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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Victoria Gold GT Western Copper Rio Tinto Newmont Coeur Yukon British Columbia

Major moves on northern mine projects

The ultimate goal for most junior exploration companies is to discover and advance a mineral deposit to the point that it is large and rich enough to attract the attention of a major... — Updated 6/3/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
GT Gold Corp. Newmont Tatogga project Golden Triangle district British Columbia

Newmont finishes $393M GT Gold buyout

With the completion of the buyout of GT Gold Corp., Newmont Corp. has bolstered its portfolio of copper-gold projects in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. "With the acquisition of GT... — Updated 6/3/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Mining new oil in Northern Copper Triangle

Alaska, Northern British Columbia, and the Yukon are home to a dozen advanced stage exploration and mine projects hosting billions of pounds of copper ready to deliver to a world... — Updated 5/27/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
critical minerals Alaska EV graphite copper zinc cobalt lithium-ion batteries

Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Newmont Gold acquisition GT Gold Tahltan First Nation Golden Triangle BC

Newmont offers $393M to acquire GT Gold

Newmont Corp. has laid down a US$311 million (C$393 million) cash offer to acquire full ownership of GT Gold Corp. and its Tatogga copper-gold-silver project in the traditional territory... — Updated 4/25/2021

 
Constantine Metal Resources Mining LLC Joint Venture Palmer resource estimate

Palmer partners plan $8.8M 2021 program

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. March 30 announced plans for an US$8.8 million program this year at the Palmer zinc-copper-silver-gold-barite project in Southeast Alaska. Funded by Dowa... — Updated 4/22/2021

 
Alaska mining sector Donlin Sprott Kinross HighGold Mining Explorers 2020

Alaska exploration recovers from COVID-19

Strong metal prices and an infusion of cash from notable resource investors helped to salvage much of a 2020 mineral exploration season in Alaska that became lethargic with disruptions,... — Updated 2/4/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska map Constantine Metal Resources Garfield MacVeigh

Constantine explores Porcupine Creek gold

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd.'s 2020 program focused primarily on exploring the hardrock source of Porcupine gold placer mining on its Palmer project in Southeast Alaska. Constantine h... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Critical metal cobalt used in battery cells electric vehicles, renewable energy

Alaskan cobalt could supply EV demands

Whether it is the exponential growth in electric vehicles traveling global highways, the massive need for storing energy at solar and wind electrical generating facilities, or cutting the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
TMAC Resources Inc. Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

Agnico Eagle cuts deal to acquire TMAC

In what could be the best outcome of Ottawa blocking Shandong Gold Mining's bid to acquire TMAC Resources Inc., Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has agreed to buy out its fellow Nunavut gold... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
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Irreplaceable chromium deposits in Alaska

While the United States consumes roughly 5% of the chromite mined globally, none of this chromium mineral comes from domestic mines. Instead, America relies on foreign sources for... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
EVs renewable energy require more copper than petroleum fueled power

Alaska set to deliver copper to green world

Considering the global shift to low-carbon energy and electric mobility, copper is the most vital metal not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
Alaska North Slope drill rig National Petroleum Reserve ANWR oil gas production

Barite weighs in on critical minerals list

The United States is heavily dependent on China and other foreign suppliers for its barite, a mineral critical to the petroleum sector. Barite derives from barús, the Ancient Greek word... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Michael Vande Guchte Vug Big Nugget Gold

Constantine validates Big Nugget Gold

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Nov. 19 reported that this year's prospecting and soil sampling has confirmed historically reported high-grade gold mineralization at Big Nugget Gold and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Constantine Dowa Palmer copper gold zinc silver barite exploration Haines Alaska

Constantine prevails in Ninth Circuit

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. came out on the winning side of a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on a lawsuit brought by Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and others that... — Updated 10/8/2020

 
Palmer drill core storage facility gold mining claims Alaska

Constantine eyes Palmer gold potential

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Aug. 13 has identified a potential source area for the historical Porcupine gold placer mining operation located on its Palmer property in Southeast... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Constantine Metal Palmer copper zinc gold silver project Haines Alaska

Scaled back activities at Palmer for 2020

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. June 24 announced a US$2.15 million budget for 2020 activities related to the Palmer zinc-copper-gold-silver project in Southeast Alaska. Funded by the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Heavy equipment at Victoria Eagle Gold mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Territory

Explorers tout first gold, new finds

After being stalled for decades, hardrock gold mine development in Yukon Territory appears to be picking up speed, as one company rockets toward full mine production by mid-2020, while... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

CIRI real estate extends beyond Tikahtnu

With more than half of Alaska's entire population living within its region, Cook Inlet Region Inc., more commonly known as CIRI, is the most metropolitan of the 12 landholding Alaska... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020

 

RW zone expansion target tapped at Palmer

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Sept. 25 reported that one hole drilled this year encountered massive baritic sulfide mineralization well outside of the RW Zone at the Palmer Joint... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Palmer underground exploration approved

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. July 31 reported that it has received state approvals for underground exploration at Palmer, the next major step in the advancement of this... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Constantine unlocks gold, advances Palmer

In order to focus on its flagship Palmer project in Southeast Alaska and to realize greater value from its portfolio of gold properties, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. spun its gold ass... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Opposition to Alaska mining is shameful

This author, in this column and elsewhere, has often taken the position that Alaska, especially in remote locations, is the safest, most environmentally-sound and worker-friendly mining... — Updated 1/10/2020 Full story

 

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