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By Shane Lasley
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Ambler Road granted 50-year right-of-way

AIDEA, federal agencies sign docs for Ambler District access North of 60 Mining News – January 15, 2021

 

Last updated 2/18/2021 at 5:48pm

Ambler Metals LLC Trilogy Metals Inc. South32 Ltd. Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

R. Walker

The Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects at the western terminus of the proposed Ambler Road hosts 9 billion pounds of copper, 3.6 billion lb of zinc, 628 million lb of lead, 58 million ounces of silver, 770,000 oz of gold, and 77 million lb of cobalt.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority have signed documents that provide a 50-year right-of-way across federal lands for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road.

"This right-of-way is the culmination of years of research, planning, and collaboration," said AIDEA Executive Director Alan Weitzner. "The signing o...



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