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 By Shane Lasley    News
Teck’s Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska during the winter.

Red Dog generates strong Q1 revenues

With zinc prices on the rise and strong production of the galvanizing metal, the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska generated strong profits for Teck Resources Ltd. and revenues for NANA... — Updated 7/27/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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America's largest critical minerals mine

On Feb. 22, 2022, Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska became the largest critical minerals operation in the United States, both in terms of quantity and value of the... — Updated 6/11/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A rainbow near the Bornite camp in Alaska’s Ambler Mining District.

Federal judge affirms Ambler Road remand

United States District Court Judge Sharon Gleason confirmed the U.S. Department of Interior's request to remand the previously issued federal permits for construction of the proposed... — Updated 5/26/2022

 
A view of the Red Dog mining camp that is the largest provider to ANCSA corps.

Alaska Mining Day – a historic crossroad

May 10, 2022, celebrates the ninth annual Alaska Mining Day. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, "to... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Dunleavy to Biden: reconsider Ambler Road

While hailing President Joe Biden's use of the Defense Production Act to bolster domestic production of critical lithium-ion battery minerals and metals as good news for the Far North... — Updated 4/14/2022

 
Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy South32 joint venture UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral map

Arctic assays meet high expectations

Trilogy Metals Inc. March 17 reported additional "outstanding but not unexpected" results from the 2021 infill drilling at the Arctic deposit on the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Ambler roadblock defies Biden energy plan

In a move criticized by a wide swath of Alaska policymakers and trade organizations, the Biden administration has filed a motion to reverse the federal authorizations for a proposed... — Updated 3/4/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Making the Ambler District connection

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and Ambler Metals LLC have agreed to equally fund $30.8 million for a 2022 field program to advance the Ambler Access Project, a... — Updated 2/24/2022

 
Trilogy Metals Ambler UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects South32 joint venture

High grades are the rule at Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 25 reported that the latest batch of assays from the infill drilling at Arctic continues to confirm that high copper and zinc grades are the rule and not the... — Updated 2/10/2022

 
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Red Dog a premium zinc district for Teck

While much of Teck Resources Ltd.'s investment and focus during 2021 was on the implementation of its long-term sustainability strategy, the British Columbia-based miner continued to... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
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

 
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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

 
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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
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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
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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
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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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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

 
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

 

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