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 By Shane Lasley    News 
Geologist holds a loupe over a sample from the Turnagain nickel-cobalt deposit.

Next step for Northern BC nickel project

PFS details a large nickel-cobalt mine with minimal net CO2 emissions at Turnagain project. With the completion of a prefeasibility study, Giga Metals Corp. and joint venture partner Mitsubishi... — Updated 9/25/2023 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    News
An aerial shot of the Brewery Creek heap leach sites.

Victoria Gold buys Brewery Creek mine

In a sudden and surprising announcement, Victoria Gold Corp. Sept. 14 announced the acquisition of Sabre Gold Mines Corp.'s Yukon assets, which include the past producing Brewery Creek gold mine... — Updated 9/23/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Aerial view of the development progress at the Goose Mine site as of September.

Goose gold mine development on track

Upon the April completion of its buyout of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., B2Gold Corp. hit the ground running at its new Back River gold property in Nunavut and remains on pace to pour its first go... — Updated 9/18/2023 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News
Rock sample with metallic gold mineralization coated with green copper oxides.

Bornite's germanium potential revealed

Colorado School of Mines thesis confirms that the germanium values at Bornite deposit have long been underreported. In addition to hosting 6.3 billion pounds of copper and 88 million lb of cobalt cr... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Two workers walk from a helicopter to drill at the Pebble project in Alaska.

PEA affirms Pebble's world-class status

SW Alaska project could provide US with 6.4 billion lb copper plus other metals critical to energy transition. A mine at Pebble project in Southwest Alaska could provide a secure domestic supply of... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
The rising sun shines on the buildings at the Manh Choh gold mine camp.

Partners break ground on Alaska gold mine

TOK, ALASKA – An Aug. 29 groundbreaking ceremony at Manh Choh marked the official opening of Alaska's newest gold mine. But even before tribal, corporate, and state leaders tossed the symbolic gol... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
A technician with electronic equipment surveys a gold mine in Nevada.

Newmont CEO delivers powerful message

Urges the mining industry to build goodwill and trust to survive societal, geopolitical, and new technology megatrends in a changing world. Newmont President and CEO Tom Palmer did not waste his... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
A highly colorful multi-layer outcrop from Blue Star's Penthouse prospect.

Junior posts promising results for Ulu

Early this summer, Blue Star Gold Corp. launched an exploration program, hoping to identify favorable prospects and advance targets on its landholdings in western Nunavut to drill-ready status for... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
A drone view of a drill rig testing for gold and silver in Northern BC.

New Thesis for Northern BC gold projects

Benchmark Metals Inc. and Thesis Gold Inc. have completed a merger that brings together two large gold projects in Northern British Columbia's Toodoggone Mining District and the teams behind their s... — Updated 8/31/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Photo taken through car windshield by evacuee in line of cars under red sky.

Wildfire forces Yellowknife evacuation

Blaze could reach NWT capital by weekend, 20,000 residents leave; one mining camp burned, wildfires disrupt entire mining sector. The already severe fire conditions across the Great Slave Lake... — Updated 8/31/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
The outcropping Southwest Fi pegmatite dyke dwarfs the drill testing it.

Li-FT shifts gears during NWT wildfires

Investigates Cali lithium project in western NWT; to resume drilling at Yellowknife once the smoke clears. Despite the need to evacuate its Hidden Lake exploration camp due to the extreme wildfire... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Mining executive and Alaska governor on a ridge overlooking the Skwentna River.

Alaska governor visits Whistler, Estelle

Dunleavy takes a first-hand look at mine projects at end of a proposed 100-mile road into West Susitna area. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Department of Transportation and Public Facilities... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News
Dozens of solar panels lined out in a snowy field.

Sunshine to power Diavik's sunset years

Rio Tinto to build largest solar plant in Canada's North at diamond mine. Signaling its commitment to clean renewable energy, mining powerhouse Rio Tinto announced its intention to construct the lar... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News
Wildfires across a ridge in Canada’s Yukon Territory.

Yukon fire halts gold mine; exploration

To ensure the safety of its Eagle Gold Mine employees, Victoria Gold Corp. July 30 announced that operations would be partially evacuated due to the recent wildfire activity near the operation. At... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Large rock face with lithium-bearing pegmatite seen through trees in NWT.

Lithium ignites exploration rush North

Potentially rich deposits of lithium in the terrain near Yellowknife, the capital of Northwest Territories, has spurred a small stampede of mining companies to Canada's north this summer as... — Updated 8/24/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News
A statuette of Lady Justice holding scales next to a gavel.

Alaska asks SCOTUS to undo Pebble veto

Seeks to protect state rights by forcing EPA to withdraw veto; if not, is asking for reparations for unjust taking. After having its independence infringed upon by the Environmental Protection Agenc... — Updated 8/10/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Grey drill core riddled with high-grade copper and gold mineralization.

Growth at Newcrest's Northern BC mines

Increased copper and gold output at Red Chris and Brucejack; drilling shows promising future potential at both BC mines. As the finalization of its merger with Newmont Corp. looms on the horizon, Ne... — Updated 8/3/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
A colorful sunset backdrops a drill at the Graphite Creek project in Alaska.

Strong support for Graphite One project

From the $37.5M Pentagon grant to a $5M loan from an Alaskan gold mining company, domestic graphite supply chain plan is broadly backed. From the U.S. Department of Defense and policymakers in... — Updated 7/29/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Underground mine in an outline of Alaska on a critical minerals background.

Alaska critical minerals summit in DC

Alaska mining and Washington policy leaders gather to discuss forging a path forward to critical minerals in US's Arctic state. Building upon the discussions and strategic ideas set in motion during... — Updated 7/29/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Large pegmatite dwarfs drill rig testing the lithium-enriched dyke at depth.

Li-FT drills 39 meters of 1.13% lithium

Assays from the first five holes of Li-FT Power Ltd.'s inaugural drill program at Yellowknife Lithium have begun to confirm what is apparent on the surface, this project east of Northwest... — Updated 7/28/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News
ATAC Resources CEO Graham Downs at Rackla gold property, Yukon.

Hecla claims Rackla, ATAC now Cascadia

With the acquisition finalized, major invests in spin-out, leaving all parties satisfied. After weeks of deliberation, Hecla Mining Company has finalized the acquisition of ATAC Resources Ltd. and t... — Updated 7/27/2023

 By A.J. Roan    News
The largest diamond found at Ekati, a 186-carat gemstone.

Ekati finds a new home with Burgundy

Burgundy Diamond Mines Ltd. has finalized its acquisition of the Ekati diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories, adding another precious stone mine to its portfolio. Already a 40% partner... — Updated 7/20/2023

 By Shane Lasley    News
Female worker stands in front of zinc billets produced at Trail Operations.

Teck Trail refinery gets the Zinc Mark

First stand-alone zinc processing site in the world to meet high ESG criteria for Zinc Mark certification. Teck Resources Ltd.'s Trail Operations in British Columbia is the first stand-alone zinc... — Updated 7/20/2023

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Geologist hiking uphill to explore White Gold’s extensive properties.

White Gold intensifies elephant hunt

Amid renewed market interest in gold, White Gold Corp. recently reported increased mineral resource estimates for its flagship White Gold Project and unveiled plans for a 2023 exploration program... — Updated 7/20/2023

 By K. Warner    News
Male and female industrial employees working on a jobsite.

Mining industry short on tech skills

The world's leading mining companies have a big problem – with the industry being transformed by a mad rush to acquire raw materials supporting the worldwide energy transition, and mining... — Updated 7/13/2023


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