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In memory of a rising geology superstar

On Aug. 8, 2011, I landed at the exploration camp at ATAC Resources' Rackla Gold property, a place buzzing with excitement and activity from the recent discovery of Carlin-style gold... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 

Nunavut takes stock in 20th year

Twenty years ago, Canada created the territory of Nunavut, carving out the easternmost part of the Northwest Territories to form the country's northernmost jurisdiction. A vast land of... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 

Northway completes IPO, explores Healy

Northway Resources Corp., a new company with two gold exploration properties in Alaska, Aug. 26 announced the completion of an initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

A bigger GAME at the SAM gold property

Great American Minerals Exploration Inc. is investing roughly US$10 million on exploration this year at its 55,465-acre SAM gold project about 45 miles west of the Pogo Mine. Having... — Updated 10/30/2019 Full story

 

EMX invests in Goodpaster royalty, explorer

EMX Royalty Corp., a company that has found success in generating royalties through low-cost property acquisition and early-stage exploration, nabbed significant royalties on properties... — Updated 10/30/2019 Full story

 

Millrock expands Goodpaster portfolio

Primarily focused on gold, copper and silver, Millrock Resources Inc. is a project generating mineral exploration company that has built a large portfolio of highly prospective mineral... — Updated 10/30/2019 Full story

 

Northern Star investing in Pogo future

Since its founding in 2010, Northern Star Resources Ltd. has built a multi-billion-dollar mining company by breathing new life into aging underground gold mines in Australia. Now, the Per... — Updated 10/30/2019 Full story

 

Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 10/30/2019 Full story

 

Tower Hill advances Livengood optimization

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. continued metallurgical work to define and refine the project flowsheet for its Livengood gold project located along a paved highway about 70 miles... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

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 10/30/2019

 

Freegold attracts South32 to Shorty Creek

Freegold Ventures Ltd. is focused on exploring for copper and gold on two properties in Interior Alaska – Golden Summit, an advanced stage gold project just north of Kinross Gold... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

South32 invests in 2 Alaska copper projects

South32, an Australia-based major base metal and coal producer spun out of BHP Billiton in 2015, is expanding its presence in Alaska. This company went into business with an impressive... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

Are mega-gold-mergers good for North?

The two mega-mergers that hit the gold mining sector early in 2019 – Barrick Gold Corp. combining with Randgold Resources Ltd. and Newmont Mining Corp. acquiring Goldcorp Inc. – is... — Updated 10/29/2019 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 10/29/2019 Full story

 

Kinross finding more gold at Fort Knox

Kinross Gold Corp. focuses its in-house exploration on high-quality brownfield projects and the discovery of new resources within the existing footprint of several of its mine... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

Drills expand Greens Creek beyond 2030

Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska has enough reserves to keep the high-grade underground silver mine in operation until 2030. The Greens Creek Mine now has... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

HighGold hit the ground running in Alaska

HighGold Mining Inc. was launched this summer to explore gold properties spun out of Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. While the spin-out of HighGold was not finalized until early August,... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

Constantine unlocks gold, advances Palmer

In order to focus on its flagship Palmer project in Southeast Alaska and to realize greater value from its portfolio of gold properties, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. spun its gold ass... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

WAC&G consolidates Illinois Creek District

Western Alaska Copper & Gold is a private exploration company focused on the rich gold, silver, copper and zinc potential of the Illinois Creek Mining District located near the lower... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

Nova Minerals excited about Estelle gold

Melbourne, Australia-based Nova Minerals Ltd. first looked north to Alaska late in 2017, when it acquired five Alaska properties – Estelle, a gold-copper-silver project about 100 miles... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 
Peak Gold exploration Contango ORE Inc. Royal Gold Inc

Partners explore wider Peak Gold potential

Building upon the strong economics of developing a mine at the high-grade Peak Gold project, joint venture partners Contango ORE Inc. (60 percent) and Royal Gold Inc. (40 percent) are inv... — Updated 10/29/2019 Full story

 

EV demand drives Graphite One in Alaska

With the goal of helping to meet the rocketing demand of graphite needed as anode material for the lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, Graphite One Inc. is focused on... — Updated 10/29/2019 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 10/29/2019 Full story

 

A Tectonic shift for gold exploration

Emerging on Alaska's exploration scene in 2018, Tectonic Metals Inc. is a new junior mining company that applies a business-first strategy to managing the risks inherent to advancing... — Updated 10/23/2019 Full story

 

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