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Critical minerals project Alaska

Nova markets Windy Fork, explores Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. June 3 said it is looking into the potential of selling or bringing on a partner to advance exploration of its Windy Fork rare earth elements (REE) project in Southwest Alaska.... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
USGS, Alaska DGGS develop tool to help guide geologists, mineral explorers

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and tin. A new... — Updated 5/19/2019 Full story

 

Alaska is rich in critical rare earths

Alaska is rich in rare earth, a unique group of elements that are so distinctive that most are placed in their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic table. While scientist have long... — Updated 6/12/2019 Full story

 
Australia junior exploration company drills Oxide gold target Alaska

Nova has drills targeting gold at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. June 21 announced the start of drilling at the Oxide gold prospect on the Estelle project about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The Australia-based explorer plans to... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field activities.... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in evidence at the... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining Curt Freeman guest column

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining

As the year waned, Alaska's mining industry reported some of the last of its 2018 seasonal field results while the University of Alaska and state of Alaska released some current and projected... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges, the industry... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
Australia junior exploring copper gold project in Alaska

ME2018: Nova Minerals Ltd.

Nova Minerals Ltd. (formerly Quantum Resources Ltd.) completed an inaugural drill program in 2018 at its newly acquired Estelle gold-copper-silver project about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage,... — Updated 11/12/2018 Full story

 
Perth based underground gold miner Northern Star buys Alaska mine Pogo

Aussie miners look north to land of giants

Thanks to its own rich mineral endowment, Australia is a juggernaut in the world of mining, especially across the Southern Hemisphere. Over the past couple of years, however, a growing number of... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Australian junior exploring Kuskokwim Mineral Belt near Donlin Gold

Explosion of mining activity in Alaska

Following a couple of quiet months where Alaska's mining industry focused on its work, the last month has seen an explosion of new info come out regarding that effort, some of it profound in its... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
Estelle Oxide exploration Australian junior exploration company Alaska

Nova gears up for drilling at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. (formerly Quantum Resources Ltd.) July 31 said it plans to complete at least 8,000 meters of drilling over the next six to eight weeks at the Estelle gold-copper-silver project abo... — Updated 8/10/2018 Full story

 
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, competition is... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
 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 periodic... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 

Turnaround lifts mood as miners gather

For the first time in five long years, the mood at the recently held Alaska Miners Association Convention in Anchorage was buoyant, the result of a slow but steady turnaround on mineral investments... — Updated 1/10/2018 Full story

 

Aussie junior options Estelle

Quantum Resources Ltd. Nov. 20 announced that it has entered into an option five Alaska projects prospective for gold, silver, zinc, nickel, copper, cobalt and rare earth elements. The primary... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical potential

Exploration companies familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is great place to look for critical minerals such as rare earth elements, platinum group metals, cobalt and tin. A new... — Updated 2/5/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Price run-up startles

Although there is plenty of Alaska mining industry news this month, the big dog in the pen is the dramatic and unexpected run-up in the price of gold, which moved from a low of $1,078 per ounce to a... — Updated 2/28/2016 Full story

 

JV pacts lapse on two Millrock copper projects

Millrock Resources Inc. Jan. 29 reported that partnership agreements on its Alaska Peninsula and Estelle copper-gold exploration properties in Alaska have been allowed to lapse. After reviewing the... — Updated 2/7/2016

 

Mining Explorers 2015: First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

FM: TSX / FQM: LSE Chairman and CEO: Philip Pascall President: Clive Newall Principal geologist, generative projects: Tim Ireland With seven mines in operation and five mineral projects under development, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a growing,... — Updated 11/1/2015

 

Mining Explorers 2015: Millrock Resources Inc.

MRO: TSX.V President and CEO: Gregory Beischer Chief Exploration Officer: Philip St. George Through careful execution of the project generator model, Millrock Resources Inc. has built a portfolio of grassroots mineral prospects in Alaska, New Mexico... — Updated 11/1/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Whistler sale pending

It has been nearly four years since any significant exploration has been carried out at the Whistler property, but a preliminary deal for Kiska Metals Corp. to sell it could mean a renewed focus on t... — Updated 4/19/2015 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Fighting headwinds

Slipping metals prices and investors' ongoing reluctance to risk venture capital in the junior mining sector is hitting Alaska's mineral exploration sector hard; and the Far North state is not the... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

First Quantum eyes SW copper potential

Since buying out its mining rival Inmet Mining Corp. in early 2013, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has shown a keen interest in Alaska's copper potential. With seven mines in operation and five mineral... — Updated 12/21/2014

 

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