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NANA Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act magazine

NANA embraces two worlds with one spirit

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 10/12/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
Pebble Limited Partnership Northern Dynasty Minerals USACE ROD EIS Bristol Bay

Army Corps assigns new officer for Pebble

In the most recent update on Pebble Limited Partnership’s administrative appeal to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. reported it has been assigned a new... — Updated 9/30/2021

 
Critical Minerals Alliances tin Rio Tinto MIT solder tin Ucore Rare Metals Tofty

Tin has been critical for 5,500 years

From the advancements of technology during the Bronze Age to the computers and telecommunication systems of today's Big Data Era, tin has been critical to human progress for at least... — Updated 9/30/2021 Full story

 
Critical Minerals Alliances Coeur Mining First Solar tellurium Rio Tinto Alaska

Solar powers demand for rare tellurium

Amongst the rarest of the stable elements on the periodic table and an important ingredient in the emerging thin-film solar panel sector, tellurium embodies what it means to be a... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
British Columbia history Canada Tahltan First Nation mining Mehodihi aboriginal

Tahltan people safeguard ancestral home

From the Coast Mountains in the west to the lower parts of the Yukon's Boreal forest in the north, the Cassiar Mountain range in the east, and the headwaters of the Nass and Skeena... — Updated 6/24/2021 Full story

 
Tahltan First Nation Golden Triangle Northern British Columbia Canada

Tahltan First Nation invests in Skeena

Tahltan Central Government March 31 announced a C$5 million investment to acquire 1.6 million shares of Skeena Resources Ltd., an exploration company advancing the Eskay Creek and Snip go... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Ron Thiessen    Opinion
Drill rigs test porphyry copper gold molybdenum silver rhenium deposit

A lot riding on Alaska's Pebble Mine

Northern Dynasty Minerals first set its sights on Alaska's Pebble deposit in the 1990s. After acquiring the property in 2001, the company spent more than a decade and close to $1 billion... — Updated 10/1/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Truck at NANA Teck Resources Red Dog zinc mine northwest Alaska

COVID slows mineral plans in NANA region

The COVID-19 pandemic has led NANA Corp. and its mining partners, Teck Resources Ltd. and Ambler Metals LLC, to adjust their mineral exploration and mine development plans in order to... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Lifelong Alaskan mining engineer legislator senator

Alaska miners lose a friend in Juneau

Alaska's mining community lost a strong champion and friend with the passing of Sen. Chris Birch, R-Anchorage. Must Read Alaska, the first to report on Birch's passing, said the senator f... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining on First Nations land

NANA – "Two worlds, one spirit"

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
High grade silver exploration near ATAC Resources Rackla gold property

Metallic expands McKay Hill silver veins

Metallic Minerals Corp. Jan. 28 reported additional high-grade silver results from the 2018 exploration programs at its 100% owned McKay Hill Project, located 50 kilometers (30 miles) nor... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Yukon gold exploration drilling Shawn Ryan GroundTruth Exploration Dawson

White Gold fever grips explorer in 2018

It's clear by now that famed prospector Shawn Ryan has the Midas Touch when it comes to making significant mineral discoveries in the White Gold District of west-central Yukon Territory.... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Shawn Ryan White Gold Dawson City Yukon Territory GroundTruth Exploration

High-grade Vertigo, new Suspicion at JP Ross

White Gold Corp. reported additional high-grade drill and surface sampling results from the Vertigo and newly discovered Suspicion targets on the company's JP Ross property in Yukon's... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
White Gold district exploration drilling hits high grade gold Yukon Territory

Vertigo discovery hole hits high-grade gold

White Gold Corp. Sept. 17 announced that it has tapped high-grade gold in the discovery hole at the Vertigo target on the company's JP Ross property in Yukon's White Gold District. Near... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
High-grade silver property off Sixty Mile road in Yukon near Alaska border

ATAC expands high-grade silver property

ATAC Resources Ltd. Aug. 28 said 2017 exploration results has outlined a rich silver-lead geochemical anomaly with multi-gram silver on its Connaught property, at the head of the Sixty... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Bronze age weapons and tools critical mineral tin Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – Tin

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin may not be the flashiest metal on the market, but it has been a strategic metal that has defined human progress since the onset of the... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year... — Updated 3/1/2019 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... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: Majors fill funding void North of 60

Goldcorp Inc.’s half-a-billion-dollar purchase of Kaminak Gold Corp. and the Coffee Gold project in Yukon Territory in 2016 marked a major shift for North of 60 mining explorers.... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: A renaissance for Yukon's mining legacy

As some of the world's biggest gold miners nab exciting plays that turned up across Yukon Territory during the past decade, Yukon's mining explorers continue to seek the next generation... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: Major Yukon gold rush

Following up on the discoveries made during a C$1 billion exploration explosion in the Yukon from 2007 until 2013, five of the world's largest gold producers are leading a second wave of... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Goldcorp Inc.

Goldcorp Inc. has significantly strengthened its foothold on properties across northern Canada in recent months. Beyond the famed C$520-million acquisition of the Coffee Gold project in... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

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