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Priority copper targets north of Pebble

Quaterra Resources Inc. Jan. 9 reported that a geophysical survey carried out on its Groundhog property in Southwest Alaska has identified 19 porphyry copper-gold targets. Groundhog is a... — 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

Porphyry copper gold molybdenum prospect near Pebble deposit

Copper exploration at Groundhog resumes

Quaterra Resources Inc. Aug. 26 announced the start of a 1,500-line-kilometer ZTEM (z-axis tipper electromagnetic) geophysical survey at Groundhog, a 40,000-acre property that covers a no... — Updated 9/26/2020

 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Good time to be in Alaskan mineral sector

As we transition from 2017 into 2018, the weight of evidence pointing to a long-awaited mining industry up-tick is being trumpeted from every financial institution, brokerage house and... — Updated 9/24/2020 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... — 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... — Updated 1/26/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: Alaska's $360 billion potential

Three world-class deposits in Alaska – Pebble, Donlin Gold and Livengood – are far enough advanced to be considered beyond the exploration stage but not quite ready to break ground on... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Quaterra options Groundhog

There are good indications that large porphyry copper deposits may be found beyond the borders of the Pebble property held by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. Quaterra Resources Inc. has... — Updated 1/16/2018

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Recovery takes center stage in Alaska

If there is anyone still on the fence wondering if the minerals industry has started a recovery from the doldrums of the past four years, this month’s mineral industry activity in... — Updated 1/15/2018

 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Majors drive mineral industry revival

At a recent mining industry panel discussion at the Western States Land Commissioners Association meeting in Anchorage, I was asked if the recent upturn in activity in the Alaska mining... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story


Group Ten cut deal on Alaska PGE project

Group Ten Metals Inc. Sept. 24 reported the acquisition of the Duke Island copper-nickel-platinum group element project in Southeast Alaska from Quaterra Alaska Inc., a subsidiary of Quat... — Updated 10/4/2015 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska slips in 2012 Fraser rankings

In a year that has started off with more than its share of mining industry gloom and doom, this year's Fraser Institute "Survey of Mining Companies, 2012/2013" provided a bit of sunshine... — Updated 3/31/2013 Full story


Mining Explorers 2012: Grande Portage Resources Ltd.

CPG: TSX-V Chairman: Paul Bowes President: Ian Klassen Vice President, Exploration: Wesley Raven Drilling completed by Grande Portage Resources Ltd. over the past three years has outlined a high-grade gold deposit at Herbert Glacier that... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Shane Lasley    News

Junior taps high-grade gold in SE Alaska

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. is in the midst of a 15,000-meter drill program targeting a high-grade gold deposit at Herbert Glacier, a project that is shaping up to be on par with its... — Updated 9/30/2012

 By Curt Freeman    News

Once-hot mining investment climate cools

The winds of change are once again blowing across Alaska's mineral industry, not only because the industry is gearing up for another busy summer season, but also because the mining invest... — Updated 4/29/2012

 By Curt Freeman    News

Recent mining revival sparks déjà vu

I was tempted to make a few 2012 predictions now that 2011 is nearly gone, but I decided not to when I came across the following lines and was struck by how closely they mimic our... — Updated 12/25/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining industry faces business risks

As a busy year in the Alaska and global mining industry starts to slide closer to its end, I figured now was a good time to gaze into my crystal ball (rutilated quartz, of course) to see... — Updated 11/20/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freemen    News

Recent activity covers entire spectrum

As termination dust settles over Alaska, the diversity of mineral exploration, development and production news this month covers the entire spectrum of mining industry activities. The last of the seasonal early-stage exploration... — Updated 10/30/2011 Full story

 By Curt Freemen    News

Discoveries fail to keep up with output

A recent article in the Newsletter of the Society of Economic Geologists discussed ways of addressing an arresting trend in the mining industry that affects Alaska's mining future. Authors N. Stephen Enders of the Colorado School of... — Updated 9/25/2011

 By Curt Freemen    News

Economic jitters sap venture capital

Despite the abundance of good news from the Alaska mining industry this month, there is an unusual black cloud hanging over the industry that threatens to rain on our parade of projects. Domestic and international markets got a severe ca... — Updated 8/28/2011

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mines, projects reach milestones

Although the mining news for the last month was rather on the thin side in terms of volume, a number of significant milestones were reached by the Alaska mineral industry. Over the past... — Updated 4/24/2011


2010 Mining Explorers: Copper Ridge Explorations Ltd.

KRX: TSX-V President and CEO: J. Greg Dawson, M.Sc., PGeo. Non-Executive Chairman: William M. Sheriff Chief Financial Officer: Justin Blanchet, CA Operating under the philosophy that it will maximize the chance for success in a high-risk... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Summertime, and the miners are busy

As the long-awaited summer solstice comes and goes, Alaska's mining industry is deep in the midst of its summer exploration, development and production programs. Mineral exploration... — Updated 6/27/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaskans make pitch at top mining show

I recently attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto where a buoyant, project-hungry crowd of 22,000 created enough of its own hot air to start... — Updated 3/28/2010 Full story

 By Curt Freeman    News

Recession walloped exploration spending

As the active exploration season winds down in Alaska, both good news and bad is afoot and both sets of news turn out to be the same data. Double speak you say? Read on and judge for... — Updated 10/25/2009 Full story


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