Mining Matters

Mining Matters

Quite a number of advanced-exploration and development projects are underway—some at existing sites and some at newly discovered areas—that may bring even more mines to fruition in the near future.

The Arctic Opportunity

The Arctic Opportunity

As the world increasingly turns its eyes northward to the potential of the Arctic, Alaska finds itself uniquely positioned to play a leading role to serve as a gateway and forward base of operations for commercial development in the region.

Job Growth Expected for Anchorage in 2019

Job Growth Expected for Anchorage in 2019

Who knew that Instagram could have an effect on whether cities—including Anchorage—are found to be attractive to foreign investors? Or that Facebook check-ins could determine whether a business giant decides to open its newest headquarters in our neck of the woods, creating hundreds of jobs? Chris Fair, president of Resonance Consultancy offered up those insights and many more surprising thoughts at the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s (AEDC) 2019 Economic Forecast Luncheon on January 30.