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Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
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China domination makes tungsten critical

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is vital to a broad spectrum of commercial and military applications, yet there are... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
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Titanium – the lighter, whiter metal

Titanium conjures images of the durable and lightweight metal used to build aircraft, replacement hips, high-end bicycle frames and even quality golf clubs. While its outstanding... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
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Indium – the everyday metal you never see

If you are reading this article on your computer, tablet or phone, you are almost certainly looking through indium as we speak; and, if that devise happens to be a touchscreen you have... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Barite weighs in on critical minerals list

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite derives its name from... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Purpose, tradition guide Chugach Alaska

Stretching along roughly 400 miles of Alaska's southern coast – from the north end of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle near Icy Bay to the tip of the Kenai Peninsula near Homer – the... — Updated 12/30/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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"Fish First" guides BBNC resource policy

The Bristol Bay region is home to two resources that beyond a doubt earn the moniker "world-class" – an annual run of sockeye salmon that is second to none and Pebble, the largest... — Updated 12/30/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral exploration slows in the Yukon

Yukon Territory, a mineral exploration frontrunner in Canada's North, is witnessing a significant slowdown in 2019. As a result, growth in Yukon's economy is expected to slow this year... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

The hope of a nation within Tin City

In the westernmost reaches of Alaska lies "Tin City," a mining settlement that all but disappeared except for a lonely radar station looking out over our seas and skies today. Located on... — Updated 8/2/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet... — Updated 3/16/2019 Full story

 

New explorer in Yukon's Carmacks copper belt

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Feb. 19 said it has secured a substantial historical database detailing exploration work conducted on the area covered by the company's newly acquired Stu... — Updated 3/1/2019 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 2/8/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Titanium

Titanium conjures images of the durable and lightweight metal used to build aircraft, replacement hips, high-end bicycle frames and even quality golf clubs. While its outstanding... — Updated 10/26/2018 Full story

 
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35 minerals critical to the United States

In a report published in December, the United States Geological Survey defined critical minerals as non-fuel minerals or mineral materials essential to the economic and national security... — Updated 7/17/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 

Monster turns Metallic, appoints Johnson CEO

Metallic Minerals Corp. (formerly Monster Mining Corp.) Sept. 19 reported the appointment of Greg Johnson as CEO and chairman. Prior to joining Metallic Minerals, Johnson held the position of president and CEO at Wellgreen Platinum and... — Updated 2/6/2018

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Where you sit depends on where you stand

I'll be the first to concede that the upcoming election is probably a done deal, and that for Alaskans, it is probably far more important that we do our best to ensure that Republican... — Updated 2/5/2018

 
 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 Curt Freeman    Opinion

"We can finally get back to business!"

Earlier in November, the Alaska Miners Association held its annual convention and trade show in Anchorage and as always, the well-attended convention overlapped with election Tuesday.... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

JV pacts lapse on two Millrock copper projects

Millrock Resources Inc. Jan. 29 reported that partnership agreements on its Alaska Peninsula and Estelle copper-gold exploration properties in Alaska have been allowed to lapse. After... — Updated 2/7/2016

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

For miners, tomorrow is another day

I do love metaphors and aphorisms; there's one for every occasion. For instance, it is often noted that, on the one hand, it is always darkest before the dawn and, on the other, that the... — Updated 1/24/2016

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Perfect storm plagues Alaska mining

Over the past month Alaska's mining industry has suffered a perfect storm of manmade and natural issues that read like something from a pulp fiction novel. On the man-made side of the... — Updated 7/26/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Drills turn on AP

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has agreed to invest US$2 million on a drill program aimed at further investigating the potential of Millrock Resources Inc.'s highly-prospective copper-gold... — Updated 7/19/2015

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Miners exude real optimism in Vancouver

Amid the volatile metals markets that have become the norm in the past year, miners, developers, explorers, prospectors and investors met in Vancouver at the end of January for the annual... — Updated 2/22/2015 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

 

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