Every Alaska industry is an important part of the state’s economic fabric. Alaska’s well-known industries like oil and gas, mining, and fishing are inextricably linked with engineering services, financial institutions, healthcare facilities—even nonprofit endeavors. It is our goal to cover businesses in all of Alaska economic and geographic sectors, from family-operated farms in the Mat-Su and manufacturers in Fairbanks to budding cannabis dispensaries, tourism-based entities in Southeast, or Southcentral’s large retailers.
Latest Industry News
As Alaskans shelter in place, indoor air quality becomes a greater concern. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service offers these considerations on home air quality.
The Paycheck Protection Program is an SBA loan program that provides a direct incentive to small businesses to keep employees on the payroll as we all manage the COVID-19 crisis.
Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, unveiled the new Alaska COVID-19 Dashboard in an effort to keep the public informed with the latest data available.
PND Engineers announced the following new hires. Forrest Savel earned his bachelor of science in civil engineering from UAF in 2018 and is a lifelong…
PCD is excited to announce the addition of two new employees to its Juneau office, Jennifer Kemp and Evan Venechuk.
Sustaining Alaska’s Future Economy Guaranty Program (AK SAFE) was recently approved by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), to confront the economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. AIDEA will make up to $50 million available for loan guarantees under AK SAFE, and subject to authorization for a statutory change, AIDEA will increase the program cap to $1 billion.
Trilogy Metals’ interim president and CEO, Senator Lisa Murkowski, and Senator Dan Sullivan commented on the public release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement by the US Bureau of Land Management for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project. The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority estimates the Ambler road project would create an estimated 486 construction and 68 permanent jobs, with more jobs created and supported by world-class mining projects in the Ambler district.
The top five this year—Providence Health & Services Alaska; Trident Seafood Corporation; Princess Cruises, Holland America Line & Seabourn; Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC); and NANA—are representative of some of the brightest industries in Alaska’s economy.
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The Top 5 of the Top 100
Every job counts, which is why Alaska Business celebrates the corporations in Alaska that keep people employed across the state every April in our Corporate 100 Special Section.