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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 

Doyon's vast Tintina Gold Belt potential

With 12.5 million acres of land spanning Alaska's Interior, Doyon Ltd. is the largest private landholder in the state and one of the largest in the nation. For mining and mineral exploration... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 

New explorer in Yukon's Carmacks copper belt

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Feb. 19 said it has secured a substantial historical database detailing exploration work conducted on the area covered by the company's newly acquired Stu... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Australia junior exploring copper gold project in Alaska

ME2018: Nova Minerals Ltd.

Nova Minerals Ltd. (formerly Quantum Resources Ltd.) completed an inaugural drill program in 2018 at its newly acquired Estelle gold-copper-silver project about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage,... — Updated 11/12/2018 Full story

 
Platinum palladium copper nickel exploration mine development project

ME2018: Nickel Creek Platinum Corp.

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. is focused on developing its Nickel Shäw (formerly Wellgreen) project in southwestern Yukon into Canada's next world-class nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM sulfide mine. Towards... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a keen intere... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year to take... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
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 profound in its... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
Estelle Oxide exploration Australian junior exploration company Alaska

Nova gears up for drilling at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. (formerly Quantum Resources Ltd.) July 31 said it plans to complete at least 8,000 meters of drilling over the next six to eight weeks at the Estelle gold-copper-silver project abo... — Updated 8/10/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is mined in the... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
VMS copper zinc silver barite exploration near Haines AK

Electrum to invest $6 million in Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. May 1 said it intends to raise C$10 million through a non-brokered private placement that will include a major strategic investment from Electrum Strategic... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

 
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, competition is... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
Platinum, palladium copper, cobalt, nickel, mine development project, PGE, PGM

Nickel Creek to start pilot plant testing

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. April 25 said the second phase of its metallurgical program on the Nickel Shäw (formerly Wellgreen) project in southwestern Yukon is advancing into mini pilot plant... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

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 automotive,... — Updated 5/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northwest Alaska mining infrastructure road Teck NANA AIDEA

A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, has... — Updated 10/25/2018 Full story

 
Kotzebue National Geographic TRI article Red Dog Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska exploration mirrors global trend

In 2017 Alaska’s mineral exploration industry saw its first up-tick in exploration spending since 2011, an increase that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s “World Exploration Trends” indicates... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 

PGM to nickel; Wellgreen rebrands

Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. Jan. 8 announced that it is changing its name to Nickel Creek Platinum Corp., part of a rebranding aimed to reflect a new direction for the company and the uniqueness of its a... — Updated 1/19/2018

 

Aussie junior options Estelle

Quantum Resources Ltd. Nov. 20 announced that it has entered into an option five Alaska projects prospective for gold, silver, zinc, nickel, copper, cobalt and rare earth elements. The primary... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

As winter rolls in, so do field results

As the first snows of the coming winter began to fall at high elevations across Alaska, results of summer programs likewise began to trickle in from far-flung areas of the state. Meanwhile, second-... — Updated 10/1/2017 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2016: 2016 brings late season surge

Mineral exploration in Yukon began 2016 much like it finished 2015... Challenging equity market conditions and cautious investors meant junior exploration companies started the season conservatively. The industry got a boost early in the season... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Goldcorp grabs Coffee project

Like a gong proclaiming the end of the long and arduous bear market for North of 60 mining explorers, the May 12 news that Goldcorp Inc. would buy Kaminak Gold Corp. for roughly C$500 million... — Updated 2/3/2018

 

Miners get quick start in 2016

Most of Alaska is now enjoying a warm, early spring, allowing field programs to get off to an quicker start this year. While budgets are still tight, interest in Alaska projects has steadily... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 

Group Ten expands Spy platinum property in southwestern Yukon

Group Ten Metals Inc. Feb. 29 reported completion of an exploration and staking program on its Spy mineral property in southwestern Yukon Territory. Situated in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt, a... — Updated 3/6/2016

 

Miners wrap up active year in Alaska

Over the past month, three of Alaska's large mines reported strong quarterly results; two projects in advanced permitting and pre-feasibility reported recent progress; and three exploration... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: A quiet year for Alaska explorers

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska will likely struggle to top US$80 million for 2014, a dramatic fall from the US$365.1 million pinnacle reached in 2011. "The din of mineral industry activity th... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2014: Government funding bolsters exploration

In 2014, many junior exploration companies work to preserve capital by undertaking modest exploration programs. The injection of funding into the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program continues to be a valuable source of seed money for prospectors and... — Updated 11/2/2014

 

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