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Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Teck explores Alaska, B.C. for zinc, copper

Teck Resources Ltd.'s northern exploration had two major focal points – ensuring the Red Dog District in Northwest Alaska continues as a significant source of global zinc supply well... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Novagold focused on optimizing Donlin

With the 2018 sale of its 50 percent interest in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in British Columbia, Novagold Resources Inc. is singularly focused on advancing the Donlin Gold Mine... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

WAC&G consolidates Illinois Creek District

Western Alaska Copper & Gold is a private exploration company focused on the rich gold, silver, copper and zinc potential of the Illinois Creek Mining District located near the lower... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Donlin Gold hardhat and tools exploration drilling delayed due to Covid 19

Donlin Gold drills idle due to COVID-19

Novagold Resources Inc. April 1 announced that the planned 80-hole drill program at Donlin Gold, a 39-million-ounce gold project owned equally by Novagold and Barrick Gold Corp., has... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
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Donlin Gold drilling continues, for now

Novagold Resources Inc. March 23 said the 2020 drill program at the Donlin Gold project in Southwest Alaska continues at this date, but recognizes that the COVID-19 crisis is fluid and... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
Donlin Gold mine project camp Kuskokwim River region Southwest Alaska

Barrick halts unnecessary travel, projects

Barrick Gold Corp. March 20 announced it has stepped up its emergency response plans for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic at all its sites and offices across the world. The latest... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2019 cover

Fraser Survey: Alaska shines, Canada slips

Canada's provinces and territories have fallen from grace in the eyes of the global mining community, according to the latest rendition of Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of Mining Compa... — Updated 3/6/2020

 
Zinc copper silver gold exploration camp Red Mountain Alaska Range

White Rock adds Tintina Gold Belt target

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Jan.28 announced the discovery of a large gold anomaly at Red Mountain, an expansive Alaska mineral exploration project better known for the zinc-rich volcanogeni... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British... — Updated 1/30/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick and Novagold own 40 million ounce Donlin Gold mine project Alaska

Decision looming, major drilling at Donlin

As we move into 2020 there are still no definitive indications of when joint venture partners Novagold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp. will make the final decision on development... — Updated 1/24/2020

 

Van Nieuwenhuyse now Contango ORE CEO

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 6 announced that Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has taken over as President and CEO of the Texas-based mineral exploration company advancing the Peak Gold project in... — Updated 1/24/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Calista sees golden future for SW Alaska

Calista Corp. and its 31,400 Yup'ik, Cup'ik and Athabascan shareholders are on the cusp of realizing the benefits that will come with the sustainable development of a mine at the 45-milli... — Updated 12/30/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Bering Straits – On the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that have captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 12/30/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

South32 agrees to landmark JV in Alaska

Development of the rich mineral resource in Alaska's Ambler Mining District took another major leap forward with the Dec. 19 announcement that Australia-based South32 Ltd. is investing... — Updated 12/20/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

Drill cuts 79m of 2.35% copper at Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 28 reported the final set of assay results from the 2019 drill program at Bornite, part of the company's Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP) in the Ambler mining... — Updated 10/31/2019

 
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Signs of a Donlin Gold mine decision?

Novagold Resources Inc. Oct. 1 reported that field work will continue throughout the winter months at the 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold project in Southwest Alaska. This field program,... — Updated 10/11/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Van Nieuwenhuyse steps down from Trilogy

After 15 years of leading the effort to unlock the vast mineral potential of the Ambler Mining District, Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has turned in his resignation as president, CEO and... — Updated 9/13/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
Trilogy Metals President CEO Founder Novagold Resources

New Trilogy chair, Rick retires from NG

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 23 named Janice Stairs as the new chair of its board of directors. Stairs, who has been a director of Trilogy Metals since 2011, graduated from Dalhousie Law... — Updated 5/31/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick Gold and Novagold Resources Donlin Gold mine project

Entering a new chapter for Donlin Gold

While neither Barrick Gold Corp. or Novagold Resources Inc. have officially announced plans to proceed with the development of Donlin Gold, there are indications that partners are leaning... — Updated 4/12/2019

 

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