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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Rising metals prices

Increasing gold, zinc, copper prices bode well for Alaska's mining sector

 

Last updated 1/11/2018 at 7:43pm



Healthy price gains for zinc and copper this year, and gold rocketing through the US$1,300-per-ounce threshold on Aug. 28, is good news for Alaska's mining sector.

Together, zinc and gold account for more than 80 percent of the value of metals mined in Alaska - silver and lead account for most of the balance. Copper, on the other hand, is set up to play an important role for the future of minin...



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