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Alaska mines welcome higher gold prices

Exploration sector will need a more significant and sustained recovery in values for the yellow metal to stimulate new activity

It is high summer in Alaska and the mining industry is busy breaking rocks, drilling holes, collecting baseline data, making upgrades to mine facilities and producing metal and coal across the state. The effects of declining prices for metals are starting to be felt at the operating metal mines and except for a few projects, the exploration sector continues to wallow in the doldrums, which have pl...


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