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 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Germanium

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 9/25/2020

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

Critical Minerals AK – 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... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical Minerals Alaska - Rhenium superalloy metal used in jet turbines

Critical Minerals Alaska – Rhenium

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 9/25/2020

 
Constantine Metal Dowa Metals Barite Metallurgy near Haines Southeast Alaska

Barite co-product may add value to Palmer

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Aug. 13 reported that results from metallurgical testing demonstrate a premium-quality barite concentrate can be produced as a co-product to the copper,... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
NWT mining mineral exploration outlook, challenges opportunities

Territory stumbles in race for riches

Northwest Territories may fall behind Canada's two other territories in mining activity in the near-future, but projects underway in the northern jurisdiction hold substantial promise... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Red Mountain chromite mine Border Ranges Fault US critical minerals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

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 9/25/2020

 
Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects, Ambler Mining District, Northwest Alaska, South32

Trilogy Metals kicks off US$16.7M program

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 28 said it is gearing up for another busy field season at its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. The US$16.7 million... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Senator, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources chair

The definitive list

In an initial move to implement President Donald Trump's strategy to break the United States' growing reliance on foreign countries for minerals and metals vital to its security and... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Building a "green metal" Pyramid

With 13 holes drilled in 2017, CopperBank Resources Corp. has added more than 160 million pounds of copper to its Pyramid project on the Alaska Peninsula. "For a small investment in... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Ucore hails critical minerals EO

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 22 said President Donald Trump's executive order to ensure reliable supplies of critical minerals is a fundamental policy shift that is important to the... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 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... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical potential

Exploration companies familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is great place to look for critical minerals such as rare earth elements, platinum group metals, cobalt and... — Updated 2/5/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Cautiously optimistic

While junior miners have not fully healed from the wounds inflicted by the brutal bear market of the recent past, the Canadian branch of PricewaterhouseCoopers sees improved vital signs f... — Updated 2/1/2018 Full story

 

Worth of Alaska mines' output falls 12%

Though lower metals prices weighed on the value of Alaska’s mining sector, the production of minerals, not including coal and oil, in the 49th State topped US$3 billion for the sixth... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Path to Arctic Mine

The path to discovering the viability of developing a mine at Arctic and the road needed to deliver the copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver from this exceptionally high-grade Northwest... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Cutting red tape

American miners hailed President Donald Trump’s plans to slash the red tape holding back infrastructure projects in the United States as positive step in repairing the United States... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

US Achilles heel

A former high ranking United States Army executive charged with acquiring and developing world-class equipment for U.S. soldiers under the Obama and Bush administrations warns that the... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical infrastructure

Alaska is rich in mineral potential but poor in the critical infrastructure needed to fully realize this potential, that was the message Alaska Division of Geological and Geological... — Updated 1/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Key permit for KSM

KSM, an enormous gold-copper project in northwestern British Columbia, has received a federal license for water management facilities located on Mitchell and Sulphurets creeks, tributaries of the trans-boundary Unuk River system that... — Updated 11/27/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Vast critical minerals

With a significant deposit of heavy rare earths in the Southeast, the largest domestic graphite deposit in the Northwest, and vast potential in the 1,300-mile expanse between the two, Ala... — Updated 5/31/2015

 

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