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Ucore, Materion unite for Pentagon REE bid

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 23 announced that it is collaborating with an Ohio-based advanced material manufacturer to respond to an open request from the Pentagon for a strategic... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska leaders applaud Tongass proposal

Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy and Alaska's entire delegation in Washington D.C. welcomed the Trump administration's plan to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Canada Territorial economic outlook, gold mines drive growth Nunavut

Mines drive growth across Canada's North

New gold mines are expected to drive strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon over the next several years, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by The Conference... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
Ketchikan Specialty Metals Complex domestic supply of critical minerals REE

Ucore, DC politicos discuss rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. July 3 announced the company representatives met with senior Trump Administration and Congressional officials in Washington, D.C. to discuss American dependence... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble copper mine project Bristol Bay region EPA Army Corps of Engineers

In final days, Pruitt calls to end EPA veto

Among his final acts before resigning as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt directed his agency's Office of Water to put together a proposal to... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Copper mining, Pembridge Resources

Mining fuels economic growth in the North

Mining is expected to fuel strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon in the coming years, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest Territorial Outlook. "With many new... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska regains top ten on Fraser Survey

Alaska's rich mineral endowment helped propel the Last Frontier into the top ten on the Fraser Institute's Survey of Mining Companies 2017. To gather information for its report, the... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Northwest Territories NWT mining and mineral exploration

Explorers guard 2018 spending

Explorers seeking new mineral discoveries in the Northwest Territories are expected to spend less in 2018 than the C$90 million they shelled out collectively last year. Natural Resources... — Updated 10/28/2020 Full story

 
Military tent treated with stibnite antimony fire retardant

Meeting America's strategic antimony need

Best known for its ability to resist heat and corrosion, antimony is in a wide array of consumer goods – from paints and plastics to batteries and wind turbines. This critical mineral... — Updated 10/28/2020 Full story

 
Quantum computers using germanium transistors

The quantum realm of Alaska germanium

While Alaska is regarded as a geological storehouse of minerals critical to the United States, it is less renowned as a current globally significant supplier of germanium, a zinc... — Updated 10/21/2020 Full story

 
USGS critical mineral supply chain risk tool methodology

USGS sorts critical mineral hierarchy

When you consider the 17 rare earths and six platinum metals individually, more than 50 of the elements on the periodic table have been deemed critical to the economic wellbeing and... — Updated 10/21/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
TMAC Resource SD Gold Hope Bay Mine Nunavut Canada

China, U.S. investors take the long view

Until novel coronavirus ignited a global pandemic that plunged the world economy into recession, foreign investors, except for a lucky few, have salivated from afar over the bountiful... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Mars colonist solar panels space mining minerals Trump executive order

Trump EO is giant leap for space mining

On April 6, President Donald Trump issued an executive order for the United States government to work with industries on moving forward with space exploration, and the exploitation of... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Wise Mike Stepovich Captain Barnette Trading Post 1902 Fairbanks Alaska

An Alaskan fortune: 'Wise Mike' Stepovich

A true northern pioneer far from his Eastern European home, 'Wise' Mike Stepovich, settles in a new land and leaves behind a historic legacy in Alaska's Golden Heart City. The history of... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Army probes rare earth facility funding

From helmet mounted radios to laser guided missiles, rare earth elements (REE) are an essential ingredient to the advanced hardware used by the U.S. military. These high-tech metals,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Ucore lays out Bokan REE mine strategy

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has unveiled a three-tier strategy for delivering a non-Chinese source of rare earth elements to North American markets from its Bokan Mountain project in Alaska.... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

EPA to reconsider Pebble determination

United States Environmental Protection Agency June 26 announced that it has instructed its Region 10 office to resume considering the elimination of a 2014 proposed determination to use... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Limited Partnership Northern Dynasty Minerals NAK NDM

ENGO calls for Pebble claims investigation

As the Pebble Limited Partnership advances the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project through the permitting process, environmental groups opposed to the proposed mine are employing a... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
NWT mining mineral exploration outlook, challenges opportunities

Territory stumbles in race for riches

Northwest Territories may fall behind Canada's two other territories in mining activity in the near-future, but projects underway in the northern jurisdiction hold substantial promise... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
Topographic, geologic and geophysical maps Alaska

Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Opposition to Alaska mining is shameful

This author, in this column and elsewhere, has often taken the position that Alaska, especially in remote locations, is the safest, most environmentally-sound and worker-friendly mining... — Updated 1/10/2020 Full story

 
The Washington Companies diamond mining company Canada NWT

ME2018: Dominion Diamond Mines

The Washington Companies, a group of privately held North American mining, industrial and transportation businesses founded by industrialist and entrepreneur Dennis Washington, acquired... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

War on mining is over

When When Steve Wackowski asked his superiors at the U.S. Department of Interior office in Washington D.C. for a message to deliver at the Alaska Miners Association's annual convention... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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