Transportation and logistics coverage includes the major role Alaska ports, hubs, facilities, terminals and infrastructure provide for freight cargo and exports/imports, plus passenger travel operations. Business editorial focuses on the industries related to Alaska’s ports, harbors, and docks and the goods moved via air, rail, truck, and ocean shipping operations.
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The Alaska Railroad will release its 2020 annual poster/print at two public sale-and-signing events featuring Anchorage artist Jason Vukovich, who will sign prints and posters.
Bay Welding, based in Homer, launched a new boat they just finished building, the Goldbelt Seawolf, commissioned for Goldbelt Transportation.
Five times each day, Lynden’s Bering Marine hovercraft team loads up an AP-188 hovercraft with sixty ENI Petroleum employees and safely transports them roundtrip from Prudhoe Bay to Spy Island, a drill site near Oliktok Point.
Maddy Herrin has recently been named as the new Great Alaskan Holidays Service Writer. As a service writer, Herrin is directly responsible for the coordination of customer RV repair and service needs with the company’s entire sales, production, and technical teams.
The Internal Revenue Service issued a reminder for owners of most heavy highway vehicles that the time to file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, began July 1, 2019.
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All together Alaska Native regional corporations reported more than $10.5 billion in revenue last year—revenue that creates opportunities; protects their lands, culture, and resources; and provides investment opportunities for the entire state and, more importantly, their shareholders.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
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Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.