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  • A map showing the many mining claims of Minto Metals in Yukon Territory.

    Minto Metals results encourage exploration

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Apr 28, 2022

    Minto Metals Corp. April 28 reported that the results from its ongoing 2022 exploration drilling at Minto are showing strong potential for expanding the resource and life of this copper mine in the Yukon. The Minto mine has been in operation since 2007, with underground mining commencing in 2014. Over the past nearly 15 years, approximately 500 million pounds of copper have been produced from this operation. The previous owners, Capstone Mining Corp., put Minto into care and m...

  • Blue Star Gold Ulu High Lake Greenstone belt Canada Nunavut map 2021 summary

    2021 wrap for Blue Star, plans for 2022

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 17, 2022

    Blue Star Gold Corp. Feb. 15 announced the final results from the 2021 exploration program at its Ulu project located in the High Lake Greenstone belt in Nunavut, Canada. According to a 2015 calculation, the Flood and Gnu zones on the Ulu property host 2.5 million metric tons of measured and indicated resources averaging 7.53 grams per metric ton (605,000 ounces) gold; and 1.26 million metric tons of inferred resource grading 5.57 g/t (226,000 oz) gold. The larger Hood River p...

  • Northwest Territories NWT Canada Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North magazine

    Signs of NWT mineral exploration revival

    Rose Ragsdale, For Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Mineral exploration activity in Northwest Territories showed signs of revival in 2021, coming on the heels of the slowest year in recent memory. Excited by renewed interest in gold deposits in and around the capital city of Yellowknife and other hot spots after the pandemic-related restrictions of 2020, juniors joined longtime explorers Nighthawk Gold Corp. and Gold Terra Resource Corp. (formerly TerraX Minerals) in hunting for the yellow metal across the 1.14... Full story

  • British Columbia Canada assay labs Tahltan First Nation Skeena Resources

    Northern BC explorers load up assay labs

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Despite a season challenged by heavy rains and an early snowstorm, the massive amount of exploration carried out in Northern British Columbia during 2021 piled loads of drill core and surface samples on assay labs already severely backlogged by COVID-19 protocols and restrictions that slowed the flow of samples in and data out of these facilities. Just how busy was the 2021 exploration season across the northern half of BC? According to North of 60 Mining News calculations,... Full story

  • Blue Star Gold Nunavut Canada Ulu property Gnu AI Hood River Roma projects

    Impressive gold tapped at Blue Star's Ulu

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    With a mix of traditional exploration and the data processing power offered by artificial intelligence, Blue Star Gold Corp. is seeking to unlock the high-grade gold potential across its 160 square kilometers (61.8 square miles) of highly prospective and underexplored mineral properties in the High Lake Greenstone Belt in Nunavut. The company's three projects– Ulu, Hood River, and Roma – cover more than 40 high-grade gold occurrences over a 50-kilometer (31 miles) stretch of... Full story

  • Blue Star Gold Ulu Flood drilling results Nunavut Canada map NFN zone

    Blue Star expands high-grade gold zone

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    Blue Star Gold Corp. Sept. 22 reported the results from two holes that expand the high-grade core of the Flood zone on the company's Ulu property in the High Lake Greenstone Belt, Nunavut. The Ulu property has historically been the target of significant exploration and development by BHP Minerals, Echo Bay Mines, and others. The past work includes roughly 97,820 meters of drilling and 1,700 meters of underground development. According to a 2015 calculation, the Flood and Gnu... Full story

  • Metallic Minerals Formo Yukon West Keno silver project 2020 drill program

    Metallic confirms Keno West potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 29, 2021

    Metallic Minerals Corp. April 7 reported that its 2020 drill program at West Keno confirmed the presence of high-grade silver mineralization at advanced targets on this property along extensions of structural corridors being mined on Alexco Resources Corp.'s adjacent Keno Hill project in the Yukon. Metallic Minerals completed 2,674 meters of drilling in 12 holes during its 2020 program at West Keno. This included 11 holes at Formo, a top priority target for near-term resource...

  • Granite Creek Copper GoldSpot Discoveries Metallic Group Minerals Keno Silver

    Granite Creek leverages AI at Carmacks

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 15, 2021

    Granite Creek Copper Ltd. is leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to help discover more copper, gold, and silver across its Carmacks and Carmacks North project in the Yukon. After acquiring Copper North Mining Corp. late last year, Granite Creek expanded its land position within Yukon's Minto Copper Belt to 176 square kilometers (68 square miles). This merged land package includes the Carmacks deposit, which hosts 23.76 million metric tons of resources averaging...

  • Gold quartz veins at Taurus deposit Cassiar Golden Triangle British Columbia

    Margaux using AI to explore Cassiar gold

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Margaux Resources Ltd. plans to utilize GoldSpot Discoveries Corp.'s expertise in machine learning to leverage extensive geoscience data that has been collected through decades of exploration and production at Margaux' Cassiar gold project in northern British Columbia. Ultimately, the collaboration with GoldSpot announced by Margaux on May 4 is intended to identify and assess high-quality near-mine and regional gold exploration targets that minimize exploration risk. The...

  • Auryn Resources uses AI machine learning to hunt for Arctic gold in Nunavut

    Junior uses AI to hunt for arctic gold

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated Sep 25, 2020

    In a move many considered the stuff of science fiction or fantasy just 20 years ago, junior miner Auryn Resources Inc. has used artificial intelligence to help identify gold deposits at the Committee Bay Gold Project in Nunavut. Vancouver, B. C.-based Auryn gained control of the remote arctic exploration project in 2015 through its acquisition of North Country Gold Corp. At the time, Committee Bay was known to host significant gold mineralization, including its Three Bluffs...