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Alaska Digest

...the state's largest gold mine, producing more than 1 million ounces of gold annually. Officials with NovaGold, a junior mining company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, told the crowd at the Alaska Miners Association convention that they...
My turn: How do Northern Dynasty's payments affect judgment?

...investigation into payments made to elected city, tribal and borough officials on behalf of Northern Dynasty, the Canadian junior mining company that hopes to develop the Pebble prospect near Lake Iliamna. Sound off on the important issues at Critics...
Possible discovery sparks new Klondike gold rush

...there and that's the hype around the White Gold area." Plenty of miners seem to think so. There are at least 29 junior mining companies active in the area. About 7,900 claims have been staked since late 2006. Mineral exploration spending...
Mines eye gold price spike

...president of NovaGold Resources and Etruscan, two junior mining companies that operate in Alaska, the Yukon and West...he has received a few more calls than normal from junior mining companies interested in Alaska. If prices stay where...
Exploration begins in Aleutian Islands after 2 decades as gold prices skyrocket

...Alaska Earth Sciences Inc. of Anchorage is conducting operations. Full Metal Minerals has partnered with Canadian junior mining company Red Star Gold, which purchased old federal claims to the land.Full Metal Minerals is also in its second...
With half-billion spent, mining company puts Alaska's Pebble mine project up for sale

...salmon streams.Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. CEO Ron Thiessen said the Vancouver-based company is considered a junior mining company. What the Pebble Mine project needs is a mega-mining company to step in and help move the project forward...
Mine committee reviews Echo's '97 concept, tailings

...want to have. That, he said, would have to be spelled out in a lease. Details also would need to be worked out for junior mining companies selling to larger ones. Smith said the lease also has to be something that is approachable, otherwise...
Miners rank Alaska's appeal in the downturn, and two out of five said they thought more than half the companies would drop out. "Financing junior mining companies is extremely difficult at present. Hard to understand the current market valuations," the report quoted...
What would become of Pebble Mine?

...discussions, it's obvious that Northern Dynasty is a "junior" mining company who does not have any current mining activities...they said themselves that it is not very often that a junior mining company actually operates the mine. My question is...
Drilling increases estimates of Pebble ore reserves

...The partnership includes one of the world's largest mining companies, London-based Anglo American, and the junior mining company, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The size of a possible Pebble mine...


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