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 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble copper mine permitting Alaska mitigation plan drilling

Pebble submits final piece for fed permit

Pebble Limited Partnership has submitted a compensatory mitigation plan for Pebble, which is the final piece needed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to finalize a record of decision... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Pebble Limited Partnership Bristol Bay Lisa Murkowski John Shively USACE

Army Corps denies permit for Pebble Mine

In a major setback for building a mine at the largest undeveloped deposit of copper, gold, and rhenium known to exist on Earth, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied federal... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Pebble Tapes Pebble Partnership CEO Tom Collier resigns

Pebble Tapes lead to Collier resignation

A pitch to deep-pocketed investors about the potential to develop a world-class mine at the Pebble copper project in Alaska turned out to be a clandestinely videotaped sting operation... — Updated 10/8/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Saracen Northern Star merger creates top ten major gold producer

Northern Star rising to Top-10 gold miner

Pogo Mine owner Northern Star Resources Ltd. continues its growth with the proposed merger with fellow Australian gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd. In an all-shares deal announced... — Updated 10/7/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Peak Gold partnership Tetlin Kinross Contango ORE Alaska

Kinross cuts deal for Alaskan Peak Gold

Kinross Gold Corp. has agreed to pay US$93.7 million to buy a 70% stake in the Peak Gold project near the crossroads town of Tok in eastern Alaska, an acquisition slated to deliver... — Updated 10/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as he exits Air Force One

Trump to Alaska: No Pebble Mine politics

U.S. President Donald Trump assured Alaskans that politics will not play a role in the federal permitting decision for the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum-rhenium mine in Southwest Alaska.... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Golden Summit Freegold Ventures Ltd. Fort Knox Kinross Gold Corp. Cleary Hill

Golden Summit assays are worth the wait

A highly anticipated and long-awaited batch of assay results show that Freegold Ventures Ltd.'s 2020 drill program at Golden Summit continues to tap bonanza grade gold along with the... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Heatherdale Resources Ltd. Niblack Lookout deposit Prince of Wales Island

Heatherdale to resume Niblack drilling

Restructured and under new leadership, Heatherdale Resources Ltd. is gearing up for a drill program to expand some of the high-grade targets at its Niblack copper-gold-silver-zinc... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kudz Ze Kayah Yukon BMC Minerals Scott Donaldson Kaska First Nations

KZK mine in Yukon slated for 2023 start

Following the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board's (YESAB) recommendation that the proposed mine the Kudz Ze Kayah (KZK) project be allowed to proceed to permitting,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Barrick Novagold Resources world class Donlin gold mine project Calista Alaska

Donlin Gold program exceeds expectations

Despite a two month suspension of activities and other challenges related to protecting workers and local communities from COVID-19, Donlin Gold LLC managed to exceed its planned... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Trilogy Metals Inc. Ambler Metals LLC Arctic deposit Ambler Mining District

Ambler Metals plans $27M 2021 program

Ambler Metals LLC plans to invest US$27 million to advance the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Northwest Alaska during 2021. The budget and program approved by equal partners in Ambler... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Osisko Metals Pine Point zinc lead mine project Hay River Northwest Territories

Junior advances project at Pine Point

During the most challenging mining season in nearly 20 years brought on by constraints imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, one mineral exploration company has forged ahead in its quest... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Alexco Resource Corp. Keno Hill COVID-19 Clynt Nauman

Alexco fires up Keno Hill silver mill

A new era of mining has begun at Alexco Resource Corp.'s Keno Hill silver-zinc-lead project in Canada's Yukon. "Initial commissioning of our mill is a significant milestone on our... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News 
Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Tim Johnson Stu Minto Copper Belt Carmacks

Purpose-driven junior eyes rich deposits

When Granite Creek Copper Ltd. decided to refocus its energies on finding copper in Yukon Territory in October 2018, it swung into action, aggressively tackling its vision of becoming a... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company Illinois Creek Honker

Illinois Creek mine owner going public

As a private company, Western Alaska Copper & Gold Company has done a great job steadily advancing the multiple precious and base metals deposits and targets across its 34,000-acre Il... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Alaska Lisa Murkowski ANWR Roadless Rule President Biden BLM

Senator sees interesting times for Alaska

With it becoming increasingly apparent that Joe Biden will be confirmed as the 46th President of the United States, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski believes the coming years will be... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Tetlin Village Peak Gold lease mineral exploration property gold silver mine

Peak Gold deal launches new Contango ORE

In the few months since taking the helm at Contango ORE Inc., Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has steered this unconventional mineral exploration company toward being the 30% owner of Alaska's... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Alaska Fort Knox Gold mine near Fairbanks

Kinross Alaska seeking gold across state

Kinross Gold Corp.'s new long-term strategy for its Fort Knox Mine is a paradigm shift for mineral exploration companies with gold projects on or near the road system within a... — Updated 10/29/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold mining haul truck during Gilmore project ribbon cutting Fort Knox

Golden decade coming to Fort Knox Mine

A look at Kinross Gold Corp.'s newly optimized strategy for Fort Knox indicates that the iconic mine about 20 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska will be producing upwards of 400,000 ounces... — Updated 10/23/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ucore rare earth element salts SMC Alaska test tubes separation

Ucore ships Bokan REE sample for testing

Ucore Rare Metals Inc., which has set a plan in motion to begin producing rare earth elements in Alaska by 2023, has shipped more than 1.5 metric tons of material from its Bokan Mountain... — Updated 10/22/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Periodic table of elements critical minerals metals niobium platinum

Earth MRI funds critical Alaska projects

The U.S. Geological Survey and Association of American State Geologists have approved $1.1 million of funding for mapping and geological surveys aimed at gaining a better understanding... — Updated 10/15/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Nico copper cobalt bismuth gold mine project NWT

Fortune resumes exploration near Nico

More than six years after turning its attention to advancing to production the world-class mineral reserves of its Nico project in Northwest Territories, Fortune Minerals Ltd. is again... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Critical lithium ion battery metal mineral graphite creek nome Alaska

Graphite One hails Trump emergency order

Graphite One Inc. Oct. 1 said President Donald Trump's declaration that the United States' heavy reliance on foreign nations for critical minerals is a national emergency highlights the... — Updated 10/1/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Doyon geologist and shareholder core boxes mineral exploration

Doyon fosters golden Alaska partnerships

Doyon Ltd. is seeing a resurgence of mineral exploration on its lands across Interior Alaska, especially on gold properties held by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Fort Knox gold mine Gilmore expansion Fairbanks Alaska

Kinross accelerates Gilmore gold output

With the price of gold at the threshold of US$2,000 per ounce and expected to climb higher, Kinross Gold Corp. plans to increase its global gold production by 20% over the next three... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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