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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Mines and mineral exploration projects in the Sealaska region Southeast Alaska

Sealaska – balanced resource development

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 22,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations, Sealaska takes... — Updated 4/19/2019 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 fav... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
Greens Creek silver mine production 2.2 million ounces gold zinc lead

More silver at Hecla's most important mine

Hecla Mining Company April 17 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 2.23 million ounces of silver during the first quarter of 2019, a 17 percent increase over the first... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 

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 evidence at the... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Hecla Mining increases silver gold zinc lead reserves with exploration

Greens Creek reserves to last until 2030

Hecla Mining Company Feb. 14 reported the highest silver, gold and lead reserves in its 128-year history. "The increase reflects the quality of the districts we control; our long-term, consistent... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 

Keeping the main thing, the main thing

I, for one, feel vindicated, relieved and ready to face the New Year! How so, you ask? Please let me explain. For those of you who remember my column in November, I noted that EY Global Mining and... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

 
Modern technology in mining IoT remote underground loader silver mine Alaska

Greens Creek produces 8 million oz silver

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 15 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 8 million ounces of silver and 51,493 oz of gold in 2018, compared to 8.4 million oz silver and 50,855... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

 
Northern Dynasty Pebble Limited Partnership copper project Bristol Bay

Alaska drill results continue to roll in

WESTERN ALASKA Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced that it had finalized a surface right of way agreement with Alaska Peninsula Corporation for use of that latter's lands for the construction... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
HIgh grade silver exploration drilling BC Alaska Idaho based Hecla Mining

ME2018: Hecla Mining Co.

Thanks to its ongoing exploration success, Hecla Mining Company entered 2018 with the highest silver, gold and lead reserves in its 127-year history, as well as the highest level of zinc reserves in... — Updated 10/21/2018 Full story

 
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges, the industry... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 British Columbia BC mining and mineral exploration

A century of Premier northern BC mining

In 1918, the Premier gold mine opened a few miles north of Stewart, a mining town that is the southern gateway to British Columbia's famed Golden Triangle. Over the ensuing 34 years, this... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau

Less silver on lower grades at Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company Oct. 23 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 1.88 million ounces of silver during the third quarter of 2018, down 20 percent from the 2.34 million oz... — Updated 11/2/2018 Full story

 

Fatal bear attack at Greens Creek Mine

An 18-year-old man was fatally attacked by a female brown bear with two cubs while working at a remote drill site on Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek silver mine property in Southeast Alaska. The... — Updated 10/12/2018

 
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... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
High grade silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau, Alaska's capital

Drilling expands Greens Creek ore zones

Hecla Mining Company Aug. 7 reported that drilling in the second quarter and strong assay results received from drilling in the first quarter have upgraded and expanded the Deep 200 South,... — Updated 8/17/2018

 
World-class gold mine development Yukon Kuskokwim region Alaksa

Dead cat bounce for Alaska mining?

Although the Alaska mineral industry is in better health in the middle of 2018 than it has been in the last five years, the spirited recovery that was in progress in the first quarter of the year is... — Updated 8/3/2018 Full story

 
Zinc copper gold silver volcanogenic massive sulfide VMS Palmer project Alaska

High-grades drilled at Palmer's AG Zone

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. said the first two holes of a 10,000-meter drill program at its Palmer joint venture project encountered wide intervals of silver-gold-zinc-lead-barite volcanogenic... — Updated 7/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is mined in the... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
Topographic, geologic and geophysical maps Alaska

Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and geologic... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
Hecla Mining President and CEO

Drilling to enhance exceptional Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company May 8 said first quarter exploration drilling continues to expand high-grade silver resources along the East Ore, Upper Plate, Deep 200 South and Deep Southwest mineralized... — Updated 5/18/2018

 
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, competition is... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
High-tech wireless connectivity underground high-grade silver mine Juneau

High tech, high production at Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company April 11 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 1.91 million ounces of silver and 13,118 oz of gold during the first quarter of 2018, down slightly... — Updated 4/20/2018

 

Mining sector about to rocket ... or not

Seven days of near-continuous rain did nothing to dampen the mood at the recently concluded Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver. The event was buoyed by a realistic optimism we have not seen... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 

Drilling seeks to enhance Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 12 reported that drilling at Greens Creek continues to tap the high-grade mineralization that will help ensure a long and robust life for this silver mine in Southeast Alask... — Updated 2/23/2018

 

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