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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The 2020 exploration program at Kensington built on the success of the 2019 drilling campaign, aiming to add higher-grade resources near existing mine infrastructure with the ultimate goal of extending Kensington’s mine life with new reserves.
“We made a commitment to the people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim region to support communities with resources in their time of need, particularly when it comes to health and safety,” says Kristina Woolston, Donlin Gold’s external affairs manager.
USGS’ annual Mineral Commodity Summaries report is a comprehensive source of 2020 mineral production data for the world and includes information on the domestic industry structure, government programs, tariffs, and five-year salient statistics on more than eighty-eight mineral commodities that are important to the US economy and national security.
ERLLRE | Canva.com Sam Friedman Freelance writer in Fairbanks The Board of Directors for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) authorized AIDEA to enter into a long-term agreement with Ambler Metals LLC (Ambler Metals) for shared...
The Donlin Gold project safely and successfully completed an 85-hole, 23,400-meter drill program, which yielded higher drilled grade-thicknesses than predicted by previous modelling.
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Turns out, predicting the effects of a pandemic on a global economy is kind of impossible. In the midst of the uncertainty, those companies that crumbled and those that found ways to thrive seemed random at times, depending on local economies, access to financial aid, the unpredictability of consumers, changing regulations, and a little bit of “who knows.”