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 By Shane Lasley    News
Ruen Drilling rig tests RPM South gold prospect on Estelle project in Alaska.

Nova drills 140m of 6.5 g/t gold at RPM

Wide sections of high-grade gold cut in the first holes drilled this year at RPM North continue to demonstrate the robust nature of this emerging gold deposit on Nova Minerals Ltd.'s... — Updated 8/8/2022 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News 
Sixty North CEO David Webb and director Brian Malahoff at Mon property.

Junior explores nickel, cobalt showing

Sixty North Gold Mining Ltd. reported July 11 that crews moved onto its Mon Gold property in late June and began mapping and sampling a recent nickel and cobalt discovery situated about... — Updated 8/5/2022 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
A bundle of copper wire. Analysts predict we'll need more than we can mine.

Surprise $60 million investment for Pebble

In a move that could help it push the Pebble project across the permitting finish line, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has entered into an agreement with an unnamed investor for US$60... — Updated 8/4/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
An aerial view of the Peak Gold deposit at Manh Choh during fall in Alaska.

Kinross greenlights Manh Choh gold mine

With the recently completed feasibility study showing an economically robust project, Kinross Gold Corp. has officially decided to move forward with developing a mine at the Manh Choh... — Updated 8/4/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Mineral exploration drill rig glowing yellow from lights shining through canvas.

A 72-year mining opportunity at KSM

Following the 33 years of surface mining outlined in a recent prefeasibility study, the KSM project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle would still have enough resources to support an... — Updated 8/4/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A geologist investigates a copper-stained outcrop in BC’s Golden Triangle.

Drilling tests Core Assets' Blue targets

Leveraging substantial advancements in the understanding of porphyry, skarn, and carbonate replacement type deposits over the past 40 years, Core Assets Corp. is making news discoveries... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologist collects samples while exploring for copper and gold in Alaska.

Antofagasta options Alaska copper project

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta PLC has entered into an option agreement with Kenorland Minerals Ltd. to earn a 70% interest in Tanacross by investing US$30 million in exploration over... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A geologist loupe and yellow diamond recovered from the Gahcho Kué Mine.

Mountain Province sees up, downs in Q2

Strong diamond prices are helping Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. overcome higher diesel costs, a slower-than-expected post-COVID ramp up of operations, and a primary crusher bearing fail... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Geologists, investors, and executives standing on a rock outcrop at Manh Choh.

Contango ORE eyes golden milestones

With an earlier than expected feasibility study on its way for Manh Choh, drilling started at Lucky Shot, and the addition of geologist Curt Freeman to its board of directors, Contango OR... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Crews drill first 2022 hole at the high-grade Storm Copper project in Nunavut.

Aston Bay jumps on Storm Copper visuals

Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. shares rocketed 33% on Monday on the news of visual confirmation of strong copper mineralization encountered in the first two holes American West Metals Ltd. drill... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mill and tailings ponds at the Keno Hill silver mine in the Yukon.

Hecla to acquire Keno Hill silver mine

Already the largest silver producer in the United States, Hecla Mining Company is poised to become the largest silver producer in Canada with the purchase of Alexco Resource Corp., owner... — Updated 7/14/2022

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Nugget gold exploration camp on Victoria Gold’s Dublin Gulch project.

Strong start to gold exploration in 2022

Dozens of prospectors and junior mining companies are trekking into the bush in Yukon Territory this field season, seeking the next big pot of gold in a fabled land rich with... — Updated 7/7/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A drill tests a gold-copper-silver-molybdenum deposit in Northern BC.

New KSM mine plan comes to surface

An updated prefeasibility study details plans for a financially robust mining operation at Seabridge Gold Inc.'s KSM project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle that will produce an... — Updated 7/7/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
An aerial view of the Keno Hill Silver District mill in Yukon, Canada.

Alexco suspends mill to stockpile ore

Alexco Resource Corp. has decided to pause operation of its 400-metric-ton-per-day mill in order to catch up with underground mine development at its Keno Hill silver project in the... — Updated 7/5/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Crews survey new underground mine development at the Premier gold project in BC.

Window closes on 2023 Premier Mine start

Just as Ascot Resources Ltd. was entering the home stretch of reestablishing a mine at Premier, the company has been forced to curtail some of the summer construction work needed to put t... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Float plane lands at Ucore’s uranium and rare earths project in Alaska.

Alaska uranium deposit attracts interest

With renewed interest in nuclear to generate zero-carbon electricity for the clean energy future, coupled with Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, the past-producing Ross-Adams uranium mine... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Convoy of trucks cross frozen landscape on its way to eastern Russia gold mine.

Kinross Gold sells all Russian assets

Kinross Gold Corp. has finalized the sale of its Kupol Mine and gold exploration properties in Russia's Far East to the Highland Gold Mining group of companies for US$340 million in... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit in Canada’s Yukon.

CO2 absorbing potential of Wellgreen

Recent analysis by University of British Columbia Professor Greg Dipple indicates that tailings from a mine at the Wellgreen nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum group metals deposit on Nickel... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The camp at Skeena Resources’ Eskay Creek mine project in Tahltan Territory.

Historic day for BC mining, First Nations

Tahltan Central Government, Skeena Resources Ltd., and British Columbia have signed a landmark agreement that reshapes the mine permitting process in Tahltan Territory, the province, and... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
No. 74 on the periodic table, tungsten is known for its hardness and durability.

Fireweed Zinc cuts deal to buy Mactung

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. has agreed to buy the Mactung tungsten project from the Northwest Territories government for C$15 million (US$11.8 million), an acquisition that further expands the... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Copper, green from oxidization, lying amongst rocks at the Storm project.

Storm ore could deliver simple payday

American West Metals Ltd., a junior led by two mining industry veterans from Australia, has returned to the Arctic this year for a second field season in pursuit of rich deposits at the... — Updated 6/9/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
An adobe stock image of a statuette of Lady Justice beside a gavel.

EPA takes another shot at stopping Pebble

In a polarizing announcement, the Environmental Protection Agency released a revised Proposed Determination under Clean Water Act Section 404(c) to prohibit and restrict the use of... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
The 3rd element on the periodic table, lithium, is an ideal metal for batteries.

Alaska lithium discovery at Coal Creek

Nearly all the 50 minerals critical to the United States can be found at mines, deposits, and prospects across Alaska. Intriguing lithium occurrences, however, have not been identified... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Drill tests a gold zone near Pogo Mine in Alaska’s Goodpaster Mining District.

Doyon upping its stake in Tectonic Metals

Doyon Ltd., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation for Interior Alaska, is strengthening its partnership with Tectonic Metals Inc. with another investment into the... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News
A streak of bright green northern lights over a Yukon gold exploration project.

Banyan's AurMac hosts 4M oz of gold

After its initial maiden resource estimate in 2020, Banyan Gold has been determined to expand the resource at its AurMac property in the Yukon to more than 3 million ounces of gold,... — Updated 5/26/2022

 

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