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 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Exploration camp at Red Mountain zinc silver copper gold project Alaska

White Rock expects 2020 Alaska program

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 5 said that despite the market uncertainty and travel restrictions related to COVID-19, it intends to carry out at least a limited drill program to expand... — Updated 4/6/2020

 

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 4/3/2020

 
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 4/3/2020

 

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 4/3/2020

 

White Rock, Sandfire team up in Alaska

With a major investment by fellow Australian company, Sandfire Resources NL, White Rock Minerals Ltd. focused its 2019 exploration on discovering the next high-grade zinc and precious... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

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 4/3/2020

 
Zinc copper silver gold exploration camp Red Mountain Alaska Range

White Rock adds Tintina Gold Belt target

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Jan.28 announced the discovery of a large gold anomaly at Red Mountain, an expansive Alaska mineral exploration project better known for the zinc-rich volcanogeni... — 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 Shane Lasley    In-depth

Doyon's vast Tintina Gold Belt potential

With 12.5 million acres of land spanning Alaska's Interior, Doyon Ltd. is the largest private landholder in the state and one of the largest in the nation. For mining and mineral... — 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

 

High-grade zinc shows Dry Creek potential

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Nov. 4 reported that it has tapped high-grade zinc mineralization that indicates a major expansion of the Dry Creek deposit at its Red Mountain volcanogenic... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

Drill discovers major Dry Creek extension

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Oct. 29 said the last hole of its 2019 drill program at Red Mountain indicates the potential for significant resource expansion at this zinc-rich volcanogenic... — Updated 10/31/2019

 

New zinc target tops Red Mountain list

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Sept. 19 said it has identified another prospect to add to a growing list of drill targets at Red Mountain, a high-grade zinc and precious metals volcanogenic... — Updated 9/27/2019

 
Red Mountain volcanogenic massive sulfide VMS drill target

Sandfire ups 2019 spend at Red Mountain

White Rock Minerals Ltd. July 16 announced that its joint venture partner Sandfire Resources NL has committed another US$1.5 million into the 2019 exploration at Red Mountain, extending... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Seeking the next big Red Mountain deposit

White Rock Minerals Ltd. June 24 provided an update on the 2019 exploration program it is carrying out with joint venture partner Sandfire Resources NL to discover the next high-grade zin... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/6/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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

 
Australia based White Rock Minerals, Sandfire Resource exploration Alaska

Red Mountain 2019 drilling set to begin

White Rock Minerals Ltd. May 20 announced the completion and preliminary results from a 311-mile (500 kilometers) airborne electromagnetic survey flown over its zinc-rich Red Mountain... — Updated 5/31/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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

 
Australian mining companies Sandfire Resources White Rock Alaska

Aussie explorers ready for Alaska summer

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 9 reported that following the March 25 signing of a joint venture with Sandfire Resources, the two Australian companies are already gearing up for an... — Updated 4/19/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Sandfire Resources joins White Rock at Red Mountain zinc project Alaska

Aussie miner joins Red Mountain VMS hunt

White Rock Minerals Ltd. is preparing for a US$4.3 million exploration program at its zinc- and precious metals-rich Red Mountain project in Alaska, thanks to an option agreement with fel... — Updated 4/5/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

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

 

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