Alaska mining news and trends from geologist Curt Freeman
As industry emphasis moves away from gold and on to other metals, gold exploration in Alaska this season is expected to be less intense in favor of more polymetallic and platinum group element exploration
Last updated 4/28/2001 at Noon
Alaska's "winter that wasn't" is nearing its end and with it the mining industry is gearing up for another summer season.
This season promises to see less intense activity in the gold exploration sector, more polymetallic and platinum group element exploration along with continued development activities at Red Dog, Greens Creek, Fort Knox and the Pogo project.
To underscore this recent shift...