SMS Equipment will host an open house to announce its first Alaska location, marking the official opening of the Anchorage branch on Thursday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Quite a number of advanced-exploration and development projects are underway—some at existing sites and some at newly discovered areas—that may bring even more mines to fruition in the near future.
Freegold Ventures entered into an agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Australia-based South32. South32 has the option to earn a 70 percent interest in the Shorty Creek property located 120 kilometers northwest of Fairbanks.
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pebble Project has been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Upon initial review, the Pebble Partnership (PLP) strongly believes it demonstrates that the proposed 20-year mine development plan for the Pebble deposit can be done in an environmentally responsible manner and that it points to a clear path forward for success in permitting the project.
Trilogy Metals announced a $2 million increase in its Upper Kobuk Mineral Project (UKMP), located in the Ambler Mining District. The increase raises Trilogy’s 2019 exploration budget for UKMP to $18.2 million.