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 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals Ambler Mining District map Alaska Industrial Development

Ambler Road takes a step toward reality

With a $13 million budget for predevelopment activities during 2021, a proposed road to the enormously metal-rich Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska takes another step closer to... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
HighGold Mining Johnson Tract Alaska mining 2020 drill program assays

Growth of HighGold's JT deposit continues

HighGold Mining Inc. April 13 said the final batch of assay results from the 2020 drilling at Johnson Tract in Southcentral Alaska includes one hole that extended the JT deposit by about... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
HighGold Mining Johnson Tract 2020 drilling program VMS zone Alaska assays

HighGold taps new Johnson Tract potential

HighGold Mining Inc. March 10 announced that its 2020 drilling has discovered a new zone of what appears to be zinc-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide mineralization near the JT deposit, w... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
White Rock Minerals Dry Creek VMS deposit Red Mountain Alaska Matt Gill

All systems go for 2021 at Red Mountain

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 21 announced the closing of a roughly A$8.8 million (US$6.8 million) financing, which will fund the Australian company's largest exploration program so far... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Mining new oil in Northern Copper Triangle

Alaska, Northern British Columbia, and the Yukon are home to a dozen advanced stage exploration and mine projects hosting billions of pounds of copper ready to deliver to a world... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
White Rock Minerals Red Mountain Last Chance 2021 drill program Dry Creek

Exploring the bigger Red Mountain picture

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 12 said it plans to carry out 10,000 meters of drilling this year to expand upon and explore the zinc, lead, silver, and gold potential across its... — Updated 4/22/2021

 
Western Alaska Copper & Gold Illinois Creek heap leach pad resource estimate

New Illinois Creek mine project resource

Western Alaska Copper & Gold Feb. 3 reported an updated mineral resource estimate for Illinois Creek project that includes calculations for the heap leach pad and unmined resources on... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Remote Roundup 2021 Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia

Change is coming for the mining industry

Like nearly every other aspect of human existence, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the mineral exploration industry in Canada and Alaska. The Association for Mineral... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy Metals Inc. South32 Ltd. Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Ambler Road granted 50-year right-of-way

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority have signed documents that provide a 50-year right-of-way across federal... — Updated 2/18/2021

 
White Rock Minerals AuStar Gold merger Red Mountain Last Chance Alaska Australia

White Rock to grow with golden merger

White Rock Minerals Ltd. and AuStar Gold Ltd. Feb. 2 announced plans to merge into a larger mining company with a world-class portfolio of assets that include the large Red Mountain... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
Alaska mining sector Donlin Sprott Kinross HighGold Mining Explorers 2020

Alaska exploration recovers from COVID-19

Strong metal prices and an infusion of cash from notable resource investors helped to salvage much of a 2020 mineral exploration season in Alaska that became lethargic with disruptions,... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Nunavut Agnico Eagle Mines Sean Boyd Amaruq Meliadine

Pandemic interrupts Agnico Nunavut plans

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. viewed the start of gold production from its Amaruq and Meliadine mines in Nunavut during 2019 as an inflection point that marked a new era for the company's... — Updated 1/18/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska White Rock Minerals Ltd. Red Mountain Matthew Gill

White Rock discovers Last Chance gold

White Rock Minerals Ltd. focused its 2020 exploration in Alaska on a potentially large gold system at Last Chance, a large target toward the western end of the Australian mineral... — Updated 1/17/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska map Tectonic Metals Inc Eric Buitenhuis Seventymile

Tectonic builds Alaska partnerships, lands

A relatively young mineral exploration company led by a veteran team noted for their success in advancing Coffee Gold in the Yukon from a grassroots discovery to a roughly... — Updated 1/17/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Western Copper & Gold Kit Marrs Illinois Creek

WAC&G consolidates Illinois Creek District

Western Alaska Copper & Gold focused it's 2020 program on investigating the potential of restarting operations at the past producing Illinois Creek gold-silver mine near the Yukon Riv... — Updated 1/17/2021

 
Critical metal cobalt used in battery cells electric vehicles, renewable energy

Alaskan cobalt could supply EV demands

Whether it is the exponential growth in electric vehicles traveling global highways, the massive need for storing energy at solar and wind electrical generating facilities, or cutting the... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
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Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
Vanadium flow batteries for large scale electrical storage

Beautiful energy side of brawny vanadium

Traditionally used to create stronger, lighter, and more durable steels, vanadium is emerging as a potential game changing element in the grid-scale batteries needed to store renewable en... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
EVs renewable energy require more copper than petroleum fueled power

Alaska set to deliver copper to green world

Considering the global shift to low-carbon energy and electric mobility, copper is the most vital metal not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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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... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Seeing through Alaska's indium paradox

While indium is not part of the everyday lexicon, if you are reading this article on your smartphone, computer or tablet there is a very good chance you are looking at (or more accurately... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
Tungsten metal in SpaceX Falcon rocket engine nozzles during launch

Tough tungsten at high supply risk in US

America's supply of tungsten, an extremely durable metal that is vital to a broad range of American industrial sectors, is at high-risk. A recent U.S. Geological Survey assessment to iden... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Titanium demand is nearly all white

The United States imported more than 90% of the 1.4 million metric tons of titanium minerals it consumed during 2019. What the mass majority of this critical mineral was used for, however... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company Illinois Creek Honker

Illinois Creek mine owner going public

As a private company, Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company has done a great job steadily advancing the multiple precious and base metals deposits and targets across its 34,000-acre Il... — Updated 12/3/2020

 

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