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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 wondering... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Red Mountain chromite mine Border Ranges Fault US critical minerals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical materials."... — Updated 7/13/2018 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 automotive,... — Updated 5/22/2018 Full story

 
Genesis PGM, PGE, platinum group metals alaska

New Age cuts deal for Genesis PGM

New Age Metals Inc. April 18 announced that it has signed an agreement with Anglo Alaska Gold Corp. to acquire full ownership of the Genesis, a 10,240-acre, drill-ready platinum group metal project a... — Updated 4/27/2018

 
Army Corps of Engineers Pebble Mine permitting Bristol Bay Southwest Alaska

Pebble Mine EIS on track for 2020 decision

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers believes it can get to a decision on the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine project in Southwest Alaska by spring of 2020, or a little more than... — Updated 4/20/2018 Full story

 

Corps begins EIS on Pebble Mine proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District March 28 published a Notice of Intent to prepare a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for review of the Pebble Limited Partnership's... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 

Alaska holds Klutina Lake Road in trust

In almost fifty years of having practiced law, it has consistently been my counsel to my clients to avoid litigation wherever possible, subject to a lengthy list of qualifications. Certain miscreants... — Updated 1/18/2018

 

Mining deaths fall to record low in 2016

The year just past was many things for the mining industry, but one of the bright spots came from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, an agency not known for awarding happy faces or gold... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

Richardson report: follow intriguing gold finds

Northern Empire Resources Corp. Jan. 6 filed a technical report that details recent exploration at the company's Richardson gold project and outlines recommendations for future work at the Interior... — Updated 1/15/2017 Full story

 

"We can finally get back to business!"

Earlier in November, the Alaska Miners Association held its annual convention and trade show in Anchorage and as always, the well-attended convention overlapped with election Tuesday. While the lead... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Northern Empire prioritizes drill targets at Richardson

Northern Empire Resources Corp. Nov. 7 provided results from the summer exploration program at its Richardson gold project in Interior Alaska. This program included 277 line-kilometers of ground... — Updated 11/13/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in 2015. Howev... — Updated 2/3/2018

 

Experts forecast declines in gold output

Over the last month the inevitable termination dust has begun to show up across Alaska, bringing with it completion of mineral exploration programs and transition of development and production... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Sampling expands Richardson gold

Northern Empire Resources Corp. Oct. 18 reported encouraging results from the rock sampling portion of its summer exploration program at its Richardson gold project about 25 miles northeast of Delta Junction in Interior Alaska. Rock chip channel... — Updated 2/5/2018

 

Northern Empire vends Kiyuk Lake

Northern Empire Resources Corp. Aug. 29 reported a definitive agreement to sell its Kiyuk Lake gold property in Nunavut to Montego Resources Inc., a Vancouver B.C.-based junior exploration company... — Updated 9/4/2016

 

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 Bank of... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Northern Empire refines drill targets at Alaska gold property

Northern Empire Resources Corp. July 11 announced the start of a C$500,000 phase-1 exploration program at its Richardson gold project in Interior Alaska. Expected to take six weeks to complete, this... — Updated 7/17/2016

 

Alaska mining roars back in recent weeks

If you have ever played or followed sporting events, you are probably familiar with that bizarre and often game-changing event known as the "change of momentum". This is when the team that was on... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 

Northern Empire picks new CEO; raising funds for AK exploration

Northern Empire Resources Corp. June 13 introduced Michael Allen as a new director, president and CEO of the company. A geologist by training, Allen graduated from the University of Alberta in 1998... — Updated 6/19/2016

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining may be down

Earlier this month, the Alaska Miners Association held its annual convention in Anchorage amid plummeting metals prices and an over-all atmosphere of economic uncertainty now stretching into its... — Updated 11/29/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Pogo District heats up

As gold exploration cools globally, the search for the precious metal is once again heating up in the larger Pogo Mine region of Interior Alaska. One of the reasons this region continues to be a... — Updated 2/4/2018

 

Northern Empire refines Richardson targets

Northern Empire Resources Corp. Nov. 5 reported results from the first phase of its 2015 prospecting and sampling program at the 28,763-acre Richardson gold property in Interior Alaska. The work... — Updated 11/15/2015 Full story

 

Hilltop reconnaissance exceeds expectations

Northern Empire Resources Corp. and Sonoro Metals Corp. Oct. 22 reported that the second phase of 2015 exploration has expanded the area of gold mineralization at the Hilltop project located in... — Updated 11/1/2015

 

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 exploration... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly half the US... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 

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