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A huge plume of black smoke above the Eagle Gold mine camp in Canada’s Yukon.

Gold, critical minerals top Yukon list

Raging wildfires and record hot temperatures challenged the well-laid plans of a score and more of mineral explorers in Canada's Yukon this year as the 2023 field season shifted into high summer.... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
A grab sample showing significant mineralization from Nickel Shäw project.

Nickel Creek PFS portends critical metal

19-year mine life could provide the much-needed nickel and copper for clean energy technologies. Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. Aug. 24 published the results of a pre-feasibility study for the Nickel... — Updated 9/14/2023

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
A drill tests for copper on the side of a forested hill in southwest Yukon.

Exploring for energy metals in SW Yukon

Strategic Metals Ltd., a longtime project generator in the Yukon, is helping to spur industry interest in the prospectivity of the territory's southwestern region for critical minerals as more... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
A scenic view of the Yukon mountains overlooking the Nickel Shaw property.

Nickel Creek could be future carbon trap

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. Dec. 16 announced results on the ongoing work toward carbon sequestering at the company's Wellgreen deposit on its flagship Nickel Shaw project in southwestern Yukon,... — Updated 1/5/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit in Canada’s Yukon.

CO2 absorbing potential of Wellgreen

Recent analysis by University of British Columbia Professor Greg Dipple indicates that tailings from a mine at the Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum group metals deposit on Nickel Creek... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
A map of Yukon, Canada, showing Canalask near the Canada-Alaska border.

Palladium One buys Yukon PGM project

Palladium One Mining Inc. June 13 announced the acquisition of Canalask, a nickel-copper-platinum group elements project near Beaver Creek in the Yukon, from Victoria Gold Corp. The 3,400-hectare... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
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Platinum metals are catalysts for change

From jewelry at a black-tie soiree to scrubbing harmful emissions from the exhaust system of a farm truck, the six platinum group metals – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Exploring for Alaska-type platinum metals

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – have one foot firmly planted in the realm of precious metals while the other is firmly... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Purpose-driven junior eyes rich deposits

When Granite Creek Copper Ltd. decided to refocus its energies on finding copper in Yukon Territory in October 2018, it swung into action, aggressively tackling its vision of becoming a leading... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
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Exploring for new Nickel Shäw deposits

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. March 11 said it plans to carry out exploration drilling, geophysics and sampling at its Nickel Shäw (formerly Wellgreen) nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum group metals proj... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is mined in... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Platinum, palladium copper, cobalt, nickel, mine development project, PGE, PGM

Nickel Creek to start pilot plant testing

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. April 25 said the second phase of its metallurgical program on the Nickel Shäw (formerly Wellgreen) project in southwestern Yukon is advancing into mini pilot plant... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA,... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 

PGM to nickel; Wellgreen rebrands

Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. Jan. 8 announced that it is changing its name to Nickel Creek Platinum Corp., part of a rebranding aimed to reflect a new direction for the company and the uniqueness of its... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved toward res... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 
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PGEs – the hard-working precious metals

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of cordless... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year to take... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
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Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a keen inter... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Platinum palladium copper nickel exploration mine development project

ME2018: Nickel Creek Platinum Corp.

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. is focused on developing its Nickel Shäw (formerly Wellgreen) project in southwestern Yukon into Canada's next world-class nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM sulfide mine. Towards... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Goldcorp grabs Coffee project

Like a gong proclaiming the end of the long and arduous bear market for North of 60 mining explorers, the May 12 news that Goldcorp Inc. would buy Kaminak Gold Corp. for roughly C$500 million... — Updated 2/3/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: A renaissance for Yukon's mining legacy

As some of the world's biggest gold miners nab exciting plays that turned up across Yukon Territory during the past decade, Yukon's mining explorers continue to seek the next generation of mine... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Group Ten explores Yukon PGE claims

Group Ten Metals Inc. June 22 said it has begun 2017 exploration at its nickel-copper-platinum group elements properties in southwestern Yukon. This work, which is expected to be carried out in July, includes mapping, prospecting and surface... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

Wellgreen M&I resource growth

Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. June 26 reported a roughly 10 percent increase in the measured and indicated resources at its Wellgreen nickel-platinum group metal-copper project in southwestern Yukon. Since the publication of a resource estimate in 2014,... — Updated 1/14/2018

 

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