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Mining Explorers 2020 Northwest Territories Gold Terra Rio Tinto Dominion

NWT miners clear 2020 hurdles

For many mining companies eyeing prospects in Canada's far north, 2020 presented insurmountable challenges. But for the few explorers and producers focused on Northwest Territories, the... — Updated 1/20/2021 Full story

 
Alaska mining sector Donlin Sprott Kinross HighGold Mining Explorers 2020

Alaska exploration recovers from COVID-19

Strong metal prices and an infusion of cash from notable resource investors helped to salvage much of a 2020 mineral exploration season in Alaska that became lethargic with disruptions,... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
North of 60 Mining News Mining Explorers HighGold COVID fence

An exploration season of light and darkness

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Nunavut Blue Star Gold drill Grant Ewing Ulu Hood River

Blue Star adds gold to Ulu, Flood River

Blue Star Gold Corp. is focused on expanding the high-grade gold resources on its Ulu and Hood River properties in Nunavut. The Ulu property hosts an advanced gold project that has... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Heatherdale Resources Rob McLeod Niblack VMS

New Heatherdale explores Niblack VMS

Restructured and under new leadership, Heatherdale Resources Ltd. is expanding the high-grade targets at its Niblack copper-gold-silver-zinc project on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Critical metal cobalt used in battery cells electric vehicles, renewable energy

Alaskan cobalt could supply EV demands

Whether it is the exponential growth in electric vehicles traveling global highways, the massive need for storing energy at solar and wind electrical generating facilities, or cutting the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By J.P. Tangen    Opinion
North of 60 Mining News Joe Biden COVID-19 Army Corps of Engineers

It was the best and the worst of times

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, now is a good time to reflect on and prognosticate about Alaska and things mining. First, with regard to things past, from the impeachment to the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Rob McLeod historic Niblack Mine VMS project

Heatherdale explores old Niblack Mine

Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Jan. 6 reported that encouraging mineralization observed in the first four holes of the 2020 program prompted the company to drill all ten holes in the area of... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
TMAC Resources Inc. Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

Agnico Eagle cuts deal to acquire TMAC

In what could be the best outcome of Ottawa blocking Shandong Gold Mining's bid to acquire TMAC Resources Inc., Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has agreed to buy out its fellow Nunavut gold... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Yukon Alexco Resource Keno Hill Silver Project Brad Thrall

Alexco sprints to Keno Hill mine restart

As the price of silver hovered around US$25 per ounce in 2020, Alexco Resource Corp. took the final lap in its race to production at its Keno Hill Silver Project in central Yukon... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Nunavut Sabina Gold & Silver Corp COVID-19 Bruce McLeod

Sabina uncovers higher grades at Goose

When Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. acquired the Back River gold project in Canada's far north in 2009, the junior set out to tame a baby elephant. More than a decade later, the project... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Kinross Gold Corp. Fort Knox Paul Tomory

Kinross Alaska excites gold exploration

Kinross Gold Corp. has rolled out a strategy to double gold production at its Fort Knox Mine by feeding higher grade ore into the underutilized 14-million-metric-ton-per-year mill at the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Niblack Lookout deposit Prince of Wales Island

Heatherdale to resume Niblack drilling

Restructured and under new leadership, Heatherdale Resources Ltd. is gearing up for a drill program to expand some of the high-grade targets at its Niblack copper-gold-silver-zinc... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Gold Corp. Peak Gold LLC Cantango ORE Inc. Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

Peak Gold JV to invest $18M during 2021

Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Kinross Gold Corp. (70%) and Contango ORE Inc. (30%), have agreed to invest US$18 million during 2021 to carry out the work needed to complete a... — Updated 12/17/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Limited Partnership Bristol Bay Lisa Murkowski John Shively USACE

Army Corps denies permit for Pebble Mine

In a major setback for building a mine at the largest undeveloped deposit of copper, gold, and rhenium known to exist on Earth, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied federal... — Updated 12/4/2020

 
Hyder Alaska Stewart B.C. Canada COVID-19 mining history gold rush

Friendliest mining ghost town in Alaska

Resting on the eastern fringe of the Misty Fjords National Monument, at the head of Portland Canal, the Southeast Alaska mining town of Hyder survives through a symbiotic relationship... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion
COVID-19

Pandemic skews traditional calendar

The fourth quarter in any given year, actually the period between Columbus Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, is always an interesting period. Every eighth year (more frequently with... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tetlin Village Peak Gold lease mineral exploration property gold silver mine

Peak Gold deal launches new Contango ORE

In the few months since taking the helm at Contango ORE Inc., Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has steered this unconventional mineral exploration company toward being the 30% owner of Alaska's... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 
Gold exploration resource drilling

Signs of Ulu, Hood River growth potential

Blue Star Gold Corp. Sept. 30 announced encouraging gold results from the company's 2020 drill program at the Ulu and Hood River properties in Nunavut. The Ulu property hosts an advanced... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold mining haul truck during Gilmore project ribbon cutting Fort Knox

Golden decade coming to Fort Knox Mine

A look at Kinross Gold Corp.'s newly optimized strategy for Fort Knox indicates that the iconic mine about 20 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska will be producing upwards of 400,000 ounces... — Updated 10/23/2020 Full story

 
 By Ron Thiessen    Opinion
Drill rigs test porphyry copper gold molybdenum silver rhenium deposit

A lot riding on Alaska's Pebble Mine

Northern Dynasty Minerals first set its sights on Alaska's Pebble deposit in the 1990s. After acquiring the property in 2001, the company spent more than a decade and close to $1 billion... — Updated 10/1/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble copper gold silver molybdenum rhenium mine project Bristol Bay

Pebble Mine death grossly exaggerated

Much like Mark Twain, who quipped, "The report of my death was an exaggeration," when informed of his obituary in an American newspaper, Politico's report of the untimely demise of the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Helicopter drill rig Arctic zinc copper gold silver mine Ambler Alaska

Feds approve critical Alaska mining road

The U.S. Department of Interior issued two decisions that mark a major milestone along the path of permitting a road to the incredibly rich and strategically important Ambler Mining... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Novagold VP Hennessey CEO Lang Chairman Tom Kaplan NYSE Bell

Gold is Holy Grail of resource investing

As the largest shareholder and chairman of Novagold Resources Inc., a company that owns 50% of the 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold project in Alaska, it is natural for New York billionaire... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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