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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
AMA executive Deantha Crockett Roger Burggraf gold nugget Alaska Miners

Crockett discusses state of Alaska mining

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and following the cancellation of the Alaska Miners Association 2020 Spring Convention in Fairbanks, AMA Executive Director Deantha Crockett takes... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Burning coal ash contains rare earths critical technology metals

Avalon investigates US and Canada REES

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Feb. 6 reported that headway is being made at its Will Scarlett rare earth elements recovery project in Illinois and Nechalacho REE Mine project in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Rare earth element salts separated from Bokan Mountain project Alaska

Ucore advancing Bokan toward feasibility

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Feb. 6 said it is taking a closer look at the mine portion of its mine-to-metal-to-market "M3" strategy for its Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth project in Southeast... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Det'on Cho Nahanni signs mining contract for Nechalacho rare earth mine NWT

NWT First Nation to mine first Canada REE

Det'on Cho Nahanni Construction Corp., owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has signed a landmark agreement to run the mining operations at Nechalacho, a Northwest Territories'... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

CIRI real estate extends beyond Tikahtnu

With more than half of Alaska's entire population living within its region, Cook Inlet Region Inc., more commonly known as CIRI, is the most metropolitan of the 12 landholding Alaska... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

South32 agrees to landmark JV in Alaska

Development of the rich mineral resource in Alaska's Ambler Mining District took another major leap forward with the Dec. 19 announcement that Australia-based South32 Ltd. is investing... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Partners advance NWT REE mine plans

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Oct. 30 announced that Australia-based Cheetah Resources Pty Ltd., a private company recently acquired by Vital Metals Ltd., has made the final cash payment... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Ucore adds 6 critical metals to Bokan REEs

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Oct. 15 announced that 38,500 metric tons of critical minerals have been added to the resource for its Bokan Dotson-Ridge rare earth project in Southeast Alaska. Th... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Bering Straits – On the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that have captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trump Executive Order 13817 federal critical minerals strategy REE

U.S. outlines critical mineral strategy

The U.S. Department of Commerce June 4 released "A federal strategy to ensure secure and reliable supplies of critical minerals," an interagency report that outlines a government-wide... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
China rare earth export restriction trade war Alaska REE separation facility

Small win in big case for U.S. rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. May 29 announced a victory in the legal row over its option to acquire IBC Advanced Technologies Inc., part of Ucore's plans to establish a rare earth elements... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

USGS report shows steady mine output

The value of non-fuel metals produced in Alaska and the United States during 2018 were similar to 2017, according to Mineral Commodity Summaries 2019, an annual report published by the... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining on First Nations land

NANA – "Two worlds, one spirit"

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA primer for mining sector

An Alaska Native claims primer for miners

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful Aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success, but a brilliant busin... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 7/10/2020 Full story

 
US critical minerals policy President Trump Sen. Murkowski Rep. Amodei

US leaders address critical minerals

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a renewed interest in critical minerals and metals when he issued an executive order calling on federal agencies to devise a strategy to ensure the... — Updated 7/10/2020 Full story

 
Indispensable twin metals critical to US

Indispensable twin metals critical to US

With nearly indistinguishable characteristics, niobium and tantalum are considered the "indispensable twins" among the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States.... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Copper turns green with critical minerals

While copper is not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals critical to America, there is no doubt of this metal's importance to both the everyday and... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Pebble copper deposit in Alaska hosts 40-year supply of vital jet metal

Rhenium – the hot superalloy element

With a melting point of 5,756 degrees Fahrenheit and a heat-stable crystalline structure, rhenium is extremely resistant to both heat and wear. This durability makes it a vital element... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Strategic beryllium makes critical list

Roughly 78 percent of the United States' beryllium needs are met by domestic mine production, making it unique among the 35 minerals and metals that have been listed as critical to... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation antimony

Antimony – resists heat, draws criticality

Antimony is a poor conductor of heat, an attribute that lends itself to this semi-metal's most common use, as an ingredient to make clothing, mattresses and other products flame... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation tungsten

China domination makes tungsten critical

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is vital to a broad spectrum of commercial and military applications, yet there are... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation chromium

No viable substitute for critical chromium

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the nation's most important strategic and critical... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Vital optics metal already a byproduct of mining Red Dog zinc

Fiber-optics, solar drive germanium demand

In addition to being a past producer and a future source of most of the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States, Alaska currently contributes a globally... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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