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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 4/3/2020 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 4/3/2020 Full story

 

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 4/3/2020 Full story

 
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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 2/14/2020

 

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 9/27/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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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 11/16/2018 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 11/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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 11/2/2018 Full story

 
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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 11/2/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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 9/28/2018 Full story

 

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 2/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

When the dust settles

Alaska's mining industry captured the attention, not only of Alaskans but also the country during the past year when a controversy over the proposed Pebble Project in Southwest Alaska... — Updated 2/1/2018

 

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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Forecast: Metals bulls will run to 2011

Precious and base metals alike enjoyed significant price gains over the past year, a bull run that is expected to carry into 2011, according to the Morgan Stanley Global Metals and... — Updated 10/31/2010

 

2010 Mining Explorers: Valdez Gold Inc.

VAZ: TSX-V President and CEO: Michael Skead Valdez Gold Inc. has turned north to seek gold near the legendary mining towns of Dawson City and Nome. In January 2010, the Toronto-based junior signed an option to earn up to a 75 percent... — Updated 10/31/2010

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Cupric Canyon scours globe for copper

Bankers, miners and scientists are predicting a shortage of copper in the coming decade as developing countries, particularly China and India, urbanize and industrialize. This growing nee... — Updated 2/28/2010

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Full Metal weathers financial storm

Full Metal Mineral Ltd., like many juniors, battened down the hatches in 2009 to ride out the financial storm that sank many explorers and caused others to climb aboard ships better... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 

Mineral Roundup in the Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories has four operating mines: three diamond producers and one long-running tungsten operation. Exploration and development activity was brisk in 2008 with the most advanced projects located in the Slave Province.... — Updated 3/29/2009 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

FBI cites rising threat of copper theft

Growing numbers of thieves are seeking out vulnerable public and private structures for easy sources of lucrative copper used in wiring and other products for relatively quick and anonymous sales. The theft problem is getting so bad... — Updated 1/25/2009 Full story

 

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