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 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... — 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... — 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... — 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... — Updated 11/6/2011

 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... — Updated 9/25/2011

 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... — 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.... — 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... — 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... — Updated 3/28/2010

 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... — 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... — 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... — Updated 7/27/2008


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