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A coal mining permit issued in Alaska 21 years ago — but not utilized until recently — has been ruled as no longer valid by a US federal agency because the Alaska DNR “erroneously transferred and renewed invalid permits."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.
Vale is providing funding to Millrock for research and exploration along the Alaska Peninsula porphyry belts. Vale may earn 65% interest by expending US$3.5 million for exploration on the project over a three-year period.
Alaska Dispatch has published an interactive map plotting Alaska's operating mines, active prospects and abandoned prospects.
The highly politicised nature of the Pebble Mine and mining development in general in the area makes any statement dangerous.
A report released today by the US EPA does not paint a favourable picture of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska.
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") (TSX: NDM; NYSE Amex: NAK) announces that the Board of Directors of Pebble Mines Corp., the general partner of the Pebble Limited Partnership (the "Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has approved a budget of approximately US $107 million to advance the Pebble Project in 2012, with the objective of readying PLP to initiate permitting under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) toward the end of the year.
VANCOUVER, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ – Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX: FVL, Frankfurt: FR4N) ("Freegold") is pleased to report the results from its ongoing drill program on
NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX:NG)(NYSE Amex:NG) ("NovaGold" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it will be implementing the previously approved spin-off of NovaCopper Inc. ("NovaCopper") on schedule and as planned Monday, April 30, 2012 to NovaGold shareholders of record as of the close of business on Friday, April 27, 2012 (the "Record Date").
TSX-listed NovaGold shareholders on Wednesday gave a big thumbs up to the spinout of NovaCopper, with less than 1% of them voting against the deal at a meeting in Vancouver.
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