Alaska

Alaskans uneasy over another Imperial Metals mine nearing end of construction

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 8, 2014
Alaskans uneasy over another Imperial Metals mine nearing end of construction

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.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
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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.

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Jeffrey Richmond | July 24, 2014
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Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

Pebble Mine may be blocked by 'sparingly used' regulation

Michael Allan McCrae | July 20, 2014
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Northern Dynasty Minerals dropped 7.69% to 78 cents on Friday.

Alaska to join Pebble Partnership in lawsuit against EPA over mine project

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 5, 2014
Alaska to join Pebble Partnership in lawsuit against EPA over mine project

They oppose the agency's latest decision, which may block development of the Pebble mine before any permit application has been filed.

HDI Mining criticizes MINING.com's image selection for Pebble story

HDI Mining | May 26, 2014

In reality, little salmon habitat exists at the Pebble site.

EPA sued over process that could block Pebble Mine in Alaska

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 23, 2014
EPA sued over process that could block Pebble Mine in Alaska

The suit says the agency may kill the project before mine plans are finalized or it’s evaluated through the permitting process.

Report: EPA efforts to block Pebble date back six years

Frik Els | May 2, 2014
Report: EPA efforts to block Pebble date back six years

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.

Canadian rare earth miner Ucore wins big with SB99 approval

Julienne Bay | April 29, 2014
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The Canadian company hopes to begin commercial rare earth metal production in its Alaskan mine by 2017.

Rio Tinto walks away from massive Pebble copper-gold project

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 7, 2014
Rio Tinto walks away from massive Pebble copper-gold project

Rio becomes the second large diversified miner, after Anglo American, to back out of the project in less than seven months.

Tickerscores.com

Five development stocks to watch in Alaska and Northern Canada

Tickerscores.com | March 13, 2014
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The Great White North and especially the Yukon were the “place to be” for juniors just a few short years ago.

Greenland embraces mining rush, but won’t ‘favour one country alone’ — Prime Minister

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 6, 2014
Greenland embraces mining rush, but won’t ‘favour one country alone’ — Prime Minister

Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.

Northern Dynasty tanks as EPA blocks issuance of key permit

Ana Komnenic | February 28, 2014
EPA blocks Pebble mine permitting

Northern Dynasty lost 32% on its share price Friday.

Northern Dynasty's new CEO is a former interior dep't mandarin

Michael Allan McCrae | February 7, 2014
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Chief of staff at the US Department of the Interior during the Clinton era.

Rio considers dumping stake in Pebble mine’s owner Northern Dynasty

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 23, 2013
Rio considers dumping stake in Pebble mine’s owner Northern Dynasty

Through a subsidiary, Rio owns 19% of Northern Dynasty, making it the largest single investor.

Northern Dynasty shares plummet after Pebble deal dies

Frik Els | September 16, 2013
Rio considers dumping stake in Pebble mine’s owner Northern Dynasty

It seems unlikely that Canada's Northern Dynasty could go it alone on the massive copper-gold mine.

EPA raid on Alaska’s gold mines triggers federal probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 12, 2013
EPA raid on Alaska’s gold mines triggers federal probe

Agency officials took part last month in an "armed inspection" to several gold mines near the remote town of Chicken, Alaska.

Anglo American under fire for planned gold-copper mine in Alaska

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2013
Anglo American under fire for planned gold-copper mine in Alaska

The polemic Pebble Mine project has sparked fresh opposition after BBC World News' Monday report.

INFOGRAPHIC: Pebble Project economics and employment

MINING.com Editor | May 30, 2013
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Insights on the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska.

EPA under attack over 'biased' Pebble Mine assessment

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 29, 2013
Rio considers dumping stake in Pebble mine’s owner Northern Dynasty

Agency quoted research conducted by anti-mining groups in its latest review of the project.

Jack Caldwell

Alaska's Fort Knox mine: A driver of the local economic engine

Jack Caldwell | March 29, 2013
Report: EPA efforts to block Pebble date back six years

Mining done responsibly is good for us all.

Miranda Gold, Agnico-Eagle terminate Ester Dome, Alaska project

BrightWire News | September 28, 2012

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.

Panelists to review Pebble Mine science

Associated Press | September 24, 2012

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.

Jack Caldwell

Steven Pinker’s Angels of Better Nature on The Pebble Mine debate

Jack Caldwell | August 5, 2012

The grandkids are in residence. They take less than five minutes to cover the living room floor with a blanket of plastic crap.

Feds quash 21-year old permit after coal mining restarted, overruling Alaska Natural Resources Dept

Frik Els | July 29, 2012
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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."

Barrick's Donlin move cuts Novagold stock off at the knees. Novagold says it's 'encouraged', Paulson not so much

Frik Els | July 26, 2012
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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.

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