There is no infrastructure without construction. Alaska’s general and specialized contractors have decades of experience building in the state’s unique and challenging environment. Alaska Business covers everything from industrial suppliers and green construction projects to electrical and mechanical contracting. Large or small and across the state we keep you informed about how Alaska’s being built.
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Alaska Businesses Win SBA Honors for 2023
An Alaska apparel manufacturer, an environmental engineer, and a construction firm earn recognition from the US Small Business Administration.
DOT&PF Kicks Off 2023 Construction Season
DOT&PF is unveiling several new public information tools that travelers can use to learn about improvements planned for their communities.
Alaska State Fair Replacing 60-Year-Old ‘Sluicebox’ Beer Hall
Due to roof damage, the Alaska State Fair is replacing its Sluicebox, with plans to open a new performance venue in time for the next fair in August.
Two Alaskans Win State Small Business Person Awards
The US Small Business Administration named a Small Business Person of the Year for each state. Alaska’s is Amie Sommer, and Virginia’s is an Alaskan, too.
How Much Parking Does One City Need? The Anchorage Assembly eliminates parking requirements city wide
The Anchorage Assembly voted unanimously to wipe out parking requirements citywide; the amount of parking is left to the judgment of individual developers.
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Crowley Fuels Alaska
This year the Alaska Railroad is celebrating 100 years of transportation people and cargo around Alaska. While the railroad is one of the states oldest transporters, it certainly isn’t the only one, and in this issue of Alaska Business we also check in on the Marine Highway, Span Alaska, and the White Pass & Yukon Route. For those interested in Southeast, our focus on that region provides updates on Kensington Mine, Tongass FCU, the troll fishery, and Juneau’s growing landfill.