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 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
A large gold nugget held by a geologist at Grand Portage's Herbert Gold project.

Regulatory approval is a go at Herbert Gold

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. May 3 announced that it has received regulatory approval for the 2022 drill program at its Herbert Gold project located within the Juneau Gold Belt in... — Updated 5/12/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
A map of Alaska showing the Pebble deposit in Southwest Alaska.

Pebble will continue doing as it always has

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. April 28 announced its subsidiary Pebble Limited Partnership is preparing crews and equipment for its 2022 field program at the Pebble project site in... — Updated 5/12/2022

Mountainside gold exploration targets at Discovery Alaska’s Chulitna project.

Discovery Alaska begins work at Chulitna

Discovery Alaska Ltd. May 4 announced that an airborne geophysical survey is underway at the Partin Creek gold-silver-copper prospect on its Chulitna project in Alaska. Discovery Alaska... — Updated 5/12/2022

Geologists explore Treasure Creek gold property north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

Felix Gold begins 2022 Alaska drilling

Millrock Resources Inc. May 4 announced that Felix Gold Ltd. has begun drilling on the Treasure Creek gold project north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Early in 2021, Felix entered into an... — Updated 5/12/2022

Drill tests the Goodpaster deposit at the Pogo gold mine in Interior Alaska.

Goodpaster adds 1.1M oz gold to Pogo

Northern Star Resources Ltd. May 3 announced a 20% increase in the gold reserves at its Pogo Mine and a maiden resource for the Goodpaster discovery about 2,000 meters north of the curren... — Updated 5/12/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets 
Scenic picture of tidewater at Blackwolf's Niblack property in Southeast Alaska.

Niblack, Hyder exploration soon to begin

Blackwolf Copper and Gold Ltd. May 11 reported an update for the 2022 exploration on its Southeast Alaska projects, including a multi-phased exploration campaign at Niblack, a maiden dril... — Updated 5/12/2022

 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Excavator loading ore into haul truck at Kinross Alaska’s Fort Knox gold mine.

Fort Knox gold production drops during Q1

Kinross Gold Corp. May 10 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 54,803 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2022, which is nearly a 26% drop from the 73,830 oz produce... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Trenching at Tourmaline Ridge, a gold prospect near Northern Star’s Pogo Mine.

Resolution to drill 64North gold prospect

Millrock Resources Inc. May 11 reported that Resolution Minerals Ltd. plans to complete roughly 2,200 meters of drilling in five holes at Tourmaline Ridge, a prospect on the 64North... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Boxes with core from the 2021 drilling at a Western Alaska zinc-silver prospect.

Illinois Creek exploration now underway

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. May 5 announced that is has raised C$5 million (US$3.9 million) to fund its 2022 exploration program at the Illinois Creek project in Alaska, which is... — Updated 5/6/2022 Full story

Drilling copper, zinc, silver, gold deposit in Alaska's Ambler District.

Even more high-grade assays from Arctic

Trilogy Metals Inc. April 20 reported that high-grade copper and zinc, reinforced with strong gold and silver, was cut in all the final nine holes from the 2021 drill program at the... — Updated 5/5/2022

Visitors stand on at outlook at Kinross Gold and Contango Manh Choh project.

$20M raised for CORE Alaska gold projects

Contango ORE Inc. April 9 announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to raise US$20 million through the issuance of debenture, an unsecured loan that can be converted into... — Updated 4/28/2022

The Silvertip mine camp lights up the snow during the Northern BC winter.

Coeur drills gold in Alaska, silver in BC

Coeur Mining Inc. April 28 reported that its first-quarter exploration has made an intriguing new resource expansion discovery at the Silvertip Mine project in Northern British Columbia,... — Updated 4/28/2022

A drill works underground at Northern Star’s Pogo mine in Alaska.

More work to deliver on Pogo potential

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 27 reported that while gold production is increasing and costs are coming down at Pogo, the Australian company's Alaska gold mine continues to... — Updated 4/28/2022

Underground equipment at Hecla's Greens Creek Mine in Alaska.

Greens Creek silver output on the rise

Hecla Mining Company April 12 reported that its Greens Creek Mine produced 2.4 million ounces of silver and 10,299 oz of gold during the first three months of 2022. The Southeast Alaska... — Updated 4/21/2022

Mountainside drilling at the Palmer mineral exploration project in Alaska.

Prepping for underground at Palmer VMS

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. April 13 announced that US$17.98 million (C$22.7 million) has been budgeted for the 2022 work at Palmer, a zinc-copper-silver-gold-barite project in South... — Updated 4/21/2022

Western Alaska Minerals WAM CRD belt Waterpump Creek Illinois Mining District

Western Alaska eyes silver rich CRD belt

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. March 29 said a new geological interpretation based on 2021 and historical data suggests that the historical and high-grade Waterpump Creek silver-zinc-lead... — Updated 4/14/2022

Manh Choh gold map Alaska DOT trucking Tetlin to Fairbanks

Alaska DOT to study Manh Choh transport

Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities March 25 announced that it will perform an independent analysis of the route between the proposed Manh Choh gold mine near the... — Updated 4/14/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Grande Portage Resources Herbert Gold assay results 2021 drilling program

Remaining results from Herbert Gold

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. March 29 announced the remaining drill results from its summer and fall 2021 drill program at the Herbert Gold project in Southeast Alaska. These results... — Updated 4/8/2022

Kenorland Minerals Alaska Goodpaster Mining District Healy Bronk map gold mine

Kenorland cuts widespread gold at Healy

Kenorland Minerals Ltd. April 1 reported that its 2021 drilling at the Healy gold project provides further evidence of a large gold system on the 45,600-acre (18,470 hectares) land... — Updated 4/7/2022

Graphite One Alaska Washington State plant Creek anode lithium-ion battery EV

Washington chosen for Graphite One plant

Graphite One Inc. March 14 announced that it has selected Washington as the location for the processing plant that will upgrade concentrates mined at its Graphite Creek project in Alaska... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy South32 joint venture UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral map

Arctic assays meet high expectations

Trilogy Metals Inc. March 17 reported additional "outstanding but not unexpected" results from the 2021 infill drilling at the Arctic deposit on the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

Freegold Ventures Golden Summit Alaska Dolphin Cleary Hill Fairbanks link veins

Testing Golden Summit growth potential

Freegold Ventures Ltd. reported additional strong gold mineralization from 2021 holes drilled in both the Cleary Vein and Dolphin zones on its Golden Summit exploration project about 25... — Updated 3/24/2022 Full story

PolarX Caribou Dome drill expansion program map Alaska copper mine project

PolarX to expand Caribou Dome copper

PolarX Ltd. March 15 announced that it plans to carry out further drilling this year to expand upon the very high-grade copper mineralization encountered last year at its Caribou Dome pro... — Updated 3/17/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Avidian Gold Discovery Alaska Africa Chulitna Golden Zone stake claims map

Avidian adds golden claims to Golden Zone

Avidian Gold Corp. Mar. 7 announced it has staked nearly 4,200 acres (1,700 hectares) of ground immediately to the south and southwest of its Golden Zone property, rubbing elbows with Dis... — Updated 3/10/2022

Tibbs property Pogo Goodpaster Mining District Alaska map Tectonic Metals

Pogo-style gold veins discovered at Tibbs

Tectonic Metals Inc. March 10 announced that its 2021 Phase II drill program at the Tibbs gold project in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District has discovered the elusive low-angle,... — Updated 3/10/2022


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