Mining Economies

Mining Economies

Whether the mines produce zinc, lead, coal, gravel, silver, or gold, the direct and indirect financial impacts on the surrounding area are significant, according to a McDowell Group report commissioned by the Alaska Mining Association.

The Outback in the Interior

The Outback in the Interior

Now two-thirds of the way through an eighteen-month transition plan focused on modernization and increased production, Northern Star Resources CEO Stuart Tonkin says that the Pogo investment has exceeded expectations.

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.

USACE Releases Draft EIS for Pebble Project

USACE Releases Draft EIS for Pebble Project

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pebble Project has been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Upon initial review, the Pebble Partnership (PLP) strongly believes it demonstrates that the proposed 20-year mine development plan for the Pebble deposit can be done in an environmentally responsible manner and that it points to a clear path forward for success in permitting the project.