Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.
Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.
Northern Dynasty Minerals dropped 7.69% to 78 cents on Friday.
They oppose the agency's latest decision, which may block development of the Pebble mine before any permit application has been filed.
In reality, little salmon habitat exists at the Pebble site.
The suit says the agency may kill the project before mine plans are finalized or it’s evaluated through the permitting process.
Long before any scientific review of the Alaska project, which has the potential to become the world's largest copper and gold mine, was even announced.
The Canadian company hopes to begin commercial rare earth metal production in its Alaskan mine by 2017.
Rio becomes the second large diversified miner, after Anglo American, to back out of the project in less than seven months.
The Great White North and especially the Yukon were the “place to be” for juniors just a few short years ago.
Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.
Northern Dynasty lost 32% on its share price Friday.
Chief of staff at the US Department of the Interior during the Clinton era.
Through a subsidiary, Rio owns 19% of Northern Dynasty, making it the largest single investor.
It seems unlikely that Canada's Northern Dynasty could go it alone on the massive copper-gold mine.
Agency officials took part last month in an "armed inspection" to several gold mines near the remote town of Chicken, Alaska.
The polemic Pebble Mine project has sparked fresh opposition after BBC World News' Monday report.
Insights on the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska.
Agency quoted research conducted by anti-mining groups in its latest review of the project.
Mining done responsibly is good for us all.
Miranda Gold Corp. said its has received a notice of termination of the exploration agreement with option to joint venture with Agnico-Eagle, on Miranda's Ester Dome project in the Fairbanks mining district of Alaska.
The heated battle over the proposed Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska is shifting to science, with panels weighing in on different reports that have only added more fuel to the fight.
The grandkids are in residence. They take less than five minutes to cover the living room floor with a blanket of plastic crap.
A coal mining permit issued in Alaska 21 years ago — but not utilized until recently — has been ruled as no longer valid by a US federal agency because the Alaska DNR “erroneously transferred and renewed invalid permits."
NovaGold lost over 25% on Thursday, after Barrick said that the Donlin JV with Novagold doesn't meet its investment criteria. Novagold tried to make the best of the news, but shareholder John Paulson suffered another blow to his $21 billion fund.
US-based precious metals producer Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp said Monday it would evaluate strategic and operational alternatives for its silver and gold Martha mine in Argentina to reduce its high operating costs during the rest of the mine’s short expected life.
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