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 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mine leaders deliver good news to Juneau

With rising metals prices helping to bolster the state's mining sector, Alaska mine leaders had good news to deliver to Alaska Senate and House resource committees during a Feb. 13 trip... — Updated 2/22/2018 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Experts forecast declines in gold output

Over the last month the inevitable termination dust has begun to show up across Alaska, bringing with it completion of mineral exploration programs and transition of development and... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Going the extra mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has added 33 days to the comment period for the draft environmental impact statement for Donlin Gold, providing area residents and other interested... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

A growing workforce

Mining's contribution to Alaska's economy starts with the hefty paychecks being issued to the some 4,350 miners that work in the state, according to recent study completed by the Alaska... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story


Cole to lend mine engineering expertise as GM of Donlin Gold

Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc., equal owners of Donlin Gold LLC, Nov. 14 announced the appointment of Andy Cole as general manager of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska. "Advancing through permitting and preparing for the... — 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 Shane Lasley    News

Critical infrastructure

Alaska is rich in mineral potential but poor in the critical infrastructure needed to fully realize this potential, that was the message Alaska Division of Geological and Geological... — Updated 1/13/2018

 By Curt Freeman    News

Price run-up startles

Although there is plenty of Alaska mining industry news this month, the big dog in the pen is the dramatic and unexpected run-up in the price of gold, which moved from a low of $1,078 per... — Updated 2/28/2016 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Subjective outlook

As the curtain rings down on 2015, the sound of clapping and cheering can already be heard from the mining industry as it anticipates the end of a largely depressing year which started... — Updated 12/27/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

20 years and counting

After 20 years of exploration and permitting, the Donlin Gold project is on the downhill side of gaining the permits needed to develop a mine at the 39-million-ounce gold deposit in the... — Updated 12/13/2015 Full story


Kuskokwim leaders view Donlin Gold DEIS as a step to opportunity

Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. Nov. 30 reported that the Donlin Gold Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been published by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, a... — Updated 12/6/2015 Full story


Donlin draft EIS expected at year's end

Novagold Resources Inc. July 8 reported that the permitting process for its 50-percent-owned Donlin Gold project continues to move ahead with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers planning to... — Updated 7/12/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

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,... — Updated 2/1/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

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... — Updated 6/29/2014 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

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... — Updated 2/23/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

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 project... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

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 i... — Updated 10/28/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

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 cop... — Updated 11/6/2011


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... — Updated 10/31/2010 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 3/28/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 2/28/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 10/25/2009


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