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
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has committed to developing eulachon-specific mitigation that will be used during dredging activities.
New certification offers nine key mental health services.
Despite initial interruption due to COVID-19, the 2020 drill program is off to a strong start with mineralized intercepts continuing to encounter grades higher than predicted by previous modeling.
“If a helicopter company gets a call, it means they can’t use anything else,” says Ely Woods, general manager of ROTAK Helicopter Services, based out of Anchorage. “We can fit into smaller sites and we have vertical takeoff and landing capabilities—airplanes can’t go where helicopters can.”
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board announced the appointment of Alan Weitzner as AIDEA Executive Director, effective August 5, 2020.
The Executive Committee of the UA Foundation board of directors has appointed Megan Riebe as the acting UA Foundation President effective August 22, 2020, following…
Alaska Executive Search welcomes its newest Associate Recruiter, Hannah Markwood. Markwood isn’t new to AES as an employee—before joining the recruitment team, Hannah served as temporary staff working for a…
Following two competitive national searches, University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Cathy Sandeen announced the university has filled two integral positions that advance diversity initiatives and academic excellence.
In This Issue
Industrial Support Services Sirectory
The August issue of Alaska Business features the inaugural Industrial Support Services special section and directory in which we place a spotlight on the organizations that help keep the state’s industries running smoothly. Alaska’s network of support services companies is nearly as vast as the state itself, encompassing an extensive and varied collection of companies.