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Box of black core from drilling at the Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in BC.

Larger Turnagain nickel-cobalt resource

Giga Metals Corp. Oct. 27 reported a 41.5% increase in measured and indicated resources at its Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in Northern BC. Since calculating an updated resource in... — Updated 11/3/2022

 
An EV drives past wind turbines on a rural road to the mountains.

Canada to feed a minerals hungry world

Develops strategy to be the world's critical minerals supplier of choice Understanding that the renewable energy and electric vehicle revolution offers a "generational opportunity for... — Updated 9/29/2022

 
Cobalt is a transition metal between iron and nickel on the periodic table.

Critical cobalt overshadowed by lithium

Replacing this oft-maligned lithium-ion battery metal comes at a cost Traditionally a headline-grabbing metal due to the perceived human rights and monetary costs it adds to lithium-ion... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
Bottle of nickel sulfate from BHP’s Kwinana refinery in Western Australia.

More low-carbon nickel the plea for 2022

Tesla and other automakers clamor for nickel suppliers with low CO2 footprint Tesla CEO Elon Musk's 2020 appeal to "please mine more nickel" served as a rallying cry for mining companies... — Updated 9/16/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologist using a hammer to collect samples from a rock outcrop in Alaska.

Earth MRI for Alaska critical minerals

Alaska is known to be a trove of the minerals and metals critical to every segment of the American economy. This critical mineral richness is despite the fact that Alaska is a vast state... — Updated 9/3/2022

 
Female technician with a section of drill core at the Turnagain nickel project.

Mitsubishi joins Giga Metals at Turnagain

Giga Metals Corp. Aug. 15 announced that Mitsubishi Corp. has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to advance the development of a mine at the Turnagain nickel-cobalt... — Updated 8/18/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

NWT mining future takes a critical turn

Rare earths from the Nechalacho Mine being delivered into the supply chain marks the opening of a new critical minerals chapter in the story of mining in Northwest Territories – a saga... — Updated 7/7/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Core from drilling through high-grade graphite in western Alaska.

Alaska sustainable energy key for mining

The global transition to low-carbon energy and transportation is both an incredible opportunity and daunting challenge for Alaska's mining sector. On the one hand, Alaska is incredibly... — Updated 6/30/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit in Canada’s Yukon.

CO2 absorbing potential of Wellgreen

Recent analysis by University of British Columbia Professor Greg Dipple indicates that tailings from a mine at the Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum group metals deposit on Nickel... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
memorial Bill Ellis Alaska geologist history mining discovery AES Earth Sciences

Bill Ellis blazed trail of Alaska discovery

On March 18, 2022, Alaska's mining community lost Bill Ellis, a close friend and geologist that was universally loved for his kind spirit and optimism, traits that will live on as a... — Updated 3/31/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Felix Gold Millrock Resources Fairbanks Mining District project generator 2022

Busy 2022 on Millrock's Alaska projects

From an expected multimillion-dollar exploration program on the hardrock sources of the placer gold discovered by Felix Pedro in the Fairbanks Mining District 120 years ago to... — Updated 3/4/2022

 
Nunavut Canada Mining Explorers 2021 magazine Data Mine North TMAC Resources

Nunavut exploration heats up in 2021

Mineral exploration activity in Nunavut intensified in 2021 as mining companies mounted larger and more extensive programs in response to stronger capital markets, government... — Updated 2/10/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
AME Award recipients 2021 Jill Tsolinas Ted Muraro John McConnell Victoria Gold

AME to celebrate mining excellence at Gala

The Association for Mineral Exploration will recognize 11 leaders who have made significant contributions to the mineral exploration and development industry during the AME Roundup 2022.... — Updated 2/10/2022

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Pacific Ridge Fyre Lake BMC Minerals Kudz Za Kayah Yukon Teck Resources

Pacific Ridge amends Fyre Lake option

VANCOUVER – Pacific Ridge Exploration Ltd. Dec. 29 said it has amended the terms of an agreement that gives BMC Minerals Ltd. an option to purchase Pacific Ridge's Fyre Lake property in... — Updated 2/10/2022

 
Northwest Territories NWT Canada Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North magazine

Signs of NWT mineral exploration revival

Mineral exploration activity in Northwest Territories showed signs of revival in 2021, coming on the heels of the slowest year in recent memory. Excited by renewed interest in gold... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
British Columbia Canada assay labs Tahltan First Nation Skeena Resources

Northern BC explorers load up assay labs

Despite a season challenged by heavy rains and an early snowstorm, the massive amount of exploration carried out in Northern British Columbia during 2021 piled loads of drill core and... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
South32 Trilogy Metals UKMP Ambler Mining District Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

South32 expands exploration in Alaska

When Australia-based South32 Ltd. decided to expand its portfolio into the Northern Hemisphere, Alaska was its first stop. Under a deal struck with Trilogy Metals Inc. in 2017, the major... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Alaska copper mines NANA Pebble Limited Partnership Millrock Exploration PolarX

The emerging new oil pipeline in Alaska

Goldman Sachs' declaration that "copper is the new oil" may serve as a foreshadowing of Alaska's economic future, one that is not so heavily reliant on the revenues from petroleum... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District Alaska UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Trilogy has begun to explore beyond UKMP

With the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects being advanced under a joint venture with South32 Ltd., Trilogy Metals Inc. has begun exploring for Arctic-type volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits... — 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

 
Doyon ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th anniversary Data Mine North

Partnerships unlock golden Doyon potential

It is hard to quantify which is more impressive, the sheer size of the estate owned by Doyon Ltd. or the rich and underexplored mineral potential on the lands owned by the Alaska Native... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Ahtna Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act traditions

Ahtna region lies at Alaskan crossroads

As an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation that is balancing traditional values with economic opportunities across a 26-million-acre picturesque and resource-rich... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
North of 60 Mining News history Nunavut Canada North Rankin Nickel Mine Inuit

Nunavut mine created legacy of partnership

Found within the newest territory of Canada, Nunavut may seem barren and inhospitable, yet it has provided resources and succor to its First Peoples for thousands of years. While... — Updated 11/18/2021 Full story

 
US-Canada alliance REE rare earth elements separation facility EV batteries

Canada set to be critical minerals store

Canada is positioning itself as the "global supplier of choice" for the critical minerals and metals essential to tomorrow's technologies, especially the almost unfathomable quantities of... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 
Fortune Minerals Northwest Territories Canada cobalt Nico project DRC map

Fortune tests five Nico expansion targets

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Sept. 23 announced the start of a 3,000-meter resource expansion and exploration drill program at its Nico cobalt-copper-bismuth-gold project in Canada's Northwest T... — Updated 9/30/2021

 

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