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Mining Explorers 2020 Yukon White Gold ATAC Resources Minto Explorations

Yukon explorers rally after late start

From the first glimpse of a potential new discovery to watching the first load of ore pour into a new mill, mineral explorers working in Yukon Territory during 2020 reported experiencing... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Alaska mining sector Donlin Sprott Kinross HighGold Mining Explorers 2020

Alaska exploration recovers from COVID-19

Strong metal prices and an infusion of cash from notable resource investors helped to salvage much of a 2020 mineral exploration season in Alaska that became lethargic with disruptions,... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 British Columbia Red Chris Newcrest Mining map

Newcrest digs deeper into Red Chris Mine

Since acquiring a 70% interest in Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris Mine, Newcrest Mining Ltd. has become increasingly excited about the potential of this porphyry copper-gold asset at... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Nunavut Agnico Eagle Mines Sean Boyd Amaruq Meliadine

Pandemic interrupts Agnico Nunavut plans

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. viewed the start of gold production from its Amaruq and Meliadine mines in Nunavut during 2019 as an inflection point that marked a new era for the company's... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska White Rock Minerals Ltd. Red Mountain Matthew Gill

White Rock discovers Last Chance gold

White Rock Minerals Ltd. focused its 2020 exploration in Alaska on a potentially large gold system at Last Chance, a large target toward the western end of the Australian mineral... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska map Tectonic Metals Inc Eric Buitenhuis Seventymile

Tectonic builds Alaska partnerships, lands

A relatively young mineral exploration company led by a veteran team noted for their success in advancing Coffee Gold in the Yukon from a grassroots discovery to a roughly... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Western Copper & Gold Kit Marrs Illinois Creek

WAC&G consolidates Illinois Creek District

Western Alaska Copper & Gold focused it's 2020 program on investigating the potential of restarting operations at the past producing Illinois Creek gold-silver mine near the Yukon Riv... — Updated 1/17/2021 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 1/14/2021 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 1/14/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy Metals Inc. South32 Ltd. Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Ambler Road granted 50-year right-of-way

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority have signed documents that provide a 50-year right-of-way across federal... — Updated 1/14/2021 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 12/23/2020 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 12/23/2020 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 12/23/2020 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 12/23/2020 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 12/23/2020 Full story

 
Western Copper and Gold Corp Casino PEA Paul West-Sells Resource Gateway Project

Western doubles down on Casino mine PEA

Western Copper and Gold Corp. Dec. 14 announced the start of a new preliminary economic assessment that will consider mining a much larger resource at its Casino project in Canada's... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
Newcrest Minerals Ltd. Imperial Metals Corp. Boundary Gully Red Chris

Expanding Red Chris resource boundaries

Newcrest Minerals Ltd. and Imperial Metals Corp. Dec. 10 reported results from 12,652 meters of drilling completed at the Red Chris copper-gold mine property in Northern British Columbia... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Macmillan Pass QuestEx Gold & Copper Ltd.

Fireweed nearly doubles Macmillan Pass

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Nov. 23 announced that it has nearly doubled its land position in the Macmillan Pass area of eastern Yukon through the acquisition of two claim blocks that cover zinc,... — Updated 12/4/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company Illinois Creek Honker

Illinois Creek mine owner going public

As a private company, Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company has done a great job steadily advancing the multiple precious and base metals deposits and targets across its 34,000-acre Il... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Tim Johnson Stu Minto Copper Belt Carmacks

Purpose-driven junior eyes rich deposits

When Granite Creek Copper Ltd. decided to refocus its energies on finding copper in Yukon Territory in October 2018, it swung into action, aggressively tackling its vision of becoming a... — Updated 11/25/2020 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

 
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 9/26/2020

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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

 
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 9/26/2020

 

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