Alaska mining industry faces credit crunch
High-quality exploration, development projects will likely survive despite worldwide shortage of venture capital, financing
Last updated 11/30/2008 at Noon
Let me start this month's mining update by saying I am not a chartist nor do I believe economic cycles are controlled by cosmic forces known only to the mystics. That said, I do believe in cycles because I have lived and worked through more cycles in the mining industry than I care to remember.
So a couple of observations seem in order as we plummet down the slope off another peak into what lo...