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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 12/9/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation tungsten

China domination makes tungsten critical

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is vital to a broad spectrum of commercial and military applications, yet there are... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 

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 12/9/2019 Full story

 

Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 

A Tectonic shift for gold exploration

Emerging on Alaska's exploration scene in 2018, Tectonic Metals Inc. is a new junior mining company that applies a business-first strategy to managing the risks inherent to advancing... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 
Peak Gold exploration Contango ORE Inc. Royal Gold Inc

Partners explore wider Peak Gold potential

Building upon the strong economics of developing a mine at the high-grade Peak Gold project, joint venture partners Contango ORE Inc. (60 percent) and Royal Gold Inc. (40 percent) are inv... — Updated 12/9/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 11/28/2019 Full story

 

Peak Gold hits gold-silver-copper at Hona

Contango ORE Inc. Nov. 19 reported gold, silver and copper mineralization in its first two holes at Hona, a prospect on state of Alaska mining claims about 15 miles west of the Peak Gold... — Updated 11/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Millrock cuts $20M deal for Goodpaster

Australia-based Northern Cobalt Ltd. has agreed to invest as much as US$20 million over the next four years to earn up to a 60 percent interest in Millrock Resources Inc.'s enormous land... — Updated 10/25/2019 Full story

 

Barresi named president of Triumph Gold

Triumph Gold Corp. Oct. 2 announced the retirement of Paul Reynolds, who served as president and CEO of the Yukon-based mineral exploration company for the past five years. Former... — Updated 10/11/2019

 
Contango Ore Tok Alaska Tetlin Village

Peak Gold sale ends, exploration revs up

Contango ORE Inc. June 11 announced that the sales process for the Peak Gold joint venture has concluded without identifying a buyer for the partnership that owns the high-grade Peak... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Crown Indigenous Relations

Ottawa to clean-up old mines across North

The Canadian government has dedicated C$2.2 billion to clean up contaminated mine sites in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The eight projects to be addressed with this investment... — Updated 9/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Metals feel love, explorers not so much

Earlier this month S&P Global put out a summary indicating that during the first quarter of 2019 metals like copper, zinc and nickel were up quarter over quarter by 11 percent, 22... — Updated 7/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The Conference Board of Canada Territorial Outlook Economic Forecast

Mines drive growth across Canada's North

Thanks to the start-up of new mines, The Conference Board of Canada forecasts the economies of Canada's territories to grow significantly over the next two years. In Territorial Outlook... — Updated 7/19/2019 Full story

 
Homestake Ridge high grade gold silver exploration map

Auryn looks further afield at Homestake

Auryn Resources Inc. June 4 said it has identified two new gold-silver targets at Homestake Ridge, a high-grade gold property about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of Stewart, British... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The 2019 mining game is afoot in Alaska

In the famous words of Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot! After seasonally slower news from Alaska's mining industry in March and April, the dam has broken with over two dozen Alaska... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
Peak Gold Tetlin skarn gold silver project near Tok Alaska Highway

Peak Gold exploration, marketing continues

Contango ORE Inc. May 13 said the Peak Gold joint venture will carry out a US$6.9 million exploration program at the Peak Gold property near Tok, Alaska. At the same time, the project... — Updated 5/24/2019

 
Glory to ghost; the 25-year NWT zinc town

Glory to ghost; the 25-year NWT zinc town

Like many single-industry towns, once the well dries up, people seek greener pastures. However, the residents of a place many probably have never even heard of hold on to the remnants of... — Updated 5/10/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 

Brucejack's 525,000 oz/yr gold mine plan

Pretium Resources Inc. April 4 said the Brucejack Mine in is now expected to average 525,000 ounces of gold annually over the next 10 years at all-in sustaining cost of US$535 per ounce,... — Updated 4/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Royal Gold Contango Ore Peak Gold joint venture high-grade gold Alaska

Peak Gold JV seeks responsible miner

Royal Gold Inc. Feb. 6 said it has two criteria for any mining company interested in buying the Peak Gold project in Alaska – a willingness to make building a mine at the high-grade gol... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
Contango Ore Royal gold put Peak Gold project Alaska up for sale

For sale: Peak Gold mine project, Alaska

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 23 announced that the Peak Gold mine project near the crossroads town of Tok in Eastern Interior Alaska is officially up for sale. The Peak Gold project is owned... — Updated 2/1/2019 Full story

 

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