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  • Exploring Alaska's golden mining future

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Feb 24, 2022

    While copper has the potential to be a major contributor to Alaska's economic future, this "new oil" of the low-carbon economy will be hard-pressed to beat out the old money being produced at current and coming gold mines across the Last Frontier. This is due in large part to Kinross Gold Corp.'s new "Kinross Alaska" strategy that is leveraging the underutilized 14-million-metric-ton-per-year mill and storage capacity at Fort Knox to process higher-grade ore mined from... Full story

  • Mining Explorers 2021 magazine Millrock Alaska gold exploration map

    Millrock generates Alaska gold projects

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    As a project-generating exploration company, Millrock Resources Inc. identifies and secures grassroots mineral projects and brings on partners to fund the high-risk early stages of exploration. In recent years, many of these have been with Australian companies intrigued by Alaska's rich and underexplored mineral potential. During 2021, Millrock was actively working with two such Aussie explorers on Alaska gold projects – Felix Gold Ltd. in the Fairbanks Mining District and R... Full story

  • Millrock Resources ASX public listing Treasure Creek Ester Dome Australia map

    Felix Gold files for ASX public listing

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 9, 2021

    Millrock Resources Inc. Nov. 30 announced that its exploration partner in the Fairbanks Mining District, Felix Gold, has filed a prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that initiates the process to become a publicly-traded company on the Australian Securities Exchange. If successful, Felix Gold plans to raise between A$10 million and A$13 million (US$7.1 million and US$9.3 million) in an initial public offering, and its shares would begin trading...

  • Kinross Gold Felix Pedro Fairbanks Alaska mining history 25th anniversary

    Golden Heart City shares 25-year success

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Dec 9, 2021

    Spread across the Tanana Valley foothills, accessible by road, rail, and air, Fairbanks is called Alaska's Golden Heart City for a reason. Laying claim to a colorful history, the city at the center of the Last Frontier has its roots dug deep from the many mining discoveries throughout the century within the simply named Fairbanks Mining District. Although early exploration had Russian traders in and around the Tanana region, it would not be until 1885 when Henry Tureman... Full story

  • Kinross Gold Trout Unlimited Resurrection Creek Hope Alaska salmon restoration

    Resurrection Creek restoration offers hope

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    HOPE, Alaska – An Alaska partnership between Trout Unlimited and Kinross Gold Corp. demonstrates that cooperation and collaboration are more powerful than conflict and polarization when it comes to conserving the environment while also producing the minerals and metals the world needs and wants. This strength-in-partnerships strategy is on full display in Alaska's historic Hope gold mining district, where Trout Unlimited, Kinross, Hope Mining Company, U.S. Forest Service, a...

  • Australian investments Alaska North of 60 Mining News White Rock Minerals

    Aussie investments in AK mining top $100M

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 26, 2021

    Accounting for at least US$100 million invested in mineral exploration and mine development in Alaska during 2021, Australian companies continue to work along the entire breadth of the Last Frontier's mining industry – from discovery to doré. Following a year in which COVID-19 protocols and travel restrictions made exploring Alaska challenging, especially for companies headquartered half a world away, this impressive investment in Alaska's mining sector demonstrates that Do...

  • Millrock Resources Resolution Minerals Fairbanks District Felix Gold Goodpaster

    Millrock draws Aussie explorers to Alaska

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 26, 2021

    An Alaska-based mineral explorer that has long attracted Australian companies to projects it has generated, Millrock Resources Inc. is actively working with two such companies on gold exploration projects in Interior Alaska – Felix Gold Ltd. in the Fairbanks Mining District and Resolution Minerals Ltd. in the Goodpaster Mining District. "The exploration season is in full swing in Alaska," Millrock Resources President and CEO Greg Beischer said earlier this month. "Our f...

  • Millrock Resources 64North map Pogo Goodpaster Alaska Felix Gold Fairbanks

    Millrock partners explore for Alaska gold

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 29, 2021

    Millrock Resources Inc. July 7 provided an update on the Alaska gold exploration programs being carried out in partnership with two Australia-based mineral explorers – Felix Gold Ltd. in the Fairbanks Mining District and Resolution Minerals Ltd. in the Goodpaster Mining District. "The exploration season is in full swing in Alaska," said Millrock Resources President and CEO Greg Beischer. "Our funding partners are mounting very significant campaigns that could result in new gol...

  • Millrock Resources Felix Gold Fairbanks Alaska Ester Dome Treasure Island

    Millrock cuts deal for Grant gold mine

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 22, 2021

    Millrock Resources Inc. Feb. 13 announced that it has expanded its Fairbanks Mining District gold properties and its partner Felix Gold Ltd. has added David Larimer to lead the exploration of the growing portfolio in Interior Alaska. In January, Millrock announced it had vended its Fairbanks area properties to Felix Gold Ltd. and would be working with this newly formed Australian mineral exploration company to expand upon and advance exploration on these Interior Alaska gold...

  • Millrock Resources Felix Gold Treasure Creek Ester Dome Alaska Fairbanks map

    Millrock, Felix expand Fairbanks claims

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 11, 2021

    Millrock Resources Inc. Feb. 10 announce that it has staked 208 new state mining claims associated with the Treasure Creek and Ester Dome gold properties, expanding its total land position in the Fairbanks Mining District to approximately 49,900 acres. These Interior Alaska claims are subject to purchase agreements with Felix Gold Ltd., a private Australian gold explorer that is expected to gain a listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in the coming months. Under...

  • Millrock Resources Fairbanks Alaska Australia Greg Beischer Felix Gold Ltd.

    Aussie nabs Fairbanks area gold projects

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 22, 2021

    Millrock Resources Inc. Jan. 12 announced that it has vended three of its Alaska gold exploration projects – Treasure Creek, Ester Dome, and Liberty Bell – to Alaska-based subsidiaries of Felix Gold Ltd., a newly formed Australian mineral exploration company. Millrock Resources President and CEO Greg Beischer said the team behind Felix Gold are well respected for their technical expertise and the respect of the financial groups in Australia. "It is a private company, but they...

  • Mining Explorers 2020 Philip St. George Millrock Resources Pogo Goodpaster

    Millrock generates Alaska gold projects

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 17, 2021

    As a project generating exploration company, Millrock Resources Inc. identifies and secures grassroots mineral projects and brings on partners to fund the high-risk early stages of exploration. Currently, this work is primarily focused on gold and copper projects in Alaska and Mexico. One of the largest and most intriguing Millrock generated project is 64North, which covers a 163,240-acre swath of Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District. This large land package has been divided... Full story

  • Wise Mike Stepovich Captain Barnette Trading Post 1902 Fairbanks Alaska

    An Alaskan fortune: 'Wise Mike' Stepovich

    A.J. Roan, For Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    A true northern pioneer far from his Eastern European home, 'Wise' Mike Stepovich, settles in a new land and leaves behind a historic legacy in Alaska's Golden Heart City. The history of Fairbanks is not unlike many other gold rush settlements, rife with rugged explorers, savvy tycoons and luckless vagabonds. So, the melting pot of happenstance plays its hand again and begets a fascinating tale of a frontier city and a man far from home. It is hard to say whether Stepovich... Full story

  • Children's Book Alaska gold panning Felix Pedro Matthew Lasley Pedro's Pan

    Tale highlights state's golden past

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated Sep 28, 2018

    "Pedro's Pan," a children's book subtitled, "A Gold Rush Story," was written by Matthew Lasley and illustrated by Jacob Souva. An engaging 32-page tale, it is a rare gem – a small volume that tells a big story. Narrated by an Alaska prospector's gold pan, the book is cleverly written and wonderfully illustrated. From cover to cover, it is a sheer delight that young children will find intriguing, funny and exciting. Older children and adults will be equally captivated, not o... Full story

  • Golden 2013 for Alaska miners

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 26, 2014

    Spurred by a record-setting pace at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine, Alaska gold production topped 1 million ounces during 2013, a golden milestone not achieved by Last Frontier gold miners since 1906. Though more than a century lies between these monumental milestones, they are linked by a discovery made by Felice Pedroni, an Italian immigrant better known to Alaskans as Felix Pedro. It was Pedro's gold find in an Interior Alaska stream in 1902 that sparked the Fairbanks...

  • Miners reclaim Alaska mines as they work

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 25, 2009

    Reclamation is a critical element of modern mining and mine planning. In Alaska, companies who wish to extract minerals from the earth must first present a plan on how they propose to return the disturbed land to a reusable state and post financial assurances that they will complete the job. Planning for what the site will look like and be used for begins before any mining is started. The information needed to design a successful reclamation plan is gathered from the...

  • Fish Creek restoration earns Fort Knox operator the Tileston Award

    Shane Lasley|Updated Oct 25, 2009

    Kinross Gold Corp. subsidiary, Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc., recently received accolades for its reclamation of Fish Creek, a stream draining the Fort Knox gold mine area. The Alaska Conservation Alliance and the Resource Development Council presented the Tileston Award, which celebrates resource developers whose success is measured both in their positive effect on Alaska jobs and economy as well as the state's environment, at a ceremony on Oct. 1. The reason the efforts by the...