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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 2/2/2023 Full story

 
Fireweed Metals' camp is nestled in the Macmillan Pass on Yukon-NWT border.

Fireweed is prepped for new banner year

Fireweed Metals Corp. Jan. 31 reported additional high-grade intercepts from the 2022 drill program on its flagship Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, and the... — Updated 2/2/2023 Full story

 
Geologists inspect a hill in the foreground of the beautiful Yukon wilderness.

A year of explosive growth for Fireweed

Whether it is expanding its zinc-lead-silver resources on its flagship Macmillan Pass project in the Yukon, gaining a better understanding of its newly acquired Mactung tungsten project... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

Minerals hunt in NWT turns 'critical'

Mining activity in Northwest Territories held steady in 2022 despite constraints imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a cadre of mainly junior mining companies took up the... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Close up of the elements zinc, gallium, and germanium on the periodic table.

Fireweed targets Gayna River minerals

On the heels of its successful Macmillan Pass zinc-lead exploration play in eastern Yukon Territory, Fireweed Metals Corp. is making a bid to expand its project portfolio in what may be... — Updated 12/8/2022

 
A dusk shot of Fireweed Metals' Gayna River project in NWT, Canada.

High-grade rocks from Jaws of Gayna River

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 17 announced that its exploration program at Gayna River revealed several potential high-grade targets at this zinc-lead-gallium-germanium project in Canada's N... — Updated 12/3/2022

 
Macmillan Pass within the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada.

Fireweed first assays reveal best intercept

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 22 announced that the second hole drilled this year at Macmillan Pass cut an impressive 124 meters averaging 12.3% zinc, 1.3% lead, and 45.9 grams per metric... — Updated 12/1/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
A large chunk of galena or lead, with crystalline sphalerite or zinc on it.

Tremendous 2022 success for Fireweed

Whether on purpose or by accident, Fireweed "just can't stop finding zinc." Whether it is expanding zinc-lead-silver resources on its flagship Macmillan Pass project in the Yukon,... — Updated 9/22/2022

 
Rocket engine nozzles use tungsten for its durability, high melting point.

Strongest metal shows US supply weakness

Tungsten could be held ransom unless domestic mines open Tungsten, or wolfram, is the 74th element on the periodic table of elements and, like many other metals that have found their way... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
Geologist walking along the crest of a hill at Fireweed Metal's Macmillan Pass.

Fireweed finally starts drilling program

Fireweed Metals Corp. July 26 announced the start of its 2022 diamond drilling program at the Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in Yukon, Canada. The 544-square-kilometer (210... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

NWT mining future takes a critical turn

Rare earths from the Nechalacho Mine being delivered into the supply chain marks the opening of a new critical minerals chapter in the story of mining in Northwest Territories – a saga... — Updated 7/7/2022 Full story

 
A map showing the breadth of the Yukon with Mactung and Gayna River on it.

Gravity survey for Gayna River zinc project

Newly renamed Fireweed Metals Corp. (previously Fireweed Zinc) July 7 announced that a ground gravity survey has begun at its recently staked Gayna River zinc-lead-sil... — Updated 7/7/2022

 
A drill tests for zinc-lead-silver mineralization at Macmillan Pass.

Fireweed Zinc drilling is now underway

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. June 20 announced that crews have been mobilized for the company's largest drill program so far at the Macmillan Pass property in Yukon, Canada. "We are very excited... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
No. 74 on the periodic table, tungsten is known for its hardness and durability.

Fireweed Zinc cuts deal to buy Mactung

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. has agreed to buy the Mactung tungsten project from the Northwest Territories government for C$15 million (US$11.8 million), an acquisition that further expands the... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
A twilight shot of Fireweed Zinc's mining operations in Northwest Territories.

Fireweed Zinc adds Gayna River project

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. May 10 announced the staking of the Gayna River project in Northwest Territories, Canada, adding a prospective zinc-gallium-germanium-lead-silver project to its... — Updated 5/12/2022

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Fireweed Zinc MacMillan Pass Yukon Brandon Macdonald Teck Resources Boundary

Giant Yukon zinc project taking shape

On the heels of a productive exploration season in 2021 at the MacMillan Pass Project in Yukon Territory, Fireweed Zinc Ltd. has attracted additional capital from lead shareholders,... — Updated 4/8/2022

 
Fireweed Zinc Macmillan Pass final assay results 2021 PEA updated resource

Assays complete for Fireweed's Boundary

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Mar. 10 announced the results from the last two holes at the Boundary West target – a recent discovery at the company's MacMillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in... — Updated 3/10/2022

 
Fireweed Zinc Tom Jason Macmillan Pass Boundary West Zone copper mineralization

Fireweed Zinc is pushing the Boundary

After tapping an intriguing discovery hole from its most recent Boundary West target, Fireweed Zinc Ltd. has further expanded efforts to explore the company's Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-sil... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Yukon YMEP Dublin Gulch eagle mineral exploration incentives

2021 Yukon exploration bounces back

Mining exploration and production activity soared in Yukon Territory in 2021 thanks to high metals prices, pro-industry government policies, and mounting successes in the field. Bouncing... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Fireweed Zinc Tom East Macmillan Pass Yukon Canada assay results Boundary

Tom East gives high-grade cut for Fireweed

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Jan. 12 makes its first announcement of the year with assay results from a hole that cut 6.92% zinc, 5.03% lead, and 48.7 grams per metric ton silver at Tom East, the... — Updated 1/20/2022

 
Fireweed Zinc Macmillan Pass Boundary Zone copper discovery mineralization

Fireweed Zinc cuts first copper discovery

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Nov. 18 reported significant copper mineralization encountered in a step-out hole drilled in the Boundary Zone at Macmillan Pass, bringing a new metal into play at... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
Boundary West Zone Macmillan Pass Fireweed Zinc intersect results assay Yukon

Boundary West reveals more consistent cuts

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Nov. 23 announced an update from the 2021 drilling program at Macmillan Pass in Yukon, Canada, with a substantial intersect cutting 16.1 meters of 10.4% zinc and 15.7... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Fireweed Zinc ATAC Resources Cantex Mine Development Macmillan Pass Rackla

Base metals projects post strong results

Drill results from mineral exploration programs in Canada's Yukon Territory this year are beginning to roll in as numerous companies wind down 2021 field operations in what some describe... — Updated 10/28/2021

 
Fireweed Zinc Yukon Canada Boundary West zinc intersections map Macmillan Pass

Fireweed drills three Boundary zinc zones

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Sept. 16 reported that the second hole drilled this year at the Boundary West target at its Macmillan Pass project in eastern Yukon has cut three distinct zones of zinc... — Updated 9/30/2021

 
Fireweed Zinc Macmillan Pass Selwyn Basin map Yukon Canada Tom Jason deposit

Fireweed cuts strong zinc at Boundary West

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Aug. 17 reported that its first 2021 hole at Macmillan Pass cut a wide zone of strong zinc mineralization at the Boundary West discovery, including a very high-grade... — Updated 8/26/2021

 

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