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Van Nieuwenhuyse now Contango ORE CEO

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 6 announced that Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has taken over as President and CEO of the Texas-based mineral exploration company advancing the Peak Gold project in... — Updated 1/24/2020 Full story

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 8/7/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Helicopter drill rig Arctic zinc copper gold silver mine Ambler Alaska

Feds approve critical Alaska mining road

The U.S. Department of Interior issued two decisions that mark a major milestone along the path of permitting a road to the incredibly rich and strategically important Ambler Mining... — Updated 8/6/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Truck at NANA Teck Resources Red Dog zinc mine northwest Alaska

COVID slows mineral plans in NANA region

The COVID-19 pandemic has led NANA Corp. and its mining partners, Teck Resources Ltd. and Ambler Metals LLC, to adjust their mineral exploration and mine development plans in order to... — Updated 7/24/2020 Full story

 
Bornite camp tents sunset Upper Kobuk Mineral Project Ambler Mining District

Ambler Metals suspends 2020 field work

Trilogy Metals Inc. July 8 confirmed that the 2020 field programs at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska has been deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambler Metals... — Updated 7/17/2020 Full story

 

South32 invests in 2 Alaska copper projects

South32, an Australia-based major base metal and coal producer spun out of BHP Billiton in 2015, is expanding its presence in Alaska. This company went into business with an impressive... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
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Freegold closes half of $10M financing

Freegold Ventures Ltd. May 26 announced that it has closed C$5 million of an up to C$10 million financing, which will fund ongoing exploration and other work related to its Golden Summit... — Updated 6/5/2020 Full story

 
Winter gold exploration drill program Golden Summit Fort Knox Alaska

Drill taps bonanza gold at Golden Summit

Freegold Ventures Ltd. April 6 announced that winter drilling at Golden Summit has encountered what appears to be an extension of the vein system that fed ore to the historic Cleary Hill... — Updated 5/27/2020 Full story

 
Feasibility drilling Ambler Metals Arctic zinc copper gold silver mine Alaska

COVID-19 forces Ambler exploration delay

NANA Corp. and Ambler Metals LLC April 29 said they are working together to determine how a summer field season at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska can progress while... — Updated 5/8/2020 Full story

 
Drilling at Arctic copper zinc gold silver mine project Northwest Alaska

Ambler Metals budgets US$22.8M for UKMP

Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 26 announced that Ambler Metals LLC, a joint venture operating company equally owned by Trilogy and South32 Ltd., has approved a US$22.8 million budget for the... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Sunshine VMS Ambler Metals Upper Kobuk Mineral Project Northwest Alaska

Ambler Metals plans on 2020 exploration

Trilogy Metals Inc. April 8 said Ambler Metals LLC still plans to carry out the US$22.8 million program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska, but COVID-19-related... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Fraser Survey: Alaska shines, Canada slips

Canada's provinces and territories have fallen from grace in the eyes of the global mining community, according to the latest rendition of Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of Mining Compa... — Updated 3/6/2020 Full story

 
Winter gold exploration drilling Golden Summit near Fort Knox Fairbanks Alaska

Drill tests high-grade gold west of Cleary

Freegold Ventures Ltd. announced that drills are now turning at Golden Summit, an advanced staged gold exploration project located alongside the Steese Highway about a 30-minute drive... — Updated 3/5/2020

 
Core from drilling at Short Creek copper gold silver tungsten exploration Alaska

South32 to fund more Shorty Creek drilling

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 19 announced that South32 Ltd. has agreed to fund at least US$2 million of exploration at the Shorty Creek porphyry copper project in Interior Alaska this year... — Updated 2/20/2020

 
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South32, Trilogy finalize joint venture

South32 Ltd. and Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 11 announced the finalization of a joint venture to advance exploration and development of the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in the Ambler Mining... — Updated 2/14/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British... — Updated 1/30/2020 Full story

 

Consistent high grades drilled at Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 16 reported that its geotechnical and hydrological drill program at the Arctic mine project continued to show the consistency and high grades of the... — Updated 1/20/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year... — Updated 1/17/2020 Full story

 

Freegold, South32 tap Shorty Creek copper

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 16 announced results from the late-season 2019 drill program at Shorty Creek, a porphyry gold-copper project about 75 miles northwest of Fairbanks. The... — Updated 1/16/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The final entry of Captain Curt's log

In November 1996, a little over 23 years ago, I began writing quarterly mining news summaries for the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Shortly after that, I began writing monthly... — Updated 1/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

South32 agrees to landmark JV in Alaska

Development of the rich mineral resource in Alaska's Ambler Mining District took another major leap forward with the Dec. 19 announcement that Australia-based South32 Ltd. is investing... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 

More Sunshine in the Ambler District

Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 7 reported copper- and zinc-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide intersections in all six holes drilled at the Sunshine prospect on its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects... — Updated 11/20/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

 

Drill cuts 79m of 2.35% copper at Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 28 reported the final set of assay results from the 2019 drill program at Bornite, part of the company's Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP) in the Ambler mining... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 

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