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John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act rare earth element magnets

Strategic metals ban rallies explorers

Underscoring the interconnected nature of the global mining market, not 48 hours after the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, the mining industry began... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 

Critical Minerals Alaska – Barite

While not the flashiest of the 35 minerals on the United States Geological Survey's critical list, barite plays an essential role in America's energy sector. Barite got its name from the... — Updated 9/21/2018 Full story

 
World's largest producing zinc mine NANA

Red Dog zinc production rises with grades

Teck Resources Ltd. July 26 reported that the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska produced 153,600 metric tons (338.6 million pounds) of zinc during the second quarter. This is 26 percent more... — Updated 8/10/2018

 
Teck Resources Red Dog District zinc lead exploration

Teck takes the exploration lead at Lik

Solitario Zinc Corp. July 23 reported that Teck Resources Ltd. has begun a field program at Lik, a high-grade zinc project near the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska. Solitario gained a 50... — Updated 8/3/2018 Full story

 
NANA, Lance Miller, Red Dog, Golden Predator exploration management council

Northern Cordillera experts join GP council

Golden Predator Mining Corp. June 21 named globally recognized geological experts Richard Goldfarb, Lance Miller, Craig Hart and Bill Threlkeld to the company's newly formed exploration... — Updated 6/29/2018 Full story

 
Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects, Ambler Mining District, Northwest Alaska, South32

Trilogy Metals kicks off US$16.7M program

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 28 said it is gearing up for another busy field season at its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. The US$16.7 million of... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
Battery green critical minerals electric vehicles

35 minerals critical to the United States

In a report published in December, the United States Geological Survey defined critical minerals as non-fuel minerals or mineral materials essential to the economic and national security of... — Updated 7/17/2018 Full story

 
Stand for Salmon, Alaska Ballot Initiative 17FSH2

CIRI says no to "Yes for Salmon"

Cook Inlet Region Inc., also known as CIRI, May 21 informed shareholders that its board of directors oppose "Yes for Salmon," a ballot initiative slated to be put before Alaska voters during... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
Topographic, geologic and geophysical maps Alaska

Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
World’s largest zinc producer, Teck Resources, NANA, galvanizing metal

Severe winter weather slows Red Dog output

Teck Resources Ltd. March 24 reported that mill throughput at the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska was impacted by extreme winter weather that closed the Delong Mountain Transportation... — Updated 4/26/2018

 
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, competi... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 5/22/2018 Full story

 
Zinc exploration in the Red Dog District, Solitario, Teck Resources

Teck joins Solitario in Lik exploration

Solitario Zinc Corp. April 3 announced that Teck Resources Ltd. will be co-funding the 2018 exploration program at Lik, marking the first time Teck has been directly involved in advancing... — Updated 4/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northwest Alaska mining infrastructure road Teck NANA AIDEA

A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or... — Updated 4/13/2018 Full story

 
Kotzebue National Geographic TRI article Red Dog Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska exploration mirrors global trend

In 2017 Alaska’s mineral exploration industry saw its first up-tick in exploration spending since 2011, an increase that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s “World Exploration Trends” in... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Arctic Mine project

The prefeasibility study for the Arctic deposit in Northwest Alaska details plans for a financially robust mine that is expected to produce 1.9 billion pounds of copper, 2.4 billion lb of... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 

Mining sector about to rocket ... or not

Seven days of near-continuous rain did nothing to dampen the mood at the recently concluded Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver. The event was buoyed by a realistic optimism we have... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mine leaders deliver good news to Juneau

With rising metals prices helping to bolster the state's mining sector, Alaska mine leaders had good news to deliver to Alaska Senate and House resource committees during a Feb. 13 trip to... — Updated 2/22/2018 Full story

 

Red Dog produced 1.2B lb zinc during 2018

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 14 reported that the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska produced 541,900 metric tons (1.19 billion pounds) of zinc and 111,300 metric tons (245.4 million lb) of... — Updated 2/23/2018 Full story

 

AECOM selected to assist with Pebble EIS

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. Feb. 5 reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected AECOM as the third-party contractor that will support them in completing an environmental... — Updated 2/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Rising metals prices ring in 2018

With the price for an ounce of gold pushing back above US$1,300 to ring in the new year – along with zinc and copper selling at multi-year highs and trending higher – 2018 is shaping up... — Updated 1/12/2018 Full story

 

Turnaround lifts mood as miners gather

For the first time in five long years, the mood at the recently held Alaska Miners Association Convention in Anchorage was buoyant, the result of a slow but steady turnaround on mineral... — Updated 1/10/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

More Alaska mines

Alaska’s current fiscal crisis has highlighted the need to diversify the state’s economy and being one of the richest minerals jurisdictions on the planet, mining is an industry that... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

War on mining is over

When When Steve Wackowski asked his superiors at the U.S. Department of Interior office in Washington D.C. for a message to deliver at the Alaska Miners Association's annual convention in... — Updated 1/14/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Hamilton joins Pebble

With the addition of Mark Hamilton as executive vice president of external affairs, the Pebble Limited Partnership continues to build upon an impressive team of Alaska-based leaders as it... — Updated 1/25/2018

 

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