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Green northern lights above a nickel mine during a winter night in Canada.

Nickel's evolving role in clean energy

While lithium has been the poster child for optimism and controversy in equal measure, nickel has its own crucial role to play in the batteries powering the clean energy future – increasing range a... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

 
PolarX Alaska Range midnight sun gold copper exploration drilling

PolarX to drill high-grade Zackly East

PolarX Ltd. May 19 announced plans to carry out a roughly 3,000-meter drill program to test the high-grade copper and gold previously encountered in the Zackly East skarn deposit on its Alaska... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
High grade copper gold silver skarn mineralization Zackly East Stellar Alaska

PolarX eyes Zackly skarn growth potential

PolarX Ltd. Jan. 20 announced that trenching, mapping and sampling has identified a potential 600-meter extension of the thick and high-grade copper-gold skarn mineralization it discovered at... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year for... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Copper-gold-moly tapped in first Mars hole

PolarX Ltd. Nov. 18 reported that the first hole drilled at Mars has indeed tapped a wide section of copper-gold-molybdenum mineralization, confirming the porphyry potential of this target on the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the state.... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Mars discovery hole gets better with depth

PolarX Ltd. Oct. 21 reported that the encouraging porphyry copper mineralization encountered in the first hole at the Mars target on its Alaska Range property increased in intensity to the bottom... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
PolarX Australia copper gold explorer Lundin Mining

Mars becomes top Stellar porphyry target

PolarX Ltd. Oct. 1 announced that drilling has tapped encouraging porphyry copper mineralization at the Stellar project, part of the Australia-based explorer's Alaska Range property. This Stellar... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the state duri... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Drills testing Saturn porphyry deposit

PolarX Ltd. Aug. 6 reported that initial data from an induced polarization (IP) geophysical survey over the Saturn target at its Alaska Range project has identified large anomalies which are... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and utilize those... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Lundin MIning invests in Stellar copper gold exploration in Alaska

PolarX readies to test Saturn porphyry

PolarX Ltd. July 10 said a roughly 5,000-meter drill program is slated to begin this month at the Saturn copper‐gold porphyry target within its Alaska Range project. Funded with the recent AU$4.3 mi... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Metals feel love, explorers not so much

Earlier this month S&P Global put out a summary indicating that during the first quarter of 2019 metals like copper, zinc and nickel were up quarter over quarter by 11 percent, 22 percent and 25... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Lundin Mining invests in PolarX to option Stellar copper project Alaska

Lundin cuts a Stellar deal with PolarX

Lundin Mining Corp. has agreed to invest AU$4.3 million (US$3 million) to acquire 14.3 percent of PolarX Ltd. shares, a deal that gives the Canada-based miner an option to earn a 51 percent... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

PolarX tests Saturn porphyry potential

Australia-based PolarX Ltd. and its copper- and gold-rich Alaska Range property has drawn the interest of Canada-based Lundin Mining Corp. In a deal finalized in June, Lundin invested roughly US$3 m... — Updated 8/14/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Mining exploration jumps in 2014

Unlike its neighbors in the North, the Yukon Territory is forecasting a marked increase in exploration in 2014. While well shy of the roughly C$300 million invested in exploration in 2011, the peak... — Updated 11/2/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Coffee rockets towards feasibility

Over the past five years, Kaminak Gold Corp. has rocketed the Coffee project from Yukon Territory's other White Gold property to an expansive set of gold deposits on pace to be the first of the... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2014 ushers in field season of contrasts

WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory - Quieter streets, emptier skies, shorter business hours and closed shops here are sure signs of tough times in the mining industry. Hours away by helicopter, one can find bare-bones exploration camps and skeleton... — Updated 8/31/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

AIDEA projects buoy Alaska mining jobs

From Kotzebue to Ketchikan, Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is using its financial muscle and its ability to build and operate large infrastructure projects to help mining... — Updated 10/27/2013

 

Mining Explorers 2011: Zazu Metals Corp.

TSX: ZAZ Chairman and CEO: Gil Atzmon Vice President, Corporate Development: Matt Ford Vice President, Exploration: Joe Britton Analysts predict growing demand in Asia markets coupled with the expected closure of several of the world's largest... — Updated 11/6/2011

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Analysts foretell coming zinc shortage

Zinc, the fourth most consumed metal in the world, is an essential building block of modern society and the dominant metal mined in Alaska over the past two decades. In 2010, 538,000 metric tons of... — Updated 7/31/2011

 

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