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Articles from the 'Covid-19 Coverage' series

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 By Shane Lasley    News 
Red Chris open pit copper gold mine Golden Triangle Tahltan region BC

First Nations, miner respond to COVID-19

In order to protect the health of its people and communities of northern British Columbia during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tahltan Central Government has been working closely with the other... — Updated 3/30/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
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 3/30/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Essential US COVID 19 mine worker at Rio Tinto Kennecott copper mine Utah

Mining essential to US COVID-19 response

As the United States hunkers down to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains imperative for the nation to maintain the critical infrastructure needed to respond to the... — Updated 3/30/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    Opinion 
Butterfly Effect winds of change Covid 19 coronavirus positive change Earth

Coronavirus Effect blows wind of change

In what may be the world's grandest example of the Butterfly Effect, a microscopic organism in China has caused a hurricane of change for every person on Earth. For now, this change is... — Updated 3/28/2020 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 3/27/2020 Full story

 
Nunavut women with gold bar from Agnico Eagle Meliadine Mine

Agnico sends Nunavummiut home with pay

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. March 19 said it is providing four weeks of paid leave for its Nunavut-based workforce. This announcement follows the Government of Nunavut's declaration of a... — Updated 3/27/2020 Full story

 
Agnico suspends underground mining at Meliadine gold mine Nunavut covid 19

Agnico ramps down Quebec, Nunavut mines

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. March 25 reported that it is temporarily shuttering its LaRonde Complex, Goldex and Canadian Malartic gold mines in Quebec, and reducing operations at its... — Updated 3/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
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 3/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
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 3/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
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

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion 
Geologist social distancing while exploring the Ambler Mining District Alaska

The future of mining in a changing world

In the current environment, it is difficult to avoid discussing the elephant in the room. Essentially, we need to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect mining activities in... — Updated 3/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News 
Agnico Nunavut Meliadine mine workers with gold bar Covid 19

Canada's territories brace for pandemic

The territories of northern Canada, so far, appear to have escaped the novel coronavirus pandemic that is currently sweeping the globe. This is due, in part, to the remoteness of the... — 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Back River gold exploration in Nunavut delayed due to COVID 19

Back River exploration put on back burner

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. has deferred it planned drill program at the Back River gold project in Nunavut and has established work-from-home protocols for employees at its corporate... — Updated 3/20/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fairbanks Senior Center Meals on Wheels coronavirus donations from mines

Fairbanks area mines look after seniors

Amidst the scramble to prepare for an imminent pandemic that is roiling mining and metals markets, the three large mines in Interior Alaska have taken the time to look after the members... — Updated 3/20/2020 Full story

 
Drill tests Committee Bay bold exploration project Nunavut Canada

Auryn pauses field work, studies continue

Auryn Resources Inc. March 18 announced that it has recalled all personnel from its gold and copper exploration projects in Peru in response to concerns surrounding COVID-19 but is... — Updated 3/20/2020 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Gold 25 York Toronto headquarters disinfected COVID 19 coronavirus

Coronavirus infects North of 60 mining

Crashing markets, quarantines, closed offices and cancelled events are reverberating across the North of 60 Mining sector in the wake of the World Health Organization declaring the... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 

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