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Historic mine on Redstar Gold Unga high grade gold property

Cooperative geo named Redstar president

Redstar Gold Corp. March 12 announced that John Gray, a geologist with 25 years of experience, is to be the company's new president. Before agreeing to join Redstar, Gray served as CEO of Verde... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
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

 
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

 
Zinc exploration Red Dog District, Teck Resources Solitario partnership

Stiff competition for exploration services

An early spring coupled with low snow fall in many parts of Alaska have combined to enable companies large and small to start their summer field programs early this year. As expected, competition is... — Updated 4/26/2018 Full story

 
Alaska Peninsula Alaska's first lode gold mine

Redstar Gold seeks new top executive

Redstar Gold Corp. March 7 announced that it is seeking a new chief executive officer to lead the Alaska-focused gold exploration company. Former Redstar President and CEO Peter Ball has stepped... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Good time to be in the Alaskan mineral sector

As we transition from 2017 into 2018, the weight of evidence pointing to a long-awaited mining industry up-tick is being trumpeted from every financial institution, brokerage house and mining pundit... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 

Fall drilling expands Shumagin

Redstar Gold Corp. Dec. 11 reported that all 13 holes drilled during the 2017 fall exploration program at its Unga gold project on the Alaska Peninsula cut gold and silver. Most of this drilling, 11 holes, tested the Shumagin Gold zone, expanding... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: State witnesses major upturn in activity

Alaska's minerals exploration sector is on an upswing, thanks to Australian mining explorers looking north and mining majors upping their activities in the state. South32 Ltd., a Perth,... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Redstar Gold Corp.

Redstar Gold Corp. is focused on expanding the epithermal high-grade gold veins at its Unga project in Southwest Alaska. The roughly 100-square-mile (250 square kilometers) Unga property blankets two high-grade gold trends - Apollo-Sitka and... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Upbeat mood buoys outlook for AMA meet

In early November, the Alaska Miners Association will hold its annual convention in Anchorage. Unlike the past four or five years, the excitement surrounding the convention this year is palpable due... — Updated 11/5/2017

 

Another round of Unga drilling

Redstar Gold Corp. Sep. 21 announced the start of a fall drill program at its Unga project on the Alaska Peninsula. This planned 3,750-meter program will primarily target the expansion of the main... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

As winter rolls in, so do field results

As the first snows of the coming winter began to fall at high elevations across Alaska, results of summer programs likewise began to trickle in from far-flung areas of the state. Meanwhile, second-... — Updated 10/1/2017 Full story

 

Upturn in mining continues across Alaska

The Alaska mining industry continued its increased pace of activities in August, even as the first hint of autumn starts to be felt across the state. Metals prices were relatively stable with... — Updated 9/3/2017

 

Drilling, sampling expand gold zone, find new targets at Unga

Redstar Gold Corp. Aug. 23 reported that the initial phase of drilling at its Unga project on the Alaska Peninsula has extended the Shumagin gold zone. "Preliminary drilling has extended the known strike length of Shumagin to 1,600 meters by... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Miners get busy in elephant country

The summer solstice has come and gone, but the Alaska mining industry has paid little attention to the decreased amount of daylight because it is high summer in the high latitudes, time to be out... — Updated 1/14/2018 Full story

 

Drills add 400 meters to high-grade Shumagin zone gold vein at Unga

Redstar Gold Corp. June 21 reported that drilling has traced the high-grade gold vein at the Shumagin zone of its Unga gold project for 1,350 meters, which is an extension of about 400 meters. During the spring program at Unga, a historic... — Updated 3/14/2018

 

Recovery takes center stage in Alaska

If there is anyone still on the fence wondering if the minerals industry has started a recovery from the doldrums of the past four years, this month’s mineral industry activity in Alaska should... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Early start at Unga

Following up on its success in 2016, Redstar Gold Corp. has gotten off to an early start on expanding the high-grade gold zones at its Unga project in Southwest Alaska. The nearly 60,000-acre Unga pr... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Forecast brightens for Alaska mining

With winter programs winding down and summer efforts rapidly ramping up, it is becoming clear that 2017 will be a much more vigorous year for the Alaska mining industry than the 2013 to 2016 period.... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

Industry signals reversal in down-cycle

As the Alaska mining industry prepares for and kicks off exploration, development and production activities for 2017, the question on everyone’s lips at the recent Cordilleran Roundup mining... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

Mining deaths fall to record low in 2016

The year just past was many things for the mining industry, but one of the bright spots came from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, an agency not known for awarding happy faces or gold... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

"We can finally get back to business!"

Earlier in November, the Alaska Miners Association held its annual convention and trade show in Anchorage and as always, the well-attended convention overlapped with election Tuesday. While the lead... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

Redstar completes Unga drilling; readies for bigger 2017 program

Redstar Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported the completion of a 1,505-meter drill program at its Unga gold project in Southwest Alaska. Spaced over a roughly 750-meter stretch of the 2,000-meter-long... — Updated 11/13/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Mineral exploration comes to life

Mineral exploration spending in Alaska hit an apex of US$365 million in 2011, but as venture capital for mining explorers dried these expenditures plummeted 78 percent to US$80 million in 2015. Howev... — Updated 2/3/2018

 

Experts forecast declines in gold output

Over the last month the inevitable termination dust has begun to show up across Alaska, bringing with it completion of mineral exploration programs and transition of development and production... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

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