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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... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 
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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... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
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Freegold continues to advance Alaska assets

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Oct. 30 provided an update on its exploration activities at its Shorty Creek and Golden Summit projects. This fall, Freegold completed a modest two-hole drill program... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
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Explosion of mining activity in Alaska

Following a couple of quiet months where Alaska's mining industry focused on its work, the last month has seen an explosion of new info come out regarding that effort, some of it profound in... — Updated 10/5/2018

 

Freegold starts Shorty Creek drill program

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Aug. 24 announced the start of a modest drill program at its Shorty Creek Project property in Interior Alaska, where previous drilling has cut long sections of... — Updated 8/31/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet none... — Updated 8/17/2018 Full story

 
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Alaska mineral exploration tops $100M

The summer field season is in full bloom across Alaska with programs stretching from the Brooks Range to southeastern Alaska, and from the Yukon border to southwestern Alaska. Exploration... — Updated 7/6/2018 Full story

 

Golden Summit drill planning underway

Freegold Ventures Ltd. June 7 said it is putting together plans for a drill program aimed at expanding the oxide resource at its Golden Summit gold property near Kinross Gold Corp.’s Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska. Located along a... — Updated 6/22/2018

 

Mining sector about to rocket ... or not

Seven days of near-continuous rain did nothing to dampen the mood at the recently concluded Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver. The event was buoyed by a realistic optimism we have... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 

Shorty Creek porphyry continues to grow

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 22 reported that results from its 2017 drill program at Shorty Creek continue to confirm the size potential of this large porphyry copper project in Interior... — Updated 2/9/2018

 

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

 

Drills grow Shorty Creek porphyry

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Nov. 16 reported that the initial holes of its 2017 drill program at Shorty Creek have intercepted significant widths of copper-gold-silver, cobalt and tungsten mineralization, further confirming and expanding the... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: State witnesses major upturn in activity

Alaska's minerals exploration sector is on an upswing, thanks to Australian mining explorers looking north and mining majors upping their activities in the state. South32 Ltd., a Perth,... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Freegold Ventures Ltd.

Freegold Ventures Ltd. kicked off its 2017 exploration with a drill program focused on expanding the oxide gold resource at the Golden Summit property in Interior Alaska. Located about 25 miles north of Fairbanks and about four miles from... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Majors drive mineral industry revival

At a recent mining industry panel discussion at the Western States Land Commissioners Association meeting in Anchorage, I was asked if the recent upturn in activity in the Alaska mining... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story

 

Drills turning at Shorty Creek

Freegold Ventures Ltd. July 19 announced the start of 2017 drilling at its Shorty Creek copper-gold project about 75 road miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska. The company first tapped porphyry style copper-gold mineralization at Shorty... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Freegold expands Golden Summit oxides; eyes other growth targets

Freegold Ventures Ltd. July 18 reported results from the final six holes of a 27-hole oxide resource expansion drill program at the Golden Summit project about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Hole GSDL 17-28 cut 70.6 meters grading... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Drills tap more GS oxide gold

Freegold Ventures Ltd. has released results from an additional 10 holes of its 27-hole oxide resource expansion drill program at the Golden Summit project about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, A... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Miners get busy in elephant country

The summer solstice has come and gone, but the Alaska mining industry has paid little attention to the decreased amount of daylight because it is high summer in the high latitudes, time to... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story

 

More Golden Summit oxide gold

Freegold Ventures Ltd. June 13 reported results from the first 11 holes of the oxide expansion drill program at its Golden Summit project about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. In 2016, Freegold published a preliminary economic... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Recovery takes center stage in Alaska

If there is anyone still on the fence wondering if the minerals industry has started a recovery from the doldrums of the past four years, this month’s mineral industry activity in Alaska... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Drills turning at Golden Summit

Freegold Ventures Ltd. May 9 announced the start of an initial phase of 2017 drilling aimed at expanding the oxide gold resource at its Golden Summit project about 25 miles north of... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

Mining deaths fall to record low in 2016

The year just past was many things for the mining industry, but one of the bright spots came from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, an agency not known for awarding happy faces or... — Updated 1/16/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

On frozen ground

While the mineral exploration season in Interior Alaska typically runs from the time the ground dries in the spring, usually mid-May, until snow and cold weather make logistics too... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Winter drilling seeks added oxide gold at Golden Summit

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Dec. 12 provided an update on Golden Summit, a bulk tonnage gold project located along the Steese Highway about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. A preliminary economic assessment completed for Golden Summit... — Updated 1/28/2018

 

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