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 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Sixty North CEO David Webb and director Brian Malahoff at Mon property.

Junior explores nickel, cobalt showing

Sixty North Gold Mining Ltd. reported July 11 that crews moved onto its Mon Gold property in late June and began mapping and sampling a recent nickel and cobalt discovery situated about... — Updated 8/11/2022

Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a... — Updated 1/14/2021 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 9/24/2020

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 6/22/2020 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Majors carry Alaska exploration

The owners of Alaska’s five large metal mines – Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, Hecla Mining Company, Kinross Gold Corp, Teck Resources Ltd. and Coeur Mining Inc. – accounted for nearly... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story


Strongbow cuts deal to buy Mactung, Cantung royalties

Strongbow Exploration Inc. March 7 said it has reached an agreement to purchase Teck Resources Ltd. royalty interest in the Mactung and Cantung tungsten projects located along the border... — Updated 3/13/2016 Full story


New leadership for Alaska tin explorer

Strongbow Exploration Inc. Sept. 1 reported that Richard Williams has been appointed president and CEO of the company, replacing Kenneth Armstrong who stepped down from the position.... — Updated 9/6/2015 Full story


Strongbow closes Alaska tin projects buy

Strongbow Exploration Inc. July 24 said it has closed its acquisition of the Sleitat and Coal Creek tin properties in Alaska as well as a C$1 million non-brokered private placement financ... — Updated 8/2/2015

 By Curt Freeman    News

Perfect storm plagues Alaska mining

Over the past month Alaska's mining industry has suffered a perfect storm of manmade and natural issues that read like something from a pulp fiction novel. On the man-made side of the... — Updated 7/26/2015


Strongbow refines Alaska tin project deal

Strongbow Exploration Inc. June 22 reported that it has finalized the terms of its acquisition of the Sleitat and Coal Creek tin properties in Alaska. The transaction will involve... — Updated 6/28/2015

 By Curt Freeman    News

Exploration expenditures drop in 2014

The state of the world's exploration industry was recently summarized in SNL Metal & Mining's annual "World Exploration Trends" publication, released at the Prospectors and Developers... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Fighting headwinds

Slipping metals prices and investors' ongoing reluctance to risk venture capital in the junior mining sector is hitting Alaska's mineral exploration sector hard; and the Far North state... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Cassiterite a deal

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin is not the flashiest metal on the market. Despite its lowly ranking, even among base metals, this lackluster commodity fetches around... — Updated 3/22/2015


Strongbow agrees to buy tin claims

Strongbow Exploration Inc. March 10 said it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent interest in the Sleitat and Coal Creek tin properties in Alaska through the purchase of Thor Gold Alaska... — Updated 3/15/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Economy dims North star in 2009

Hampered by a recession-driven drought in capital markets, mineral explorers in the Northwest Territories met the challenges of 2009 with a variety of survival strategies. With significant diamond, precious and base metal projects and... — Updated 11/1/2009


Mining Explorers 2009: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

TSXV: NAR Chairman, President and CEO: D. Grenville Thomas Vice President Exploration: Gordon Clarke North Arrow Minerals Inc., organized in February 2007 by Strongbow Exploration Inc., is a northern-focused exploration company with a... — Updated 11/1/2009


Mineral Roundup in the Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories has four operating mines: three diamond producers and one long-running tungsten operation. Exploration and development activity was brisk in 2008 with the most advanced projects located in the Slave Province.... — Updated 3/29/2009 Full story

 By Sarah Hurst    News

NWT uranium exploration plan rejected

The mining industry is concerned about its future in Canada's Northwest Territories in the wake of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's decision in May to recommend against a uranium exploration project that was propo... — Updated 7/29/2007 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds can be a territory's best friend

A mention of the world's richest diamond mines conjures images of hot, steamy African jungles. Yet it is the frozen tundra of the Canadian Arctic that is yielding the latest treasure trove of diamonds and sparking a staking stampede... — Updated 5/22/2005 Full story


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