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 By Shane Lasley    News    February 1, 2015

Bumpy road ahead

Plummeting oil prices have put Alaska residents and Alaska miners in the same boat. Suddenly, it's less expensive to top off the tank of an SUV or a haul truck, but the state budget, fueled by oil revenue,...

 By Rose Ragsdale    News    June 29, 2014

Young leaders discuss nature of 'SLOs'

A group of presenters at the first annual Northern Regions Summit held in Vancouver May 28-30 addressed the nature of "social licenses to operate" and how mining companies should go about getting and keeping them. The dialogue, at the same time, allowed... Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News    February 23, 2014

Capital markets take grim toll on miners

The over-all mood at the recent Cordilleran Roundup mining convention in Vancouver, B.C. was more restrained than in previous years, but also more realistic due in large part to the prolonged downturn in...

 By Shane Lasley    News    November 11, 2012

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 projects that added ounces...

 By Shane Lasley    News    October 28, 2012

Economists forecast mining sector growth

An employment forecast published by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development in October pegged the state's mining sector job growth from 2010 to 2020 at 19 percent. That is second only to he...

 By Shane Lasley    News    November 6, 2011

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorer makes Arctic expedition

While NovaGold Resources Inc.'s ultimate goal is to become a 1-million-ounce-per-year gold producer, the Vancouver B.C.-based junior is taking a fresh look at the enormous reserves of copper waiting to be m...


2010 Mining Explorers: Freegold Ventures Ltd.

FVL: TSX-V President and CEO: Kristina Walcott Chief Financial Officer: Gordon Steblin Vice President, Exploration: Michael Gross Weighed down with about C$11 million in debt in mid-2009, it appeared Freegold Ventures Ltd. would become another casualty of... Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News    March 28, 2010

Increased lands, gold at Donlin Creek

Donlin Creek LLC, the 50-50 joint venture between NovaGold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp., has renegotiated its lease on the Donlin Creek gold project in southwestern Alaska. The Calista Regional...

 By Shane Lasley    News    February 28, 2010

Amalco vows to be force in exploration

Left leaderless and weighed down with about C$11 million in debt in mid-2009, it appeared Freegold Ventures Ltd. would become another casualty of the market collapse of 2008. Many believe this surely would...

 By Shane Lasley    News    November 1, 2009

Mining Explorers 2009: Full Metal weathers financial storm

Full Metal Mineral Ltd., like many juniors, battened down the hatches in 2009 to ride out the financial storm that sank many explorers and caused others to climb aboard ships better suited to the turbulent... Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News    November 1, 2009

Mining Explorers 2009: Majors discover value in Millrock

When Greg Beischer and Phil St. George teamed up to form Millrock Resources Inc. early in 2007, they set out to make big discoveries that would attract the interest of the world's mining giants. The... Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News    October 25, 2009

Miners reclaim Alaska mines as they work

Reclamation is a critical element of modern mining and mine planning. In Alaska, companies who wish to extract minerals from the earth must first present a plan on how they propose to return the disturbed...


Majors discover value in Millrock

Built on a project generator model, Millrock Resources Inc. has teamed up with Kinross Gold Corp., Altius Resources Inc. and Vale Exploration Canada to seek out and explore new large gold and copper... Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News    August 30, 2009

Miners explore SW Alaska properties

Full Metal Minerals Ltd. and Kinross Gold Corp. struck a deal with Calista Corp., an Alaska Native regional corporation, to acquire 100 percent of mineral rights to the Russian and Horn Mountain complexes...

 By Shane Lasley    News    April 26, 2009

Donlin achieves promise of Native hire

While many people are familiar with the 30-million-ounce-plus gold deposit discovered at Donlin Creek in Southwest Alaska, the world-class gold resource boasts another less known but equally impressive...


Alaska mining project roundup

Alaska saw robust mining activity in 2008 across the full spectrum of the industry, from small placer operations to major producers, and from exploration programs to advanced development projects. Here is a look at companies reporting significant progress...

 By Shane Lasley    News    May 25, 2008

Gold Crest teams with gold giants

After years of exploring Southwest Alaska on its own, Gold Crest Mines Inc. has teamed up with Newmont North America Exploration Ltd., a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corp. in three separate ventures and...

 By Rose Ragsdale    News    April 27, 2008

Tonogold outlines gold potential at Nyac

Tonogold Resources Inc., in hopes of drawing attention to its search for an Alaska partner, released a geology, geochemistry and drilling report April 17 that covers exploration from 2005 to 2007 of its Nyac Porphyry Gold Project in southwestern Alaska. Th... Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News    October 28, 2007

A conversation with Steve Borell

Steve Borell, longtime executive director of the Alaska Miners Association, sat down to discuss the state of the industry recently. Borell expressed optimism and excitement about the industry's future in Alaska. But he raised several red flags that Alaska... Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News    June 25, 2006

Junior resumes exploration in Nyac

After staking 25,600 additional acres in the Nyac Gold District earlier this year, Tonogold Resources Inc. has embarked on Alaska exploration it hopes will yield a big payoff. The California-based junior mining company began drilling June 7 at Bonanza Ridg...

 By Rose Ragsdale    News    March 26, 2006

Drilling at Donlin Creek resumes

As Barrick Gold Corp. announced completion of its multibillion-dollar acquisition of Placer Dome in mid-March, managers of the Donlin Creek project charged forward with work on several fronts at the southwestern Alaska gold deposit. Toronto-based Barrick...


Tonogold touts Nyac's Ft. Knox-like features

Monogold Resources Inc. posted results Sept. 15 of sampling results from its 2005 summer exploration program at the Nyac Gold Project in southwestern Alaska that reinforce its geologists' theory that the prospect contains a gold deposit similar to the...

 By Patricia Liles    News    May 9, 2004

Calista Corp. chooses Canadian coal

A draft feasibility study completed this spring by Nuvista Light & Power Co. recommends construction of a coal-fired electric generation plant at Bethel, Alaska, plus construction of a 191-mile transmission line to the Donlin Creek gold project as the lowe...

 By Curt Freeman    News    October 6, 2002

Alaska mining news summary: As assay results are coming in from projects around the state, metals prices continue to rise or hold steady triggering expectations of higher budgets for 2003

As the first snows of winter begin to fall around the state, more assay results are coming in and plans for next year are being formed. Metals prices continue to rise or hold steady and budgets for next... Full story


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