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...