A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.
NovaCopper Inc. (NYSE-MKT, TSX:NCQ) CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse’s path to success in the Ambler mining district of Alaska, where he started his career, is a road.
Miranda Gold CEO Ken Cunningham sees 2-3 more difficult years ahead for mining investors, which gives his company more time to acquire and advance its projects with less competition.
A federal grand jury in Anchorage handed up a 28-page indictment accusing XS Platinum and five executives of conspiring to violate the federal Clean Water Act and of falsifying compliance reports to the government
The Indian group opposing Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris mine, known as the Klabona Keepers, says that nobody properly consulted its members about the project, a "grave and serious" violation of aboriginal rights.
British Columbia's Energy Minister Bill Bennett wants to show Alaskans why the province’s resource sector is not a threat to the state's environment and salmon fishery.
U.S. federal court won't make a final decision until at least January 2, 2015.
Mt. Polley disaster figuratively spills over the U.S. border.
The Red Chris copper and gold project, in northwest B.C., is located near the Iskut River, a major tributary of the Stikine River, which ends in southeast Alaska.
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.
Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.
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.
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