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By Curt Freeman
For Mining News 

Forecast brightens for Alaska mining

Exploration spending is projected to exceed US$75 million in 2017, while miners line up additional investment for coming season

 

Last updated 1/16/2018 at 7:28pm



With winter programs winding down and summer efforts rapidly ramping up, it is becoming clear that 2017 will be a much more vigorous year for the Alaska mining industry than the 2013 to 2016 period.

For example, my internal estimates are already pushing $75 million for exploration activity alone and a significant number of projects that have announced exploration plans have not yet announced...



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