Alaska Mining News

Northern Star shares up on better-than-expected exploration results at Alaska mine

The company’s stock closed Tuesday in Sydney 1.82% higher at A$8.97 on the news.

First US coal plant in years opens where no options exist

To boost coal use in the US: Find a spot near a mine with no access to oil or natural gas pipelines, where it’s not particularly windy and it’s dark much of the year.

Trilogy Metals, South32 increase exploration budget for Alaska projects

Each company will contribute an additional $1 million for exploration at the Upper Kobuk mineral projects.

AEMA awards NOVAGOLD for corporate excellence

Located in the Yukon Kuskokwim (Y-K) region in Western Alaska, 10 miles north of Crooked Creek Village, Donlin Gold is one of the largest known undeveloped gold deposits in the world.

Pebble mine scores small win in land deal with Alaskan landowners

Deal with the Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) secures the company's right to use defined portions of APC lands to build and operate roads for the stalled Pebble copper-gold-silver project.

Millrock Resources | Explorer releases drill results from Alaska copper-gold project

CEO of Millrock Resources talks about the recently released drill results from the Alaska Range Project as well as developments at its Mexican properties.

Australia’s Northern Star to buy gold mine in Alaska for $260 million

Acquisition will add 250,000 to 260,000 ounces to its full-year 2019 guidance, boosting expected output to between 850,000 to 900,000 ounces

Barrick shares bounce on final permits for giant Alaska gold mine

Rough day for world's top gold mining company ends on high note.

Pebble developer craters after copper giant pulls out

Northern Dynasty stock drops 32% after pact with First Quantum to build giant Alaska copper-gold mine collapses.

Barrick, NovaGold project in Alaska gets key environmental approval

Bringing the project to production is expected to take about four years, but Donlin gold project is still has a long way to go in the permitting process before construction and operations can begin.

NovaGold up on better-than-expected drilling results for Alaska mega-project

Mineralized intercepts encountered higher grades than predicted by previous modeling, said the project owners NovaGold and Barrick.

Pebble mine a step closer to reality as EPA to withdraw restrictions

The agency has proposed revoking its 2014 determination banning any large-scale mine in the area where Pebble would be built on the grounds it would damage the region’s key salmon industry.

Lacking significant catalyst, Redstar Gold jumps 12% on 15x volumes

The junior mining market suddenly pivoted towards an Alaska-focused gold explorer today, which is advancing a high-grade gold play in Alaska.

Northern Dynasty announces Pebble Project advisory committee

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alaska-based Pebble Limited Partnership announced today it has received commitments from five prominent Alaskan and national figures to serve as founding members of an Advisory Committee formed to provide independent, external advice as the Pebble Project advances into federal and state permitting.

EPA, Northern Dynasty settle dispute over Pebble mine

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has injected new life into the long-stalled and controversial copper-gold-silver project near Bristol Bay, southwest Alaska.

Alaska approves key permit for Pebble copper-gold mine, with conditions

Permit allows Northern Dynasty to work in the area for the next 12 months, but it includes requirements for state inspections, as well as an unprecedented $2 million guarantee as back stop for exploration clean-up.

INTERACTIVE MAP: World's top 10 gold deposits

Together these giant orebodies contain reserves worth $796 billion at today's gold price.

Northern Dynasty slams short-seller report as class-suit looms

Rebuttal comes as shareholders launched an investigation over possible false and misleading statements made by the miner about its Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska.

Northern Dynasty stock hammered by short-seller report

Shares in the Canadian miner behind the stalled Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska nosedived after a report branded the venture as “worthless.”

Environmental permitting process advancing at Novagold's Donlin Gold Project

NOVAGOLD Resources Inc. released its 2016 financial results on Jan. 25, and provided updates on the 50%-owned Donlin Gold project in Alaska and the 50%-owned Galore Creek project in British Columbia.

Trump win ignites hope for stalled Alaska copper, gold mine

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. expects the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to announce in the first quarter of 2017 that it will let the application process proceed for the controversial project.

Gold’s slim price recovery this year boosts supply fears

Situation has worsened as a result of a shortage of new discoveries, cost cutting measures and miners digging out higher-grade material for a short-term gain, say experts.

Stars aligning for Redstar Gold's Alaska flagship

Despite being early stage, the Unga gold project is attracting interest from some influential gold funds.

Enviro campaign against Pebble mine reignited

A World Conservation Congress’ motion urges the US government to prevent the granting of permits for large-scale mining.

Vancouver-based mining company receives go-ahead to expand near Alaska eagle preserve

The Canadian company exploring for copper, zinc and gold upstream of a southeast Alaska bald eagle preserve has received permission from a U.S. federal agency to expand.