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 By Shane Lasley    News
Brewery Creek gold mine map near Dawson City Klondike Yukon Viceroy

First Nation, Yukon support Brewery Creek

Support from the Yukon government and Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation is bolstering Golden Predator Mining Corp.'s plans to restart operations at its Brewery Creek gold mine about 55... — Updated 7/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News 
magnet rare earth elements REE neodymium and praseodymium

REE project could see output in 2020

Canada is one of the world's richest sources of raw commodities, not least of which are the so-called rare earth elements. While China currently dominates global production and hosts... — Updated 6/27/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
The Conference Board of Canada Territorial Outlook Economic Forecast

Mines drive growth across Canada's North

Thanks to the start-up of new mines, The Conference Board of Canada forecasts the economies of Canada's territories to grow significantly over the next two years. In Territorial Outlook... — Updated 7/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Kudz Ze Kayah KZK BMC Minerals zinc-silver mine southeastern Yukon

BMC's Yukon zinc project crosses milestone

With the completion of Ross River Dena Council's independent environmental assessment review of Kudz Ze Kayah (KZK), BMC Minerals Ltd. crosses a major milestone along its path to... — Updated 7/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Artificial Intelligence AI machine learning generated gold drill targets

Auryn to drill AI targets at Committee Bay

Auryn Resources Inc. is gearing up test intriguing drill targets that artificial intelligence has generated on the Committee Bay gold project in Nunavut. "We are looking forward to... — Updated 6/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Drills turning at core White Gold targets

White Gold Corp. June 19 announced the start of a 17,000-meter core drill program on three of its properties in the Yukon – JP Ross, White Gold and QV. "The goal of this diamond drill... — Updated 6/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Department of Commerce federal strategy secure reliable critical minerals

Alaska rare earths project gets a nudge

Washington D.C.'s increased interest in securing a steadfast supply of critical minerals may prompt further advancement at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Nickel Mountain copper cobalt platinum palladium Golden Triangle BC

Unveiling high-grade B.C. nickel project

At a time when electric vehicles are driving the need for increased nickel, Garibaldi Resources Inc. is unveiling an extremely high-grade deposit of this battery metal at its Nickel... — Updated 6/21/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mountain Pass Bokan Mountain REE trade war rare earth strategy

Rare earths – more than trade war weapons

When it comes to rare earths, China has a strategy that goes beyond using these high-tech elements as ammunition for the next salvo in a trade war with the United States. This strategy,... — Updated 6/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trump Executive Order 13817 federal critical minerals strategy REE

U.S. outlines critical mineral strategy

The U.S. Department of Commerce June 4 released "A federal strategy to ensure secure and reliable supplies of critical minerals," an interagency report that outlines a government-wide... — Updated 6/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pembridge Resources buys Minto copper mine in Yukon

Minto sold, mining to resume this year

In a deal that is good for the buyer, seller and the Yukon, Capstone Mining Corp. has agreed to sell the Minto copper mine to United Kingdom-based Pembridge Resources PLC. "The sale of... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Lundin Mining invests in PolarX to option Stellar copper project Alaska

Lundin cuts a Stellar deal with PolarX

Lundin Mining Corp. has agreed to invest AU$4.3 million (US$3 million) to acquire 14.3 percent of PolarX Ltd. shares, a deal that gives the Canada-based miner an option to earn a 51... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Junior plans to drill deep for answers porphyry copper gold exploration

Junior plans to drill deep for answers

Triumph Gold Corp. is making significant, new strides toward unlocking the geological secrets of Freegold Mountain, a district-scale property that could produce one of the richest... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Millrock Resources EMX Royalty Corvus Gold Tectonic Metals Newmont

Goodpaster gold exploration rush is on

With at least five companies investing heavily in securing ground, acquiring royalties and drilling at and around the Pogo Mine, Goodpaster Mining District has emerged as the hottest dest... — Updated 7/5/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kaminak Gold executives Eira Thomas, Rob Carpenter, Tony Reda, Curt Freeman

Tectonic has big 2019 plans for Alaska

Tectonic Metals Inc. plans to leverage Alaska's underexplored gold potential to create "the number one mineral exploration company in the world." While this is a lofty goal, Tectonic Meta... — Updated 5/24/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Graphite Creek spherical graphtic carbon for lithium ion batteries

Graphite One ships graphite for pilot plant

It is somewhat ironic that the lithium-ion batteries that power the growing number of zero emissions electric vehicles traveling global highways are driving the need for carbon ... — Updated 5/24/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
American Mineral Security National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production

Addressing the critical mineral challenge

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Finding gold to fill dwindling reserves

Since its formation in 1999, Seabridge Gold Inc. has amassed very large gold resources and reserves while keeping a watchful eye on the number of shares it has issued. In its 2018 annual... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alexco, JDS buy historical Yukon gold mine

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) has sold the abandoned Mount Nansen Mine to Alexco Environmental Group and JDS Energy and Mining. Mount Nansen is the site... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Limited Partnership Northern Dynasty Minerals NAK NDM

ENGO calls for Pebble claims investigation

As the Pebble Limited Partnership advances the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project through the permitting process, environmental groups opposed to the proposed mine are employing a... — Updated 5/10/2019 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Newmont Mining Evrim Resources explorer Carlin style gold NWT

Junior joins Newmont in targeting gold

An alliance formed nearly two years ago between Evrim Resources Corp. and a Newmont Mining Corp. subsidiary may be paying off for the busy junior, given Newmont's recent decision to... — Updated 5/10/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Concerns to hope – public talks Pebble

By this time next year, Pebble Partnership could be holding the first of dozens of permits it will need to begin developing a mine at its enormous copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Northern Star brings big changes to Pogo

In less than a decade, 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... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick Gold and Novagold Resources Donlin Gold mine project

Entering a new chapter for Donlin Gold

While neither Barrick Gold Corp. or Novagold Resources Inc. have officially announced plans to proceed with the development of Donlin Gold, there are indications that partners are leaning... — Updated 4/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Clear path to Keno Hill silver production

With a pre-feasibility study that details a small but financially robust mine, Alexco Resource Corp. is ready to ramp up mining at its Keno Hill Silver District project in the Yukon.... — Updated 4/12/2019 Full story

 

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