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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 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals AK – 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 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
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 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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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 9/25/2020

 
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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 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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 9/24/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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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 9/24/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
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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 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical minerals order

Following a U.S. Geological Survey report that identifies 23 minerals critical to the economic wellbeing and security of the United States, President Donald Trump issued an executive... — Updated 9/24/2020 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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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

 
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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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: A golden year for Colorado Resources

From a major investment by Goldcorp Inc. to bonanza-grade gold intercepts at its KSP property in northern British Columbia, 2017 has been a golden year for Colorado Resources Ltd. In... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: Discovering NWT's mining future

With the opening of Gahcho Kué, Northwest Territories is reaping the rewards of past exploration spending across the vast diamond-rich expanse of northern Canada. In fact, the new... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Atac Resources Ltd.

Atac Resources Ltd. partnered with the world's largest gold-producing company to further the exploration on a portion of its massive Rackla Gold project in the Yukon. Under an agreement... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Rockhaven Resources Ltd.

Rockhaven Resources Ltd. is enjoying support from Coeur Mining Inc. at Klaza, a road accessible gold-silver project in southern Yukon. Coeur, which owns the Kensington gold mine about 225 miles (363 kilometers) south of Klaza,... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Prospects for change

After eight years of battling anti-mining policies being promulgated by the Obama Administration, the National Mining Association is cautiously optimistic about the positive change in the tone and substance of U.S. resource development... — Updated 1/19/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Strategic Metals Act

A Swiss investment fund with ties to Russia-born billionaire Vladimir Iorich has put in a bid to buy the shuttered Mountain Pass rare earth element mine in California, raising red flags f... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Future of US mining

U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources sought input on how to foster a more robust domestic mining sector during a July 20 hearing, "Seeking Innovative Solutions for the... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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