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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 11/23/2019

 
 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 8/7/2020

 

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... — Updated 8/7/2020

 

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 8/7/2020

 

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 8/7/2020

 
 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 8/6/2020

 
World class Casino porphyry copper gold project Yukon Territory Canada

Already large Casino deposit gets bigger

Western Copper and Gold Corp. July 13 announced that the tonnage of measured and indicated mill resources at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon has more than doubled. A 2013... — Updated 7/24/2020

 
Newcrest Mining Imperial Metals Red Chris copper gold mine BC

Newcrest excited about Red Chris growth

Newcrest Mining Ltd. July 23 said COVID-19 has not affected the production of copper and gold at its Red Chris mine in northwestern British Columbia. During the second quarter 2020, Red... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
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 7/16/2020

 
 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 6/26/2020

 

ATAC unlocking Rau's rich metal potential

ATAC Resources Ltd.'s 2019 exploration focused primarily on Rau, a 660-square kilometer (255 square miles) property at the western end of the company's 185-kilometer- (115 miles) long Rac... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Novagold focused on optimizing Donlin

With the 2018 sale of its 50 percent interest in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in British Columbia, Novagold Resources Inc. is singularly focused on advancing the Donlin Gold Mine... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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 6/22/2020

 
Western Copper and Gold geologists drill core Casino mine project Yukon

Drilling for a High Gold payout at Casino

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 4 said it plans to drill at least 43 holes this summer at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon. Slated to get underway by mid-June, this drill... — Updated 6/5/2020

 
 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 5/22/2020

 
 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 3/6/2020

 
 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 3/5/2020

 
 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 2/28/2020

 
Mount Freegold Road sign Dawson Range gold copper district Yukon

Triumph updates Freegold Mtn resource

Triumph Gold Corp. Feb. 11 announced the first updated mineral resource estimates for the Freegold Mountain gold-copper-silver project in the Yukon since the end of 2014. Over the years,... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 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 1/17/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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 1/2/2020

 
 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 1/2/2020

 
 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 12/30/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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 12/20/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

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