From gas stations to energy companies to cruise lines to military bases to air cargo companies and more, businesses hire HSE (health, safety, and environment) specialists to keep their facilities clean.
The word “unprecedented” was tossed around a lot in 2020, and it can also be used to describe what’s been happening in the residential housing market since the pandemic hit.
Restaurant owners are heeding the call of the many Alaskans who want to support local farmers by buying local produce. Fortunately, there is an increasing number of people in the food industry—from farmers to distributors to restaurant owners—who are committed to creating a sustainable pipeline.
While rare earth elements can be found throughout the world, including in Alaska, most of the world’s production takes place in China, putting the supply chain for hundreds of products—as well as significant defense applications—at risk.
“To be an Arctic specialist, one has to have experience with cold climate means, methods, and materials applications in the Arctic, as well as an understanding of the logistics challenges,” says Richard S. Armstrong, founder of RSA Engineering.
For businesses owners and managers, it’s vital to address mental health in the workplace to ensure the well being of employees and maintain productivity.
“We are a well-tested community, which is assisting us in identifying cases early to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our community,” says Audrey Gray, lead public information officer of the Anchorage Emergency Operations Center.
The Boon of Biomass: Alternative Energy Systems Can Cut Costs, Create Jobs, and Benefit the Environment
Rural Alaska communities are taking a long look at local resources to see if biomass systems can save money, create jobs, and even work in concert with local fire mitigation efforts.
“I really encourage all Alaska Native corporations—for-profit, nonprofit, and tribes—to harness the power of media,” says BBNC’s Jason Metrokin. “People need to understand our history, our relevance, and the opportunities we provide, and advertising is a good way to do that.”
Here is a sneak preview of an article featured in our annual Alaska Native special section, available in our upcoming September 2020 issue.