Washington Mining News

The mining industry has had it easy for far too long — opinion

Industry and congressional opposition to altering the mining law have combined to make it maddeningly difficult to reform. This may be changing.

Inflation Deniers Emboldened by Gold's Struggles

The vultures are circling. Precious metals bulls, laid flat by gold and silver prices dropping for the 5th week in a row, are watching deflationists such as Harry Dent and the financial media squawk about […]

Uranium North and Diamonds North agree to a strategic business amalgamation

The amalgamation of Diamonds North and Uranium North is deemed 'logical' as the two companies currently hold the same material properties in Washington State and they share management and exploration teams.

Canada’s coal port plans anger activists

Climate change activists are calling for a halt in Canada’s plans to build a new coal export terminal on British Columbia’s Fraser River and expand an existing one in North Vancouver.

Diamonds North and Uranium North report high gold and silver values at Empire creek property

Numerous high grade gold and silver values from grab samples including 21.1 g/t gold and 474 g/t silver have been obtained in association with north-south and east-west structures identified by magnetic surveying.

Falcon Gold receives assay results including 2,700 g/t silver and 5.58 g/t gold from Washington Silver Project

Assays from rock samples taken at its Washington Silver Project including one sample that assayed 2,700 g/t silver and 5.58 g/t gold.

Diamonds North and Uranium North acquire gold property in Washington State, exploration is underway

The two companies have acquired the Pierre Creek gold property approximately 70 km west of the high grade gold-silver Buckhorn Deposit.

Midway Gold announces unit offering

While the price and number of units to be offered has not yet been determined, the proceeds will be used to pay for administrative fees and increase working capital.

Uranium North and Diamonds North continue to build a position in washington state with additional gold asset

The duo have acquired the Empire Creek gold and silver property in Washington State and have begun exploration on the sight.

Pacific Northwest coal battle ignites

The US coal industry has settled on an unlikely candidate to build America's largest coal terminal. Bellingham is a small coastal city 32 kilometers south of the Canadian border known for being one of the few cities in the US to rely solely on solar and hydro-generated electricity and its innovative building efficiency program. Plans are now underway for a new $500 million bulk dry goods facility to ship 28 million tonnes of coal and potentially 8 million tonnes of potash to Asian markets and HuffingtonPost reports the plans have sparked a fierce fight in this otherwise quiet college town of 81,000 residents.