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Copper-gold-moly tapped in first Mars hole

PolarX Ltd. Nov. 18 reported that the first hole drilled at Mars has indeed tapped a wide section of copper-gold-molybdenum mineralization, confirming the porphyry potential of this... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
Lightweight heat resistant strong durable aerospace metal

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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
Indium 49 element periodic table technology metal touchscreens smartphones

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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
Platinum group element precious industrial metals Group 10

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 10/26/2020 Full story

 
Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

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 10/21/2020 Full story

 
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 10/21/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Driller rig metallurgical sampling gold silver mine project Alaska

Revisiting the Illinois Creek gold mine

As the price of gold reaches historic highs and silver tops US$24 per ounce, Western Alaska Copper & Gold and Piek Exploration are investigating the potential of restarting... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Helicopter drill rig Arctic zinc copper gold silver mine Ambler Alaska

Feds approve critical Alaska mining road

The U.S. Department of Interior issued two decisions that mark a major milestone along the path of permitting a road to the incredibly rich and strategically important Ambler Mining... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Helicopter slings drill to Airstrip gold target ATAC Rackla project Yukon

ATAC kicks off 2020 Rackla Gold program

ATAC Resources Ltd. July 15 announced that the initial phase of its 2020 exploration program is now underway at Rau, an intriguing precious and base metals project at the western end of... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Casino porphyry copper gold mine project Yukon Territory Canada

Junior could hit big jackpot at Casino

Like working a giant jigsaw puzzle, Western Copper and Gold Corp. has gradually pieced together components of the Casino Mine project in Yukon Territory, hoping to usher the project into... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
White Gold drill rig Vertigo gold target Yukon Territory

Surprise, Titan targets for White Gold

White Gold Corp. is gearing up for another season of systematically advancing the dozens of exploration targets identified across its more than 1-million-acre (422,730 hectares) land pack... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
ATAC Resources CEO Graham Downs at Rackla Gold exploration project Yukon

PEA looks at higher grade gold at Tiger

Rau, an intriguing precious and base metals property at the western end of the 185-kilometer- (115 miles) long Rackla Gold property in the Yukon, will continue to be the primary focus of... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2019 cover

Fraser Survey: Alaska shines, Canada slips

Canada's provinces and territories have fallen from grace in the eyes of the global mining community, according to the latest rendition of Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of Mining Compa... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Northern Star Executive Bill Beament gold bar Pogo Mine Alaska

An Aussie perspective on Alaska mining

Following the pouring of the 4 millionth ounce of gold at the Pogo Mine, Northern Star Resources Ltd. Executive Chairman Bill Beament sat down with Mining News to talk about what this... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

The final entry of Captain Curt's log

In November 1996, a little over 23 years ago, I began writing quarterly mining news summaries for the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Shortly after that, I began writing monthly... — 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

Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Purpose, tradition guide Chugach Alaska

Stretching along roughly 400 miles of Alaska's southern coast – from the north end of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle near Icy Bay to the tip of the Kenai Peninsula near Homer – the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

Alaska is a great place to do business

When it comes to mineral exploration incentives, currency exchange and infrastructure, Alaska is at a disadvantage in the realm of attracting exploration investments from Canada and... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

Millrock expands Goodpaster portfolio

Primarily focused on gold, copper and silver, Millrock Resources Inc. is a project generating mineral exploration company that has built a large portfolio of highly prospective mineral... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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