by Curtis J. Freeman | Nov 1, 2018 | Mining
Although the Alaska mineral industry is in better health in 2018 than it has been in the last five years, the spirited recovery that was in progress in the first quarter of the year turned into a dead-cat bounce, a minor unsustained recovery after a long down trend extending back to 2012.
by Julie Stricker | Nov 1, 2018 | Gold, Interior Alaska, Mining
One of the highlights of a visit to the Fort Knox gold mine is posing at the end of the tour with a gold bar produced at the mine.
by Julie Stricker | Nov 1, 2018 | Arctic, Oil & Gas
Working in Alaska’s North Slope can be challenging enough, but a few companies are taking that challenge a step further, drilling from manmade islands into promising basins miles off the coast.