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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... — 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... — 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,... — 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... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
Lithium ion battery metals project Alaska spherical graphite anode material

Foo leads 2018 Graphite Creek PFS work

Graphite One Resources Inc. Aug. 7 announced the start of a field program to a pre-feasibility study for the company's Graphite Creek deposit about 37 miles north of Nome, Alaska. A resource... — Updated 8/17/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical minerals Alaska Lost River Stepovich Gilmore Dome Fairbanks

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... — Updated 8/17/2018 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... — Updated 8/14/2018 Full story

 
Ketchikan Specialty Metals Complex domestic supply of critical minerals REE

Ucore, DC politicos discuss rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. July 3 announced the company representatives met with senior Trump Administration and Congressional officials in Washington, D.C. to discuss American dependence on... — Updated 7/13/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Red Mountain chromite mine Border Ranges Fault US critical minerals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical materials."... — Updated 7/13/2018 Full story

 
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

 
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 7/17/2018 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

 

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