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 By Shane Lasley    News

Will rush to Yukon spill into Alaska?

Is the "Yukon Gold Rush" about to spill into Alaska? Since the 1896 discovery of gold on the aptly named Bonanza Creek sparked a stampede of fortune seekers to the rivers and streams of the... — Updated 11/20/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorers seek Alaska mammoths

Whether it is multimillion-ounce gold discoveries, copper deposits that measure in the billions of pounds or massive ore-bodies of 20 percent zinc, Alaska is renowned for its mammoth deposits. The... — Updated 11/6/2011

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorers seek mega-deposits

Frontrunners in the Yukon mineral exploration rush in 2011 spent more than C$12 million each, with at least one company pouring C$25 million into its program. These companies include Atac Resources Ltd., Kaminak Gold Corp., Capstone Mining Corp.,... — Updated 11/6/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freemen    News

Recent activity covers entire spectrum

As termination dust settles over Alaska, the diversity of mineral exploration, development and production news this month covers the entire spectrum of mining industry activities. The last of the seasonal early-stage exploration projects are... — Updated 10/30/2011 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Early bird stakes claims in Southwest

While most fortune-seeking juniors and investors joining the recent stampeded to Yukon Territory are scrambling to acquire properties in the highly prospective White Gold area located in the central Dawson Range and the eastern Selwyn Basin... — Updated 7/31/2011

 By Curt Freeman    News

Exploration season shifts into high gear

The last month has seen a massive transition in Alaska from planning to execution, from getting ready to go to the field to boots on the outcrop and drills in the ground. Each year the hustle and... — Updated 6/26/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Look no farther for rare gold deposits

Some months ago I was talking to a senior exploration manager regarding the lack of new discoveries worldwide in the last few years. The subject came up of just how rare a +1-million-ounce gold... — Updated 5/29/2011

 By Curt Freeman    News

Miners usher in 2011 with new urgency

The last half of December and the first half of January are normally relatively slow for business in the mining industry, in general, and in Alaska, in particular. The last two weeks this December... — Updated 1/23/2011 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Explorers chase new, old Yukon prospects

A pair of gold discoveries led a torrent of exploration news pouring out of Yukon Territory this year as numerous newcomers joined old hands in the hunt for the yellow metal and other lucrative minerals. "We've entered a new phase of exploration.... — Updated 12/19/2010 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Explorers trek to Last Frontier

The Last Frontier, as Alaska has long been labeled, is as applicable a moniker today as it was to prospectors who ventured to the territory at the end of the 19th century. Alaska is considered one... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Explorers flood mining hot spot

Primed for booming exploration for several years, the Yukon Territory appears to have hit big in 2010, both literally and figuratively. Emerging as one of the world's mining hot spots, the Northwest Canada jurisdiction is reporting industry... — Updated 10/31/2010 Full story


2010 Mining Explorers: Copper Ridge Explorations Ltd.

KRX: TSX-V President and CEO: J. Greg Dawson, M.Sc., PGeo. Non-Executive Chairman: William M. Sheriff Chief Financial Officer: Justin Blanchet, CA Operating under the philosophy that it will maximize the chance for success in a high-risk business by... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Summertime, and the miners are busy

As the long-awaited summer solstice comes and goes, Alaska's mining industry is deep in the midst of its summer exploration, development and production programs. Mineral exploration programs are... — Updated 6/27/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaskans make pitch at top mining show

I recently attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto where a buoyant, project-hungry crowd of 22,000 created enough of its own hot air to start the... — Updated 3/28/2010 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Terrane wreck lures explorers to Alaska

Geologically, Alaska is a terrane wreck, with multiple tectonic plates dumping their mineral payloads over the landscape. Geologists are still sifting through the wreckage in many places across the... — Updated 2/28/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

New year, decade brings opportunities

As we plunge headlong into a new year and a new decade, the broad economic indicators for the mining industry suggest continued strong prices for most commodities in 2010 followed by slightly lower... — Updated 1/17/2010 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Optimism surges among Alaska miners

Metals markets continue to climb out of the basement as the world demand for metals resumes its upward trend. Fueled by this growing demand, numerous Alaska precious, base and rare metal projects rep... — Updated 11/22/2009

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Gold shines through financial cloud

The plunge of base metal prices and turmoil in the financial markets caused explorers and producers alike to scale back exploration budgets for 2009. North of 60 Mining News estimates this year's... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story


Mining Explorers 2009: Hard Creek Nickel Corp.

HNC: TSX President and CEO: Mark Jarvis Executive Vice President: Neil Froc Manager of Geology: Tony Hitchins Hard Creek Nickel Corp., organized 26 years ago in British Columbia, is developing its core asset, the Turnagain Project, a giant... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story


Mining Explorers 2009: Prize Mining Corporation

PRZ: TSX-V President and CEO: James "Jim" Glass Interim chairman and CFO: Feisal Somji Prize Mining Corp., founded in 1996 in Alberta, is dedicated to the exploration, discovery and development of precious metal deposits. Prize currently has two... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Recession walloped exploration spending

As the active exploration season winds down in Alaska, both good news and bad is afoot and both sets of news turn out to be the same data. Double speak you say? Read on and judge for yourself.... — Updated 10/25/2009 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining industry gears up for new season

Spring has arrived in Alaska and the mining industry is heading to the hills to do its work. Compared to last year, the state is a quiet place in the sun due to drastically reduced exploration and... — Updated 5/31/2009 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

PDAC offers miners feast of information

TORONTO - For a first-timer, attending the 77th Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada annual International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange overwhelmed, teased, tantalized and downright exhausted. Though folks remarked that... — Updated 3/29/2009 Full story


Mineral Roundup in the Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories has four operating mines: three diamond producers and one long-running tungsten operation. Exploration and development activity was brisk in 2008 with the most advanced projects located in the Slave Province. Here's a look... — Updated 3/29/2009 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Base metal price slump stings industry

The plummet in base metal prices in 2008 will be felt across Alaska and Northwest Canada's mining sectors. Miners of the far north reaches of North America enjoyed a bounty when base metal prices rea... — Updated 2/22/2009 Full story


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