Alaska Business is researched and published in Alaska for Alaskans (and other US and international audiences) interested in the business affairs of the 49th state and aims to provide a thorough and objective analysis of issues and trends of interest to the Alaska business community. Featuring stories about individuals, organizations, and companies shaping the Alaska economy, Alaska Business emphasizes the importance of enterprise and strives for statewide business coverage.
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In This Issue
Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.