Alaska mining news and trends from geologist Curt Freeman
The summer mining season has begun across the state; eastern Interior Alaska, the Seward Peninsula, the central Alaska Range and southeast Alaska are seeing the most activity this year
Last updated 5/28/2001 at Noon
While the noisy debate continues over ANWR, the gas pipeline possibilities and the ever-increasing cost of gasoline, the Alaska mining industry has quietly made the seasonal transition from winter to summer.
The sound of drills and rock picks on outcrops is beginning to echo across the state.
By all accounts the number of feet drilled, the number of geologists and engineers employed and the n...