mineral exploration industry saw its first up-tick in exploration spending since 2011, an increase that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s “World Exploration Trends” in... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Bronze age weapons and tools critical mineral tin Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – Tin

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin may not be the flashiest metal on the market, but it has been a strategic metal that has defined human progress since the onset of the... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Strategic minerals in American military hardware

Critical minerals bill moves on Capitol Hill

For the fourth year running, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nevada, has put forward the legislation aimed at streamlining the process for permitting strategic and critical minerals in the United... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska regains top ten on Fraser Survey

Alaska's rich mineral endowment helped propel the Last Frontier into the top ten on the Fraser Institute's Survey of Mining Companies 2017. To gather information for its report, the Fraser... — Updated 3/9/2018 Full story

 
Barium-rich VMS deposit near Haines, Alaska.

Palmer being studied for "critical" barite

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Feb. 27 said it has initiated a metallurgical test program to determine if a marketable barite concentrate can be produced as a co-product from the Palmer... — 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... — 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... — Updated 2/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Finding the sweet spot

The permitting process for the world-class Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum mine in Southwest Alaska is officially underway. With this monumental milestone comes the first real look at the new... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Alaska's critical mineral potential

The Trump Administration's focus on securing domestic sources of critical minerals could help re-invigorate mineral exploration and mine development in Alaska. At least 15 of the 23 critical... — Updated 2/24/2018 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... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Critical Graphite Creek awareness

Graphite One Resources Inc. Dec. 21 said a U.S. Geological Survey report on critical minerals of the United States and an executive order to develop a federal critical mineral's strategy... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Matter of perspective

Alaska’s mining sector is in a global competition for mining investment, making it critical for the state to tout its strengths and address its weakness if it wants to attract the capital... — Updated 1/25/2018

 
 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... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Expanding Pyramid copper

CopperBank Resources Corp. sees the need for copper rising sharply as the world shifts to renewable energy sources and believes its Pyramid porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum project on the... — Updated 2/6/2018

 

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