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The economic benefits of Alaska’s Mining Industry - Alaska Miners Association

Mining – a growing economic force in Alaska

Alaska Miners Association April 10 released "The economic benefits of Alaska's mining industry," a report put together by the McDowell Group that details roughly $1.26 billion in direct economic... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Mines and mineral exploration projects in the Sealaska region Southeast Alaska

Sealaska – balanced resource development

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 22,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations, Sealaska takes... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA mining on First Nations land

NANA – "Two worlds, one spirit"

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the world-class... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 
Royal Gold Contango Ore Peak Gold joint venture high-grade gold Alaska

Peak Gold JV seeks responsible miner

Royal Gold Inc. Feb. 6 said it has two criteria for any mining company interested in buying the Peak Gold project in Alaska – a willingness to make building a mine at the high-grade gold project a... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA primer for mining sector

An Alaska Native claims primer for miners

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful Aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success, but a brilliant business move for... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 
Perth based underground gold miner Northern Star buys Alaska mine Pogo

Aussie miners look north to land of giants

Thanks to its own rich mineral endowment, Australia is a juggernaut in the world of mining, especially across the Southern Hemisphere. Over the past couple of years, however, a growing number of... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Johnson Tract project map Cook Inlet Southcentral Alaska Lake Clark CIRI

Constantine, CIRI cut gold project deal

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is working on a deal to lease Johnson Tract, a gold-rich polymetallic deposit in Southcentral Alaska, from Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional... — Updated 6/29/2018 Full story

 
Stand for Salmon, Alaska Ballot Initiative 17FSH2

CIRI says no to "Yes for Salmon"

Cook Inlet Region Inc., also known as CIRI, May 21 informed shareholders that its board of directors oppose "Yes for Salmon," a ballot initiative slated to be put before Alaska voters during the... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
Alaska land status map U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Cheechakos keep coming into the country

Undoubtedly, one of the most fun parts of my vocation is introducing Cheechakos to mining in Alaska. Obviously, even the most experienced miners in the state can, and often do, get cross-wise with... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
Green energy, copper, offshore wind power, mining

Ambler Copper: Part of the Problem or Part of the Green Energy Solution?

Governments around the world are collaborating to focus on addressing Climate Change and Global Warming. The Paris Climate Accord adopted numerous measures to "limit a global temperature rise this... — Updated 4/13/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Northwest Alaska mining infrastructure road Teck NANA AIDEA

A great Alaska AIDEA

Born from an idea to create a vehicle that could provide Alaska businesses lower interest rates offered by tax-exempt financing, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, has... — Updated 10/25/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mine leaders deliver good news to Juneau

With rising metals prices helping to bolster the state's mining sector, Alaska mine leaders had good news to deliver to Alaska Senate and House resource committees during a Feb. 13 trip to Juneau.... — Updated 2/22/2018 Full story

 

Willie Hensley joins Trilogy board

Trilogy Metals Inc. Dec. 11 announced the appointment of renowned Alaska Native leader William Iggiagruk Hensley to its board of directors. Born in Kotzebue, Northwest Alaska, Hensley was a key... — Updated 1/25/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Matter of perspective

Alaska’s mining sector is in a global competition for mining investment, making it critical for the state to tout its strengths and address its weakness if it wants to attract the capital needed... — Updated 1/25/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

More Alaska mines

Alaska’s current fiscal crisis has highlighted the need to diversify the state’s economy and being one of the richest minerals jurisdictions on the planet, mining is an industry that could play... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 

Alaska holds Klutina Lake Road in trust

In almost fifty years of having practiced law, it has consistently been my counsel to my clients to avoid litigation wherever possible, subject to a lengthy list of qualifications. Certain miscreants... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

A growing workforce

Mining's contribution to Alaska's economy starts with the hefty paychecks being issued to the some 4,350 miners that work in the state, according to recent study completed by the Alaska Miners... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 

Chugach trades AK coal field for California carbon credits

The Nature Conservancy Jan. 26 announced a deal that secures the sale and permanent retirement of an Alaskan coal field, while ensuring long-term income for an Alaskan Native community. The deal... — Updated 2/5/2017

 

Some misgivings about Rep. Zinke

Like all Americans, those of us who live in that part of America that is generally contained in a tiny inset on the lower left corner of traditional maps, have watched and waited as the most... — Updated 1/24/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Going the extra mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has added 33 days to the comment period for the draft environmental impact statement for Donlin Gold, providing area residents and other interested parties more time... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 

Miners seek statutory reform of ANILCA

On March 28, 2016, six days after the U. S. Supreme Court rendered its unanimous opinion in the matter of "Sturgeon v. Frost," I offered testimony before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources... — Updated 4/17/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska is different

While not the official theme of the Arctic International Mining Symposium, the notion that Alaska is different was an undertone that permeated every facet of the Alaska Miners Association's spring... — Updated 4/17/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Death by 1,000 paper cuts

Miners see mountains of federal regulations standing between them and the development of Alaska’s unparalleled mineral wealth. In the recently published Fraser Institute Survey of Mining... — Updated 1/28/2018 Full story

 

Silence on public lands is deafening

God forbid we should ever be 20 years without such a rebellion. … [T]he tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants. - Thomas Jefferson, 1787 For... — Updated 3/20/2016 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Tax chasm widens

Nearly three weeks after Teck Alaska, operator of the Red Dog Mine in northwest Alaska, sued the Northwest Arctic Borough over a steep tax hike implemented at the beginning of the year, the chasm... — Updated 2/7/2016 Full story

 

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