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A band of purple-tinged green aurora and the big dipper above a drill rig.

AEM reenergizes Nikolai nickel project

With firsthand knowledge that the Nikolai property in Alaska is seemingly tailor-made to be a domestic source of the nickel, cobalt, copper, and platinum group metals needed for America's energy... — Updated 1/30/2024 Full story

 
Drill technicians working on a rig at Metallic Minerals Formo target.

Metallic assays elevate future Keno MRE

Metallic Minerals Corp. Jan. 10 announced the results from its 2023 exploration campaign at the company's Keno Silver project in Yukon, Canada, with all its holes encountering high-grade silver,... — Updated 1/25/2024

 
A huge plume of black smoke above the Eagle Gold mine camp in Canada’s Yukon.

Gold, critical minerals top Yukon list

Raging wildfires and record hot temperatures challenged the well-laid plans of a score and more of mineral explorers in Canada's Yukon this year as the 2023 field season shifted into high summer.... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Crewmember loading up a tray of core in the core shack.

Metallic drills for Keno silver resource

Metallic Minerals Corp. Oct. 19 announced the completion of its 2023 exploration program at its Keno Silver project in Yukon, Canada. Covering 171 square kilometers (66 square miles) within the... — Updated 10/19/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Two drillers test a nickel deposit on a warm late summer day in Alaska.

Alaska Energy Metals project rediscovered

NIKOLAI, ALASKA – Alaska Energy Metals Corp. President and CEO Greg Beischer has returned to finish what he started when he first landed in Alaska as a young geologist for INCO Ltd. in 1995 ... — Updated 9/14/2023

 
Geologist inspects rocky surroundings at Keno Silver project in Yukon.

Keno silver supplies another Yukon miner

Metallic Minerals Corp. April 10 announced the final results from the 2022 exploration at its Keno Silver project in Canada's Yukon. While small, the program unearthed impressive silver grades that... — Updated 4/13/2023

 
Glove offers perspective of the much larger copper-rich rock discovered at Nico.

Fortune seeks critical mineral funding

Fortune Minerals Ltd. March 23 reported that it is in discussion with the Canadian, United States, and European Union governments to secure financial support for the development of the company's... — Updated 4/8/2023

 
Thick veins of gold running through core from drilling the Brucejack Mine.

Newcrest adds bonanza gold to BC assets

Gaining ownership of the Brucejack Mine through the US$2.8 billion buyout of Pretium Resources Inc., Newcrest Mining Ltd. consolidated all the current large-scale gold, silver, and copper... — Updated 2/26/2023

 
A helicopter sits on a drill pad on a highly mineralized mountain in the Yukon.

Gold, silver lure pack to Yukon in 2022

Though effects of the COVID-19 pandemic lingered, mineral explorers rushed to the Yukon like moths to a flame during 2022. Mining's most daring sector rallied to generate the busiest field season... — Updated 2/2/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Underground chrome mine in an outline of Alaska and critical minerals.

49 critical minerals in the 49th State

From antimony historically mined near the Interior Alaska city of Fairbanks to the zinc and germanium produced at the Red Dog Mine, America's 49th State is a past producer, and a potential future... — Updated 11/16/2022 Full story

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Editorial
Map of Ukraine and surrounding Eastern European countries with compass.

It's 1, 2, 3, 4 whata we fightin' for?

Being cynical by nature, and having a solid distrust of the integrity of the popular press, it crosses my mind that the political determination of the United States and its NATO allies to dump our... — Updated 9/15/2022 Full story

 
Alaska Native men carving ivory with various tools.

Natural resources are tied to survival

"What is the impact of not mining in Alaska?" Liz Cornejo, vice president Dowa Metals & Mining Alaska, asked during the 2022 Alaska's Minerals: A Strategic National Imperative summit. For such... — Updated 9/15/2022 Full story

 
Rows of aluminum ingots from Rio Tinto's Aluminium Smelter in New Zealand.

Underdog aluminum is critical metal too

Shining a light on a metal used in nearly all today's economic sectors Used in everything from beer cans to spacecraft, aluminum is a metal most people interact with nearly every day. What many... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
Rocket engine nozzles use tungsten for its durability, high melting point.

Strongest metal shows US supply weakness

Tungsten could be held ransom unless domestic mines open Tungsten, or wolfram, is the 74th element on the periodic table of elements and, like many other metals that have found their way onto... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline is Alaska began the widespread use of niobium.

Niobium gets a promotion into high-tech

Superconductors, super magnets, and superalloys, this metal is super The stories behind the discovery of many elements in the periodic table make for a fascinating read, but perhaps top among them... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Felix Gold Millrock Resources Fairbanks Mining District project generator 2022

Busy 2022 on Millrock's Alaska projects

From an expected multimillion-dollar exploration program on the hardrock sources of the placer gold discovered by Felix Pedro in the Fairbanks Mining District 120 years ago to preliminary... — Updated 3/4/2022

 
Nunavut Canada Mining Explorers 2021 magazine Data Mine North TMAC Resources

Nunavut exploration heats up in 2021

Mineral exploration activity in Nunavut intensified in 2021 as mining companies mounted larger and more extensive programs in response to stronger capital markets, government infrastructure... — Updated 2/10/2022 Full story

 
Chugach Alaska Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th

Chugach Alaska seeks sustainable growth

Covering a roughly 450-mile stretch of postcard-worthy Gulf of Alaska coastline where glacier-carved fjords and bays teeming with fish, birds, and marine mammals are framed by dense forests of... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Bristol Bay Native Corporation BBNC ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

"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 undeveloped copp... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
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Engine of civilization, fueled by mining

With such incredible technologies at mankind's disposal today, it is easily forgotten the ingenuity and sheer gumption that our predecessors brought to solving some of the more rigorous and demandin... — Updated 10/29/2021 Full story

 
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The quantum states of germanium demand

From the transistors in quantum computers that are millions of times faster than their classical counterparts to fiber optic cables that send data at the speed of light, germanium is a little-known... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Titanium demand drivers are in whitening

Lightweight, strong, and resistant to corrosion, titanium is best known for the properties it lends to rockets, aircraft, and high-performance sports equipment. Only about 3% of the more than 8... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Tough tungsten vulnerable to China control

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the metals, tungsten's toughness is legendary. Like many of the other metals that have found their way onto critical mineral lists in... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
Metallic Minerals Formo Yukon West Keno silver project 2020 drill program

Metallic confirms Keno West potential

Metallic Minerals Corp. April 7 reported that its 2020 drill program at West Keno confirmed the presence of high-grade silver mineralization at advanced targets on this property along extensions of... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Granite Creek leverages AI at Carmacks

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. is leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to help discover more copper, gold, and silver across its Carmacks and Carmacks North project in the Yukon. After... — Updated 4/15/2021

 

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