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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Mining companies fighting for employees

Alaska mines compete with Nevada and Montana on signing bonuses, legislators told; university needs to recruit more students


Last updated 9/25/2005 at Noon

Competition for mining employees is intensifying in Alaska, with mines from the Lower 48 advertising their signing bonuses in Fairbanks, while the Pogo project tries to counter their offers with even bigger ones. State legislators heard about this and other mining issues at the "Gold and Gas in the Interior" meeting at the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly Chambers Aug. 22.

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