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A bigger GAME at the SAM gold property

Great American Minerals Exploration Inc. is investing roughly US$10 million on exploration this year at its 55,465-acre SAM gold project about 45 miles west of the Pogo Mine. Having... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Can DC agency shorten mine permitting?

SPARKS, Nev. – The notoriously long timeline for permitting a mine in the United States may soon be shortened. This reprieve is not from the various renditions of mine permit reform... — Updated 12/6/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Perth Australia mining company Alaska high grade underground gold mine

Pogo pushes Northern Star to new heights

Thanks to improving gold output and lower costs at its Pogo gold mine in Alaska, Northern Star Resources Ltd. sold 232,042 ounces of gold during the final quarter of its fiscal year... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Crown Indigenous Relations

Ottawa to clean-up old mines across North

The Canadian government has dedicated C$2.2 billion to clean up contaminated mine sites in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The eight projects to be addressed with this investment... — Updated 9/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/6/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2018 Alaska BC Yukon NWT Nunavut

AK, Canada's North shine in mining survey

When it comes to attracting mining investment, Alaska, British Columbia and all three Canadian territories rank among the top 20 jurisdictions in the world on the Fraser Institute Survey... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Novagold, Barrick complete federal permitting for Donlin Gold

Donlin Gold crosses permit finish line

Roughly six years after applications to federal authorities, Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. have crossed the finish line on gaining the key federal permits needed to... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals' Bornite copper cobalt deposit Northwest Alaska

Bornite cobalt resource weighs in at 77M lb

The Bornite deposit at Trilogy Metal Inc.'s Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska contains 77 million pounds of cobalt, according to a maiden resource estimate published by... — Updated 6/15/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Palmer VMS copper zinc gold silver barite project Haines Southeast Alaska

A pivotal year for Palmer VMS project

2018 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the Palmer copper-zinc-silver-gold project in Southeast Alaska. A roughly US$9 million exploration program outlined by Constantine Metal... — Updated 5/18/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Global miners explore Alaska's Interior

A group of diverse global-scale mining companies hailing from Australia, Japan, and the United States are quietly exploring a relatively small region of Alaska's Interior. Two of these... — Updated 2/4/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Pogo District heats up

As gold exploration cools globally, the search for the precious metal is once again heating up in the larger Pogo Mine region of Interior Alaska. One of the reasons this region continues... — Updated 2/4/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mines welcome higher gold prices

It is high summer in Alaska and the mining industry is busy breaking rocks, drilling holes, collecting baseline data, making upgrades to mine facilities and producing metal and coal... — Updated 2/4/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

New "GAME" in Alaska

Great American Minerals Exploration Inc. has closed a landmark option agreement with Sumitomo Metal Mining that consolidates the Monte Cristo and Uncle Sam gold properties into a single... — Updated 2/4/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

It's time to unpack your rock hammers

With the holidays in the rear view mirror and the convention season half-way over, mining operators in Alaska, big and small, are processing their paperwork for the upcoming field... — Updated 1/25/2018 Full story

 

Prospects for change

After eight years of battling anti-mining policies being promulgated by the Obama Administration, the National Mining Association is cautiously optimistic about the positive change in the tone and substance of U.S. resource development... — Updated 1/19/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

On frozen ground

While the mineral exploration season in Interior Alaska typically runs from the time the ground dries in the spring, usually mid-May, until snow and cold weather make logistics too... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Heatherdale CEO Smith steps down

Heatherdale Resources Ltd. April 1 reported that Patrick Smith has resigned as president and CEO and as a director of the company. Heatherdale Chairman Scott Cousens will serve as interim... — Updated 4/10/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

First Quantum eyes SW copper potential

Since buying out its mining rival Inmet Mining Corp. in early 2013, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has shown a keen interest in Alaska's copper potential. With seven mines in operation and... — Updated 12/21/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska Miners Association turns 75

Valued at US$4 billion per year, Alaska's mining industry is as healthy as it has ever been. Much of this success is owed to the Alaska Miners Association, which celebrated its 75th... — Updated 11/23/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Stalled critical minerals bills get a push

A coalition of 38 companies and organizations, representing a broad spectrum of America's economy, is urging lawmakers on Capitol Hill to dust off pending critical minerals legislation... — Updated 7/27/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Alaska exploration takes a hit

Ending a streak of robust growth, mineral exploration spending in Alaska during 2012 took a downward turn from the record US$300 million spent a year earlier. "More advanced-stage project... — Updated 11/11/2012

 

Mining Explorers 2012: Slow, steady growth marks 2012

Northwest Territories, a vast expanse of mountains, forests and tundra, has been slower to experience the surge in mineral exploration and development activities that has swept across Yukon Territory and Nunavut in recent years. But the... — Updated 11/11/2012

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Roundup headliners tout exciting growth

British Columbia, Yukon Territory and Alaska - the headliners of the Association for Mining Exploration British Columbia's annual Mineral Exploration Roundup - tallied more than C$1... — Updated 2/26/2012

 

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