Copper – The US Environmental Protection Agency has invoked its authority under the Clean Water Act, taking the first steps to putting an end to the development of the proposed open-pit copper and gold Pebble mine in Alaska.
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Zinc – This morning, Canada's Zazu Metals released a preliminary economic assessment on its high-grade zinc-lead-silver Lik property, located in Northwest Alaska.
Rare Earth – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV:UCU,OTCQX:UURAF) released a statement on an initiative that could see the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) provide up to $145 million worth of bond funding for the company's Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth project.
Graphite – Graphite One Resources announced yesterday that it has increased the existing inferred resource at its Alaska-based Graphite Creek deposit by 41 percent, to 37.68 million tonnes of 9.2-percent graphitic carbon at a cut off of 7-percent graphitic carbon.
Gold – The New Zealand Herald reports that Tom Irwin from Fairbanks, Alaska will take the helm of International Tower Hill Mines (NYSE:THM,TSXD:ITH), as the company is preparing to slash jobs.
Gold – The Vancouver-based company, which follows the prospect generator model, has acquired a set of claims with a historical, high-grade production base and potential for vein extension.
Gold – Sumitomo Metal Mining (TYO:5713) has terminated its plan to explore for gold in Alaska, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Silver – Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) announced that its Alaska-based Greens Creek mine has received that National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award, which recognizes companies that have made "extraordinary efforts" to better the safety and health of their mine workers.
Zinc – Rampura Agucha, Century and Red Dog are the top three zinc mines in the world.
Gold – Anglo American will no longer pursue the Pebble project in Alaska with Northern Dynasty Minerals, and has written off its $300-million investment.