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Johnson Tract high grade gold exploration CIRI Alaska Native corporation

HighGold strategy excites Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. June 28 reported that recent resampling of historical core from the Johnson Tract gold property in Southcentral Alaska returned long zones of high-grade... — Updated 7/12/2019

 
USGS, Alaska DGGS develop tool to help guide geologists, mineral explorers

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 6/28/2019 Full story

 

EV batteries to drive 9x graphite growth

At least 125 million electric vehicles are expected to be traveling global highways by 2030, which means the world is going to need a lot more graphite in the coming decade and beyond.... — Updated 7/5/2019 Full story

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 7/20/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

New battery tech revives vanadium interest

The strength and durability of steel and other alloys is greatly enhanced by adding a small amount of vanadium, currently the primary use of this critical mineral. While this toughness... — Updated 6/28/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation chromium

No viable substitute for critical chromium

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the nation's most important strategic and critical... — Updated 7/5/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Department of Commerce federal strategy secure reliable critical minerals

Alaska rare earths project gets a nudge

Washington D.C.'s increased interest in securing a steadfast supply of critical minerals may prompt further advancement at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
American Mineral Security National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production

Addressing the critical mineral challenge

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story

 

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 

NANA hires senior VP, Tuuq Drilling pres

NANA Jan. 19 announced the hiring of two key executives heading into the new year – Sarah Lukin now serves as senior vice president and chief administration officer at NANA Regional... — Updated 1/24/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
CERN LHC, Critical Minerals Alaska - Indispensable Twins niobium tantalum

Critical Minerals Alaska – Indispensable Twins

With nearly indistinguishable physical and chemical properties, niobium and tantalum are almost always found together in nature. Both are also critical to the defense, energy and... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
Skarn gold copper mineralization Rau, Carlin-type gold Osiris Orion Rackla Gold

ME2018: ATAC Resources Ltd.

ATAC Resources Ltd.'s Rackla Gold project saw roughly C$13 million of exploration in 2018. Barrick Gold Corp. invested about C$6 million at Orion, a gold project that lies in the middle... — Updated 10/26/2018 Full story

 
12.5 million ounce Money Knob gold deposit Interior Alaska

ME2018: International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. continued optimization and environmental baseline studies at Livengood, an 11.5-million-ounce gold project located along a paved highway about 70... — Updated 11/1/2018 Full story

 
Volcanogenic massive sulfide copper zinc barite silver gold exploration

ME2018: Constantine Metal Resources Ltd.

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. continues to advance its flagship property, the Palmer copper-zinc-silver-gold-barite project near the port-town of Haines in Southeast Alaska, as it... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Territory hits exploration slump

Canada is the world's top destination for mining exploration spending, attracting more than 14 percent of global budgeted expenditures from explorers seeking to tap the country's vast min... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2018: 10 years of telling the North's mineral exploration story

Welcome to the 10th anniversary of Mining Explorers! While there have been tectonic shifts in the mineral exploration markets over the past decade, two things have remained rock solid... — Updated 5/31/2019 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... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
REE refining, strategic metals complex Ketchikan

REE tariff puts wind in Alaska SMC sails

The Trump Administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods includes a 10 percent levy on rare earth elements, a group of 17 elements on the periodic table with unique properties... — Updated 8/14/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Red Mountain chromite mine Border Ranges Fault US critical minerals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical... — Updated 7/13/2018 Full story

 
VMS copper zinc silver barite exploration near Haines AK

Electrum to invest $6 million in Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. May 1 said it intends to raise C$10 million through a non-brokered private placement that will include a major strategic investment from Electrum... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals Northwest Alaska copper, zinc, silver, gold deposit South32 NANA

Trilogy raises funds for advancing Ambler

A US$28.7 million financing that closed today provides Trilogy Metals Inc.the funds to take major strides in achieving its goal of beginning to develop the vast mineral potential that... — Updated 4/27/2018 Full story

 
Kotzebue National Geographic TRI article Red Dog Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska exploration mirrors global trend

In 2017 Alaska’s mineral exploration industry saw its first up-tick in exploration spending since 2011, an increase that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s “World Exploration Trends... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Bronze age weapons and tools critical mineral tin Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – Tin

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin may not be the flashiest metal on the market, but it has been a strategic metal that has defined human progress since the onset of the... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 

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