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Bre-X Minerals Ltd. former headquarters in Calgary, Canada.

The biggest Canadian gold hoax of all time

Start with the biggest deposit of gold ever reported, add in a dash of remote, inaccessible jungles of Indonesia, and let simmer for almost a decade, and you have a recipe for the... — Updated 1/5/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologist collects samples while exploring for copper and gold in Alaska.

Antofagasta options Alaska copper project

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta PLC has entered into an option agreement with Kenorland Minerals Ltd. to earn a 70% interest in Tanacross by investing US$30 million in exploration over... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
World Copper editorial Nolan Peterson North of 60 Mining News low-carbon

Copper's vital role in low-carbon economy

When most people think about the metals driving the alternative energy revolution, lithium, vanadium, cobalt and rare earths spring to mind. As recently reported by EE Times Europe,... — Updated 3/4/2022 Full story

 
Kenorland Minerals Goodpaster Mining District Explorers 2021 magazine map

Kenorland goes public, explores Healy

Kenorland Minerals Ltd., which has been exploring the Tanacross porphyry copper-gold project in eastern Alaska as a private company for several years, is now a publicly listed company... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Superalloy critical rhenium metal Pebble mine project Bristol Bay Alaska

Pebble hosts 90 years of durable rhenium

Rhenium is exceptionally resistant to heat and wear, characteristics that make it a vital ingredient in superalloys used in jet and industrial gas turbine engines. "The high-temperature p... — Updated 4/23/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kenorland Minerals TSX-V Tanacross Zach Flood Northway Resources Corp

Kenorland now trading on TSX-V Exchange

Kenorland Minerals Ltd., which has been exploring the Tanacross porphyry copper-gold project in eastern Alaska as a private company for several years, is now a publicly listed company... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
EVs renewable energy require more copper than petroleum fueled power

Alaska set to deliver copper to green world

Considering the global shift to low-carbon energy and electric mobility, copper is the most vital metal not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
Copper zinc lead silver gold exploration drilling Arctic VMS deposit Alaska

South32, Trilogy finalize joint venture

South32 Ltd. and Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 11 announced the finalization of a joint venture to advance exploration and development of the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in the Ambler Mining... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    Events

Future of Mining Americas back in Denver

Future of Mining Americas conference takes place at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel from Oct. 21-22 with a strategic focused commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Golden Triangle British Columbia gold copper exploration

Sojourn takes a first look at BC portfolio

Sojourn Exploration Inc. Nov. 2 provided preliminary results of reconnaissance mapping, sampling and geophysical surveys on four of its porphyry copper-gold projects in British Columbia,... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Alaska DGGS geochemical data Northeast Tanacross project 2018

DGGS publishes data from Tanacross survey

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Oct. 30 published major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected from the Northeast Tanacross project in 2018.... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tanacross quadrangle western Yukon claim staking map Oreo Mountain

Majors quietly move into eastern Alaska

While claim staking and mineral exploration has rocketed in Yukon's famed White Gold and Klondike districts, this prolific action nearly comes to a halt at the territory's western border... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical Minerals Alaska - Rhenium superalloy metal used in jet turbines

Critical Minerals Alaska – Rhenium

With a melting point of 5,756 degrees Fahrenheit and a heat-stable crystalline structure, rhenium is extremely resistant to both heat and wear. This durability makes it a vital element... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Sojourn Exploration Seven Devils Millrock new properties British Columbia

New Sojourn in BC's Golden Triangle

With the completion of a C$2.8 million financing, along with the closing of property acquisition agreements with Millrock Resources Inc. and Seven Devils Exploration Ltd., Sojourn... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

Millrock to embark on a new Sojourn in B.C.

Millrock Resources Inc. Feb. 2 announced that it has cut deals to move its trio of Golden Triangle exploration projects into what is expected to be a well-financed exploration company... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

Copper turns green with critical minerals

While copper is not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals critical to America, there is no doubt of this metal's importance to both the everyday and... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Pebble copper deposit in Alaska hosts 40-year supply of vital jet metal

Rhenium – the hot superalloy element

With a melting point of 5,756 degrees Fahrenheit and a heat-stable crystalline structure, rhenium is extremely resistant to both heat and wear. This durability makes it a vital element... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Freeport opts out of Tanzilla copper project in northern BC

Kaizen Discovery Jan. 8 reported that Freeport-McMoRan of Canada Ltd. has terminated an earn-in option on the Tanzilla copper-gold porphyry project in the Golden Triangle area of... — Updated 1/17/2016

 

Mining Explorers 2015: Kaizen Discovery Inc.

KZD: TSX.V Chairman: Peter Meredith President and CEO: B. Matthew Hornor Executive VP, Exploration: David Broughton Kaizen Discovery Inc. is leveraging strong business ties with Japan to explore its early-stage copper projects in... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story

 

Jaxon agrees to Hot Bath copper option

Jaxon Minerals Ltd. Aug. 31 reported signing a letter of intent to enter into an option to earn up to 75 percent interest in DeCoors Mining Corp.'s Hot Bath copper-gold project, located... — Updated 9/6/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Securing U.S. mining

The United States is richly endowed with a broad range of metals and minerals critical to national security, green energy and modern technology but is often overly-reliant on foreign... — Updated 5/24/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: NTL powers Northwest exploration

Mineral and coal exploration in British Columbia, which peaked at C$680 million in 2012, retreated to roughly C$476 million in 2013. This drop is on par with the roughly 30 percent... — Updated 11/2/2014

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Explorers still chase projects in 2013

Market-defying mineral exploration grabbed the spotlight in British Columbia throughout 2013, despite the doldrums that appeared to set in north of the 60th parallel. "British Columbia is blessed with an abundant supply of the resources... — Updated 11/3/2013 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Colorado eyes enticing North ROK targets

While Imperial Metals Corp. forges ahead with development of its Red Chris Mine Project in northwestern British Columbia, exploration fever is building a few miles to the northwest as Colorado Resources Ltd. delivers early excitement on... — Updated 7/28/2013

 

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