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South32 ups 2021 investments in Alaska

Following COVID hiatus, Aussie major funds UKMP program, Ambler access road; resumes drill program at Shorty Creek North of 60 Mining News – July 30, 2021

 

Last updated 8/26/2021 at 2:59pm

Trilogy Metals South32 Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects Alaska Ambler District

Trilogy Metals Inc.

Ambler Metals' 2021 program includes resource upgrade of metallurgical drilling at Arctic and the exploration of similar VMS targets near the proposed mine.

When Australia-based South32 Ltd. decided to expand its portfolio into the Northern Hemisphere, Alaska was its first stop. Under a deal struck with Trilogy Metals Inc. in 2017, South32 agreed to invest more than US$175 million to earn a 50% joint venture interest in the massive Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects in Alaska's world-class Ambler Mining District.

After investing more than US$30 million t...



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