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A crew of three operates a reverse circulation drill testing for gold in Alaska.

Felix Gold grows Treasure Creek discoveries

Millrock Resources Inc. Nov. 21 reported that the 2022 drilling being carried out by Felix Gold Ltd. continues to cut significant near-surface gold mineralization in multiple zones on the... — Updated 12/2/2022

 
Aerial view of the UKMP mineral exploration camp during a fall day in Alaska.

New Ambler Road decision by end of 2023

BLM anticipates publishing second draft EIS before mid-2023 and final record of decision by end of the year. Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 23 reported that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management... — Updated 12/1/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Darwin Green stands on a rocky ridge in the mountains at Johnson Tract.

HighGold drills best intercept ever at JT

HighGold Mining Inc. Nov. 29 reported that one hole drilled this year at JT cut 120.5 meters averaging 18.76 grams per metric ton gold, the best intercept ever encountered at the... — Updated 12/1/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
A Soloy helicopter sits alongside a drill testing the high-grade Arctic deposit.

Drills cut expected high grades at Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. Nov. 29 reported that the first assays from the 2022 program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects are from infill holes that cut multiple zones of high-grade copper, zi... — Updated 12/1/2022 Full story

 
Mining truck hauls gold ore against a backdrop of yellow fall foliage in Alaska.

Fort Knox posts another strong quarter

Kinross Gold Corp. Nov. 9 reported another quarter of strong production at its Fort Knox gold mine in Alaska. During the third quarter, Kinross' Alaska operation produced 75,522 ounces... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
Western Alaska Minerals CEO Kit Marrs in the Illinois Creek drill core shack.

More high-grade Western Alaska silver

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Oct. 31 announced that assay results confirm that its 2022 drilling continues to expand the high-grade silver-lead-zinc mineralization at the Waterpump... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Herbert Gold operational site in Southeast Alaska.

Grande Portage awaits Herbert Gold assays

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Nov. 3 announced the completion of a nearly 10,000-meter 2022 drill program and eagerly awaits the ensuing assays to continue upgrading and expanding the... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
Looking down on a drill set up on a mountainside at the Palmer mine project.

American Pacific acquires Constantine

American Pacific Mining Corp. Oct. 31 finalized the acquisition of Constantine Metal Resources Ltd., providing the well-funded exploration and development company a roughly 45% interest... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
Geologist explains the mineralization in drill core being logged at Donlin Gold.

Drills tap 42m of 1 oz/t gold at Donlin

Novagold Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp. Nov. 1 reported intercepts of up to 42.3 meters averaging 30.68 grams (0.99 ounces) per metric ton gold from the 2022 drilling at the... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
Aerial view of Northern Star’s Pogo gold mine on fall day in Interior Alaska.

Gold production dips at Pogo Mine in Q3

Northern Star Resources Ltd. Oct. 18 reported a drop in gold production and an increase in per-ounce costs at its Pogo Mine in Alaska. During the third quarter of 2022, Pogo produced... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
A drill rig tests for gold at Golden Summit on a warm summer day in Alaska.

Drills continue to expand Golden Summit

Freegold Ventures Ltd. Oct. 18 reported that step-out drilling cut 421 meters of strong gold mineralization on the western side of the Dolphin gold deposit on the company's Golden Summit... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Enormous metal buildings store zinc, lead concentrates from Red Dog Mine.

Strong Red Dog zinc production continues

Teck Resources Ltd. Oct. 27 reported another quarter of rising zinc production and revenues from its Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska. During the third quarter of this year, Red Dog... — Updated 10/27/2022

 
Three rock hammers show the scale of the highly oxidized outcrop at Nikolai.

Millrock generates attractive nickel target

Millrock Resources Inc. Oct. 5 reported that its geological team has identified a section of the Eureka Zone on its Nikolai project in Alaska that could be upgraded to an NI... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Drill on mountain ridge above clouds tests the Arctic Mine deposit in Alaska.

Ambler Metals wraps $28.5M program

Trilogy Metals Inc. Oct. 5 announced the completion of the 2022 program at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects that included 10,739 meters of resource upgrade and geotechnical drilling at... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Helicopter approaches drill rig testing for gold at Nova’s RPM deposit in AK.

More high-grade gold for Nova at RPM

Nova Minerals Ltd. Oct. 4 reported that drilling continues to cut wide sections of strong gold mineralization at the RPM North deposit on the Australian company's Estelle project in... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Helicopter and pilot on a ridge at Coal Creek during a summer day in Alaska.

Assays confirm Alaska lithium discovery

Discovery Alaska Ltd. Oct. 12 reported that assay results have confirmed broad zones of lithium mineralization at the Coal Creek tin-silver-zinc prospect on the Australian exploration... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Drill core shows purple with web of neon red silver-zinc-lead veins in UV light.

Western Alaska drills Waterpump feeder

Hole 18 cuts 102m of 160 g/t silver, 5.4% zinc, and 5.3% lead next to Illinois Creek fault Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Sept. 22 reported that its 2022 drilling has encountered a zone... — Updated 10/6/2022

 
An aerial view of the Nikolai project with a red stripe showing the Eureka Zone.

Third critical metal zone at Nikolai

Historical core sampling shows third zone of nickel-cobalt-PGM mineralization at Alaska project. Millrock Resources Inc. Sept. 26 reported that resampling of historical core has identifie... — Updated 10/6/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
The welcome sign hanging above the only street entering Hyder, Alaska.

Blackwolf Cantoo drill permitting is a go

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. Sept. 28 reported that it has received the permits necessary to begin exploration drilling at Cantoo and is gearing up to carry out drilling at this gold-si... — Updated 9/29/2022

 
Drill tests for gold at the Johnson Tract gold project.

HighGold hits more high-grade gold at DC

HighGold Mining Inc. Sept. 12 announced that its 2022 drilling is extending high-grade gold mineralization at Ellis Zone, a recently identified mineralized trend associated with the... — Updated 9/22/2022

 
Geologist collects samples on slope of iron oxidized rocks at AK gold project.

Tectonic knows where Seventymile gold is

Tectonic Metals Inc. Sept. 20 said all nine of the reverse circulation holes drilled this year at Seventymile cut gold mineralization on this district-scale property in eastern Alaska.... — Updated 9/22/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
An aerial shot of the Pebble camp located in Northwestern Alaska.

Pebble is conscientious of its impacts

In spite of the current uncertainty regarding a final decision by the Environmental Protection Agency, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. and Pebble Limited Partnership has outlined the... — Updated 9/22/2022

 
The Cathedral target lies beyond a drill testing Korbel in the valley.

Nova Minerals begins drilling Cathedral

Tests potential high-grade zone near Korbel Main gold deposit Nova Minerals Ltd. Aug. 30 reported the start of drilling at Cathedral, an exploration target about 1,000 meters southwest... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
Map showing the location of Tectonic’s Flat gold project in Southwest Alaska.

Tectonic starts with metallurgy at Flat

Tectonic Metals Inc. Sept. 7 announced that it is carrying out a baseline metallurgical program aimed at de-risking Flat, an intrusion-hosted, bulk tonnage gold project about 25 miles... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
With an Alaska mountain backdrop, a driller waves from a pad at RPM North.

Nova drills 258m of 5.1 g/t gold at RPM

Nova Minerals Ltd. Aug. 22 followed up on the long sections of high-grade gold assays reported earlier this month from drilling at RPM North with even longer sections of higher-grade... — Updated 9/3/2022

 

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