Mining and mining support services are key economic drivers in Alaska. We offer coverage of the state’s major producing mines including Greens Creek, Red Dog, Fort Knox, Kensington, Pogo, and Usibelli Coal Mine, as well as the companies that operate them, and the commodities they produce (zinc, lead, gold, silver, and coal, to name just a few). Mine development and production, closure and reclamation, employment, and workforce development are all key areas of coverage at Alaska Business.
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Pleased with the results from its 2022 drilling season, Donlin Gold is looking forward to another year of developing the prospect.
The UAF College of Business and Security Management celebrated coal mine president Joe Usibelli Jr. as its 44th Business Leader of the Year.
Nearly recovered from the COVID-19 slump, Alaska’s resource industries are optimistic for 2023—if enough workers can be found to fill job openings.
Organizations around the world are focused on addressing climate change. The Paris Climate Accord focused the efforts of participating governments to achieve Net Zero by 2050—that’s less than thirty years away. Where is all the metal going to come from that will allow this galactic shift to occur?
The Minerals Security Partnership urges investment for strategic minerals. Local experts question if and how the MSP will help Alaska.
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