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COVID exposes chink in US metal armor

In addition to dealing a major blow to the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on a chink in the United States' economic and security armor – an overreliance on foreig... — Updated 11/12/2020 Full story

 
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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 10/26/2020 Full story

 
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North to Alaska for rare earth elements

Due to their vital importance to American manufacturing and the fact that 100% of U.S. supply comes from overseas, primarily China, rare earth elements top the list of minerals and... — Updated 10/21/2020 Full story

 
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Snow ends 2020 Last Chance gold drilling

White Rock Minerals Ltd. Sept. 15 reported that it tested the Last Chance gold discovery with 1,990 meters of drilling in eight holes before a blanket of snow marked the end of the 2020... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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New mine, high prices spark gold fever

Ten years ago, Yukon Territory witnessed a minor stampede of mineral explorers, hoping to cash in on new gold discoveries in the White Gold District south of Dawson City. A decade later,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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Tectonic stakes new Goodpaster gold claims

Tectonic Metals Inc. June 25 announced that it has added a new gold property in the Goodpaster Mining District and acquired a dataset that will assist the company's exploration across... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
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White Rock explores for Last Chance gold

White Rock Minerals Ltd. June 10 said a team of geologists is slated to explore the Last Chance prospect in preparation for the first drilling at this gold discovery on the company's Red... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
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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 9/26/2020

 
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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 9/26/2020

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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 9/26/2020

 

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 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial
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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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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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 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/25/2020 Full story

 

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 9/25/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/25/2020 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 8/14/2020 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 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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 8/14/2020

 
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Sampling refines Last Chance gold targets

White Rock Minerals Ltd. July 22 said sampling carried out this year has provided further evidence of a potentially large gold system at the Last Chance target on the Australian mineral... — Updated 7/23/2020

 

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