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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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America's largest critical minerals mine

On Feb. 22, 2022, Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska became the largest critical minerals operation in the United States, both in terms of quantity and value of the... — Updated 6/11/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Dunleavy to Biden: reconsider Ambler Road

While hailing President Joe Biden's use of the Defense Production Act to bolster domestic production of critical lithium-ion battery minerals and metals as good news for the Far North... — Updated 4/14/2022

 
Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy South32 joint venture UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral map

Arctic assays meet high expectations

Trilogy Metals Inc. March 17 reported additional "outstanding but not unexpected" results from the 2021 infill drilling at the Arctic deposit on the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

 
Tibbs property Pogo Goodpaster Mining District Alaska map Tectonic Metals

Pogo-style gold veins discovered at Tibbs

Tectonic Metals Inc. March 10 announced that its 2021 Phase II drill program at the Tibbs gold project in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District has discovered the elusive low-angle,... — Updated 3/10/2022

 
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Copper's vital role in low-carbon economy

When most people think about the metals driving the alternative energy revolution, lithium, vanadium, cobalt and rare earths spring to mind. As recently reported by EE Times Europe,... — Updated 3/4/2022 Full story

 
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Vital Metals logs rare earths first

When Vital Metals Ltd. purchased the rights to mine the mineral resources in the upper zones of the Nechalacho rare earth project from Avalon Rare Metals Inc. in 2019, the Australian... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Mineral exploration is critical to BC

British Columbia and the First Nation people in Canada's westernmost province are poised to benefit from the increased need for minerals to build a low-carbon future, according to a new... — Updated 2/17/2022

 
RapidSX Ucore Rare Metals Alaska SMC Strategic Metals Complex

RapidSX REE separation tech nearly ready

Innovation Metals Corp. Jan. 4 reported that the RapidSX rare earths and critical minerals separation technology it developed for use at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s planned Alaska Strategic... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
Northwest Territories NWT Canada Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North magazine

Signs of NWT mineral exploration revival

Mineral exploration activity in Northwest Territories showed signs of revival in 2021, coming on the heels of the slowest year in recent memory. Excited by renewed interest in gold... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
South32 Trilogy Metals UKMP Ambler Mining District Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

South32 expands exploration in Alaska

When Australia-based South32 Ltd. decided to expand its portfolio into the Northern Hemisphere, Alaska was its first stop. Under a deal struck with Trilogy Metals Inc. in 2017, the major... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Alaska copper mines NANA Pebble Limited Partnership Millrock Exploration PolarX

The emerging new oil pipeline in Alaska

Goldman Sachs' declaration that "copper is the new oil" may serve as a foreshadowing of Alaska's economic future, one that is not so heavily reliant on the revenues from petroleum... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
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Exploring Alaska's industrial metal future

While copper may be the new oil of the green energy revolution, a wide variety of industrial minerals and metals found in abundance in Alaska will be needed to build the envisioned... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Constantine Metal Resources Alaska VMS Dowa Metals & Mining Alaska Palmer

Focused on going underground at Palmer

With the goal of establishing an underground mine at the Palmer volcanogenic massive sulfide project in Southeast Alaska, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. and its joint venture partner... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Kennecott Copper Mine Alaska Syndicate Stephen Birch J.P. Morgan Guggenheim

Alaskan copper mine, once giant of America

"During the two decades preceding and those following World War I, when the United States produced more than half the world's copper, the mines at Kennecott, Alaska were among the... — Updated 1/20/2022 Full story

 
NANA Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act magazine

NANA embraces two worlds with one spirit

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 1/13/2022 Full story

 
Cook Inlet Region CIRI ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50 anniversary

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 1/6/2022 Full story

 
BSNC Bering Straits Native Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Bering Straits lies on the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that has captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

A North of 60 rare earths supply chain

A recent agreement between Vital Metals Ltd. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. marks a major milestone in establishing a complete North American rare earths supply chain with links in Northwest... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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USFS okays Bokan rare earths exploration

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 17 announced that the United States Forest Service has issued a one-year authorization for trenching and bulk sampling at the Bokan Mountain rare earths... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Fed policies good, bad news for US miners

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brightens an otherwise gloomy outlook when it comes to federal policies that impact Alaska and its mining sector. "I believe this... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
US-Canada alliance REE rare earth elements separation facility EV batteries

Canada set to be critical minerals store

Canada is positioning itself as the "global supplier of choice" for the critical minerals and metals essential to tomorrow's technologies, especially the almost unfathomable quantities of... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 
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EV revolution drives graphite demand

The global transition to electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy sources is powering enormous demand for graphite, the single largest ingredient in lithium-ion batteries.... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 
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Renewable revolution energizes copper

Considering the almost unfathomable quantities that will be needed to power the global shift to low-carbon energy and electric mobility, copper is the most critical of the minerals and... — Updated 9/17/2021 Full story

 
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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Recycling to complete a circular economy

Reminiscent of America's gilded age, the world is priming itself for a new era of technology and energy centered on the electricity that sparked the imaginations of visionaries such as... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 

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