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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth    October 1, 2019 

Bering Straits – On the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that have captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward Peninsula and coastal... Full story

 

Major EV carmaker tests Alaska graphite

Graphite One Inc. Oct. 23 reported that material from the company's Graphite Creek project in western Alaska is being tested by a major U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer. Earlier this year, Graphite One...

 

Graphite Creek PFS drilling now underway

Graphite One Inc. Sept. 23 announced the start of a fall drill program at its Graphite Creek property located near Nome, Alaska. The roughly 800 meters of planned drilling will provide geotechnical informat...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    October 1, 2019 

Graphite Creek nominated high priority

In a recent letter to the White House, Alaska Governor Michael Dunleavy has requested that U.S. President Donald Trump consider designating the Graphite Creek mine project and associated processing... Full story

 

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at the same time! Gold... Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and tin. A new report... Full story

 

EV batteries to drive 9x graphite growth

At least 125 million electric vehicles are expected to be traveling global highways by 2030, which means the world is going to need a lot more graphite in the coming decade and beyond. This is because... Full story

 

Graphite One secures funds to finish PFS

Graphite One Inc. Sept. 9 announced it has secured the funding to finalize a prefeasibility study for its Graphite Creek project in western Alaska. Taiga Mining Company Inc., an Alaska-based company that is...

 

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 news... Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    May 17, 2019
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Graphite One ships graphite for pilot plant

It is somewhat ironic that the lithium-ion batteries that power the growing number of zero emissions electric vehicles traveling global highways are driving the need for carbon – graphitic carbon to be... Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    May 10, 2019
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Addressing the critical mineral challenge

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy dependence on foreign... Full story

 

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field activities. That... 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 favorites,... Full story

 

Expanded, upgraded Graphite Creek

Graphite One Inc. March 26 reported an update resource with more graphite at higher grades, a good sign that the Graphite Creek deposit in western Alaska could provide a much needed American supply of this... Full story

 
Battery metals exploration project near Nome Alaska

Drilling indicates Graphite Creek upgrades

Graphite One Inc. March 18 reported that all six holes drilled last year at Graphite Creek, a large-flake graphite deposit about 37 miles (60 kilometers) north of Nome in western Alaska, cut sections... Full story

 
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Refined name reflects wider graphite focus

Graphite One Resources Inc. March 13 announced that it has received requisite approvals to change its name to Graphite One Inc. and consolidate its shares on a 10-to-1 basis. While developing Graphite...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    February 15, 2019
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Managing Director Simon Moores

America is losing battery metals arms race

He who controls battery metals and the evolving energy storage technology controls the world of industrial power in the 21st century auto and energy storage industries. This is the message Benchmark... Full story

 
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Germanium

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally significant amount of one of... Full story

 
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Indispensable Twins

With nearly indistinguishable physical and chemical properties, niobium and tantalum are almost always found together in nature. Both are also critical to the defense, energy and high-tech sectors in the... Full story

 
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 in superalloys used... 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 out... Full story

 

Critical Minerals Alaska – Barite

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite got its name from the Ancient Greek word... Full story

 
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Foo leads 2018 Graphite Creek PFS work

Graphite One Resources Inc. Aug. 7 announced the start of a field program to a pre-feasibility study for the company's Graphite Creek deposit about 37 miles north of Nome, Alaska. A resource estimate... Full story

 
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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 of this durable... Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth    July 1, 2018
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical materials." "Because there... Full story

 

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