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By Curt Freeman
For Mining News 

Alaska mining projects took hit in 2012

As seasonal exploration winds down, industry appears to be down but not out, thanks to the irrepressible optimism of most miners

 

Last updated 9/30/2012 at Noon



As the first cooler days and termination dust start appearing across Alaska, seasonal exploration activities are winding down and operating mines are preparing for another winter. To be sure, less money was spent on fewer projects by the mineral industry exploring and developing Alaska's mineral resources in 2012 versus 2011. More advanced-stage projects that added ounces or pounds to their res...



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