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 By Shane Lasley    News
Kaminak Gold executives Eira Thomas, Rob Carpenter, Tony Reda, Curt Freeman

Tectonic has big 2019 plans for Alaska

Tectonic Metals Inc. plans to leverage Alaska's underexplored gold potential to create "the number one mineral exploration company in the world." While this is a lofty goal, Tectonic Metals is led by... — Updated 5/24/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 

Doyon's vast Tintina Gold Belt potential

With 12.5 million acres of land spanning Alaska's Interior, Doyon Ltd. is the largest private landholder in the state and one of the largest in the nation. For mining and mineral exploration... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Millrock Resources EMX Royalty Corvus Gold Tectonic Metals Newmont

Goodpaster gold exploration rush is on

With at least five companies investing heavily in securing ground, acquiring royalties and drilling at and around the Pogo Mine, Goodpaster Mining District has emerged as the hottest destination for... — Updated 5/24/2019 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 – mining... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tectonic Metals gold Alaska Eira Thomas Tony Reda Rob Carpenter

Kaminak 2.0 explores Alaska gold potential

Members of the Kaminak Gold Corp. executive team have reunited to form Tectonic Metals Corp., a private exploration company that has acquired three overlooked gold exploration properties in Alaska's... — Updated 11/23/2018 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 materials."... — Updated 7/13/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Drills turn on AP

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has agreed to invest US$2 million on a drill program aimed at further investigating the potential of Millrock Resources Inc.'s highly-prospective copper-gold project in... — Updated 7/19/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

First Quantum eyes SW copper potential

Since buying out its mining rival Inmet Mining Corp. in early 2013, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has shown a keen interest in Alaska's copper potential. With seven mines in operation and five mineral... — Updated 12/21/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Minerals critical to restoring luster

Mining, by definition, is an environmentally invasive practice of digging holes in the earth to extract the minerals found therein. This reality, coupled with a historical legacy of leaving... — Updated 12/30/2012 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Attendance dips at 2012 Dawson Rocks

DAWSON, Yukon - The 3rd Annual Dawson Rocks conference, an annual exposition for active mineral exploration projects in Yukon Territory, offered a sobering reminder of the power of the markets in the world of mining. Absent were the scores of... — Updated 8/26/2012

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Geologists brave Canada's last frontier

David Mate, chief geologist for the Canada Nunavut Geoscience Office, is part of a team of scientists venturing this field season into relatively unknown territory. Mate refers to the Hall Peninsula where he will be working this summer as "white... — Updated 4/29/2012

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds may be more than pipedreams

Droves of exploration companies have rushed to Yukon Territory in recent years to hunt for sizable deposits of gold, silver, copper, rare earth elements and base metals. Employing the most advanced geophysical and geochemical techniques available,... — Updated 11/20/2011

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorers seek mega-deposits

Frontrunners in the Yukon mineral exploration rush in 2011 spent more than C$12 million each, with at least one company pouring C$25 million into its program. These companies include Atac Resources Ltd., Kaminak Gold Corp., Capstone Mining Corp.,... — Updated 11/6/2011 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Trickle of newcomers join explorer rush

As gold prices soared in 2011 along with demand for silver and base metals, droves of mineral explorers fanned out across remote areas of Yukon Territory, seeking lucrative hardrock deposits. Lured by news of recent gold discoveries in the White... — Updated 9/25/2011 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Explorers trek to Last Frontier

The Last Frontier, as Alaska has long been labeled, is as applicable a moniker today as it was to prospectors who ventured to the territory at the end of the 19th century. Alaska is considered one... — Updated 10/31/2010

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

A little gold might be a good idea

As we near the end of September and the metals market remains robust, the mining industry is breathing a sigh of relief as we remember the market meltdown of early September 2008. Although nobody is... — Updated 9/26/2010

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior's shares climb with discoveries

Now that the word is out about Atac Resources Ltd.'s impressive gold discoveries at the Rau Project in central Yukon Territory, the financial market is taking to the early-stage exploration effort with the enthusiasm of a bear in a beehive. Atac... — Updated 9/26/2010

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaskans make pitch at top mining show

I recently attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto where a buoyant, project-hungry crowd of 22,000 created enough of its own hot air to start the... — Updated 3/28/2010 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Terrane wreck lures explorers to Alaska

Geologically, Alaska is a terrane wreck, with multiple tectonic plates dumping their mineral payloads over the landscape. Geologists are still sifting through the wreckage in many places across the... — Updated 2/28/2010

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Bokan Mountain may be strategic deposit

Advances in high technology, especially the recent drive to produce increasingly efficient hybrid automobiles, is spurring demand for rare earth elements and energizing a little-known mining sector with at least one known Alaska mineral deposit.... — Updated 6/28/2009

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Keno Hill still promises silver payday

KENO HILL - Here amid hills dusty with glacial silt in the eastern Yukon, miners have tapped rich veins of silver and gold for nearly a century, right up until silver prices tanked in the late 1980s. In its heyday, the historic Keno Hill silver... — Updated 7/27/2008 Full story

 

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