HyLab’s airborne cameras and ground spectrometers can provide an exceptionally detailed map of an area’s geologic makeup; mining exploration experts can then look at the mineral composition of a surface and deduce what might lie beneath.
The land access agreement allows AIDEA and its contractors controlled access to land owned and managed by Doyon along the proposed route to the Ambler Mining District.
The name “Manh Choh” (“mon-CHO”) was chosen by the Village of Tetlin Chief, Michael Sam, and the tribal council, and can be translated from the Upper Tanana Athabascan language to “Big Lake,” referring to the nearby Tetlin Lake, a site of high cultural significance in the community.
While rare earth elements can be found throughout the world, including in Alaska, most of the world’s production takes place in China, putting the supply chain for hundreds of products—as well as significant defense applications—at risk.
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has accepted Pebble Limited Partnership’s request to initiate an administrative appeal process with respect to southwest Alaska’s Pebble Project and a negative Record of Decision (ROD) issued by the USACE’s Alaska District in November 2020.
The 2020 exploration program at Kensington built on the success of the 2019 drilling campaign, aiming to add higher-grade resources near existing mine infrastructure with the ultimate goal of extending Kensington’s mine life with new reserves.