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Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 

Fireweed drills zinc deposit extensions

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. focused its 2019 exploration on continuing to add high-grade resources at Macmillan Pass, a 544-square-kilometer (210 square miles) zinc-lead-silver project in eastern... — Updated 12/9/2019

 

Expanding Boundary at Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Nov. 5 reported that drills cut 230 meters averaging 4.14 percent zinc from a depth of eight meters at Boundary, a zone currently not included in the resource for the... — Updated 11/22/2019

 

Boundary zinc could boost Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Oct. 16 reported that drills cut 250 meters averaging 3.44 percent zinc from the surface at Boundary, a zone currently not included in the resource for the company's... — Updated 11/5/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior awakens MacMillan Pass giant

Another slumbering zinc giant is being awakened in Canada's far north. The MacMillan Pass project, a venture targeting an extensive package of mining claims assembled recently by junior... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 

Zinc intercepts confirm, expand Tom North

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Aug. 20 reported results from the first five holes drilled at the company's Macmillan Pass zinc project in eastern Yukon. Two deposits at Macmillan Pass – Tom and... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Fireweed eyes more zinc, new targets

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. June 12 announced that crews have begun work in preparation for the 2019 exploration program at Macmillan Pass, a 544-square-kilometer (210 square miles) zinc-lead... — Updated 6/21/2019

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Teck Resources put order in to acquire additional Fireweed Zinc shares Yukon

Teck to up its stake in Fireweed Zinc

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Jan. 18 announced that Teck Resources Ltd. has put in a lead order to acquire shares during Fireweed's upcoming C$5 million private placement financing. Teck, which... — Updated 2/1/2019 Full story

 
Zinc exploration in the Selwyn SEDEX basin eastern Yukon

Year of great accomplishments for Fireweed

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Jan. 2 provided a review of its accomplishments at Macmillan Pass during 2018, a year of resource and property expansion for the company's zinc-lead project in eastern... — Updated 1/11/2019 Full story

 
Zinc lead silver exploration drilling Selwyn Basin Yukon

ME2018: Fireweed Zinc Ltd.

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. is focused on advancing Macmillan Pass, a 470-square-kilometer (181 square miles) road-accessible zinc-lead-silver project in Selwyn Basin in southeastern Yukon... — Updated 11/1/2018 Full story

 
Fireweed Zinc exploration drilling Selwyn Basin Yukon Territory

Fireweed seeks more MacMillan Pass zinc

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. June 26 said it has begun a planned 10,000-meter drill program aimed at expanding and upgrading the high-grade zinc resource at Macmillan Pass, as well as exploring... — Updated 7/6/2018

 
Macmillan Pass

Fireweed doubles Yukon zinc land position

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. March 27 reported that it has cut deals with Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. and Carlin Gold Corp. and Golden Ridge Resources Ltd. that significantly expands its land... — Updated 4/6/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: A renaissance for Yukon's mining legacy

As some of the world's biggest gold miners nab exciting plays that turned up across Yukon Territory during the past decade, Yukon's mining explorers continue to seek the next generation... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Startup zinc explorer begins Yukon drilling

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. July 21 announced the start of a 2,000-meter drill program at the Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in southeastern Yukon. The primary objectives of this initial phase of drilling is to verify historic mineral... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Fireweed options more zinc claims in SE Yukon

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Aug. 8 announced it has signed an Option and Exploration Agreement on Newmont Mining Corp.'s MAC claims, which extends northwest from Fireweed's Macmillan Pass zinc project in southeastern Yukon. Selwyn Basin, where... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Fireweed hits high- grade zinc at Jason

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Oct. 10 reported high-grade zinc results from the first four holes drilled at Jason, one of two deposits the company is testing with confirmation drilling during its 2017 program at the Macmillan Pass project in... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

Nice zinc intercepts at Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Oct. 24 reported high-grade zinc intercepts from verification drilling in the Jason Main zone results at its Macmillan Pass project in eastern Yukon. The best intercept from this second batch of assay results from... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

Fireweed off to a good start at Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Sep. 12 reported results from the first five holes of its 2017 drill program on the Macmillan Pass zinc project in eastern Yukon. The best intercept so far came in hole TS17-03, which cut 24.4 meters averaging 10.2... — Updated 1/11/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

New zinc explorer emerges in Yukon

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. May 29 announced the completion of a C$4 million initial public offering and the start of trading on the TSX Venture Exchange. Fireweed is a new exploration company... — Updated 6/11/2017

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Copper miner wins prestigious PDAC award

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada bestowed its prestigious "Viola R. MacMillan Award" on Capstone Mining Corp., owner and operator of the Minto Mine in central Yukon Territory at its annual convention in Toronto on... — Updated 3/30/2014

 

Mining Explorers 2012: Capstone Mining Corp.

CS: TSX President and CEO: Darren Pylot Senior Vice President and COO: Gregg B. Bush, B.Sc. (Metallurgical Eng.) Vice President, Exploration: Brad Mercer, P. Geol. Capstone Mining Corp. is focused on operating, expanding and exploring... — Updated 11/11/2012

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Recession drives miners into mergers

The recession is taking its toll among mining companies with properties in Alaska and northwestern Canada as mergers and acquisitions surged in this sector during the second quarter, in step with a global industry trend. Companies... — Updated 8/30/2009 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Columnist offers apologies for lengthy discourse; no quick fix possible with 'sack full' of news

Let me extend my apologies to all those looking for a quick summary of the Alaska mining industry this month. There is nothing "quick" about the tome you are about to read, but don't... — Updated 3/30/2008 Full story

 
 By Curtis J. Freeman    News

Alaska hums with 'over abundance' of news

As is commonly the case in late January, an over abundance of news has come out in the last month, in part to coincide with year-end financial releases and in part to coincide with the annual Cordilleran Roundup mining convention in Vanc... — Updated 2/24/2008

 

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