In This Issue
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.
Both ConocoPhillips and Oil Search are optimistic about the potential of the Nanushuk Formation on the North Slope following the combined drilling of nine delineation wells over the winter in the Greater Willow and Pikka-Horseshoe units.
No two environmental site assessments are the same. Each project has specific needs unique to its circumstances. That's where firms like BGES, INC., Environmental Management Inc., and Shannon & Wilson, Inc. come in.
Banks and credit unions are among the most prominent financial services companies serving Alaskans. However, there are distinct differences—and similarities—between how these institutions function to meet the needs of businesses and consumers.
Since 1984, Alaska Business has documented, analyzed, and promoted the mercantile health of the 49th state, from Alaska's multibillion-dollar industries to its single proprietors and small businesses.
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