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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Underground chrome mine in an outline of Alaska and critical minerals.

49 critical minerals in the 49th State

From antimony historically mined near the Interior Alaska city of Fairbanks to the zinc and germanium produced at the Red Dog Mine, America's 49th State is a past producer, and a... — Updated 11/16/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The orange hue of the tent camp matches the dusk horizon at Graphite Creek.

Graphite Creek criticality on the rise

A shortage of the graphite required for the lithium-ion batteries powering the transition to electric mobility is elevating the criticality of Graphite One Inc.'s plans to develop a mine... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Closeup of several green rough uncut emerald crystals.

The kryptonite of America's economy

Lack of domestic critical mineral supplies weakens US clean energy ambitions The White House and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are becoming increasingly aware that a lack of secure supplies... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A geologist’s hammer next to lens of graphite at Graphite Creek in Alaska.

Study details US graphite supply chain

At a time when American automakers are looking for potential domestic supplies of the graphite that makes up nearly half of all the materials that go into the lithium-ion batteries... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
Massive graphite in core from drilling at the Graphite Creek deposit in Alaska.

More graphite needed for EVs – a lot more

By 2030, batteries will likely need more than 5x all the graphite mined in 2021 While shortages of the lithium and nickel needed for electric vehicle batteries has dominated news... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Editorial
Map of Ukraine and surrounding Eastern European countries with compass.

It's 1, 2, 3, 4 whata we fightin' for?

Being cynical by nature, and having a solid distrust of the integrity of the popular press, it crosses my mind that the political determination of the United States and its NATO allies... — Updated 9/15/2022 Full story

 
Tin solder is being used to repair a computer microcircuit.

Overlooked tin connects the Digital Age

From flashlights to supercomputers, tin is the glue for an electronic age Lost in the clamor for lithium, nickel and other metals needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles and... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologist using a hammer to collect samples from a rock outcrop in Alaska.

Earth MRI for Alaska critical minerals

Alaska is known to be a trove of the minerals and metals critical to every segment of the American economy. This critical mineral richness is despite the fact that Alaska is a vast state... — Updated 9/3/2022

 
Piles of praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium.

Alaska is Well-Positioned to Lead the Nation's Critical Minerals Industry

Modern society depends on the responsible development of a wide variety of minerals and metals. These commodities are used in numerous consumer products, such as cellular phones,... — Updated 8/18/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Core from drilling through high-grade graphite in western Alaska.

Alaska sustainable energy key for mining

The global transition to low-carbon energy and transportation is both an incredible opportunity and daunting challenge for Alaska's mining sector. On the one hand, Alaska is incredibly... — Updated 6/30/2022

 
A drill rig tests Graphite Creek during a warm summer day in Alaska.

Drilling affirms high-grade Graphite Creek

Graphite One Inc. June 8 reported that its 2021 drilling at Graphite Creek continued to confirm that this deposit, approximately 37 miles north of Nome, Alaska, is the largest and highest... — Updated 6/16/2022

 

Graphite One adds exec to mining team

Graphite One Inc. June 1 named mining veteran Mike Schaffner as senior vice president, mining of its Alaska subsidiary, Graphite One (Alaska) Inc., effective July 1. "I'm excited to join... — Updated 6/9/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Governor Dunleavy during a May 10 mining event in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Dunleavy sees bright Alaska mining future

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (May 10, 2022) – "We truly have a bright future for mining in the state if we are allowed to pursue it," was the message Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivered to the... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
A view of the Red Dog mining camp that is the largest provider to ANCSA corps.

Alaska Mining Day – a historic crossroad

May 10, 2022, celebrates the ninth annual Alaska Mining Day. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, "to... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Mike Dunleavy Joe Biden DPA Defense Production Act UKMP Ambler road

Dunleavy to Biden: reconsider Ambler Road

While hailing President Joe Biden's use of the Defense Production Act to bolster domestic production of critical lithium-ion battery minerals and metals as good news for the Far North... — Updated 4/14/2022

 
Graphite One Alaska Washington State plant Creek anode lithium-ion battery EV

Washington chosen for Graphite One plant

Graphite One Inc. March 14 announced that it has selected Washington as the location for the processing plant that will upgrade concentrates mined at its Graphite Creek project in Alaska... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

 
Graphite One Creek Alaska battery anode material Mining Explorers 2021 magazine

Graphite One advances Alaska mine study

With the lithium-ion batteries powering electric vehicles and storing intermittent renewable energy driving enormous new graphite demand, Graphite One Inc. focused its 2021 program on... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Alaska copper mines NANA Pebble Limited Partnership Millrock Exploration PolarX

The emerging new oil pipeline in Alaska

Goldman Sachs' declaration that "copper is the new oil" may serve as a foreshadowing of Alaska's economic future, one that is not so heavily reliant on the revenues from petroleum... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North of 60 News Hecla zinc Graphite One IEA

Exploring Alaska's industrial metal future

While copper may be the new oil of the green energy revolution, a wide variety of industrial minerals and metals found in abundance in Alaska will be needed to build the envisioned... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Graphite One anode supply chain Alaska Creek lithium-ion batteries factory

Graphite One builds momentum into 2022

Graphite One Inc. enters 2022 with growing momentum as the company rapidly advances the largest known and highest-grade graphite deposit in the United States toward development as the... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
BSNC Bering Straits Native Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Bering Straits lies on the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that has captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
State Alaska Infrastructure Investment Jobs Act LIsa Murkowski Dan Sullivan

Fed policies good, bad news for US miners

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brightens an otherwise gloomy outlook when it comes to federal policies that impact Alaska and its mining sector. "I believe this... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
Graphite One Alaska Creek prefeasability 2022 PEA PFS battery anode material

Data gathered for Graphite Creek studies

Graphite One Inc. Oct. 13 announced the completion of a 2,052-meter drill program focused on gathering data for a feasibility study on developing a mine at its Graphite Creek project... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Graphite One graphite stockpile Pentagon Creek Alaska Nation Defense U.S.

Pentagon adds graphite to stockpile list

As another signal foreshadowing the growing demand for graphite, the Pentagon has added this lithium-ion battery ingredient to its newest National Defense Stockpile Acquisitions List. Pub... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
Critical Minerals Alliances US REE rare earth elements zero-carbon transition EV

Forging Critical Minerals Alliances

While the history of human innovation is a series of discoveries, each building on the last, there are certain "eureka moments" that mark a shift in the trajectory of mankind – taming... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 

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