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  • Drill pad built in among the valleys of Macpass, Yukon, Canada.

    Fireweed Metals makes an executive change

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 17, 2024

    Company sees Brandon Macdonald step down; position to be held by Peter Hemstead in interim. Fireweed Metals Corp. May 3 announced an abrupt change of management with the replacement of its former CEO and director, Brandon Macdonald, for Peter Hemstead, who has been appointed as the interim president and CEO. "On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Brandon for the role he has played in helping build Fireweed into one of Canada's leading base-metal exploration...

  • A large rock sample with large veins of high-grade gold visible on the surface.

    Nisga'a Nation forms mine royalty company

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Nations Royalty is positioned to be Canada's largest business majority owned by a First Nation, significant player in realm of mining royalties. Leveraging royalties it has received through benefits agreements for mine projects in Northern British Columbia, the Nisga'a Nation is forming a Canadian First Nations mining royalty company for Indigenous people. The Nisga'a Nation's lands and treaty area covers nearly 27,000 square kilometers (10,400 square miles) at the southern...

  • A smartphone displays Newmont’s logo in front of mining company’s webpage.

    Newmont, Newcrest agree on merger deal

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 1, 2023

    Merged company will hold several world-class gold, copper assets in Northern BC's Golden Triangle. In a deal that will bring together several world-class copper and gold projects in British Columbia's Golden Triangle, Newmont Corp. and Newcrest Mining Ltd. have agreed upon a merger worth A$28.8 billion (US$19.3 billion) to Newcrest shareholders. "The combination of Newmont and Newcrest represents an exceptional value proposition for shareholders and other stakeholders," said N...

  • Newmont webpage in front of digital stock chart representing increased value.

    Newmont sweetens Newcrest merger offer

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 27, 2023

    New $19.6 billion proposal deemed fair by Newcrest board; companies advance one step closer to merger. With a new US$19.6 billion (A$29.4 billion) offer, Newmont Corp. is one step closer to completing a merger with Newcrest Mining Ltd. For Newmont, which is already the world's largest gold mining company, the proposed combination with Newcrest would add gold and copper production from mines in Australia, Canada, and Papua New Guinea. In February, it was revealed that Newmont...

  • Coffee Gold project Goldcorp Newmont Yukon Canada First Nation White District

    Newmont gets Coffee Gold greenlight

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 21, 2022

    The Yukon government and First Nations have given Newmont Corp. the green light to move ahead with development of a mine at its Coffee Gold project. Located in the heart of Yukon's White Gold District, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) south of Dawson City, Coffee is one of the earliest gold discoveries made by renowned prospector Shawn Ryan. Kaminak Gold Corp. advanced Ryan's grassroots discovery to a 2-million-ounce gold deposit that attracted the attention of Goldcorp, which...

  • GT Gold Galore Creek Mining Newmont British Columbia Canada Golden Triangle

    Golden Triangle of projects for Newmont

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    With the completion of the buyout of GT Gold Corp., Newmont Corp. has bolstered its portfolio of copper and gold projects in Northern British Columbia and the Yukon. "With the acquisition of GT Gold and the Tatogga project in the highly sought-after Golden Triangle district of British Columbia, Canada, Newmont continues to strengthen our world-class portfolio," said Newmont President and CEO Tom Palmer. Newmont first grabbed a solid foothold in the Golden Triangle with the... Full story

  • Mining Explorers 2020 British Columbia Enduro Metals Cole Evans Newmont Lake

    Enduro Metals arises from Crystal Lake

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 18, 2021

    Enduro Metals Corp. is focused on expanding the gold, silver, and copper mineralization being exposed by the rapidly retreating glaciers on its 638-square-kilometer (246 square miles) Newmont Lake project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Formerly known as Crystal Lake Mining Corp., in mid-2020 this exploration company changed its name to Enduro Metals to reflect the persistence and optimism of the company's new leadership. Situated about 30 kilometers (19 miles)... Full story

  • Doyon geologist and shareholder core boxes mineral exploration

    Doyon fosters golden Alaska partnerships

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Doyon Ltd. is seeing a resurgence of mineral exploration on its lands across Interior Alaska, especially on gold properties held by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation. Running the breadth of Alaska between the Brooks Range to the north and Alaska Range to the south, the Doyon region blankets a mineral-rich swath of Alaska's Interior that is nearly the size of Texas. Doyon itself, owns 12.5 million acres of land within this vast region, making it the... Full story

  • Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2019 cover

    Fraser Survey: Alaska shines, Canada slips

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Canada's provinces and territories have fallen from grace in the eyes of the global mining community, according to the latest rendition of Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of Mining Companies. For the first time in a decade, no Canadian jurisdiction ranks in the top 10 for "investment attractiveness" in the annual survey conducted by the Canadian public policy think-tank. This report asks industry professionals from around the globe to score mining jurisdictions based on their... Full story

  • Heavy equipment at Victoria Eagle Gold mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Territory

    Explorers tout first gold, new finds

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    After being stalled for decades, hardrock gold mine development in Yukon Territory appears to be picking up speed, as one company rockets toward full mine production by mid-2020, while at least two others report exciting new discoveries. The Yukon, legendary for producing millions of ounces of gold dating back nearly 125 years, is still one of the best places on Earth to find the precious metal. Yet few modern gold projects have managed to overcome the constraints imposed by...

  • Tectonic goes public, makes gold discovery

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Investors looking for mineral exploration companies boasting a team with a proven track record and gold properties in safe and mineral-rich jurisdictions have a new choice with the Tectonic Metals Inc. symbol, TECT, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange at the opening of trading on Nov. 18. While Tectonic may be the newest mineral explorer on the TSX Venture Exchange, the company has been acquiring and assessing gold properties in Alaska for the past two years as a privately...

  • Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

    Curt Freeman, Special to Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    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 state. Exploration efforts, in particular, benefitted from this additional field time. Based on information available to date, 2019 exploration expenditures are expected to be in the $135-140 million range, well ahead of the $120-125 million exploration spending tracked for 2018. In addition,...

  • Northway hits gold in all holes at Healy

    Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Northway Resources Corp. Oct. 21 reported that gold mineralization was encountered in all 10 reconnaissance holes completed during a maiden drill program carried out this year at the Healy project in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District. Northway is a new mineral exploration company that completed an initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange in August. At about the same time as the IPO, Northway began a maiden drill program at Healy, a discovery stage...

  • Barresi named president of Triumph Gold

    Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Triumph Gold Corp. Oct. 2 announced the retirement of Paul Reynolds, who served as president and CEO of the Yukon-based mineral exploration company for the past five years. Former Triumph Gold Vice President of Exploration Tony Barresi now serves as president and John Anderson, the executive chairman of the company, will fill in as interim CEO. Barresi is an economic geologist with fifteen years of base and precious metal exploration experience. During his three-year tenure...

  • 10 golden rules for responsible mining

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    The World Gold Council Sept. 12 launched its Responsible Gold Mining Principles, which lays out a framework that provides investors and downstream gold supply chain customers with clear expectations as to what constitutes responsible gold mining. "It is our aim that the Responsible Gold Mining Principles reinforce trust in gold and the gold mining industry. Consumers, investors and the downstream gold supply chain will be able to know, with confidence, that their gold has... Full story

  • Evrim, Newmont grow NWT gold discoveries

    Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Evrim Resources Corp. Sept. 5 said its 2019 drilling and sampling continues to affirm the gold potential along a 10-kilometer (six miles) structural corridor at its Astro project in the Northwest Territories. Astro is the results of an alliance between Evrim and Newmont Goldcorp to explore for world-class carbonate-style gold deposits across a 23,250-square-kilometer (8,975 square miles) prospective land package that parallels the NWT-Yukon border. This reconnaissance level...

  • Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining Explorers|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three diamond mines, has entered a prolonged downward slide. The near-term economic outlook for the territory, which covers 1.3 million square kilometers in Canada's central Arctic region, continues to be bleak as its diamond mines that have now passed peak production and replacement projects are in... Full story

  • Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved toward resuming output. Yukon ranked fourth in Canada for projected spending on mineral exploration and deposit evaluation for 2018, according to statistics distributed by Natural Resources Canada. Spending for mineral exploration and deposit evaluations totaled C$249.4 million, made up of C$... Full story

  • Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal deposits that junior mining companies are hoping to discover and majors are wanting to mine. Couple this mineral endowment with good infrastructure – especially stacked up against the other jurisdictions in the North of 60 Mining News coverage area – and northern B.C. continues to draw str... Full story

  • Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is forever changing the gold mining landscape around the world. While the two largest gold mining companies Newmont Goldcorp (No. 1) and Barrick (No. 2) are still in the process of shedding assets following the mega-mergers, it seems that Newmont Goldcorp will emerge with a much stronger foothold in... Full story

  • Goodpaster – Gold is where you find it

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    The Goodpaster Mining District in Interior Alaska adds credence to the sourdough mining adage "gold is where you find it." Unlike the 8.3 million ounces of placer gold recovered from the Fairbanks Mining District to the west, 1.2 million oz from the Circle Mining District to the northwest or 20 million oz from Yukon's Klondike District to the east, the Goodpaster Mining District has thrown off a paltry 2,050 oz of placer aurum. Yet, Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo Mine in... Full story

  • GT Gold explores its own Golden Triangle

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    A C$17.6 million strategic investment by Newmont Goldcorp has provided GT Gold Corp. the capital to accelerate exploration on its Tatogga gold property in northwestern British Columbia. GT Gold said this investment is a strong endorsement of the potential of the Saddle South and Saddle North discoveries it has made on this property toward the north end of the Golden Triangle. Highlights from drilling at Saddle South during 2017 and 2018 include: seven meters of 51.53 grams...

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

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    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 into the 21st century and a rekindled interest in advancing the Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle closer to production. The renewed and increased activities at Galore Creek follows Newmont Mining's 2018 acquisition of Novagold Resources Inc.'s 50 p... Full story

  • Northway completes IPO, explores Healy

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Northway Resources Corp., a new company with two gold exploration properties in Alaska, Aug. 26 announced the completion of an initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange. "We are very excited about closing this transaction and being listed as a new public company on the TSXV," said Northway Resources President and CEO Zach Flood. "Northway Resources was founded last year with the primary focus to explore for gold in Alaska." Northway is currently focused...

  • A Tectonic shift for gold exploration

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Emerging on Alaska's exploration scene in 2018, Tectonic Metals Inc. is a new junior mining company that applies a business-first strategy to managing the risks inherent to advancing grassroots gold discoveries to a multi-million-ounce gold reserve that global mining companies want to buy and the local people want to see developed into a mine. "Junior mining is 99 percent risk, the failure rate is huge, yet nobody has any protocols in place for managing the risks," Tectonic... Full story

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