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Concerning mineral exploration trend 2019

As is usually the case this time of year, the mining industry is awash in backward-looking statements designed to allow for more accurate forward-looking statements. Prime among them is one of my fav... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
South32 options porphyry copper gold silver tungsten project in Alaska

South32 options second AK copper project

Freegold Ventures Ltd. March 5 reported that the potentially large porphyry copper-gold-silver-tungsten deposits it has been exploring on the Shorty Creek project in Interior Alaska has drawn the... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 

Keeping the main thing, the main thing

I, for one, feel vindicated, relieved and ready to face the New Year! How so, you ask? Please let me explain. For those of you who remember my column in November, I noted that EY Global Mining and... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

 
Shorty Creek porphyry copper gold silver tungsten project Livengood

Drills affirm Shorty Creek porphyry potential

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 16 reported that two holes drilled in 2018 cut wide widths of copper-gold-silver-tungsten mineralization at the company's Shorty Creek project about 75 miles (120 kilomete... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

 
Northern Dynasty Pebble Limited Partnership copper project Bristol Bay

Alaska drill results continue to roll in

WESTERN ALASKA Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced that it had finalized a surface right of way agreement with Alaska Peninsula Corporation for use of that latter's lands for the construction... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
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Freegold continues to advance Alaska assets

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Oct. 30 provided an update on its exploration activities at its Shorty Creek and Golden Summit projects. This fall, Freegold completed a modest two-hole drill program at... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Australian junior exploring Kuskokwim Mineral Belt near Donlin Gold

Explosion of mining activity in Alaska

Following a couple of quiet months where Alaska's mining industry focused on its work, the last month has seen an explosion of new info come out regarding that effort, some of it profound in its... — Updated 10/5/2018

 

Freegold starts Shorty Creek drill program

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Aug. 24 announced the start of a modest drill program at its Shorty Creek Project property in Interior Alaska, where previous drilling has cut long sections of porphyry... — Updated 8/31/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet none of this... — Updated 3/16/2019 Full story

 

Golden Summit drill planning underway

Freegold Ventures Ltd. June 7 said it is putting together plans for a drill program aimed at expanding the oxide resource at its Golden Summit gold property near Kinross Gold Corp.’s Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska. Located along a paved... — Updated 6/22/2018

 

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 not seen... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 

Shorty Creek porphyry continues to grow

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 22 reported that results from its 2017 drill program at Shorty Creek continue to confirm the size potential of this large porphyry copper project in Interior Alaska.... — Updated 2/9/2018

 

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 investments... — Updated 1/10/2018 Full story

 

Drills grow Shorty Creek porphyry

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Nov. 16 reported that the initial holes of its 2017 drill program at Shorty Creek have intercepted significant widths of copper-gold-silver, cobalt and tungsten mineralization, further confirming and expanding the Hill 1835... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 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

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Freegold Ventures Ltd.

Freegold Ventures Ltd. kicked off its 2017 exploration with a drill program focused on expanding the oxide gold resource at the Golden Summit property in Interior Alaska. Located about 25 miles north of Fairbanks and about four miles from Kinross... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

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 industry was... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story

 

Drills turning at Shorty Creek

Freegold Ventures Ltd. July 19 announced the start of 2017 drilling at its Shorty Creek copper-gold project about 75 road miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska. The company first tapped porphyry style copper-gold mineralization at Shorty Creek in... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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

 

Second Shorty Creek copper-gold target tapped

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Dec. 6 said the 2016 drill program at it Shorty Creek project in Interior Alaska has confirmed the presence of a copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry system with an alteration-miner... — Updated 12/11/2016 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

 
 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

 

Mining Explorers 2016: Freegold Ventures Ltd.

After raising C$7.3 million in May, Freegold Ventures Ltd. returned to work at its Shorty Creek and Golden Summit projects in Interior Alaska. The company kicked off drilling at Shorty Creek, a 26,000-acre porphyry copper-gold project located near... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Freegold finds tungsten with Shorty Creek copper

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Oct. 26 provided results from the second hole of a summer drill program at its Shorty Creek copper-gold project about 75 road-miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska. Hole SC 16-02 cut 93.5 meters averaging the equivalent of... — Updated 2/3/2018

 

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