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Goodpaster Mining District Tintina Gold Belt Alaska

Millrock preps for 2020 Alaska drilling

Millrock Resources Inc. Oct. 1 said it is investing the C$1.58 million it recently raised to position the company and its properties for expected improving markets for gold-focused... — Updated 10/11/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019 Full story

 

Millrock, First Quantum test Dragonslayer

Millrock Resources Inc. Sept. 23 announced that First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has been granted the exclusive right to enter an option agreement on Dragonslayer, a porphyry copper-gold... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining articles

"Fish First" guides BBNC resource policy

The Bristol Bay region is home to two resources that beyond a doubt earn the moniker "world-class" – an annual run of sockeye salmon that is second to none and Pebble, the largest... — Updated 6/27/2019 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... — Updated 11/12/2018 Full story

 
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... — Updated 8/10/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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, com... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
Army Corps of Engineers Pebble Mine permitting Bristol Bay Southwest Alaska

More time to consider Pebble option

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. April 5 reported that the deadline of the framework agreement for First Quantum Minerals Ltd. to join the Pebble Partnership has been extended from April 6... — Updated 4/13/2018

 

First Quantum quits Copper Joe

Kiska Metals Corp. Oct. 13 reported results from a single hole drilled this year at the Copper Joe porphyry copper-gold project in Southcentral Alaska. This drilling consisted of an 806-meter hole targeting the center of a... — Updated 2/5/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Experts forecast declines in gold output

Over the last month the inevitable termination dust has begun to show up across Alaska, bringing with it completion of mineral exploration programs and transition of development and... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Finding the sweet spot

The permitting process for the world-class Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum mine in Southwest Alaska is officially underway. With this monumental milestone comes the first real look at the... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Miners wrap up active year in Alaska

Over the past month, three of Alaska's large mines reported strong quarterly results; two projects in advanced permitting and pre-feasibility reported recent progress; and three... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining roars back in recent weeks

If you have ever played or followed sporting events, you are probably familiar with that bizarre and often game-changing event known as the "change of momentum". This is when the team... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Declining gold production spurs Goldcorp

As a follow-up to last month's realization that once again "the game is afoot" in the mining industry, major gold producer Goldcorp recently presented some arresting statistics at the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Quantum Pebble leap

In a framework agreement announced on Dec. 18, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. was revealed as the major mining company that will complete the Pebble Limited Partnership. "We have made good p... — Updated 1/25/2018

 

CopperBank hires DOWL for early Pyramid infrastructure planning

CopperBank Resources Corp. March 7 said it has hired DOWL, an Alaska-based engineering firm, to provide initial infrastructure planning for Pyramid, an advanced exploration project on the Alaska Peninsula that hosts 172.8 million metric... — Updated 1/18/2018

 

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... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Quantum Pebble leap

In a framework agreement announced on Dec. 18, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. was revealed as the major mining company that will complete the Pebble Limited Partnership. "We have made good p... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 1/10/2018 Full story

 

Kiska, First Quantum to drill porphyry target at Copper Joe

Kiska Metals Corp. July 18 reported that an exploration team and equipment has been mobilized to begin drilling at Copper Joe, a copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry project located in the... — Updated 7/24/2016

 

Kiska enjoys renewed interest; drilling planned for Copper Joe

Kiska Metals Corp. May 31 provided an update on it portfolio of projects, including a planned drill program on its Copper Joe copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry project in Southcentral... — Updated 6/5/2016

 
 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... — 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... — Updated 2/7/2016

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining may be down

Earlier this month, the Alaska Miners Association held its annual convention in Anchorage amid plummeting metals prices and an over-all atmosphere of economic uncertainty now stretching... — Updated 11/29/2015

 

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