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 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion 
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Miners must thread the eye of a needle

If global warming and the associated risk of climate change is due, at least in part, to anthropomorphic causes, it stands to reason that there are too many anthropoids (specifically,... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

A North of 60 rare earths supply chain

A recent agreement between Vital Metals Ltd. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. marks a major milestone in establishing a complete North American rare earths supply chain with links in Northwest... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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USFS okays Bokan rare earths exploration

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 17 announced that the United States Forest Service has issued a one-year authorization for trenching and bulk sampling at the Bokan Mountain rare earths... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
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Fed policies good, bad news for US miners

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brightens an otherwise gloomy outlook when it comes to federal policies that impact Alaska and its mining sector. "I believe this... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Alaska enters WOTUS court battle, again

Alaska once again finds itself joining other states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rein in a broadened definition of "waters of the United States," or WOTUS, a federal environmental... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
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Data gathered for Graphite Creek studies

Graphite One Inc. Oct. 13 announced the completion of a 2,052-meter drill program focused on gathering data for a feasibility study on developing a mine at its Graphite Creek project... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Pentagon adds graphite to stockpile list

As another signal foreshadowing the growing demand for graphite, the Pentagon has added this lithium-ion battery ingredient to its newest National Defense Stockpile Acquisitions List. Pub... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
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Engine of civilization, fueled by mining

With such incredible technologies at mankind's disposal today, it is easily forgotten the ingenuity and sheer gumption that our predecessors brought to solving some of the more rigorous a... — Updated 10/29/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
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Northern Dynasty concludes 2021 program

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. Oct. 4 reports that it has concluded its 2021 field program at the company's Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum-silver project in Southwest Alaska. The... — Updated 10/28/2021

 
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Eskay Mining drills exciting VMS in BC

Eskay Mining Corp. Oct. 13 announced the conclusion of a roughly 23,500-meter drill program at its Consolidated Eskay precious metals project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Eskay'... — Updated 10/14/2021

 
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A SE Alaska resource development complex

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Oct. 7 announced that it has entered into a memorandum of agreement with Alaska's Southeast Conference for the evaluation and potential establishment of a Natural R... — Updated 10/14/2021

 
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A miner's guide to Alaska Native Claims

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success but a brilliant... — Updated 10/12/2021 Full story

 
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Sealaska strives to build a better future

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 23,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations,... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
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Large resources enrich Koniag lives

The Koniag Inc. region covers the Kodiak Archipelago, a group of islands off the southern coast of mainland Alaska better known for their enormous brown bears than vast mineral... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
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Partnerships unlock golden Doyon potential

It is hard to quantify which is more impressive, the sheer size of the estate owned by Doyon Ltd. or the rich and underexplored mineral potential on the lands owned by the Alaska Native... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
Cook Inlet Region CIRI ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50 anniversary

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 10/11/2021 Full story

 
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Bering Straits lies on the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that has captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
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More than oil across Arctic Slope region

Vast petroleum reserves underlying what is now the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) region, and the need to build a pipeline to deliver this oil to an ice-free port 800 miles to the... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
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EV revolution drives graphite demand

The global transition to electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy sources is powering enormous demand for graphite, the single largest ingredient in lithium-ion batteries.... — Updated 10/7/2021 Full story

 
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Solving the critical cobalt conundrum

The envisioned green future where every North American is driving a battery-powered electric vehicle charged with renewable energy could be undermined by cobalt, a somewhat scarce and con... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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The quantum states of germanium demand

From the transistors in quantum computers that are millions of times faster than their classical counterparts to fiber optic cables that send data at the speed of light, germanium is a... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Antimony may be a renewable energy hero

An unsung war hero that saved countless American troops during World War II, an overlooked battery material that has played a pivotal role in storing electricity for more than 100 years,... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Unconventional critical mineral solutions

From electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy to smartphones connected to 5G networks, new technologies take advantage of the special properties of a suite of critical minerals... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Building a US critical minerals strategy

A heavy reliance on imports for a long list of minerals and metals critical to American supply chains could be a stumbling block for the Biden administration's ambitious "Build Back... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 

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