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Alaska is rich in critical rare earths

Alaska is rich in rare earth, a unique group of elements that are so distinctive that most are placed in their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic table. While scientist... — Updated 5/29/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

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 5/29/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

New battery tech revives vanadium interest

The strength and durability of steel and other alloys is greatly enhanced by adding a small amount of vanadium, currently the primary use of this critical mineral. While this toughness... — Updated 5/29/2020 Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 5/29/2020 Full story

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 5/29/2020 Full story

 

Copper turns green with critical minerals

While copper is not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals critical to America, there is no doubt of this metal's importance to both the everyday and... — Updated 5/29/2020 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 5/29/2020 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 5/29/2020 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 5/29/2020 Full story

 

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 5/29/2020 Full story

 

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 5/29/2020

 

Garibaldi grows important BC nickel find

At a time when electric vehicles are driving up nickel demand, Garibaldi Resources Inc. is unveiling an extremely high-grade deposit of this battery metal at its Nickel Mountain project... — Updated 5/29/2020

 

WAC&G consolidates Illinois Creek District

Western Alaska Copper & Gold is a private exploration company focused on the rich gold, silver, copper and zinc potential of the Illinois Creek Mining District located near the lower... — Updated 5/29/2020 Full story

 

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 5/29/2020 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
 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 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 2/28/2020 Full story

 
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 Full story

 
 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 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 1/2/2020 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 12/30/2019 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 

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 Full story

 

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