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An ATAC helicopter flying through the beautiful mountainous valley's of Yukon.

Year looks bright for ATAC YT-BC projects

ATAC Resources Ltd. Jan. 23 announced the results from its second phase of exploration at the company's Catch copper-gold property in central Yukon, which identified a high-grade copper... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
HighGold CEO and geologist Darwin Green on an Alaska mountain ridge.

Second Alaska HighGold deposit emerging

After elevating the resource in the JT deposit to above 1 million ounces of gold-equivalent, HighGold Mining Inc. focused its 2022 drilling at its Johnson Tract property in Alaska largely... — Updated 1/26/2023 Full story

 
A helicopter sits on a drill pad on a highly mineralized mountain in the Yukon.

Gold, silver lure pack to Yukon in 2022

Though effects of the COVID-19 pandemic lingered, mineral explorers rushed to the Yukon like moths to a flame during 2022. Mining's most daring sector rallied to generate the busiest... — Updated 1/26/2023 Full story

 
A large gold bar containing the 4 millionth ounce of gold produced at Pogo Mine.

Pogo gold output climbs on higher grades

Northern Star Resources Ltd. Jan. 19 reported a rebound in gold production and a drop in per-ounce production costs at its Pogo Mine in Alaska. During the fourth quarter of the calendar y... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Blackwolf geologist rappelling down a cliff to inspect outcrop mineralization.

Blackwolf excited by 2022 surface results

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. Jan. 17 announced it has received its surface sample assay results from the company's 2022 reconnaissance exploration program at its various Hyder area... — Updated 1/19/2023

 
Alaska Range mountain backdrops outstretched hand holding gold-rich rock sample.

Nova trumpets new Estelle gold discovery

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 15 announced the discovery of a large high-grade gold system within the emerging RPM Mining Complex at the southern end of the company's Estelle property in... — Updated 1/19/2023 Full story

 
Geologist with handheld drill collects soil sample at copper project in Alaska.

Kenorland draws Antofagasta to Alaska

With a propensity to attract major mining companies to the mineral exploration projects it generates, Kenorland Minerals Ltd. cut a deal in 2022 to option its Tanacross project in... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
Mountain at Kensington mine silhouetted by brilliant green aurora display.

Steadfast exploration strategy for Coeur

Coeur Mining Inc. is highly encouraged by the results from the 2022 drilling at its Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine project in Northern British Columbia and Kensington gold mine in Southe... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
Molten gold cascades down bar molds during a gold pour at the Pogo Mine.

More gold for a larger mill at Pogo Mine

Northern Star Resources Ltd. has increased both the capacity of its mill and the quantity of high-grade gold reserves to feed into the upgraded and expanded recovery circuit at the... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

 
Geologist collects rock samples from a steep slope on a gold project in Alaska.

Tectonic expands Doyon gold partnership

Toward its foundational goal of being an ESG-focused gold exploration company that is a catalyst for economic development and improved social well-being in the areas where it works,... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
With Alaska mountains as a backdrop, drillers test a high-grade gold deposit.

9.6M oz of gold and just getting started

By the time the calendar flipped to 2022, Nova Minerals Ltd. had outlined 9.6 million ounces of gold in the inferred and indicated resource categories at its Estelle project. And with the... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
A crew of three operates a reverse circulation drill testing for gold in Alaska.

Felix Gold discovers Treasure in Alaska

With the January completion of an A$10 million (U$7.1 million) initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, Felix Gold Ltd. went into 2022 well-positioned... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
A drill tests for copper on the side of a forested hill in southwest Yukon.

Exploring for energy metals in SW Yukon

Strategic Metals Ltd., a longtime project generator in the Yukon, is helping to spur industry interest in the prospectivity of the territory's southwestern region for critical minerals... — 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... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

 
Western Alaska Minerals CEO Kit Marrs in the core shack at Illinois Creek.

High-grade silver boosts Western Alaska

Thanks to the thick zones of high-grade silver-zinc-lead mineralization cut during the 2022 drilling of the Waterpump Creek target at Illinois Creek, Western Alaska Minerals Corp.'s... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

 
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... — Updated 1/18/2023 Full story

 
A brilliant Aurora display at the end of a snow-covered road in the North.

End of the road for critical minerals

Has the discovery and development of the mines essential to meeting the massive demand for battery metals, copper, rare earths, and other critical minerals reached the end of the road?... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
First-of-its-kind northern solar farm for Snowline Gold's Forks Camp in Yukon.

Snowline ends 2022 with review of success

Snowline Gold Corp. Dec. 29 highlighted a truly transformative year of discoveries and successes for this swiftly growing Yukon junior. A recent addition to the Yukon's vast collection of... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
Welcome to Hyder Alaska sign above the road crossing into Alaska from BC.

Optimum acquires Salmon gold property

Optimum Ventures Ltd. Dec. 14 announced that it has acquired the Salmon gold property in the Hyder Mining District of Southeast Alaska. A TSX Venture Exchange-listed junior, Optimum has... — Updated 12/22/2022

 
Geologist inspects core loaded in a pickup bed at the 64North gold project.

Drills tap encouraging gold at 64North

Resolution Minerals Ltd. Dec. 12 reported encouraging gold mineralization was encountered during its first pass of drilling at the Tourmaline Ridge target on the West Pogo block of the... — Updated 12/22/2022

 
A helicopter approaches a drill testing the RPM South gold target in Alaska.

RPM shaping up as a standalone gold mine

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 21 said its resource expansion drilling at RPM is building a strong case for this high-grade gold deposit to be a second smaller mining center on the company's... — Updated 12/22/2022

 
A drill atop a rocky ridge tests the Johnson Tract gold project in Alaska.

Drills expand Ellis Zone gold discovery

HighGold Mining Inc. Dec. 8 reported that the final batch of assay results from its 2022 drilling of the Ellis Zone discovery provides further evidence of the potential for multiple... — Updated 12/15/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Sample jars being fed into a PhotonAssay machine for gold analysis.

Lightspeed answer to backlogged assays

PhotonAssay tech offers a modern, faster alternative to fire assaying for gold analysis. Assays are the very crux of mineral exploration – timely results returned from the lab help... — Updated 12/3/2022

 
A crew of three operates a reverse circulation drill testing for gold in Alaska.

Felix Gold grows Treasure Creek discoveries

Millrock Resources Inc. Nov. 21 reported that the 2022 drilling being carried out by Felix Gold Ltd. continues to cut significant near-surface gold mineralization in multiple zones on the... — Updated 12/2/2022

 
Geologist surveying on a slope overseeing the Rogue property in Yukon.

Valley returns strong gold for Snowline

Snowline Gold Corp. Nov. 15 announced that drills cut an incredible 128.2-meter intercept averaging 2.48 grams per metric ton gold from surface, within a wider 285.2-meter section... — Updated 11/17/2022

 

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