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Peak Gold discovers new zone at Tetlin; extends 2017 drilling

Contango ORE Inc. Sep. 8 announced the discovery of West Peak Extension, a new zone of gold mineralization northwest of the Main Peak deposit, during the second phase of 2017 drilling at... — Updated 3/14/2018

 

Filling the gap; added drill results reinforce Peak zones connection

Contango Ore Inc. Aug. 25 reported second-quarter financial results along with assays from seven additional holes drilled at its Tetlin gold project in eastern Alaska. The company reported a net loss of US$1.2 million, or US31 cents per... — Updated 2/6/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Producers explore for gold closer home

Reuters recently reported that the 10 largest gold-producing companies worldwide have steadily increased their near-mine exploration budgets over the past few years to 56 percent in 2015... — Updated 2/5/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Higher Tetlin peaks

Peak Gold is raising the bar for high-grade gold deposits in Alaska. In fact, the gold grades this joint venture has reported from summer drilling at its Tetlin project in eastern... — Updated 2/5/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 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... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Report ranks gold deposits worldwide

As tangible buoyancy returns to the mining industry, I began to wonder if any of the multitude of forecasters had actually predicted the recent return of stronger metals prices. Since... — Updated 2/1/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

"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.... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

A brighter outlook!

With metal prices stabilizing, physical stockpiles dwindling and demand again on the rise, things are beginning to look up for the beleagered mining industry. Gold's performance over the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Peak Gold LLC

Peak Gold, a joint venture between Contango ORE Inc. and Royal Gold Inc., completed roughly US$11.8 million of exploration in 2017 at Peak Gold (formerly Tetlin), an extensive land... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: State witnesses major upturn in activity

Alaska's minerals exploration sector is on an upswing, thanks to Australian mining explorers looking north and mining majors upping their activities in the state. South32 Ltd., a Perth,... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Tetlin winter drilling underway

Contango Ore Inc. Feb. 2 said the first phase of 2017 drilling at the Tetlin gold project in Interior Alaska was underway. Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Contango Ore and a... — Updated 1/20/2018

 

Peak Gold wraps 2016 program; new resource, drilling up next

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 19 reported results from the final 11 holes completed during the third phase of 2016 drilling at the Tetlin gold project in Interior Alaska. Overall, the 2016... — Updated 1/19/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Feds open comment period for Ambler EIS

With the opening late last month of a public comment period for the environmental impact statement on the proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project, I am cautiously... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 1/16/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Bold moves pay off

With roughly US$5 million of exploration being carried out on its projects in Alaska, British Columbia and Mexico this year, Millrock Resources Inc. is beginning to reap the benefits of... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

Peak zones resource expansion drilling done

Contango Ore Inc. May 9 reported that 5,236 meters of drilling was completed in 47 holes during the initial phase of drilling at the Tetlin gold project near Tok, Alaska. Carried out by... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 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 Shane Lasley    News

On frozen ground

While the mineral exploration season in Interior Alaska typically runs from the time the ground dries in the spring, usually mid-May, until snow and cold weather make logistics too... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Miners get busy in elephant country

The summer solstice has come and gone, but the Alaska mining industry has paid little attention to the decreased amount of daylight because it is high summer in the high latitudes, time... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story

 

Millrock, Kinross eye Tetlin-style skarns at Liberty Bell

Millrock Resources Inc. July 6 announced the start of a sampling and prospecting program at its Liberty Bell gold project in the Bonnifield Mining District of Interior Alaska. In March, Kinross Gold Corp. entered into an option... — Updated 1/14/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

As winter rolls in, so do field results

As the first snows of the coming winter began to fall at high elevations across Alaska, results of summer programs likewise began to trickle in from far-flung areas of the state.... — Updated 10/1/2017 Full story

 

Contango Ore bolsters cash; wraps up 2016 drill program

Contango Ore Inc. Nov. 17 said it has raised US$5.3 million through the exercise of 587,500 warrants. The holders of these warrants were offered a 10 percent discount to early exercise the warrants for cash to provide the company with... — Updated 11/27/2016

 

With 39 meters of 1.66 oz./t gold, Tetlin drilling continues to impress

Contango Ore Inc. Aug. 16 provided another round of drill results from the second phase of 2016 drilling at the Tetlin project near the crossroads town of Tok in eastern Alaska. The... — Updated 8/21/2016 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Making the connection

From a Texas oilman discovering rich mineral prospects at Tetlin while investigating the natural gas potential of these Native owned lands to a royalty company setting aside its business... — Updated 7/3/2016

 

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