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  • memorial Bill Ellis Alaska geologist history mining discovery AES Earth Sciences

    Bill Ellis blazed trail of Alaska discovery

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 31, 2022

    On March 18, 2022, Alaska's mining community lost Bill Ellis, a close friend and geologist that was universally loved for his kind spirit and optimism, traits that will live on as a legacy as solid as the Alaska rocks he explored for the better part of half a century. All of us at North of 60 Mining News were blessed to get to know Bill and wish to send our love and condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. In honor of Bill's memory, we would like to republish "Bill...

  • HighGold Mining Johnson Tract property Cook Inlet Regional CIRI ANCSA map

    Exploring a uniquely Alaskan opportunity

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    JOHNSON TRACT, Alaska – A nearly half-a-million-ounce gold deposit sitting on a 7.5-mile trend of obvious yet underexplored mineralization just a few miles from the coast in Southcentral Alaska was hiding in plain sight for more than two decades before HighGold Mining Inc. began unlocking the rich potential of this high-grade gold project in 2019. Owned by Cook Inlet Regional Inc., more widely known as CIRI, Johnson Tract is one of the many mineral-rich properties identified a...

  • Alaska Earth Sciences Bill Ellis geologist history Ambler Mining District

    Bill Ellis blazes trail of Alaska discovery

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    Throughout the relatively short modern history of Alaska, many nameless and oft unrecognized explorers have contributed to the Last Frontier state in ways that future generations will never be able to truly appreciate. This, however, is not the case for Bill Ellis, an explorer and geologist who has gifted his knowledge and experience for nearly half a century and personifies the attitude needed to succeed in mineral exploration, optimism. As if by providence, Bill was born in...

  • HighGold Mining Johnson Tract Alaska assay results resource estimate map JT gold

    HighGold hits strong gold-silver at JT

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 16, 2021

    HighGold Mining Inc. Sept. 14 cut strong mineralization in the first resource expansion hole at JT deposit, as assay results start to roll in from the company's 2021 program at the polymetallic Johnson Tract gold project in Southcentral Alaska. According to a calculation completed in April of 2020, the JT deposit hosts 2.14 million metric tons of indicated resource averaging 6.07 grams per metric ton (417,000 ounces) gold, 5.8 g/t (397,000 oz) silver, 5.85% (275.3 million...

  • Tower Hill chairman fills executive void

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2012

    Don Ewigleben and Tom Irwin - two figures that played key roles in the development of Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine - are once again united to develop a world-class gold deposit in Interior Alaska. Filling a void created by the sudden departure of James Komadina in May, International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. appointed Chairman Ewigleben president and CEO of the company looking to develop the 20-million-ounce Livengood gold project. Ewigleben, a lawyer who spent 35 years...