Alaska mining news summary: Seward Peninsula most active part of state as mid-summer drilling, trenching, prospecting results pour in
Geologist Curt Freeman says a number of areas are seeing increased levels of interest and investment for the first time in five years; and gold exploration has resurfaced, but base metal, platnium group metal exploration continue strong
Last updated 8/11/2002 at Noon
Drilling, trenching and prospecting results are pouring in from all over the state as the 2002 summer season hits its annual mid-point. The most active place in the states continues to be the Seward Peninsula although a number of other areas are seeing increased levels of interest and expenditure for the first time in five years.
Tire kicking has increased across the board and new property acq...