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The only city in Northwest Territories

Far to the north lies the second largest of Canada's three territories, simply named the Northwest Territories, and within this vast region of more than 400,000 square miles lies its... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 British Columbia Skeena Resources Benchmark Metals

BC explorers adapt to challenging 2020

Challenged by a global pandemic and a particularly wet summer, many of Northern British Columbia's mineral explorers became adept to adjusting on the fly as they endeavored to unlock the... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
Chrome plated stainless steel chain

Irreplaceable chromium deposits in Alaska

While the United States consumes roughly 5% of the chromite mined globally, none of this chromium mineral comes from domestic mines. Instead, America relies on foreign sources for... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Exploring for Alaska-type platinum metals

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – have one foot firmly planted in the realm of precious metals while the other is... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Michael Vande Guchte Vug Big Nugget Gold

Constantine validates Big Nugget Gold

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Nov. 19 reported that this year's prospecting and soil sampling has confirmed historically reported high-grade gold mineralization at Big Nugget Gold and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
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The Smithsonian and its golden beginning

Next year will mark the 175th anniversary of one of the greatest institutions in the world – the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and certainly the pride of our nation's capital. The patr... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Wise Mike Stepovich Captain Barnette Trading Post 1902 Fairbanks Alaska

An Alaskan fortune: 'Wise Mike' Stepovich

A true northern pioneer far from his Eastern European home, 'Wise' Mike Stepovich, settles in a new land and leaves behind a historic legacy in Alaska's Golden Heart City. The history of... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 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 Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior awakens MacMillan Pass giant

Another slumbering zinc giant is being awakened in Canada's far north. The MacMillan Pass project, a venture targeting an extensive package of mining claims assembled recently by junior... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

New Age expands Genesis PGE targets

New Age Metals Inc. Oct. 8 reported that the 2019 Genesis exploration program has significantly expanded the platinum group element-nickel-copper exploration targets on this project in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020

 

Refining PGM drill targets at Genesis

New Age Metals Inc. July 25 announced the start of a 2019 exploration program focused on mapping hydrothermal alteration to better define drill targets on its Genesis platinum group... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Ahtna offers great mineral opportunities

When it comes to managing its more than 1.5 million acres of land in a region of Southcentral Alaska renowned for its natural beauty, Copper River salmon, abundant wildlife and one of the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kaminak Gold executives Eira Thomas, Rob Carpenter, Tony Reda, Curt Freeman

Tectonic has big 2019 plans for Alaska

Tectonic Metals Inc. plans to leverage Alaska's underexplored gold potential to create "the number one mineral exploration company in the world." While this is a lofty goal, Tectonic Meta... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Kaminak 2.0 explores Alaska gold potential

Members of the Kaminak Gold Corp. executive team have reunited to form Tectonic Metals Corp., a private exploration company that has acquired three overlooked gold exploration properties... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
Australian junior exploring Kuskokwim Mineral Belt near Donlin Gold

Explosion of mining activity in Alaska

Following a couple of quiet months where Alaska's mining industry focused on its work, the last month has seen an explosion of new info come out regarding that effort, some of it... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
PGM nickel copper chromite prospect near Richardson Highway Valdez

New Age seeks JV for Genesis PGM project

New Age Metals Inc. Aug. 29 announced the completion of a technical report that outlines a three-year plan for furthering exploration at its Genesis platinum group metals-copper-nickel... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Palmer VMS copper zinc gold silver barite project Haines Southeast Alaska

A pivotal year for Palmer VMS project

2018 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the Palmer copper-zinc-silver-gold project in Southeast Alaska. A roughly US$9 million exploration program outlined by Constantine Metal... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

PGEs – the hard-working precious metals

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation chromium

No viable substitute for critical chromium

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the nation's most important strategic and critical... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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