Donlin Gold’s Record ROD

Donlin Gold’s Record ROD

In August, a joint Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Army Corps of Engineers Federal Record of Decision (ROD) was handed down to Barrick Gold Corporation and NOVAGOLD Resources, who jointly own Donlin Gold.

Rock Steady

Rock Steady

In Alaska there are six actively producing mines, two projects in permitting, and an additional four advanced exploration projects in play in 2018.

Mine Site Reclamation

Mine Site Reclamation

In 1855, the first coal mine in Alaska was opened by the Russian-American Company near Port Graham on the Kenai Peninsula. Fifteen years later in 1870, the first gold mine was established just outside of Juneau.

Alaska’s Unnatural Resources

Alaska’s Unnatural Resources

Construction projects can have a significant impact on the environment. To illustrate, it is estimated that the global cement industry contributes approximately 5 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions.

Unconventional but Not Impossible

Unconventional but Not Impossible

O’HARA SHIPE The Hugo Stolte A2 well in South Texas’ Live Oak County at sunset.PHOTO BY PATRICK CURREY/COURTESY OF CONOCOPHILLIPS Technological advances increase access to oil Anthony F. Lucas ushered in the “oil age” in 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, drilling a well...