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Articles from the '20 Questions For 2020' series

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  • Ramzi Fawaz Trilogy Metals Ambler Metals North of 60 Mining News

    Developing the exciting Ambler District

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 25, 2021

    North of 60 Mining News recently spoke with Ramzi Fawaz, president and CEO of Ambler Metals LLC, a 50-50 joint venture between South32 Ltd. and Trilogy Metals Inc. to develop the rich mineral resources at the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Alaska. In a candid conversation, Fawaz talks about what attracted him to Ambler Metals; the company's Alaska-based team and partnerships; the strategy for developing Arctic Mine and the other rich metals deposits at the Upper Kobuk Mineral...

  • AMA executive Deantha Crockett Roger Burggraf gold nugget Alaska Miners

    Crockett discusses state of Alaska mining

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and following the cancellation of the Alaska Miners Association 2020 Spring Convention in Fairbanks, AMA Executive Director Deantha Crockett takes the time to answer 20 questions on how the pandemic is affecting Alaska's mining sector and the association; Alaska's economy; state and federal mining policy; and due process for the Pebble Mine project. Q. Alaska Miners Association recently made the difficult decision to cancel its spring... Full story

  • Northern Star Executive Bill Beament gold bar Pogo Mine Alaska

    An Aussie perspective on Alaska mining

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    Following the pouring of the 4 millionth ounce of gold at the Pogo Mine, Northern Star Resources Ltd. Executive Chairman Bill Beament sat down with Mining News to talk about what this milestone means for the Interior Alaska gold mine; the Australia-based mining company's progress since acquiring Pogo; keys to Northern Star's success; and the vast mineral potential at Pogo and across Alaska. Q. Over the past decade, Northern Star Resources Ltd. has grown from a single-asset... Full story

  • Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

    20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon. Each interview will include 20 questions on mining, markets and doing business across Alaska and Canada's North. For the inaugural 20 questions for 2020, Mining News talks with Contango ORE Inc. CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, a longtime mining executive... Full story