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The 2019 mining game is afoot in Alaska

In the famous words of Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot! After seasonally slower news from Alaska's mining industry in March and April, the dam has broken with over two dozen Alaska mining project... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation gold

Gold – a pathfinder to critical minerals

Since the stampedes of prospectors trekked North in the latter half of the 19th Century, the lure of Alaska's rich gold lodes has drawn dreamers and miners North. Today, four hardrock mines and... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation antimony

Antimony – resists heat, draws criticality

Antimony is a poor conductor of heat, an attribute that lends itself to this semi-metal's most common use, as an ingredient to make clothing, mattresses and other products flame resistant. While... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation tellurium

Tellurium – solar lights metalloid future

Extremely rare, yet a vital ingredient to emerging solar panel technologies, tellurium is the epitome of what it means to be a critical metalloid, an element that possesses the properties of both a... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation tungsten

China domination makes tungsten critical

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is vital to a broad spectrum of commercial and military applications, yet there are no mines in... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 
Australia junior exploration company drills Oxide gold target Alaska

Nova has drills targeting gold at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. June 21 announced the start of drilling at the Oxide gold prospect on the Estelle project about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The Australia-based explorer plans to... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kaminak Gold executives Eira Thomas, Rob Carpenter, Tony Reda, Curt Freeman

Tectonic has big 2019 plans for Alaska

Tectonic Metals Inc. plans to leverage Alaska's underexplored gold potential to create "the number one mineral exploration company in the world." While this is a lofty goal, Tectonic Metals is led by... — Updated 5/24/2019 Full story

 

Fort Knox gold production down, costs up

Kinross Gold Corp. May 7 reported that the Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska produced 37,613 ounces of gold during the first three months of 2019, less than half the 79,928 oz of gold produced during... — Updated 5/17/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Doyon's vast Tintina Gold Belt potential

With 12.5 million acres of land spanning Alaska's Interior, Doyon Ltd. is the largest private landholder in the state and one of the largest in the nation. For mining and mineral exploration... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
Former Kinross Gold Vice President COO, Fort Knox general manager

Kinross COO Roberts out on VP restructure

Kinross Gold Corp. April 16 announced it is streamlining its senior leadership team by eliminating two senior vice presidents, including Lauren Roberts, who was general manager at Fort Knox before... — Updated 4/26/2019

 
The economic benefits of Alaska’s Mining Industry - Alaska Miners Association

Mining – a growing economic force in Alaska

Alaska Miners Association April 10 released "The economic benefits of Alaska's mining industry," a report put together by the McDowell Group that details roughly $1.26 billion in direct economic... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 

Concerning mineral exploration trend 2019

As is usually the case this time of year, the mining industry is awash in backward-looking statements designed to allow for more accurate forward-looking statements. Prime among them is one of my fav... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
International Tower Hill Mines 11.5 million ounce Livengood gold project

Tower Hill continues Livengood optimization

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. March 15 said it is continuing metallurgical work to define and refine the project flowsheet for its 11.5-million-ounce Livengood gold project located along a... — Updated 3/29/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

USGS report shows steady mine output

The value of non-fuel metals produced in Alaska and the United States during 2018 were similar to 2017, according to Mineral Commodity Summaries 2019, an annual report published by the U.S.... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in evidence at the... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Gilmore expansion project to extend Fort Knox mine in Alaska to 2030

Lower gold output new norm for Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. Feb. 13 reported a nearly 33 percent drop in gold produced at its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska during 2018, when compared to the previous year. This operation about 25 miles north of... — Updated 5/8/2019

 
Money Rock Randell Vein Pogo Mine like high grade gold targets

IDM extends Money Rock gold-silver find

IDM Mining Ltd. Jan. 6 reported high-grade gold-silver was encountered during the 2018 trenching of the Randell Vein in the Lost Valley area of its Red Mountain property near Stewart, British... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

 
Northern Dynasty Pebble Limited Partnership copper project Bristol Bay

Alaska drill results continue to roll in

WESTERN ALASKA Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced that it had finalized a surface right of way agreement with Alaska Peninsula Corporation for use of that latter's lands for the construction... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tectonic Metals gold Alaska Eira Thomas Tony Reda Rob Carpenter

Kaminak 2.0 explores Alaska gold potential

Members of the Kaminak Gold Corp. executive team have reunited to form Tectonic Metals Corp., a private exploration company that has acquired three overlooked gold exploration properties in Alaska's... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 

Pit slide, rain limit Fort Knox gold output

Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported lower gold production and higher costs at its Fort Knox Mine due to lower ore grades and the minor pit wall slide that occurred at this Interior Alaska operation in... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 

ME2018: Kinross Gold Corp.

2018 is a milestone year for Kinross Gold Corp. – 25 years as a growing force in the global gold mining sector. Over its first quarter-century, Kinross has grown exponentially, from producing 83,00... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
Perth based underground gold miner Northern Star buys Alaska mine Pogo

Aussie miners look north to land of giants

Thanks to its own rich mineral endowment, Australia is a juggernaut in the world of mining, especially across the Southern Hemisphere. Over the past couple of years, however, a growing number of... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act rare earth element magnets

Strategic metals ban rallies explorers

Underscoring the interconnected nature of the global mining market, not 48 hours after the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, the mining industry began wondering... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Government leaders, Kinross executives at gold operation Interior Alaska

Fort Knox celebrates Gilmore expansion

FAIRBANKS: An Aug. 15 ceremonial groundbreaking for the Gilmore expansion at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine marked a new chapter in the life of this important gold operation in the heart of... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 

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