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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

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 budge...


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