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  • A drill tests for gold from atop heavily mineralized outcropping rock in B.C.

    Eskay Mining, P2 Gold explore merger

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    In the meantime, Joe Ovsenek-led P2 Gold will head the 2024 exploration at Eskay Mining's property in the heart of B.C.'s Golden Triangle. In a deal that will see former Pretium Resources President and CEO Joe Ovsenek returning to British Columbia's Golden Triangle, Eskay Mining Corp. and P2 Gold Inc. have entered into a preliminary deal to merge the two gold-focused exploration companies. Eskay Mining is exploring the Eskay-Corey (formerly Consolidated Eskay) project in North...

  • Justin gold project and the two target zones in Yukon, Canada.

    Aben employs state-of-art survey tech

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Justin will be scanned with high-tech QMAG survey, a special system that can detect strength and direction of Earth's magnetic field. Aben Minerals Ltd. June 6 announced the mobilization of crew and equipment for a planned airborne QMAG geophysical survey at the company's Justin Gold project in the Yukon. Lying immediately southeast of Seabridge Gold's high-grade 3 Aces gold project and approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles) southeast of the old Cantung Mine, Justin is a...

  • Closeup of thick gold veins running through quartz in drill core from Brucejack.

    First Nations Royalty firm lists on TSX

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Anchored by five royalties contributed by Nisga'a Nation in Northern BC, Nations Royalty is world's first Indigenous-owned metals royalty firm. The June 20 listing of Nations Royalty as an investment company on the TSX Venture Exchange was a milestone that will likely forever change the mining landscape in Canada and beyond. Born out of the vision of mining magnate Frank Giustra, a First Nations-to-mining bridge brought to the table by lifelong Northern British Columbia... Full story

  • A drill tests for copper on an alpine slope in front of snow-dusted mountains.

    Seabridge launches 2024 Iskut drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 17, 2024

    Three rigs testing for KSM-style porphyry copper-gold intrusions at Northern BC project. Seabridge Gold Inc. has launched a roughly 15,000-meter drill program at its Iskut porphyry copper-gold project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Iskut shows all the signs of hosting large porphyry copper deposits similar to Seabridge's world-class KSM mine project, which lies about 30 kilometers (19 miles) to the east. The 1980s-era Johnny Mountain mine produced gold, silver, and...

  • Snowy mountain ridge near Seabridge Gold’s 3 Aces project in Yukon.

    Seabridge fired up for 2024 exploration

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Company excited to test new model and determine extent of 3 Aces toward future resource estimate. Seabridge Gold Inc. May 1 announced that preparations are underway at its 3 Aces project in Yukon, Canada, which aims to expand on the comprehensive exploration model that was successfully confirmed last season. Lying alongside the Nahanni Range Road, 3 Aces is a road-accessible project that covers 357 square kilometers (138 square miles) of high-grade gold discoveries and targets...

  • Aerial view of drill rig testing for gold during the winter.

    Seabridge redesigns project mine plan

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Preliminary feasibility study envisions production of 2.5 million ounces of gold at Courageous Lake. Amid the recent surge of interest in mining lithium and rare earth elements, some companies exploring the Northwest Territories remain focused on gold. Seabridge Gold Inc., for example, is revisiting its long-held Courageous Lake Gold Project more than a decade after shelving an initial mineral resource estimate and preliminary economic assessment of the venture in 2012....

  • Geologists in safety gear traverse heavily mineralized rocks.

    KSM partner tops Seabridge's 2024 goals

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Board assigns 15 goals to corporate "report card" for 2024; half the grade hinges on performance at KSM, including entering into a JV by year's end. Seabridge Gold Inc. April 11 announced that its primary objective for 2024 is to enter into "a joint venture agreement on the KSM project with a suitable partner on terms advantageous to Seabridge shareholders." Each year, Seabridge's board of directors assembles a list of objectives for which to measure the company's annual...

  • A drill tests for copper and gold on an alpine slope in Northern BC.

    Seabridge readies for 2024 Iskut drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    Will test KSM-like copper-gold targets at BC project. Seabridge Gold Inc. April 23 reported that it is gearing up for a roughly 15,000-meter drill program at its Iskut porphyry copper-gold project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Iskut shows all the signs of hosting large porphyry copper deposits similar to Seabridge's world-class KSM mine project, which lies about 30 kilometers (19 miles) to the east. The 1980s-era Johnny Mountain mine produced gold, silver, and copper...

  • Geologists standing next to a rocky outcrop with gold-bearing quartz veins.

    Junior seeks next Tombstone gold find

    Rose Ragsdale, For Mining News|Updated Mar 14, 2024

    Stratabound changes name to Lode Gold Resources Ltd.; plans to spinout Canadian gold assets and reports 2024 exploration strategy. In recent market buzz about the emerging gold district in southeastern Yukon, one junior says its promising assets have been largely overlooked by investors, resulting in its shares being significantly undervalued. Lode Gold Resources Ltd., known until January as Stratabound Mineral Resources Corp., says its name change signals ongoing growth and...

  • Geologist examines unique rock formation at 3 Aces.

    Seabridge solves 3 Aces continuity mystery

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 25, 2024

    Long hidden geological controls solved, shapes plans for future drilling of high-grade gold target. Seabridge Gold Inc. Feb. 14 announced the results from the 2023 drill program established a new model for the mineralization associated with the main high-grade gold target at its 3 Aces project in Yukon, Canada, giving the company a clear path forward for follow-up evaluation and resource delineation in the coming season. With the added data from 7,759 meters of core and...

  • A large rock sample with large veins of high-grade gold visible on the surface.

    Nisga'a Nation forms mine royalty company

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Nations Royalty is positioned to be Canada's largest business majority owned by a First Nation, significant player in realm of mining royalties. Leveraging royalties it has received through benefits agreements for mine projects in Northern British Columbia, the Nisga'a Nation is forming a Canadian First Nations mining royalty company for Indigenous people. The Nisga'a Nation's lands and treaty area covers nearly 27,000 square kilometers (10,400 square miles) at the southern...

  • A canvas-enclosed drill rig glows yellow as it tests a KSM deposit at night.

    BC unveils Critical Minerals Strategy 1.0

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    As a mineral-rich Canadian province and a top global hub for mineral exploration and mining, British Columbia has the geology and technical expertise to be a global powerhouse when it comes to supplying the minerals and metals needed for the clean energy transition. Canada's westernmost province, however, has been lagging many of its mining peers when it comes to a cohesive strategy to take full advantage of the generational opportunity on its doorstep. The provincial... Full story

  • Loaded mining haul truck with a bed painted to honor the Tahltan Nation.

    Golden Triangle of Northern BC ESG mining

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Feb 20, 2024

    Lying just deep enough into the mining frontier that value of its world-class deposits copper, gold, silver, nickel, and other metals has not been fully realized, yet home to the industrial-grade hydropower, road access, and Pacific Rim ports needed to unlock its vast mineral potential, Northern BC is well-positioned to be a major source of precious, base, and critical metals in the 21st century. This particularly mineral-rich section of the Canadian Cordillera also happens... Full story

  • A drill tests for metals from atop a mountain ridge in BC’s Golden Triangle.

    Seabridge adds metals to KSM underground

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 16, 2024

    Seabridge Gold Inc. Feb. 5 reported that a recalculation based on block cave mining methods has significantly expanded the quantities of gold, copper, and silver within the Iron Cap and Kerr deposits at its world-class KSM project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. In 2022, Seabridge published the results of a prefeasibility study for open-pit mining of the Mitchell, East Mitchell, and Sulphurets deposits at KSM that would produce an average of more than 1 million ounces...

  • Aerial view of a large modular camp in BC’s Golden Triangle.

    Upgrading KSM to substantially started

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 26, 2024

    With $444 million invested over the past three years, Seabridge files an application to upgrade status of KSM, ensure the longevity of EAC. After investing nearly C$1 billion (US$740 million) into KSM over the past two decades, including C$444 million (US$328 million) over the past three years, Seabridge Gold Inc. has applied to have the status of this world-class gold-copper project in Northern British Columbia elevated to "substantially started." A substantially started... Full story

  • A train passes along a river and fireweed on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

    Forging a Golden Arc mining alliance

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2024

    Is it time for BC, Yukon, Alaska to forge an alliance to unlock critical mineral wealth, usher in new era of prosperity in the 21st century? The extremely mineral-rich geology that sweeps in a roughly 1,500-mile (2,600 kilometers) arc from the southern tip of British Columbia's Golden Triangle, through the Yukon, and onward to Alaska's west coast does not recognize the borders it spans. Likewise, the opportunities and challenges related to unlocking the precious, industrial, a... Full story

  • A huge plume of black smoke above the Eagle Gold mine camp in Canada’s Yukon.

    Gold, critical minerals top Yukon list

    Rose Ragsdale, For Data Mine North|Updated Jan 17, 2024

    Raging wildfires and record hot temperatures challenged the well-laid plans of a score and more of mineral explorers in Canada's Yukon this year as the 2023 field season shifted into high summer. Most of the companies, however, managed to carry out their exploration for gold, silver, copper, and other minerals across the territory. The fierce and sometimes out-of-control blazes marked one of the worst wildfire seasons seen in Canada in nearly 30 years, consuming more than... Full story

  • Workers hiking up an outlying rock formation at Seabridge Gold's KSM property.

    Seabridge builds on golden legacy in BC

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 17, 2024

    Carrying forward a two-decade legacy of building gold resources faster than issuing shares, Seabridge Gold Inc. focused its 2023 exploration primarily on the Iskut gold-copper property in Northern British Columbia and high-grade 3 Aces project in the Yukon. Going into 2023, Seabridge had 170.8 million ounces of gold in resources and reserves, a 997% growth since 2003. Over that same span its outstanding shares have only increased by 195%. Along with this gold, Seabridge has...

  • A drill tests for copper and gold on a mountain slope in Northern BC.

    Seabridge expands Bronson Slope deposit

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 4, 2024

    Seabridge Gold Inc. Dec. 20 reported that its 2023 Iskut drill program has expanded the known Bronson Slope copper-gold deposit on its Iskut project in Northern British Columbia and confirmed an extensive area of magmatic-hydrothermal alteration sourced from an apparently very large porphyry mineral system at depth. Located about 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Seabridge's world-class KSM mine project, Iskut is home to the 1980s-era Johnny Mountain gold-silver-copper mine....

  • Map showing gold, silver, copper, and molybdenum properties near Kitsault, BC.

    Dolly Varden cuts Big Bulk copper deal

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 31, 2023

    Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Dec. 20 announced that it has entered into a deal to consolidate ownership of Big Bulk, a porphyry copper-gold project about 10 kilometers (six miles) east of the company's Kitsault Valley gold-silver project at the southern tip of British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Big Bulk, which covers what is interpreted to be the northernmost of a string of several porphyry mineralized systems that extend 30 kilometers (19 miles) south to New Moly LLC's...

  • Drill tests for copper and gold on a heavily mineralized mountain slope in BC.

    Further evidence of large Iskut porphyry

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 14, 2023

    Seabridge Gold Inc. Dec. 14 announced that its first-ever drilling at Snip North discovered the upper parts of a new copper-gold porphyry system that may be part of a much larger mineralized trend on the company's Iskut project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Iskut, which is about 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Seabridge's world-class KSM mine project, is home to the 1980s-era Johnny Mountain gold-silver-copper mine. Over the past four years, Seabridge has focused... Full story

  • Drill pad set up alongside dirt road at Seabridge Gold's 3 Aces project.

    Seabridge kicks off 3 Aces drill program

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Aug 3, 2023

    Seabridge Gold Inc. July 18 announced the start of its first full drill program at the company's 3 Aces gold project in Yukon, Canada, which aims to complete 7,500 meters of drilling. Lying alongside the Nahanni Range Road, 3 Aces is a road-accessible project that covers 357 square kilometers (138 square miles) of high-grade gold discoveries and targets in southeastern Yukon. After acquiring the project in 2020, Seabridge has been refining its model and geological...

  • Drill tests for copper below an orange-stained rocky slope at Iskut in BC.

    Seabridge targets Iskut copper discovery

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 15, 2023

    Seabridge Gold Inc. May 30 announced the start of a more than 12,000-meter drill program to test high-level porphyry copper-gold targets on the company's Iskut property in Northern British Columbia's Golden Triangle. "We are excited to get our program started early in the field season after last year's success at Iskut," said Seabridge Gold Chairman and CEO Rudi Fronk. Located about 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Seabridge's world-class KSM mine project, Iskut is home to...

  • Drill tests for high-grade gold on a hillside at 3 Aces in Canada’s Yukon.

    Seabridge ramps up exploration at 3 Aces

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 1, 2023

    Seabridge Gold Inc. May 25 announced that it is preparing for a 7,500-meter drill program at 3 Aces, a road-accessible project that covers 357 square kilometers (138 square miles) of high-grade gold discoveries in southeastern Yukon. 3 Aces, which hosts two of the highest-grade surface outcrops ever discovered in the Yukon, has 30 mineralized veins which have been discovered through sampling, trenching, roadwork, and drilling within its Central Core area. Seabridge, which...

  • Workers traverse a highly mineralized rock outcrop at the KSM Mine project.

    Seabridge secures $150 million for KSM

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 18, 2023

    Cash from royalty sold to Sprott will help elevate BC copper-gold-silver mine project to "substantially started" status. Seabridge Gold Inc. May 11 announced that it has raised US$150 million (C$201 million) to carry out the work required to elevate KSM to the "substantially started" status, which will ensure the longevity of the environmental assessment certificate for this copper-gold-silver mine project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Once a certain threshold has...

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