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 By Shane Lasley    News
Mineshaft outlined by Alaska on a background of mineral periodic table entries.

AIDEA for Alaska critical mineral funding

HB122 would authorize AIDEA to issue up to $300 million in bonds and leverage federal funding for critical mineral infrastructure projects in Alaska. Home to 49 out of the 50 minerals deemed... — Updated 4/4/2024 Full story

 
A geologist stands on a ridge next to the orange-stained Stoney Vein.

More antimony found with Estelle gold

Stoney area sampling discovers two new prospects. Nova Minerals Ltd. Feb. 26 announced that the property-wide sampling and mapping program carried out last year at Estelle has discovered another are... — Updated 3/14/2024

 
Closeup of mineralized quartz crystals (left); 13-foot-wide cave (right).

Nova discovers Wombat target at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 29 reported that the expansive surface exploration program carried out last year at Estelle has discovered another high-grade gold prospect with associated copper on the... — Updated 2/15/2024

 
Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

Critical year for Alaska mineral exploration

With Donlin Gold reentering the feasibility study stage, Ambler Metals waiting on the reevaluation of the permit needed for a road to the Ambler Mining District, and an overall lack of investment... — Updated 2/1/2024 Full story

 
Alaska Gov. Dunleavy and field crews at the Estelle gold project in Alaska.

Nova eyes new Estelle milestones in 2024

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 2 reported that it plans to follow up on the 2023 exploration success at Estelle with a 2024 program that will include prefeasibility level mining studies, along with... — Updated 1/17/2024

 
A drone view of an Alaska mineral exploration camp along a river in the summer.

U.S. GoldMining makes $20M Alaska debut

With the successful completion of a US$20 million initial public offering in April 2023, U.S. GoldMining Inc. immediately set out to explore Whistler, an advanced staged copper-gold-silver project... — Updated 1/17/2024

 
Aerial view of drill testing for gold in a mountainous area of Alaska.

Nova expands Estelle gold, finds antimony

Looking to push the gold resource on its Estelle property in Alaska above the 10-million-ounce mark, Australia-based Nova Minerals Ltd. launched a 15,000-meter drill program in July targeting the... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Gov. Dunleavy and four workers in front of a Ruen Drilling rig at Estelle.

Expanding high-grade gold at RPM North

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 11 reported that its 2023 drilling has cut broad sections of high-grade gold with resource upgrade and expansion drilling at the RPM North deposit on its Estelle property in... — Updated 1/4/2024

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Burst of green northern lights over a crusher at the Nechalacho rare earth mine.

Chinese firm buys Canada's rare earths

Shenghe acquires ore stockpile that symbolized a shift away from China for REEs critical to North America's green energy and high-tech sectors. High-grade ore dug up from a small open pit at Vital... — Updated 12/31/2023

 
Arrows point to where high-grade gold samples were collected on steep mountain.

Nova discovers bonanza gold at Shoeshine

Nova Minerals Ltd. Nov. 20 announced that an extensive mapping and sampling program carried out across Estelle this year has turned up, by far, the highest-grade gold sample ever collected from... — Updated 12/1/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Chess board underlain by China and US flags representing strategic positioning.

AMA gathering abuzz with critical minerals

From Pentagon's $37.5M grant to Graphite One to emerging nickel deposits, critical minerals are a hot AK mining topic. With Washington investing billions of dollars into ensuring safe and secure... — Updated 11/30/2023 Full story

 
A rock hammer shows the scale of heavily mineralized rock at Estelle in Alaska.

Nova discovers strong antimony at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Nov. 15 announced that its 2023 surface sampling program has discovered strong antimony mineralization alongside the gold, silver, and other metals at the Train and Trumpet... — Updated 11/24/2023

 
A drill rig set on a beefy drill pad in a rugged Alaska mountain setting.

Nova Minerals drills first holes at Train

Nova Minerals Ltd. Aug. 21 announced the start of discovery drilling at Train, a highly prospective gold target about 4.5 miles (seven kilometers) north of the RPM deposit on the company's... — Updated 9/7/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

Alaska governor visits Whistler, Estelle

Dunleavy takes a first-hand look at mine projects at end of a proposed 100-mile road into West Susitna area. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Department of Transportation and Public Facilities... — Updated 8/24/2023

 
Aerial view of drill testing for gold in a mountainous area of Alaska.

Drills target higher-grade gold at RPM

Nova Minerals Ltd. July 3 announced the start of a 15,000-meter drill program targeting the higher-grade gold mineralization identified in the RPM and Train areas at the southern end of Estelle, a... — Updated 7/20/2023

 
A geologist investigates a band of oxidized mineralization on a mountain ridge.

Nova ramps up 2023 Estelle exploration

Nova Minerals Ltd. May 16 announced that crews and equipment have been mobilized to Estelle for a planned 15,000-meter drill program that will primarily target the higher-grade gold identified in... — Updated 6/1/2023

 
 By A.J. Roan    Editorial
Massive wind turbines on a mountain on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Alaska sustainable energy independence

Coming together to recognize the potential Alaska can bring to the table for the global transition to renewable energy, the 2023 Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference invited leaders in government,... — Updated 6/1/2023 Full story

 
Loose rocks and soil known as talus at the base of rock slopes at Monte Cristo.

Ragusa explores Monte Cristo gold project

Ragusa Minerals Ltd. May 22 announced that sampling carried out toward the end of the 2022 exploration season has identified and confirmed two gold targets on the Monte Cristo project about 100... — Updated 5/22/2023

 
A drill rig tests the high-grade RPM North gold deposit in the Alaska Range.

Estelle resource reaches 9.9M oz gold

Nova Minerals Ltd. April 10 announced that the Estelle project in Alaska now hosts 9.9 million ounces of gold in 1.1 billion metric tons of global resource averaging 0.3 grams per metric ton gold.... — Updated 5/17/2023

 
Clouds encompass a drill testing for copper and gold from a mountainside perch.

Whistler owner closes $20 million IPO

U.S. GoldMining Inc. April 24 announced that it has closed a US$20 million initial public offering that provides the newly minted company with funds for the exploration and development of the... — Updated 4/27/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Two snowcats plow snow for winter road to gold project in Alaska.

West-Su Road unlocks AK opportunities

Extending Alaska's limited road network 100 miles northwest from the Port MacKenzie area near Anchorage into the West Susitna area would open up a new area for Alaskans to visit the great outdoors,... — Updated 4/8/2023

 
A driller tests for gold as the first 2022 snow coats the ground at Estelle.

Korbel-style gold drilled at Cathedral

Nova Minerals Ltd. March 9 announced wide gold intercepts from the first ever drilling at Cathedral, a discovery about 1,500 meters southwest of the 8.1-million-ounce Korbel Main gold deposit on... — Updated 3/17/2023

 
Stack of large gold bars from the Gil deposit at the Fort Knox Mine in Alaska.

Golden potential, critical opportunities

Gold dominates Alaska mineral exploration, but a critical shift arises. Since the discovery of gold in what is now the Alaska capital city of Juneau, prospectors, geologists, and fortune seekers hav... — Updated 2/2/2023 Full story

 
Alaska Range mountain backdrops outstretched hand holding gold-rich rock sample.

Nova trumpets new Estelle gold discovery

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 15 announced the discovery of a large high-grade gold system within the emerging RPM Mining Complex at the southern end of the company's Estelle property in Alaska. Located... — Updated 1/19/2023 Full story

 
With Alaska mountains as a backdrop, drillers test a high-grade gold deposit.

9.6M oz of gold and just getting started

By the time the calendar flipped to 2022, Nova Minerals Ltd. had outlined 9.6 million ounces of gold in the inferred and indicated resource categories at its Estelle project. And with the drills cut... — Updated 1/18/2023

 

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