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NANA Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act magazine

NANA embraces two worlds with one spirit

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 1/13/2022 Full story

 
Alaska Native Claims Data Mine North ANCSA Section 7(i) mining economy

A miner's guide to Alaska Native Claims

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success but a brilliant... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North history

Alaska Natives utilize new corporate tool

Pioneer Alaskans swore that Alaska's economy would be destroyed if "the Natives" secured control of any lands in Alaska. However, they did not realize how practical and pragmatic Alaska... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
ASRC Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act petroleum

More than oil across Arctic Slope region

Vast petroleum reserves underlying what is now the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) region, and the need to build a pipeline to deliver this oil to an ice-free port 800 miles to the... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Calista Corporation Donlin Gold ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act mining

A golden opportunity for Calista region

Calista Corp. and its more than 33,000 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... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act ANCSA Data Mine North magazine Section 7(i)

Sharing the hunt with ANCSA Section 7(i)

From the wide distribution of the massive resources provided by a bowhead whale harvested in the icy waters of the Beaufort Sea to sharing the catch from successful fishing in the Gulf... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act UAA Data Mine North

What Rights to Land Have Alaska Natives

It is my good fortune to be asked to write a short piece on the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. My mother, Naungagiaq, would have been proud. She set me free to seek an education in... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North history

ANCSA: an impossible challenge achieved

President Richard M. Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) in 1971, exactly 230 years after Captain Vitus Bering's Second Kamchatka Expedition finally sighted land... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
map Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District UKMP South3d NANA Brooks Range

Trilogy stakes other NW Alaska claims

Leveraging its expertise in exploring for Arctic-type volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits in the Ambler Mining District, Trilogy Metals Inc. exploring for similar high-grade... — Updated 10/14/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mike Dunleavy Alaska Ambler District AIDEA road DMTS Trilogy Metals South32

Dunleavy talks Ambler District cooperation

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy highlighted the importance of cooperation between Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) corporations and their shareholders, state organizations, and... — Updated 9/30/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District map Alaska Industrial Development

Ambler Road takes a step toward reality

With a $13 million budget for predevelopment activities during 2021, a proposed road to the enormously metal-rich Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska takes another step closer to... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
critical minerals Alaska EV graphite copper zinc cobalt lithium-ion batteries

Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Superalloy critical rhenium metal Pebble mine project Bristol Bay Alaska

Pebble hosts 90 years of durable rhenium

Rhenium is exceptionally resistant to heat and wear, characteristics that make it a vital ingredient in superalloys used in jet and industrial gas turbine engines. "The high-temperature p... — Updated 4/23/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Red Dog Nana Fort Knox Kinross Gold Hecla Mining Alaska economy COVID-19 2020

Mining lifts Alaska economy during COVID

Mining and mineral exploration helped to bolster an Alaskan economy plagued by COVID-19 during 2020. According to a report prepared by the McKinley Research Group, a renowned... — Updated 3/25/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Mine Partnership U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appeal Bristol Bay Alaska

Pebble assails Corps economic findings

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does not subscribe to the idea that it is better for the residents of the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska to have worked and lost than never to... — Updated 3/25/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Ramzi Fawaz Trilogy Metals Ambler Metals North of 60 Mining News

Developing the exciting Ambler District

North of 60 Mining News recently spoke with Ramzi Fawaz, president and CEO of Ambler Metals LLC, a 50-50 joint venture between South32 Ltd. and Trilogy Metals Inc. to develop the rich min... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy Metals Inc. South32 Ltd. Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Ambler Road granted 50-year right-of-way

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority have signed documents that provide a 50-year right-of-way across federal... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Don Lindsay Teck Resources Ltd. Red Dog District

Teck scales back exploration due to COVID

Investing capital and resources into keeping its mines operational in the midst of a global pandemic, Teck Resources Ltd. has scaled back on exploration during 2020. "These continue to... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Critical metal cobalt used in battery cells electric vehicles, renewable energy

Alaskan cobalt could supply EV demands

Whether it is the exponential growth in electric vehicles traveling global highways, the massive need for storing energy at solar and wind electrical generating facilities, or cutting the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Tapes Pebble Partnership CEO Tom Collier resigns

Pebble Tapes lead to Collier resignation

A pitch to deep-pocketed investors about the potential to develop a world-class mine at the Pebble copper project in Alaska turned out to be a clandestinely videotaped sting operation... — Updated 10/8/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Copter hovers near drill at Arctic mine project Ambler mining district

Financial robust Arctic Mine confirmed

A feasibility study for developing a mine at the world-class Arctic deposit in Alaska's Ambler Mining District details a financially robust operation that would produce 1.9 billion pounds... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Truck at NANA Teck Resources Red Dog zinc mine northwest Alaska

COVID slows mineral plans in NANA region

The COVID-19 pandemic has led NANA Corp. and its mining partners, Teck Resources Ltd. and Ambler Metals LLC, to adjust their mineral exploration and mine development plans in order to... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Bornite camp tents sunset Upper Kobuk Mineral Project Ambler Mining District

Ambler Metals suspends 2020 field work

Trilogy Metals Inc. July 8 confirmed that the 2020 field programs at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska has been deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambler Metals... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Bornite copper cobalt ore Ambler Mining District road Northwest Alaska

Stable economic future follows Ambler Road

As COVID-19 continues to create global economic hardship, it is reassuring to see steady progress on a project offering immediate and long-term benefits to Alaska's economy. The Ambler... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Native worker at Pebble copper gold mine project Bristol Bay

Pebble mine could bolster Alaska economy

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. said its Pebble project could provide another source of jobs and revenue to an Alaska economy challenged by an interrelated combination of COVID-19 and low... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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