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Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
Ross St. John has joined the team at Alaska Crane as the Anchorage Operations Manager. St. John previously held positions as sales manager and flight…
The definition of a hero is one who goes above and beyond the norm to help others. This certainly holds true among the 2019 Top 49ers—they made the list because of their ability to garner revenue in even the toughest of financial environments, but their true power and value lies in their super-sized philanthropic abilities.
Cook Inlet Housing Authority opened a new family-oriented housing complex in Anchorage’s Mountain View neighborhood featuring twenty-one townhouse-style apartments, the latest development in a decade-long revitalization of the north Anchorage community.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board has unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes AIDEA to issue up to $145,000,000 in conduit revenue bonds to finance a Tanana Chiefs Conference project in various Interior Alaska communities.
“We have been in Anchorage for more than 40 years. This substantial investment in our infrastructure underscores Span Alaska’s commitment to Alaska, and to providing the most reliable, highest-quality cargo transportation services to the communities we serve.”
— Tom Souply, president of Span Alaska
Span Alaska is building a new 54,000 square-foot Anchorage freight terminal which is expected to open in the fourth quarter 2019. The new facility will function as Span Alaska’s main service center for commercial goods being transported through the Port of Anchorage and throughout the state. Span Alaska’s flagship 88-door cross-dock terminal will consolidate its existing Anchorage operations under one roof, increasing capacity and providing ample room for long-term growth. This new terminal is purpose-built to improve customer experience, streamline freight handling, and enable faster delivery of cargo to its final destination.
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced the hiring of Jamie Shanley as Child Care Administrator for the Tribe’s new Little...
Last year was one of outstanding growth for Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), which saw its revenue increase 85 percent from 2017, reporting 2018 revenue of more than $144 million. This boosted TNC up twelve spots in our Top 49ers ranks, landing them at number 25.
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Mining in 2019: The Year in Review
Following a year when metal prices were both up and down—sometimes dramatically; when international trade squabbles spooked investors to both enter and exit the metals markets; and when mining companies started the year cautiously bullish but ended it cautious bearish, those involved in Alaska mineral exploration, development, and production are once again asking themselves: “Where did we succeed, where did we fail, and where do we go from here?”