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Miners' views tarnish Alaska in survey

Negative perceptions fuel state's fall from grace in yearly industry ranking despite the stellar allure of its mineral potential

Over the past month, the world has been awash in year-end 2013 mining news, ranging from exploration and production statistics to economic impact numbers and mining favorability polls.

The Alaska highlights from this wad of info include the results from the annual Fraser Institute political jurisdiction favorability survey where Alaska placed first in the world out of 112 jurisdictions for mineral...


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