2017 mine values flat
USGS finds little growth for domestic miners; increased import reliance
Last updated 1/19/2018 at 1:52pm
According to the United States Geological Survey’s annual report, “Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017,” the value of non-fuel minerals produced in the United States and Alaska during 2016 remained at similar levels to 2015.
Alaska mines produced roughly US$3.09 billion worth of minerals, excluding petroleum and coal, marking the seventh year straight that output from Alaska mines have toppe...