Summertime, and the miners are busy
Explorers, old and new, scour length, breadth of Alaska for gold, silver, copper, nickel, lead, zinc, platinum, and palladium
Last updated 6/27/2010 at Noon
As the long-awaited summer solstice comes and goes, Alaska's mining industry is deep in the midst of its summer exploration, development and production programs. Mineral exploration programs are under way from far Southeast Alaska to the Brooks Range, from eastern Interior Alaska to the Seward Peninsula. The commodities being explored for, developed and mined are equally diverse and include gol...