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Falling from favor

Lower opinion of Alaska's mineral potential weighed on Fraser survey ranking

Alaska fell from favor with the 350 mining executives who responded to the Fraser Institute’s Survey of Mining Companies 2016, published on Feb. 28. This group of miners, explorers and consultants ranked the Far North State as the 14th best jurisdiction on Earth to seek and develop a mine.

To gather information for its report, the Fraser Institute asks mining executives to rank the mineral potenti...


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