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Rare earth REE exploration project Prince of Wales Island Southeast Alaska

Designing Alaska rare earth plant begins

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. May 7 said IBC Advanced Technologies Inc. has begun advanced engineering and design for its first Specialty Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth elements... — Updated 5/18/2018 Full story

Hecla Mining President and CEO

Drilling to enhance exceptional Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company May 8 said first quarter exploration drilling continues to expand high-grade silver resources along the East Ore, Upper Plate, Deep 200 South and Deep... — Updated 5/18/2018

Fort Knox Gold Mine Fairbanks Interior Alaska Gilmore expansion

Lower grades result in less Fort Knox gold

Kinross Gold Corp. May 8 reported that its Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks, Alaska, produced 79,928 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2018, a roughly 14 percent decrease... — Updated 5/18/2018

Red Mountain VMS zinc project Dry Creek West Tundra Flats White Rock Alaska

Australia explorer gets early Alaska start

White Rock Minerals Ltd. May 10 said crews have begun mobilizing to its Red Mountain property in preparation for an early start to exploration at this zinc rich volcanogenic... — Updated 5/18/2018

VMS copper zinc silver barite exploration near Haines AK

Electrum to invest $6 million in Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. May 1 said it intends to raise C$10 million through a non-brokered private placement that will include a major strategic investment from Electrum... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

Copper cobalt exploration, Ambler Mining District Alaska, Trilogy Metals

Cobalt resource being calculated for Bornite

Trilogy Metals Inc. May 3 said it has begun work to estimate a cobalt resource for its Bornite project in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. Cobalt, an important... — Updated 5/11/2018

World’s largest zinc producer, Teck Resources, NANA, galvanizing metal

Severe winter weather slows Red Dog output

Teck Resources Ltd. March 24 reported that mill throughput at the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska was impacted by extreme winter weather that closed the Delong Mountain... — Updated 4/26/2018

High-grade gold, historic underground gold mine near Juneau Alaska

Coeur reports maiden Jualin gold reserves

Coeur Mining Inc. April 25 reported a 25 percent increase in proven and probable reserves at its Kensington gold mine. According to the updated technical report, Kensington now... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

Australian mineral exploration junior gold copper skarn Alaska Millrock

PolarX raises Alaska Range drilling funds

PolarX Ltd. May 15 announced that it has raised AU$2.5 million for exploration and development activities on the Alaska Range copper project in Alaska. The financing involved the... — Updated 5/17/2018 Full story

Alaska gold exploration map McArthur Creek property K2 Gold

K2 Gold to explore Alaska side of border

K2 Gold Corp. May 17 announced that it has staked 123 state of Alaska mining claims along the Alaska-Yukon border about 20 miles (30 kilometers) northeast of Northway. Known as the... — Updated 5/17/2018

Bristol Bay, Southwest Alaska copper, gold, molybdenum mining

DNR to revive Bristol Bay Advisory Group

Alaska Department of Natural Resources April 19 announced that it is taking steps to reestablish the Bristol Bay Advisory Group, originally created to provide input on the 1984 Bris... — Updated 4/27/2018 Full story

Genesis PGM, PGE, platinum group metals alaska

New Age cuts deal for Genesis PGM

New Age Metals Inc. April 18 announced that it has signed an agreement with Anglo Alaska Gold Corp. to acquire full ownership of the Genesis, a 10,240-acre, drill-ready platinum gro... — Updated 4/27/2018

Map of Riversgold Luna gold exploration project Southwest Alaska

Riversgold prepares to explore SW Alaska

Riversgold Ltd. April 18 said it is putting together plans to accelerate drilling at gold properties in Southwest Alaska and Australia in the coming months. "We have been working... — Updated 4/27/2018

Army Corps of Engineers Pebble Mine permitting Bristol Bay Southwest Alaska

Pebble Mine EIS on track for 2020 decision

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers believes it can get to a decision on the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine project in Southwest Alaska by spring of 2020, or... — Updated 4/20/2018 Full story

High-tech wireless connectivity underground high-grade silver mine Juneau

High tech, high production at Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company April 11 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 1.91 million ounces of silver and 13,118 oz of gold during the first quarter of 2018,... — Updated 4/20/2018

High-grade underground gold mine near Juneau Alaska

Kensington gold output down 25 percent

Coeur Mining Inc. April 9 reported that the Kensington Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 26,064 ounces of gold during the first quarter of this year, which is comparable to the... — Updated 4/20/2018

Gold exploration drill at Tetlin in Eastern Interior Alaska

JV launches 2018 Peak Gold evaluation

Contango ORE Inc. April 4 announced that Peak Gold LLC, a joint venture between Contango and Royal Gold Inc., has budgeted US$9.1 million for an initial phase of exploration at the... — Updated 4/13/2018 Full story


New Age looking for Alaska green metals

New Age Metals Inc. April 14 announced that it has signed a binding letter of intent with Avalon Development Corp. for acquiring and exploring platinum group metals and rare earth... — Updated 4/13/2018

Zinc exploration in the Red Dog District, Solitario, Teck Resources

Teck joins Solitario in Lik exploration

Solitario Zinc Corp. April 3 announced that Teck Resources Ltd. will be co-funding the 2018 exploration program at Lik, marking the first time Teck has been directly involved in... — Updated 4/13/2018

Army Corps of Engineers Pebble Mine permitting Bristol Bay Southwest Alaska

More time to consider Pebble option

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. April 5 reported that the deadline of the framework agreement for First Quantum Minerals Ltd. to join the Pebble Partnership has been extended from... — Updated 4/13/2018

Stellar Millrock PolarX skarn deposit drilling Southcentral Alaska

PolarX upgrades Zackly resource

PolarX Limited March 20 reported that the Zackly deposit at its Alaska Range project hosts 90.8 million pounds of copper, 213,000 ounces of gold and 1.5 million oz of silver in a... — Updated 4/6/2018


Corps begins EIS on Pebble Mine proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District March 28 published a Notice of Intent to prepare a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for review of the Pebble Limited... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story


ITH raises $12M; Electrum a major buyer

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. March 14 announced that it has raised US$12 million to continue the optimization and environmental baseline studies for its Livengood gold projec... — Updated 3/23/2018

IBC Advanced Tech REE MRT separation rare earth refinery Southeast Alaska

Alaska REE facility targeted for 2020

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. March 5 said it plans to be producing rare earth elements at its Ketchikan, Alaska Strategic Metals Complex, or Alaska SMC, in 2020. The exploration turned... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

Alaska Peninsula Alaska's first lode gold mine

Redstar Gold seeks new top executive

Redstar Gold Corp. March 7 announced that it is seeking a new chief executive officer to lead the Alaska-focused gold exploration company. Former Redstar President and CEO Peter... — Updated 3/16/2018


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