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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Mines and mineral exploration projects in the Sealaska region Southeast Alaska

Sealaska – balanced resource development

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 22,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations, Sealaska takes... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 
Ucore acquisition of IBC Advanced Technologies lawsuit

Ucore purchase of IBC erupts in legal row

A row that has erupted between IBC Advanced Technologies Inc. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. threatens to delay, or even derail, the proposed Strategic Metals Complex, a rare earth element separation... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining Curt Freeman guest column

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining

As the year waned, Alaska's mining industry reported some of the last of its 2018 seasonal field results while the University of Alaska and state of Alaska released some current and projected... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
Molcular separation technology MRT for refining rare earth elements

Orca, CCM support Ucore plan to buy IBC

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 11 reported that two of its major shareholders, Orca Holdings LLC and Concept Capital Management Ltd., were again participants in its latest private placement, which... — Updated 12/28/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
CERN LHC, Critical Minerals Alaska - Indispensable Twins niobium tantalum

Critical Minerals Alaska – 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 high-tech sectors... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
Ucore Rare Metals rare earth elements separation plant Southeast Alaska

Ucore discusses SMC with Ketchikan leaders

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 6 said it has begun consultation with officials from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, the Southeast Alaska municipality where Ucore plans to build its Strategic Metals... — Updated 11/29/2018 Full story

 
Northern Dynasty Pebble Limited Partnership copper project Bristol Bay

Alaska drill results continue to roll in

WESTERN ALASKA Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced that it had finalized a surface right of way agreement with Alaska Peninsula Corporation for use of that latter's lands for the construction... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 

Ucore plans to acquire MRT developer

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 7 said it plans to exercise its option to purchase IBC Advanced Technologies Inc., the Utah-based company that developed the molecular recognition technology used to separ... — Updated 11/16/2018

 
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges, the industry... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Southeast Alaska rare earth element refinery separation plant

AIDEA looks into funding Ketchikan SMC

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) continues to be interested in funding the Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth element separation facility that Ucore Rare Metals... — Updated 11/2/2018 Full story

 
Rare earth element separation plant refinery critical minerals US

Ucore finds property for Ketchikan SMC

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Sept. 24 reported it has entered into an agreement to acquire the property to build its Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth element and strategic metals refinery... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 
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 profound in its... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act rare earth element magnets

Strategic metals ban rallies explorers

Underscoring the interconnected nature of the global mining market, not 48 hours after the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, the mining industry began wondering... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
Strategic metals complex Ketchikan Alaksa

Pentagon funding bans China rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Aug. 14 said the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 signed into law by President Donald Trump is a turning point for the rare earth element... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
 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 that make... — Updated 8/14/2018 Full story

 
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 on the... — Updated 7/13/2018 Full story

 
Rare earth REE exploration project Prince of Wales Island Southeast Alaska

Designing Alaska rare earth plant begins

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. May 7 said IBC Advanced Technologies Inc. has begun advanced engineering and design for its first Specialty Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth elements separation facility... — Updated 5/18/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northwest Alaska mining infrastructure road Teck NANA AIDEA

A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, has... — Updated 10/25/2018 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 Bronze Age... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 
IBC Advanced Tech REE MRT separation rare earth refinery Southeast Alaska

Alaska REE facility targeted for 2020

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. March 5 said it plans to be producing rare earth elements at its Ketchikan, Alaska Strategic Metals Complex, or Alaska SMC, in 2020. The exploration turned innovation company... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Rare Earths

Before color televisions hit the markets in the 1960s, rare earths where a curious group of elements that had the distinction of occupying their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 

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 have not seen... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Ketchikan to be home of rare earth plant

After investigating locations across the United States to host its first Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has decided that a Southeast Alaska town with a Pacific Rim port is... — Updated 2/9/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Alaska's critical mineral potential

The Trump Administration's focus on securing domestic sources of critical minerals could help re-invigorate mineral exploration and mine development in Alaska. At least 15 of the 23 critical... — Updated 2/24/2018 Full story

 

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