LONG Hires Alyssa Norris
LONG Building Technologies has expanded its offices in the state.
Alyssa Norris recently joined the LONG team as an Account Executive in the Fairbanks office in July. Norris grew up in interior Alaska and completed a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Washington State University. While earning her degree she interned at the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, D.C, served on the university Board of Regents, started her own small business, and was actively involved in mentorship programs to help support and retain women in engineering through the Society of Women Engineers. LONG provides HVAC Mechanical Solutions, Building Automation Systems, Security Solutions, and Equipment for commercial properties. Alyssa will also be specializing in the C-PACE program as it gets kicked-off in Alaska. They have offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks and serve the entire state.
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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.