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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.

Latest Construction News

Newtok to Mertarvik

In October, the Yup’ik community of Newtok braced itself to lose four homes to rapid erosion as storms from the southeast removed dozens of feet of shoreline no longer protected by ice and permafrost due to climate change.

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Wide Open Spaces

When you’re standing in line at Costco, you may not think much about the building that you’re in—you’re probably only reflecting on what a bargain you got on your 2,400-count case of paper towels.

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Junior Achievement Turns 100

January 2019

Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.