The Alaska Miners Association (AMA) will celebrate the fifth annual Alaska Mining Day Thursday, May 10. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Senator Cathy Giessel “to recognize and honor the intrepid individuals and industry that played an enormous role in settling and developing the territory and the state and that continue to contribute to the economy of the state.”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Donlin Gold mine project, a major step in the project’s effort to secure the permits it needs to construct and operate the mine located in the Yukon Kuskokwim region of Southwestern Alaska. The Donlin Gold project is located on land owned by the Calista Corporation (Calista) and The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC), two Alaska Native corporations.
After careful review, the Department of Natural Resources is taking steps to reestablish the Bristol Bay Advisory Group, originally created to provide input on the 1984 Bristol Bay Area Plan (BBAP).
GCI and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced that high-speed broadband internet is now operational at Teck’s Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest zinc mines. The groundbreaking partnership between GCI and Teck has also paved the way for expanded internet and wireless service to residents in the Northwest Alaska community of Noatak.
Ella comes to ARE with over 25 years’ experience in Alaska resource industries. She brings experience in mining as well as oil and gas, most recently as Stakeholder Engagement Manager for Statoil Alaska.
2017 has been an important year for the U.S. mining industry. Companies are starting to see negative trends stabilize and positive trends grow.
Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CDE) today announced that it has closed the acquisition of privately-owned JDS Silver Holdings, Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiary JDS Silver Inc. (collectively, “JDS Silver”), which owns the high-grade Silvertip Mine (“Silvertip”) in northern British Columbia, by way of the previously announced arrangement (the “Arrangement”).
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) (NYSE American:NG) today announced the resignation of Marc Faber from NOVAGOLD’s Board of Directors effective immediately.