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 By Shane Lasley    News
Finger points at drill core with high-grade copper mineralization.

Villages want voices heard on Ambler Road

Gov. Dunleavy urges BLM to consider recent Alaska Native support as it finalizes its reassessment of the Ambler Access Project. "I strongly believe that the road will greatly benefit my community... — Updated 4/4/2024 Full story

 
A mining headframe and tent camp amongst fall foliage in Northwest Alaska.

Ruby comes out in support of Ambler Road

Tribal council unanimously passes resolution in support of the Ambler Access Project. Trilogy Metals Inc. March 21 announced that the Ruby Tribal Council has passed a resolution in support of the... — Updated 4/4/2024

 
Alaska Native drillers test the Arctic deposit in the Ambler Mining District.

Hughes reframes Ambler Road question

"What happens to our communities and Tribal members if a road is not built, and no jobs or opportunity exists for our children and future generations?" Trilogy Metals Inc. March 26 announced that ye... — Updated 3/28/2024 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Molten gold pours into a bar mold at the Fort Knox mine.

Alaska mine value tops $4 billion in 2023

Zinc contributed most to state's mine production value during 2023; gold is poised to take the crown and make run toward 1 million ounces per year. At a value of $1.5 billion, zinc held onto its... — Updated 3/12/2024 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A drill tests a rich metals deposit from a mountain saddle above the clouds.

Resolved to build Ambler Road safeguards

Ambler Access Project Subsistence Advisory Committee passes resolution for policies to protect fish and wildlife, and keep road private. Leveraging nearly four decades of success when it comes to... — Updated 3/7/2024 Full story

 
Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

Critical year for Alaska mineral exploration

With Donlin Gold reentering the feasibility study stage, Ambler Metals waiting on the reevaluation of the permit needed for a road to the Ambler Mining District, and an overall lack of investment... — Updated 2/1/2024 Full story

 
Aerial view of an exploration camp at the Sun VMS project in Alaska.

Valhalla hits the ground drilling at Sun

With its sights set on establishing a large volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit with the potential to outshine its contemporaries in Alaska's Ambler Mining District, Valhalla Metals Inc. launched... — Updated 1/17/2024

 
A headframe from historic exploration rises above a fall landscape at Bornite.

Road reevaluation stalls Ambler Metals

Ambler Metals LLC, a joint venture equally owned by Trilogy Metals Inc. and South32 Ltd., dialed back 2023 exploration at its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects as it waited for the U.S. Bureau of Land... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Geologist samples an outcrop of brick red rock along a stream in Alaska.

Trilogy finds zinc-rich zone at Helpmejack

Trilogy Metals Inc. Sept. 27 reported that stream sediment and rock sampling has identified two zinc-enriched volcanogenic massive sulfide targets on the Helpmejack project toward the eastern end... — Updated 10/5/2023

 
A headframe from historic exploration rises above a fall landscape at Bornite.

Ambler Road draft SEIS expected this month

Trilogy Metals Inc. Sept. 11 reported that 2023 summer field activities at the Upper Kobuk Minerals Project were subdued as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management reevaluates the permits for the propose... — Updated 9/14/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Rock sample with metallic gold mineralization coated with green copper oxides.

Bornite's germanium potential revealed

Colorado School of Mines thesis confirms that the germanium values at Bornite deposit have long been underreported. In addition to hosting 6.3 billion pounds of copper and 88 million lb of cobalt cr... — Updated 9/14/2023

 
A fuchsia sunrise backdrops wind turbines and reflects off solar panels.

Will US permit a clean energy transition?

The United States has rich deposits of copper, cobalt, graphite, lithium, nickel, rare earths, and other mined commodities needed to build the clean energy future. The often decade-long mine... — Updated 9/13/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A headframe from historic exploration rises above a fall landscape at Bornite.

BLM drags feet on Ambler Road decision

Despite the growing calls by Alaska Native tribal and municipal leaders for an expedited review of the Ambler Access Project, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced that it will take six extra... — Updated 6/29/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A view of the ends of various-sized copper cables for electrical transmission.

A northern solution to copper shortage

The North of 60 Mining area hosts billions of pounds of copper ready to be delivered to a world craving this metal in sky-high demand for wiring the electric vehicles and renewable energy... — Updated 5/11/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A headframe from historic exploration rises above a fall landscape at Bornite.

Two Arctic boroughs support Ambler Road

North Slope and Northwest Arctic boroughs ink joint resolution in favor of Ambler access. The Northwest Arctic and North Slope boroughs have put their combined political weight behind an effort to... — Updated 5/1/2023 Full story

 
Drillers in grease-covered raingear give a thumbs up at the Arctic Mine project.

Assays reveal best ever Arctic intercept

Trilogy Metals Inc. April 4 reported that the final set of assay results from the 2022 drilling at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects includes the best hole ever drilled at Arctic when it comes to... — Updated 4/27/2023

 
Closeup of a finger pointing to high-grade mineralization in Arctic drill core.

More exceptional Arctic drill results

Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 27 reported another batch of high-grade assays from infill drilling the world-class Arctic copper-zinc-lead-gold-silver deposit in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Al... — Updated 3/30/2023

 
Closeup of a finger pointing to high-grade mineralization in Arctic drill core.

Economics of Arctic Mine remain robust

Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 14 reports that while rising costs and challenging supply chains have weighed on the economics of building and operating a mine at Arctic, an updated feasibility study... — Updated 3/2/2023

 
A green streak of the aurora over a drill rig set up in winter.

Freegold makes Golden Summit connection

The success of Freegold Ventures Ltd.'s 2022 program at Golden Summit was all about connections. Thanks to a paved highway that connects the multi-million-ounce gold project to the nearby city of... — Updated 2/10/2023

 
Drill on mountain ridge above the clouds, tests the Arctic Mine deposit in AK.

Advancing Arctic and the Ambler District

Ambler Metals LLC, a joint venture company equally owned by Trilogy and South32 Ltd., invested roughly US$28.5 million into a 2022 exploration program that included 10,738 meters of drilling... — Updated 2/10/2023

 
Stack of large gold bars from the Gil deposit at the Fort Knox Mine in Alaska.

Golden potential, critical opportunities

Gold dominates Alaska mineral exploration, but a critical shift arises. Since the discovery of gold in what is now the Alaska capital city of Juneau, prospectors, geologists, and fortune seekers hav... — Updated 2/2/2023 Full story

 
A Soloy helicopter sits alongside a drill testing the high-grade Arctic deposit.

Drills cut expected high grades at Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 29 reported that the first assays from the 2022 program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects are from infill holes that cut multiple zones of high-grade copper, zinc, lead, g... — Updated 12/8/2022

 
Drill on mountain ridge above clouds tests the Arctic Mine deposit in Alaska.

Ambler Metals wraps $28.5M program

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 5 announced the completion of the 2022 program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects that included 10,739 meters of resource upgrade and geotechnical drilling at the Arctic... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologists explore highly mineralized rock at Sun VMS project in Northwest AK.

BLM begins Ambler Road reevaluation

Federal agency is accepting public input on second Ambler Road EIS until Nov. 4 After months of uncertainty, the United States Bureau of Land Management has provided some clarity to the plans to... — Updated 10/6/2022

 
Cobalt is a transition metal between iron and nickel on the periodic table.

Critical cobalt overshadowed by lithium

Replacing this oft-maligned lithium-ion battery metal comes at a cost Traditionally a headline-grabbing metal due to the perceived human rights and monetary costs it adds to lithium-ion batteries... — Updated 9/20/2022

 

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