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 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

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 Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: A quiet year for Alaska explorers

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska will likely struggle to top US$80 million for 2014, a dramatic fall from the US$365.1 million pinnacle reached in 2011. "The din of mineral industry... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Miners wrap up active year in Alaska

Over the past month, three of Alaska's large mines reported strong quarterly results; two projects in advanced permitting and pre-feasibility reported recent progress; and three... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Declining gold production spurs Goldcorp

As a follow-up to last month's realization that once again "the game is afoot" in the mining industry, major gold producer Goldcorp recently presented some arresting statistics at the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Millrock nabs Pogo area claims

Millrock Resources Inc. Oct. 5 said it has assembled a large land position covering high-potential gold targets near Sumitomo Metal Mining Company's Pogo gold mine in the Goodpaster... — Updated 10/9/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Perseverance pays off

Less than three months after a pending sale of its Whistler property in Southcentral Alaska fell through, Kiska Metals Corp. has found a new buyer for the advanced-stage copper-gold... — Updated 8/2/2015 Full story

 

Kiska agrees to sell Whistler for C$1.6M

Kiska Metals Corp. July 21 reported the signing of a binding agreement to sell its Whistler copper-gold project to Brazil Resources Inc. Under the purchase agreement, Brazil Resources wil... — Updated 7/26/2015

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Reno meeting offers insights for Alaska

I recently returned from the Geological Society of Nevada's once-every-five-years Symposium in Reno and was surprised to learn a number of things regarding Alaska, despite the symposium's... — Updated 5/31/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Whistler sale pending

It has been nearly four years since any significant exploration has been carried out at the Whistler property, but a preliminary deal for Kiska Metals Corp. to sell it could mean a renewe... — Updated 4/19/2015 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Fighting headwinds

Slipping metals prices and investors' ongoing reluctance to risk venture capital in the junior mining sector is hitting Alaska's mineral exploration sector hard; and the Far North state... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Good, bad and ugly hits Alaska mining

Several events have dramatically affected Alaska's mining industry in recent weeks, underscoring critical links between Alaska and the global economy. First came bad news for... — Updated 1/25/2015 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Rumors of mining's demise are premature

The nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away." As 2014 quickly slip-slides away, these normally melancholy lyrics by Paul Simon take on a surprisingly upbeat meaning for... — Updated 12/21/2014 Full story

 
 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 Curt Freeman    News

Alaska faces exploration spending low

Although mineral exploration and development activities continue around the state, year-end total expenditures are beginning to gel, and we are getting an increasingly clear picture of... — Updated 9/28/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Junior explorers scarce in Alaska

The ongoing scarcity of venture capital available to junior companies coupled with a retreat in metals prices has landed a one-two blow that sent mineral exploration spending in Alaska... — Updated 11/3/2013

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Greens Creek funds Hecla growth

The 6.4 million ounces of low-cost silver recovered from the Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska during 2012 is funding growth aspirations at Hecla Mining Co., including a foray into... — Updated 11/3/2013

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Hecla eyes Canada's golden Aurizon

The 6.4 million ounces of low-cost silver recovered from the Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska during 2012 is funding growth aspirations at Hecla Mining Co., including a foray into... — Updated 3/31/2013 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Millrock thrives in tough markets

Millrock Resources Inc.'s skillful execution of the project generator model is allowing it to flourish in an equity market that has not been kind to junior exploration companies. Capitali... — Updated 11/11/2012

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Teck hunts in Alaska, NW Canada

From investigating grassroots gold prospects in the Yukon Territory to ensuring the Red Dog Mine has sufficient stores of high-grade ore to remain a top global zinc producer for decades... — Updated 11/11/2012 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining projects took hit in 2012

As the first cooler days and termination dust start appearing across Alaska, seasonal exploration activities are winding down and operating mines are preparing for another winter. To be... — Updated 9/30/2012

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Junior secures major funding for 2012

While most juniors are cinching their belts and scaling back programs, Millrock Resources Inc. has C$7.5 million of exploration slated for its array of gold and copper-gold properties in... — Updated 6/24/2012 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Recent mining revival sparks déjà vu

I was tempted to make a few 2012 predictions now that 2011 is nearly gone, but I decided not to when I came across the following lines and was struck by how closely they mimic our... — Updated 12/25/2011 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining industry faces business risks

As a busy year in the Alaska and global mining industry starts to slide closer to its end, I figured now was a good time to gaze into my crystal ball (rutilated quartz, of course) to see... — Updated 11/20/2011 Full story

 

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