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Exploring Unga's bulk copper-gold targets

Redstar Gold Corp. Dec. 2 said it has identified a 10-kilometer-long trend on its Unga project in Alaska that hosts seven, kilometer-scale alteration zones and several smaller ones... — Updated 12/2/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion 

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 11/28/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

Redstar renews Unga lease, exploration

Redstar Gold Corp. Aug. 22 renewed its lease for the Unga project on islands just off the Alaska Peninsula and plans to resume exploration of the high-grade gold project later this year.... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/6/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Aleut Aleutian Islands Ring of Fire

Aleut's Ring of Fire mineral potential

Aleut Corporation is committed to promoting economic opportunities for its more than 4,000 shareholders, while preserving the traditional culture and values developed from living in a... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
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... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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... — Updated 1/4/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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... — Updated 9/7/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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, com... — Updated 4/26/2018

 
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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... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

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... — Updated 3/14/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 1/26/2018

 

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 -... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 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

 
 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-... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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,... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

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... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 11/5/2017

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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.... — Updated 10/1/2017

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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... — Updated 9/3/2017

 

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