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 By Shane Lasley    News
Truck at NANA Teck Resources Red Dog zinc mine northwest Alaska

COVID slows mineral plans in NANA region

The COVID-19 pandemic has led NANA Corp. and its mining partners, Teck Resources Ltd. and Ambler Metals LLC, to adjust their mineral exploration and mine development plans in order to meet the... — Updated 9/26/2020 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 inter... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in 2015. Howe... — Updated 2/3/2018


Mining Explorers 2016: Trilogy Metals Inc. (formerly NovaCopper Inc.)

TSX/NYSE-MKT: TMQ Chairman: Gerald McConnell President and CEO: Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse Exploration Business Manager: Frank Gish While its name has changed, Trilogy Metals Inc.'s goal remains the same - unlock the potential of the world-class base an... — Updated 2/3/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly half the U... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story


Electrum nabs major share of Victoria Gold financing

Victoria Gold Corp. April 20 reported plans to raise C$24 million through a private placement of 80 million units at C30 cents each. Electrum Strategic Opportunities Fund L.P. has subscribed to 60 million of the offered units and Sun Valley Gold... — Updated 1/27/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Enter Trilogy Metals

What does a name say about a company? Management of NovaCopper Inc. feels that its corporate moniker does not say enough about the diversity of metals present in the high-grade deposits encompassed... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

A growing workforce

Mining's contribution to Alaska's economy starts with the hefty paychecks being issued to the some 4,350 miners that work in the state, according to recent study completed by the Alaska Miners... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story


NovaCopper geos nab "Excellence in Exploration" award at Roundup

The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia Jan. 27 awarded NovaCopper Inc. President and CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse and former NovaCopper Vice President of Exploration Joseph Piekenbrock the 2015 Colin Spence Award for Excellence in Gl... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Think outside box, now

Necessity is the mother of innovative financing. While this is not the exact quote attributed Plato, it captures the wisdom of the philosopher as well as a message PricewaterhouseCoopers has for... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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 Curt Freeman    Opinion

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

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

A brighter outlook!

With metal prices stabilizing, physical stockpiles dwindling and demand again on the rise, things are beginning to look up for the beleagered mining industry. Gold's performance over the past... — Updated 1/26/2018

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Declining gold production spurs Goldcorp

As a follow-up to last month's realization that once again "the game is afoot" in the mining industry, major gold producer Goldcorp recently presented some arresting statistics at the Bank of... — Updated 1/26/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Path to Arctic Mine

The path to discovering the viability of developing a mine at Arctic and the road needed to deliver the copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver from this exceptionally high-grade Northwest Alaska... — Updated 1/18/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Steady pace at Arctic

NovaCopper Inc. is exercising the discipline of a marathon runner as it paces towards the finish line - developing the high-grade copper deposits at its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest... — Updated 7/17/2016


NovaCopper focuses on studies needed for Arctic pre-feasibility

NovaCopper Inc. June 22 said the Bornite Camp is being prepared for the 2016 field program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects located in Northwest Alaska. The majority of this year's project budget of US$5.5 million is planned to be spent on... — Updated 6/26/2016


Growing copper resources outlined in Bornite report

NovaCopper Inc. May 16 filed a National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report that describes 913 million pounds of indicated copper and 5.45 billion lbs. of indicated copper identified, so far, at the Bornite project in Northwest Alaska.... — Updated 5/22/2016


NovaCopper adds 569 million lbs. copper to Bornite, a 173% increase

NovaCopper Inc. April 19 provided an updated resource estimate for the Bornite project located in the highly prospective Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. Using a 0.50 percent copper... — Updated 4/24/2016

 By Curt Freeman    News

Price run-up startles

Although there is plenty of Alaska mining industry news this month, the big dog in the pen is the dramatic and unexpected run-up in the price of gold, which moved from a low of $1,078 per ounce to a... — Updated 2/28/2016 Full story


NovaCopper budgets US$5.5M to continue Arctic prefeasibility

NovaCopper Inc. Feb. 8 reported that it has budgeted US$5.5 million for its 2016 program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in northwestern Alaska. Like the 2015 program, which was similar in size... — Updated 2/14/2016 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Subjective outlook

As the curtain rings down on 2015, the sound of clapping and cheering can already be heard from the mining industry as it anticipates the end of a largely depressing year which started out looking... — Updated 12/27/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

Digging for optimism

A four-year rout in metals, coal and oil prices left Alaska's mining community digging deep for reasons to be optimistic during their annual gathering at the Alaska Miners Association convention in... — Updated 11/15/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

Northwest Arctic miners

From an expanding ownership interest in one of the largest producing zinc mines on the planet to grassroots gold exploration, NANA Regional Corp. is delving into all phases of mining across the... — Updated 11/1/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: NovaCopper seizes opportunity

When NovaCopper Inc. needed additional funds to advance its copper-rich deposits in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska, the Vancouver B.C.-based junior bypassed typical financing... — Updated 11/1/2015


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