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Winter drill rig test Aurora gold target West Pogo 64North Goodpaster Alaska

64North drill idles on COVID-19 concerns

Millrock Resources Inc. and Resolution Minerals Ltd. March 30 announced a temporary COVID-19-related suspension of drilling at the 64North gold project adjacent to the Pogo Mine property... — Updated 4/25/2020 Full story

 
Tracked side by side atv Ruen Drilling drill contractor Alaska gold exploration

Nova ramping drills back up at Estelle

In what appears to be a positive turn for the 2020 exploration season in Alaska, Nova Minerals Ltd. is preparing to have drills turning again soon at its 2.5-million-ounce Estelle gold... — Updated 4/24/2020

 
Historic Apollo Sitka high grade underground gold mine photo Unga Alaska

Gold targets found at Sitka Mine on Unga

Redstar Gold Corp. April 20 announced that geophysical and geochemical studies completed late last year has identified potential strike extensions of the high-grade gold veins that... — Updated 4/24/2020

 
Scaling underground workings at Kensington gold mine in Southeast Alaska

Improved grades bolster Kensington gold

Coeur Mining Inc. April 22 announced increased gold production at Kensington, thanks to increased ore grades and recovery rates at this Southeast Alaska mine. Kensington produced 32,022... — Updated 4/23/2020

 
Red Dog zinc mine metal concentrate truck NANA region northwest Alaska

Red Dog zinc output not slowed by COVID

Teck Resources Ltd. April 20 reported increased zinc and lead production at Red Dog, despite the adjustments and precautions taken to protect the health of the workforce and residents in... — Updated 4/23/2020 Full story

 
Teck Resources employees boards Alaska Airlines charter to Red Dog zinc mine

Red Dog bans mine to NANA region travel

Teck Resource Ltd. March 23 announced temporary ban on travel from the Red Dog Mine to communities in the NANA region of Northwest Alaska where the world-class zinc mine is located.... — Updated 4/23/2020 Full story

 
COVID 19 cornavirus screening protocols for Teck Red Dog zinc mine Alaska

Screening required for Red Dog workers

Teck Resources Ltd. March 16 said it has initiated measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 that include remote work, travel restrictions and other protocols. These protocols include pre-f... — Updated 4/23/2020 Full story

 
Drilling at Arctic copper zinc gold silver mine project Northwest Alaska

Ambler Metals budgets US$22.8M for UKMP

Trilogy Metals Inc. Feb. 26 announced that Ambler Metals LLC, a joint venture operating company equally owned by Trilogy and South32 Ltd., has approved a US$22.8 million budget for the... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 
Donlin Gold hardhat and tools exploration drilling delayed due to Covid 19

Donlin Gold drills idle due to COVID-19

Novagold Resources Inc. April 1 announced that the planned 80-hole drill program at Donlin Gold, a 39-million-ounce gold project owned equally by Novagold and Barrick Gold Corp., has... — Updated 4/17/2020

 
Northern Star Resources Pogo gold mine camp mill Alaska Covid 19

Pogo worker COVID-19 cases climb to six

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 16 report that there are three active cases of COVID-19 among the workforce from its Pogo gold mine in Alaska and another three have tested positive... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 
Exploration camp at Red Mountain zinc silver copper gold project Alaska

White Rock expects 2020 Alaska program

White Rock Minerals Ltd. April 5 said that despite the market uncertainty and travel restrictions related to COVID-19, it intends to carry out at least a limited drill program to expand... — Updated 4/17/2020

 
Redstar Unga Aquila high grade gold target Southwest Alaska

High-priority Unga Gold target emerges

Redstar Gold Corp. April 3 said results from geophysical and geochemical surveys carried out late last year has confirmed the prospectivity of Aquila, a high-grade zone at the west end of... — Updated 4/10/2020

 
Fairbanks Alaska Pogo gold mine employee tests positive for Covid 19

Pogo worker tests positive for COVID-19

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 5 reported that a Pogo gold mine employee from Fairbanks, Alaska tested positive for COVID-19 while at home on rostered leave. Located about 85 miles... — Updated 4/10/2020 Full story

 
gold Deep Trench Vein Herbert Gold Grande Portage Resources Alaska

Herbert Gold drilling awaits greenlight

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. April 8 announced it has received regulatory approval for a 2020 drill program at its Herbert Gold project within the Juneau Gold Belt in Southeast Alaska.... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
Exploration drilling Calista shareholder driller Donlin Gold mine project Alaska

Donlin Gold drilling continues, for now

Novagold Resources Inc. March 23 said the 2020 drill program at the Donlin Gold project in Southwest Alaska continues at this date, but recognizes that the COVID-19 crisis is fluid and... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 
Donlin Gold mine project camp Kuskokwim River region Southwest Alaska

Barrick halts unnecessary travel, projects

Barrick Gold Corp. March 20 announced it has stepped up its emergency response plans for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic at all its sites and offices across the world. The latest... — Updated 3/26/2020 Full story

 
Hecla Mining truck delivering goods to Greens Creek silver mine

Hecla readies mines to weather COVID-19

Hecla Mining Company March 19 announced that it has taken measures to ensure its silver and gold operations in Alaska, Idaho, Mexico and Quebec can weather COVID-19, along with the... — Updated 3/21/2020 Full story

 
AMA spring mining convention Carlson Center Fairbanks canceled coronoavirus

Alaska Miners cancel spring convention

Alaska Miners Association March 12 announced that due to health risks associated with COVID-19, it is cancelling the AMA spring biennial mining conference that was scheduled to be held... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 
Lynden truck at Teck Resources Red Dog zinc lead silver mine Northwest Alaska

Mill enhancements slow Red Dog output

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 12 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 552,400 metric tons (1.22 billion pounds) of zinc during 2019, down about 5% from the 583,200 metric tons (1.29... — Updated 3/13/2020 Full story

 
Historic Red Devil mercury mine Kuskokwim region Southwest Alaska

BLM finalizing Red Devil clean-up plan

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management March 9 announced a proposed plan to finish cleaning up Red Devil, a historical mercury mine site along the Kuskokwim River in Southwest Alaska. The... — Updated 3/13/2020 Full story

 
11.5 million ounce Money Knob gold deposit Livenood mine project Alaska

Final stages of Livengood optimization

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. March 10 announced that its board has approved US$2.6 million for the 2020 work program at its 11.5-million-ounce Livengood gold project in Interior... — Updated 3/13/2020

 
Water well at Aurora gold exploration target West Pogo 64North Alaska

Rig heads to 64North for winter drilling

Millrock Resources Inc. March 2 reported that a camp and drill rig are being mobilized to support the upcoming drill program at 64North, a gold exploration project that is just west of... — Updated 3/6/2020 Full story

 
Winter gold exploration drilling Golden Summit near Fort Knox Fairbanks Alaska

Drill tests high-grade gold west of Cleary

Freegold Ventures Ltd. announced that drills are now turning at Golden Summit, an advanced staged gold exploration project located alongside the Steese Highway about a 30-minute drive... — Updated 3/5/2020

 
Drill tests Korbel gold deposit on Nova Minerals' Estelle project Alaska

Nova gets early start on Estelle drilling

Nova Minerals Ltd. Feb. 17 announced the start of a 18,500-meter 2020 phase-1 program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. "We are pleased to have commenced the 2020 drill program so... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
Core from drilling at Short Creek copper gold silver tungsten exploration Alaska

South32 to fund more Shorty Creek drilling

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Jan. 19 announced that South32 Ltd. has agreed to fund at least US$2 million of exploration at the Shorty Creek porphyry copper project in Interior Alaska this year... — Updated 2/20/2020

 

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