Fire River Gold Corp

The camp at Trilogy Metals' Bornite copper project in Alaska. Source: Trilogy Metals.

Gold, copper remain Alaska’s best undeveloped assets

VANCOUVER — Alaska did not see new mines commissioned or built in 2012, but an overview of the state’s year in mining and exploration from Avalon Development president Curt Freeman at Roundup 2013 in Vancouver showed that mining and…


Animas Resources — Gregory McKelvey resigned as a director; Donald Ranta will not stand for re-election as a director; John R. Wilson and David Beling nominated for election as directors.Argex Mining — Normand Bergeron appointed a…

Pacific NW Capital drills PGMs at River Valley

Harry Barr grew up on a family farm in Ontario’s Ottawa Valley and studied agribusiness at Guelph University, but when his uncle Mel asked him to help run a placer gold mine in the jungles of Colombia, a future career in mining became set in…

A driller working at Fire River Gold's Nixon Fork project in Alaska.Photo by Ian Bickis

Fire River gets PEA on Nixon Fork

Capital costs to resume production at Fire River Gold’s (FAU-V, FVGCF-O) flagship Nixon Fork underground gold mine in Alaska are estimated at US$6.3 million, with a projected payback of three months, according to a preliminary economic…

An aerial view of Fire River Gold's Nixon Fork gold project in the Tintina gold belt in central Alaska.

Fire River breathes new life into Nixon Fork

SITE VISIT NIXON FORK, ALASKA — There is nothing easy about developing a narrow-veined gold mine in tricky geology, let alone one at a fly-in-only camp in remote Alaska.But bonanza grades, a remarkable amount of existing infrastructure,…

Robert Guanzon, CFO of Fire River Gold, inspects steel balls used in the ball mill at the Nixon Fork gold mine near McGrath, Alaska, during a site visit.

Fire River rises on drill results

VANCOUVER — Fire River Gold (FAU-V) has found numerous bonanza- grade gold intercepts even before starting a drill campaign at its Nixon Fork gold mine near Mc- Grath, Alaska.

Cabo to drill Fire River’s Nixon Fork

Exploration drilling workhorse Cabo Drilling (CBE-V) has racked up another drilling contract, this time on the United States’ northern frontier -Alaska.

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