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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 
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 4/19/2021 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
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 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

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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 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... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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 9/26/2020

 

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 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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