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 By Shane Lasley    News

When the dust settles

Alaska's mining industry captured the attention, not only of Alaskans but also the country during the past year when a controversy over the proposed Pebble Project in Southwest Alaska... — Updated 2/1/2018

 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 i... — 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... — 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... — 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... — Updated 2/26/2012

 By Curt Freeman    News

Recent mining revival sparks déjà vu

I was tempted to make a few 2012 predictions now that 2011 is nearly gone, but I decided not to when I came across the following lines and was struck by how closely they mimic our... — Updated 12/25/2011 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

A mining renaissance glimmers in Alaska

Will the next decade usher in a mining renaissance in Alaska? With six operating mines producing some US$3 billion worth of minerals in 2010 and another 10 projects positioning... — Updated 3/27/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

Usibelli 2010 coal sales set new record

With coal demand on the rise both in Alaska and the Pacific Rim, Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. coal sales are expected to top 2 million short tons in 2010, marking another record year for the... — Updated 12/19/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska faces tough road on global stage

Alaska's mining industry is entering the final lap for what has turned out to be a more robust than expected year for exploration, development and production. Strong worldwide demand for... — Updated 11/21/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining plays vital jobs role in Alaska

Mining is becoming increasingly important to Alaskans looking for good-paying jobs. Not only does the industry provide high wages, the geographical diversity of the mines provides... — Updated 10/31/2010 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Japan plays key role in Alaska mining

Japan is an important player in Alaska's mining industry. The island nation imports more than US$125 million in minerals from the Far North state annually and Tokyo-based businesses own t... — Updated 8/29/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

Coal miner advances Wishbone Hill

With access granted and exploration permit in hand, Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. has started a drill program at its Wishbone Hill property 10 miles northeast of Palmer, Alaska. The... — Updated 7/25/2010 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Pebble CEO: What the hell is going on?

A conviction-filled speech delivered by Pebble Limited Partnership CEO John Shively at the March 18 Resource Development Council of Alaska breakfast tackled the question on the minds of... — Updated 3/28/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

Statistics show mining matters to Alaska

The Alaska Miners Association recently released an economic benefits summary of the Alaska mining industry. This summary indicated that in 2009 the Alaska mining industry provided 3,300... — Updated 2/28/2010

 By Stefan Milkowski    News

Usibelli thrives on coal exports in 2009

Increased interest in Alaska coal from buyers in Asia and Chile boosted exports from the Usibelli Coal Mine to record levels in 2009. According to Steve Denton, vice president for business development for Usibelli Coal Mine Inc.,... — Updated 1/17/2010

 By Shane Lasley    News

Parnell lauds Alaska permitting process

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell reflected on Alaska's rich mining history and vowed to defend the state's mining regulatory process and to oppose unjust attacks on the industry during an address to miners at the Alaska Miners Association... — Updated 11/22/2009 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2009: Increasing reserves to meet demand

Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. completed a property wide reassessment of all available geologic data of its leases in the Nenana Coal Field in Interior Alaska, increasing its surface mineable... — Updated 11/1/2009 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Miners reclaim Alaska mines as they work

Reclamation is a critical element of modern mining and mine planning. In Alaska, companies who wish to extract minerals from the earth must first present a plan on how they propose to... — Updated 10/25/2009

 By Curt Freeman    News

News from Alaska field slows in summer

The Alaska summer is in full swing but news is slow in arriving from new field programs and mining operations around the state. The biggest news in the past month was the U.S. Supreme... — Updated 7/26/2009 Full story


Alaska mining project roundup

Alaska saw robust mining activity in 2008 across the full spectrum of the industry, from small placer operations to major producers, and from exploration programs to advanced development projects. Here is a look at companies reporting... — Updated 1/25/2009

 By Shane Lasley    News

Miners spend record $4 billion in 2007

Alaska's mineral industry set a new spending record of about $4 billion in 2007, up 13.3 percent from the value of the industry's expenditures in 2006, according to an 89-page report... — Updated 11/30/2008 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Usibelli anticipates cap-and-trade

Environmental stewardship is "old hat" for the Usibelli Coal Mine near Healy, Alaska, Bartly Coiley told attendees at the Alaska Miners Association 2008 Annual Convention in Anchorage... — Updated 11/30/2008


Producing mines in Alaska

NovaGold Resources Inc.'s Rock Creek gold mine began production Sept. 19. Crews began feeding the 6,500-metric-ton-per-day-mill at 25 percent capacity with a ramp-up to full production targeted for year's end. Once in full production,... — Updated 10/26/2008

 By Curt Freeman    News

Opportunities will mushroom for the bold

With termination dust settling ever lower throughout Alaska, the bulk of the 2008 exploration season has been completed, but lots of results are still pending from projects around the... — Updated 9/28/2008 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior chases Pebble-like deposit

CARMACKS - Western Copper Corporation said its Casino copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in central Yukon Territory has the potential to be developed economically as a sizable open-pit mine. The porphyry deposit at Casino is the latest in a... — Updated 7/27/2008


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