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 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologists explore highly mineralized rock at Sun VMS project in Northwest AK.

BLM begins Ambler Road reevaluation

Federal agency is accepting public input on second Ambler Road EIS until Nov. 4 After months of uncertainty, the United States Bureau of Land Management has provided some clarity to the... — Updated 9/29/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Helicopter atop ridge next to drill rigs testing the Ellis gold zone in Alaska.

Second Johnson Tract deposit emerging

HighGold drilling expands gold-rich Ellis Zone north of 1M oz JT Deposit. With the latest batch of assay results showing the drills are continuing to cut broad layers of high-grade gold... — Updated 9/29/2022 Full story

 
Cobalt is a transition metal between iron and nickel on the periodic table.

Critical cobalt overshadowed by lithium

Replacing this oft-maligned lithium-ion battery metal comes at a cost Traditionally a headline-grabbing metal due to the perceived human rights and monetary costs it adds to lithium-ion... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
A see-through shard of obsidian, showing its glass-like quality.

Fingerprints of the Earth in obsidian

Unlike the European prospectors seeking the gold, silver, copper, and the New World's wealth of other metals, oftentimes First Nations, Native Americans, and Indigenous peoples... — Updated 9/3/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A drill tests for high-grade VMS mineralization from a mountainside at Palmer.

American Pacific to acquire Constantine

Under a deal announced on Aug. 15, American Pacific Mining Corp. will gain 44.9% ownership of the Palmer zinc-copper-silver-gold-barite mine project in Southeast Alaska through the... — Updated 8/25/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologist collects samples while exploring for copper and gold in Alaska.

Antofagasta options Alaska copper project

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta PLC has entered into an option agreement with Kenorland Minerals Ltd. to earn a 70% interest in Tanacross by investing US$30 million in exploration over... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
A geologist overlooks the drilling equipment from inside a drill rig.

White Gold has drills turning at Betty

White Gold Corp. July 5 announced the start of its 2022 drill program at the Betty Ford and Mascot gold targets on the Betty property, located within the southern part of the company's... — Updated 7/21/2022

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Nugget gold exploration camp on Victoria Gold’s Dublin Gulch project.

Strong start to gold exploration in 2022

Dozens of prospectors and junior mining companies are trekking into the bush in Yukon Territory this field season, seeking the next big pot of gold in a fabled land rich with... — Updated 7/7/2022

 
Skagway, Alaska port nearest export hub for the world-class Casino project.

Feasibility study affirms Casino potential

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 28 announced the release of an updated feasibility study for its world-class Casino copper-gold-silver-molybdenum project in Yukon, Canada. Superseding... — Updated 7/7/2022

 
A hillside rife with one of the richest mineral bodies in the world, Casino.

Casino programs launch for 2022 season

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 6 announced the start of its 2022 exploration and drill program at the Casino copper-gold-silver-molybdenum project in Canada's Yukon. Located about... — Updated 6/9/2022

 
Boxes with core from the 2021 drilling at a Western Alaska zinc-silver prospect.

Illinois Creek exploration now underway

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. May 5 announced that is has raised C$5 million (US$3.9 million) to fund its 2022 exploration program at the Illinois Creek project in Alaska, which is... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
A cross shaped trench with an excavator in the middle of the Yukon wilderness.

ATAC kicks off 2022 drilling programs

ATAC Resources Ltd. May 19 announced the start of the 2022 field season with crews mobilizing to the Nadaleen project at the eastern end of the company's Rackla Gold property in the... — Updated 5/19/2022

 
A view of the Red Dog mining camp that is the largest provider to ANCSA corps.

Alaska Mining Day – a historic crossroad

May 10, 2022, celebrates the ninth annual Alaska Mining Day. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, "to... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 
Geologist exploring the White Gold District in Canada's Yukon.

White Gold 2021 soil sampling success

White Gold Corp. April 21 reported that regional exploration work on its more than 1-million-acre (422,730 hectares) land package in Yukon's White Gold District has identified... — Updated 4/21/2022

 
Western Alaska Minerals WAM CRD belt Waterpump Creek Illinois Mining District

Western Alaska eyes silver rich CRD belt

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. March 29 said a new geological interpretation based on 2021 and historical data suggests that the historical and high-grade Waterpump Creek silver-zinc-lead... — Updated 4/14/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
AIDEA BLM Ambler UKMP Alaska Biden roadblock suspend right-of-way Whitehouse

White House puts up an Ambler roadblock

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is leveraging its control over federal land along the Dalton Highway corridor to throw up a roadblock on the proposed industrial access to Alaska's... — Updated 3/16/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects Biden Administration energy plan domestic

Ambler roadblock defies Biden energy plan

In a move criticized by a wide swath of Alaska policymakers and trade organizations, the Biden administration has filed a motion to reverse the federal authorizations for a proposed... — Updated 3/4/2022

 

Exploring Alaska's golden mining future

While copper has the potential to be a major contributor to Alaska's economic future, this "new oil" of the low-carbon economy will be hard-pressed to beat out the old money being... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Mining District UKMP Arctic AIDEA road NANA Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Making the Ambler District connection

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and Ambler Metals LLC have agreed to equally fund $30.8 million for a 2022 field program to advance the Ambler Access Project, a... — Updated 2/24/2022

 
Nunavut Canada Mining Explorers 2021 magazine Data Mine North TMAC Resources

Nunavut exploration heats up in 2021

Mineral exploration activity in Nunavut intensified in 2021 as mining companies mounted larger and more extensive programs in response to stronger capital markets, government... — Updated 2/10/2022 Full story

 
Western Alaska Minerals Illinois Creek Mining District Waterpump WAM Honker

The emergence of Western Alaska Minerals

As a milestone toward achieving its mission to unlock the vast precious and base metals potential across its 35,520-acre Illinois Creek Mining District property, Western Alaska Copper... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
ATAC Resources Connaught Yukon Canada Rackla Gold exploration trenching

ATAC perseveres after tote road setback

ATAC Resources Ltd. focused its 2021 mineral exploration largely on the East Goldfield project in Nevada and the Connaught project in western Yukon, a departure from more than a decade... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Yukon YMEP Dublin Gulch eagle mineral exploration incentives

2021 Yukon exploration bounces back

Mining exploration and production activity soared in Yukon Territory in 2021 thanks to high metals prices, pro-industry government policies, and mounting successes in the field. Bouncing... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
White Rock Minerals Red Mountain Last Chance Dry Creek VMS zinc map Hunter

White Rock explores two fronts in Alaska

Since first coming to Alaska to explore zinc-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits at Red Mountain, Australia-based White Rock Minerals Ltd. has continually added zinc-silver and... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Alaska copper mines NANA Pebble Limited Partnership Millrock Exploration PolarX

The emerging new oil pipeline in Alaska

Goldman Sachs' declaration that "copper is the new oil" may serve as a foreshadowing of Alaska's economic future, one that is not so heavily reliant on the revenues from petroleum... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 

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