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Van Nieuwenhuyse now Contango ORE CEO

Contango ORE Inc. Jan. 6 announced that Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse has taken over as President and CEO of the Texas-based mineral exploration company advancing the Peak Gold project in... — Updated 1/24/2020 Full story

 
AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup 2020 convention Alaska Canada center

Dunleavy to meet with miners at Roundup

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy Jan. 18 announced he and members of his cabinet will travel to Vancouver, British Columbia to participate in the Association of Mineral Exploration (AME)... — Updated 1/24/2020 Full story

 
Kesington high grade gold mine SE Alaska panhandle north of Juneau

Less metals from Kensington, Silvertip

Coeur Mining Inc. Jan. 16 reported a fourth quarter drop in metals production at both its Kensington gold mine in Southeast Alaska and the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in northern... — Updated 1/24/2020

 
High grade copper gold silver skarn mineralization Zackly East Stellar Alaska

PolarX eyes Zackly skarn growth potential

PolarX Ltd. Jan. 20 announced that trenching, mapping and sampling has identified a potential 600-meter extension of the thick and high-grade copper-gold skarn mineralization it... — Updated 1/24/2020

 

Consistent high grades drilled at Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. Jan. 16 reported that its geotechnical and hydrological drill program at the Arctic mine project continued to show the consistency and high grades of the... — Updated 1/20/2020 Full story

 

Priority Unga gold drill targets found

Redstar Gold Corp. Jan. 13 reported that recently completed structural mapping on its Unga gold project on the Alaska Peninsula has identified several new priority drill targets along... — Updated 1/20/2020

 

Nova raises 2020 Estelle exploration funds

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 15 announced it has raised A$4.3 million (US$3 million) to fund the early 2020 exploration program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. Located about 100 miles... — Updated 1/17/2020 Full story

 

Avidian advances Amanita, Golden Zone

Avidian Gold Corp. Jan. 16 provided highlights from the 2019 exploration programs on its Amanita and Golden Zone properties in Alaska. The 3,608-acre Amanita property is on state land... — Updated 1/16/2020

 

Freegold, South32 tap Shorty Creek copper

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 16 announced results from the late-season 2019 drill program at Shorty Creek, a porphyry gold-copper project about 75 miles northwest of Fairbanks. The... — Updated 1/16/2020

 

Ucore, Materion unite for Pentagon REE bid

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 23 announced that it is collaborating with an Ohio-based advanced material manufacturer to respond to an open request from the Pentagon for a strategic... — Updated 1/10/2020 Full story

 

Priority copper targets north of Pebble

Quaterra Resources Inc. Jan. 9 reported that a geophysical survey carried out on its Groundhog property in Southwest Alaska has identified 19 porphyry copper-gold targets. Groundhog is a... — Updated 1/10/2020

 

Nova ramps up early 2020 start at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 9 announced that it has defined targets for a roughly 25,000-meter resource expansion and exploration drill program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. Located... — Updated 1/7/2020 Full story

 

Greens Creek hits 9.9M oz silver in 2019

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 7 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 9.9 million ounces of silver in 2019, a 24 percent jump over the 8 million oz produced the... — Updated 1/7/2020 Full story

 

Leach gold recovery good sign for Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 30 reported that initial metallurgical testing indicates strong gold recoveries from the Oxide Korbel deposit on its Estelle property in Alaska. The company had... — Updated 1/2/2020 Full story

 

$15.5M to push Pebble over EIS finish line

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. Dec. 18 announced that it has raised US$15.5 million, which it will use to continue to advance permitting and outreach at its Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 

Late season drill preps Northway for 2020

Tectonic Metals Inc. Dec. 19 reported that its late season rotary air blast (RAB) drill program at the Northway project in eastern Alaska tapped porphyry-style mineralization in both... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 

Aussie junior options project near Pogo

Resolution Minerals Ltd. (formerly Northern Cobalt Ltd.) Dec. 16 announced that it has formally entered into an option to joint venture Millrock Resources Inc.'s 64North gold project in... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 

Silver-copper-zinc-rich veins found at JT

HighGold Mining Inc. Dec. 19 reported that the final two holes of the 2019 drill program at Johnson Tract discovered a new silver-copper-zinc-rich vein system in the footwall of the JT... — Updated 12/20/2019 Full story

 

Higher grades affirm JT historic results

HighGold Mining Inc. Dec. 10 reports that assay results from the nine-hole drill program completed this year at Johnson Tract continue to confirm the robust gold-silver-copper-zinc-lead... — Updated 12/10/2019

 

Exploring Unga's bulk copper-gold targets

Redstar Gold Corp. Dec. 2 said it has identified a 10-kilometer-long trend on its Unga project in Alaska that hosts seven, kilometer-scale alteration zones and several smaller ones... — Updated 12/6/2019 Full story

 

West Pogo drill sites now road accessible

Northern Cobalt Ltd. (now Resolution Minerals Ltd.) Nov. 22 reported that the West Pogo access road has reached high-priority drill targets at Aurora Creek and a well is being drilled in... — Updated 12/4/2019 Full story

 

Copper-gold-moly tapped in first Mars hole

PolarX Ltd. Nov. 18 reported that the first hole drilled at Mars has indeed tapped a wide section of copper-gold-molybdenum mineralization, confirming the porphyry potential of this... — Updated 11/23/2019 Full story

 

Peak Gold hits gold-silver-copper at Hona

Contango ORE Inc. Nov. 19 reported gold, silver and copper mineralization in its first two holes at Hona, a prospect on state of Alaska mining claims about 15 miles west of the Peak Gold... — Updated 11/22/2019 Full story

 

Tests show strong Herbert gold recoveries

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Nov. 19 reported that recent metallurgical tests show that gravity plus floatation has the potential to recover more than 97 percent of the gold and 90... — Updated 11/22/2019

 

Geophysics light up Sun for Valhalla

Valhalla Metals Inc. is excited about new targets identified by airborne geophysics flown over Sun, a volcanogenic massive sulfide exploration project in Alaska's Ambler Mining District... — Updated 11/14/2019 Full story

 

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