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Usibelli Coal Mine buys Tri-Valley subdivision Healy from Alaska Railroad Corp.

UCM buys land for Healy resident's to own

Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. Oct. 26 announced that it has acquired the Tri-Valley subdivision in Healy, Alaska from Alaska Railroad Corp., a major step in the coal mining company's goal to make... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
UCM 75 year anniversary celebration Healy

Ideas, hard work, tenacity and family

HEALY: Hundreds of friends, family and colleagues arrived at Usibelli Coal Mine Inc.'s Healy operation to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the longest lived large mining operation in Alaska... — Updated 8/17/2018 Full story

 
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Dead cat bounce for Alaska mining?

Although the Alaska mineral industry is in better health in the middle of 2018 than it has been in the last five years, the spirited recovery that was in progress in the first quarter of the... — Updated 8/3/2018 Full story

 
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Celebrating 75 years at Usibelli Coal Mine

Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) is Alaska's only operational coal mine. The company is proud to have an all-Alaska workforce of approximately 100... — Updated 7/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Usibelli Coal Mine celebrates 75 years

FAIRBANKS – 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of Alaska's longest lived mining operation, the Usibelli Coal Mine Inc.'s coal mining operations near Healy – a monumental milestone honored... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 

Prospects for change

After eight years of battling anti-mining policies being promulgated by the Obama Administration, the National Mining Association is cautiously optimistic about the positive change in the tone and substance of U.S. resource development... — Updated 1/19/2018 Full story

 
 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... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Coal rule quashed

President Donald Trump is set to ink his signature on a resolution that overturns a midnight hour Obama administration rule that threatened U.S. coal miners with added regulatory burden. The... — Updated 2/12/2017

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

At the midnight hour

As President Barack Obama enters his last month in the White House, his administration has finalized a midnight hour rule that would add another level of regulatory burden on coal miners in... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

A brighter outlook!

With metal prices stabilizing, physical stockpiles dwindling and demand again on the rise, things are beginning to look up for the beleagered mining industry. Gold's performance over the... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Usibelli employees end 2015 unscathed

Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. Jan. 15 commended its 115 employees for reaching the important milestone of no lost-time injuries during 2015. "The employees of UCM have dedicated themselves to safet... — Updated 1/24/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Focused on Alaska

Given an abundance of cheap coal available on the Pacific Rim, Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. is focusing on its core business - delivering more than 1 million tons of ultra-low-sulfur coal mined... — Updated 10/25/2015 Full story

 

UCM coal exports slow, Alaska demand rises

Aurora Energy Services LLC, the company operating the Seward Coal Loading Facility on behalf of the Alaska Railroad Corp., Sept. 22 said the facility will be idle for the remainder of 2015.... — Updated 10/4/2015

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Exploration expenditures drop in 2014

The state of the world's exploration industry was recently summarized in SNL Metal & Mining's annual "World Exploration Trends" publication, released at the Prospectors and Developers... — Updated 3/29/2015 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

AK mines top $3B

Galvanized by higher zinc prices and strong production at Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Mine, the value of Alaska's mineral production topped US$3 billion for the fifth year running. Larry... — Updated 2/22/2015

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Interior Alaska mines put people first

FAIRBANKS - The Arctic International Mining Symposium in Fairbanks afforded Interior Alaska mines the opportunity to provide an update on the latest developments at local operations. While... — Updated 4/27/2014

 

Miners' views tarnish Alaska in survey

Over the past month, the world has been awash in year-end 2013 mining news, ranging from exploration and production statistics to economic impact numbers and mining favorability polls. The Al... — Updated 1/26/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Coal tops minerals commission wish list

Coal is an abundant and readily available solution to the high cost of energy, the bane of operating mines, minerals development projects and residents in Interior Alaska, according to the... — Updated 2/23/2014 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Could Alaska host rare critical metal?

If you believe what you see in the press, Alaska's mineral industry was recently given a Christmas gift that trumps even the high-grade anthracite coal that most Alaskans were dreaming of... — Updated 1/26/2014 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Deafening silence arises from explorers

Following a rising chorus of junior companies touting impressive exploration programs on mineral prospects across Alaska that reached its crescendo in 2011, a deafening silence is resonating... — Updated 5/26/2013

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Economists forecast mining sector growth

An employment forecast published by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development in October pegged the state's mining sector job growth from 2010 to 2020 at 19 percent. That is se... — Updated 10/28/2012

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

State, feds plan digital maps for Alaska

In a long overdue step to bring Alaska into the 21st Century, state and federal agencies met in late June to discuss collaborative funding strategies for Alaska's Statewide Digital Mapping... — Updated 7/29/2012 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Jumbo Dome offers reliable coal supply

Usibelli Coal Mine Inc.'s Healy operation, Alaska's longest lived mine, produced a record 2.2 million short tons of coal in 2011. This marks the fifth straight year of production growth for... — Updated 4/29/2012 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining makes mark across Alaska in 2011

There are some new statistics just out from the Alaska Miners Association that I thought you might like to see. For 2011, the Alaska mining industry accounted for 4,500 direct jobs and 9,000... — Updated 2/26/2012

 

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