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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Haines offers deep-water port of dreams

Seaside community studies ways to attract ocean-going shipments of mineral concentrates, natural gas to and from western Canada


Last updated 9/30/2012 at Noon

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is a man on a mission, getting the word out to mining companies in Yukon Territory that the deep-water port in his sleepy Alaska community of 1,811 souls could well be the answer to their prayers.

Unlike the Port of Skagway, its increasingly busy neighbor to the northeast, the Port of Haines is virtually devoid of congestion. The port attracts only one cruis...

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