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 By Shane Lasley    News

Explorers descend on Kahiltna Terrane

From the enormous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project to grassroots gold and copper discoveries, the Kahiltna Terrane of Southwest Alaska is becoming a hot destination for mining... — Updated 8/11/2018 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

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorers seek Alaska mammoths

Whether it is multimillion-ounce gold discoveries, copper deposits that measure in the billions of pounds or massive ore-bodies of 20 percent zinc, Alaska is renowned for its mammoth... — Updated 11/6/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Ruling threatens drill plans in Tongass

A March ruling by U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick, which reinstated the so-called "Roadless Rule" in the Tongass National Forest, promised an early end to Ucore Rare Metal Inc.'s... — Updated 8/28/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Pebble partners budget US$91M for 2011

The Pebble Partnership - an equally-owned joint venture formed between Northern Dynasty Ltd. and Anglo American plc to advance the exploration and development of a colossal... — Updated 5/29/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Pebble partner issues pre-sale appraisal

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has hung a "for sale" sign on its 50 percent stake in the enormous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project. Since Wardrop Engineering Inc. completed an apprai... — Updated 3/27/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

AMA serves surf and turf at 2010 meeting

Miners, explorers, suppliers and others interested in Alaska's mining industry got a generous helping of surf and turf during the Alaska Miners Association 2010 Annual Convention and... — Updated 11/21/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Yukon's mining talent spans the globe

As mining heats up in Yukon Territory, professionals from around the globe are finding new roles in the region and employing a host of unique experiences and perspectives in pursuit of exploration, development and production of the... — Updated 11/21/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Full Metal re-emerges in Alaska

From its search for White Gold-style mineralization in the Fortymile placer gold district just across the border from the Klondike in eastern Alaska to exploration of the Pyramid... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Territory ranks fourth in investment

Government and industry officials agree that mining exploration and development in recent years have brought substantial positive change to Nunavut, Canada's newest and least explored territory. Ongoing and new exploration, however, are... — Updated 10/31/2010


2010 Mining Explorers: Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd.

MTB: TSX-V President and CEO: Frank Kamermans Director: Edward Kruchkowski, P. Geo, P. Geol. Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on mineral prospects in north-central British Columbia near... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior's shares climb with discoveries

Now that the word is out about Atac Resources Ltd.'s impressive gold discoveries at the Rau Project in central Yukon Territory, the financial market is taking to the early-stage exploration effort with the enthusiasm of a bear in a... — Updated 9/26/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Explorers swarm Stewart-area prospects

Dozens of small explorers mounted exploration campaigns in 2010 in and around the historic Stewart Gold Camp in northwestern British Columbia, and as assays trickle in from samples and core sent to labs this spring and summer, many of... — Updated 9/26/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Remote territory offers mineral bonanza

No discussion of opening Canada's Far North to mineral resource development could get far without the focus turning to Nunavut, the nation's newest and least-explored territory. At one-fifth the size of Canada, Nunavut contains... — Updated 3/28/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Statistics show mining matters to Alaska

The Alaska Miners Association recently released an economic benefits summary of the Alaska mining industry. This summary indicated that in 2009 the Alaska mining industry provided 3,300... — Updated 2/28/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Economy dims North star in 2009

Hampered by a recession-driven drought in capital markets, mineral explorers in the Northwest Territories met the challenges of 2009 with a variety of survival strategies. With significant diamond, precious and base metal projects and... — Updated 11/1/2009


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

Junior chases vein gold in western Yukon

DAWSON CITY, Yukon - Atop a wooded peak in this land of mountains and deep valleys near the confluence of the White and Yukon rivers, a New Zealand-based miner is hard at work exploring for gold. Underworld Resources Inc., a junior organ... — Updated 8/31/2008

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Miner seeks mineral riches on ocean floor

If Alaska is the "Last Frontier," then Nautilus Minerals Ltd. surely must be exploring what can only be described as the ultimate frontier on earth - the bottom of the ocean. The Vancouver, B.C.-based junior exploration company earlier... — Updated 4/27/2008

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska Mining News Summary: 'Holy Cow!' Explosion of activity across state

As the late, great Phil Rizutto used to say when something amazing happened on the baseball field: "Holy Cow!" The last month has seen an explosion of activity across Alaska with... — Updated 8/26/2007 Full story


MINING NEWS update: Money not in short supply - people and equipment are

The game is afoot! The last month has seen the start of a number of field programs in Alaska, marking the beginning of the traditional "field season" in the Great Land. With demand for metals remaining extraordinarily high, Alaska's... — Updated 5/28/2006

 By Sarah Hurst    News

Yukon placer mining: Fewer, but better

The people, the technology and the regulations have changed dramatically in the past 100 years or so since the Klondike Gold Rush, but placer mining in Canada's Yukon is still thriving. Mike McDougall, president of the Klondike Placer... — Updated 3/26/2006 Full story


Mining news update from Curt Freeman: Alaska one of best places to find raw metals

The good news from Teryl, Kinross, Geoinformatics, Midas, Geocom and others is tempered by the loss of Alaska's gentleman scientist Ernie Wolff, who passed away on May 3; Liberty Star Gold appoints Phil St. George as VP of exploration s... — Updated 5/22/2005 Full story

 By Steve Sutherlin    News

World demand forges Alaska mining success

Robust metal prices are the most positive factor affecting Alaska's mining industry over the past year, according to Steve Borell, executive director of the Alaska Miners Association. "Metal prices are what drives the industry," Borell... — Updated 10/31/2004

 By Patricia Liles    News

Drills continue churning at Pebble

This summer's exploration, engineering and environmental baseline data work at the Pebble prospect in southwest Alaska is progressing "exceptionally well," according to a spokesman for the deposit's developer, Northern Dynasty Minerals... — Updated 9/12/2004


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