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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Mining values set records in 2006

Higher prices, world-class projects such as Red Dog, Pebble drive Alaska exploration, development, production, employment


Last updated 11/25/2007 at Noon

Alaska mining activity climbed to new heights in 2006 with the value of exploration, development and production exceeding $3.5 billion. Production values more than doubled, leaping to $2.86 billion from $1.4 billion in 2005, according to Alaska's Mineral Industry 2006, an annual report released Nov. 7.

Continuing high zinc prices played a key role in the record-breaking tally for the industry,...

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