A taxing dilemma for Red Dog
Northwest Arctic Borough levies steep tax hike that threatens longevity of world-class zinc mine; Teck pressures for negotiations
Last updated 1/24/2016 at Noon
The Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska is highly regarded as an example of a mining company and local aboriginal interests sitting down at the negotiating table and working out a deal that serves the economic and social interests of both.
A steep tax hike, however, threatens to shorten the life of the world-class zinc mine and thereby the partnership forged between Teck Resources Ltd. and NANA R...