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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining articles

"Fish First" guides BBNC resource policy

The Bristol Bay region is home to two resources that beyond a doubt earn the moniker "world-class" – an annual run of sockeye salmon that is second to none and Pebble, the largest... — Updated 6/27/2019 Full story

 
USGS, Alaska DGGS develop tool to help guide geologists, mineral explorers

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 6/28/2019 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 6/28/2019 Full story

 

Metals feel love, explorers not so much

Earlier this month S&P Global put out a summary indicating that during the first quarter of 2019 metals like copper, zinc and nickel were up quarter over quarter by 11 percent, 22... — Updated 7/19/2019 Full story

 

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 6/28/2019 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 7/20/2019 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 6/28/2019 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 6/28/2019 Full story

 
Rau gold copper silver zinc exploration map Rackla Gold property Yukon

ATAC continues to expand Rau discoveries

ATAC Resources Ltd. July 16 said initial results from this year's exploration at Rau continues to expand the mineral potential across the 660-square kilometer (255 square miles) project... — Updated 7/18/2019

 

Swinging for the fences at Freegold Mtn

Triumph Gold Corp. June 18 announced the start of a drill program targeting a buried copper-gold porphyry target that has not been previously tested by drilling at the Freegold Mountain... — Updated 6/28/2019

 

Western seeks to expand Casino reserves

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 3 announce the start of a roughly 10,000-meter drill program at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon. According to a 2013 feasibility study,... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
PEA offers first look at Palmer Mine plan near Haines Southeast Alaska

PEA offers first look at Palmer Mine plan

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. June 3 released a preliminary economic assessment for Palmer that outlines an economically robust and environmentally conscientious mine for the... — Updated 6/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining mineral exploration business

Ahtna offers great mineral opportunities

When it comes to managing its more than 1.5 million acres of land in a region of Southcentral Alaska renowned for its natural beauty, Copper River salmon, abundant wildlife and one of the... — Updated 5/31/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Junior plans to drill deep for answers porphyry copper gold exploration

Junior plans to drill deep for answers

Triumph Gold Corp. is making significant, new strides toward unlocking the geological secrets of Freegold Mountain, a district-scale property that could produce one of the richest... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 

The 2019 mining game is afoot in Alaska

In the famous words of Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot! After seasonally slower news from Alaska's mining industry in March and April, the dam has broken with over two dozen Alaska... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Millrock Resources EMX Royalty Corvus Gold Tectonic Metals Newmont

Goodpaster gold exploration rush is on

With at least five companies investing heavily in securing ground, acquiring royalties and drilling at and around the Pogo Mine, Goodpaster Mining District has emerged as the hottest dest... — Updated 7/5/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Newmont Mining Evrim Resources explorer Carlin style gold NWT

Junior joins Newmont in targeting gold

An alliance formed nearly two years ago between Evrim Resources Corp. and a Newmont Mining Corp. subsidiary may be paying off for the busy junior, given Newmont's recent decision to... — Updated 5/10/2019 Full story

 

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
Carmacks bypass Yukon Resource Gateway road project

Deal reached for Casino mine road bypass

Western Copper and Gold Corp. April 8 reported that the Yukon government and Little Salmon-Carmacks First Nation have reached an agreement for the proposed Carmacks bypass, the first... — Updated 4/19/2019

 

Concerning mineral exploration trend 2019

As is usually the case this time of year, the mining industry is awash in backward-looking statements designed to allow for more accurate forward-looking statements. Prime among them is o... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold copper exploration in the Dawson Range near White Gold Yukon

Blue sky potential at Freegold Mountain

Triumph Gold Corp.'s 2018 surface sampling provides further evidence that the already large gold-copper deposits outlined so far at its Freegold Mountain project in the Yukon may be just... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2018 Alaska BC Yukon NWT Nunavut

AK, Canada's North shine in mining survey

When it comes to attracting mining investment, Alaska, British Columbia and all three Canadian territories rank among the top 20 jurisdictions in the world on the Fraser Institute Survey... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 

Rau to be first focus for ATAC in 2019

ATAC Resources Ltd. Jan. 28 reported that its initial phase of 2019 exploration will focus on Rau, a 660-square kilometer (255 square miles) property at the western end of the company's R... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
Kutcho copper gold silver property northern British Columbia

New resources ready Kutcho for feasibility

Kutcho Copper Corp. March 4 reported an updated and expanded mineral resource estimate that will serve as the basis for an upcoming feasibility study on the company's Kutcho copper-zinc... — Updated 3/15/2019

 

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 

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