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Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of... — Updated 2/14/2020

 

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 2/14/2020

 
Pebble copper deposit in Alaska hosts 40-year supply of vital jet metal

Rhenium – the hot superalloy element

With a melting point of 5,756 degrees Fahrenheit and a heat-stable crystalline structure, rhenium is extremely resistant to both heat and wear. This durability makes it a vital element... — Updated 2/14/2020

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 2/14/2020

 

Teck explores Alaska, B.C. for zinc, copper

Teck Resources Ltd.'s northern exploration had two major focal points – ensuring the Red Dog District in Northwest Alaska continues as a significant source of global zinc supply well... — Updated 2/14/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British... — Updated 1/30/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Arctic Slope Regional Corp. North Slope oil gas Trans Alaska Pipeline rig

More than oil across Arctic Slope region

It was the vast petroleum reserves lying under what is now the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) region and the need to build a roughly 800-mile pipeline to deliver oil to global... — Updated 1/30/2020

 

Van Nieuwenhuyse now Contango ORE CEO

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 6 announced that Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has taken over as President and CEO of the Texas-based mineral exploration company advancing the Peak Gold project in... — Updated 1/24/2020

 
 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... — Updated 1/17/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The final entry of Captain Curt's log

In November 1996, a little over 23 years ago, I began writing quarterly mining news summaries for the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Shortly after that, I began writing monthly... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Calista sees golden future for SW Alaska

Calista Corp. and its 31,400 Yup'ik, Cup'ik and Athabascan shareholders are on the cusp of realizing the benefits that will come with the sustainable development of a mine at the 45-milli... — Updated 12/30/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 12/20/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

South32 agrees to landmark JV in Alaska

Development of the rich mineral resource in Alaska's Ambler Mining District took another major leap forward with the Dec. 19 announcement that Australia-based South32 Ltd. is investing... — Updated 12/20/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

Drill cuts 79m of 2.35% copper at Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 28 reported the final set of assay results from the 2019 drill program at Bornite, part of the company's Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP) in the Ambler mining... — Updated 10/31/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project BLM Gates of the Arctic

Thou shall build road to Ambler District

The Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska covers a more than 70-mile (115 kilometers) stretch of Earth's crust that is rich in a variety of precious, base and critical minerals. So... — Updated 10/11/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Van Nieuwenhuyse steps down from Trilogy

After 15 years of leading the effort to unlock the vast mineral potential of the Ambler Mining District, Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has turned in his resignation as president, CEO and... — Updated 9/13/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 9/6/2019

 
Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects UKMP Arctic Bornite mine devlopment

BLM requests public input on Ambler Road

United States Bureau of Land Management Aug. 30 published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road to the Federal Register,... — Updated 9/6/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Lifelong Alaskan mining engineer legislator senator

Alaska miners lose a friend in Juneau

Alaska's mining community lost a strong champion and friend with the passing of Sen. Chris Birch, R-Anchorage. Must Read Alaska, the first to report on Birch's passing, said the senator f... — Updated 8/16/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District volcanogenic massive sulfide VMS Alaska

Trilogy hits the ground running at UKMP

Trilogy Metals Inc. July 3 provided an update on the US$18.2 million of activities being carried out this year across its roughly 353,400-acre Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in the Ambler... — Updated 7/12/2019

 
Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project AMDIAP

Ambler Road draft EIS expected in July

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 20 reported that permitting for the proposed road to provide surface access to the Ambler Mining District is slated for completion this year. The 211-mile Ambler... — Updated 5/31/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The 2019 mining game is afoot in Alaska

In the famous words of Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot! After seasonally slower news from Alaska's mining industry in March and April, the dam has broken with over two dozen Alaska... — Updated 5/30/2019

 

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