The mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada's North

Miners wrap up active year in Alaska

Low metals prices continue to hamper industry, despite robust production and significant advances in development, acquisitions

Over the past month, three of Alaska's large mines reported strong quarterly results; two projects in advanced permitting and pre-feasibility reported recent progress; and three exploration properties changed hands.

The latter is a trend putting 2015 on course to be one of the most active years for new acquisitions in the past decade.

Placer gold production has all but ceased for the year; however...


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