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NANA companies serving Alaska mining

North of 60 Mining News – March 1, 2019

Series: ANCSA Mining | Story 3

NANA's growing portfolio of businesses provide services to the mining, petroleum, commercial, and federal business sectors in 15 countries on six continents.

NANA companies have been structured to evolve quickly-to embrace new technologies and game-changing capabilities-with the aim of exceeding the needs and expectations of NANA's customers.

Here is a list of NANA companies that provide a variety of services to Alaska's mining sector:

Tuuq Drilling, LLC provides drilling services to the mining and construction industries. Starting at the Red Dog Mine and within the NANA region, Tuuq has expanded its reach. Depending on the size of the project, Tuuq builds on partner relationships with other drilling companies. Tuuq owns and operates a fleet of new drills with automated rod handling systems; this new equipment provides higher drilling output with improved safety features. These drills can be operated in skid mount or helicopter portable configurations to depths in excess of 3300 feet using NQ™ tools.


NANA WorleyParsons is a project delivery company focused on multi-discipline engineering and design, procurement and construction management services for the hydrocarbons; minerals and metals; and power, infrastructure and environment industries. NANA WorleyParsons, LLC is jointly owned through a 50-50 partnership between NANA Development Corp. and Australia-based WorleyParsons Ltd.


NANA Management Services, LLC (NMS) provides support services to businesses and institutions in food and facilities management, camp services, security, hotel management, and workforce development. NMS is owned by NANA Development Corp. (51 percent) and Sodexo Alaska, LLC (49 percent).


NANA/Lynden Logistics operates marine cargo, trucking services and fuel transport services for Teck at the Red Dog Mine. The company is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. NANA/Lynden is owned by NANA Development Corp. (50 percent) and Lynden Logistics, Inc. (50 percent).


Kuna Engineering, LLC is a multi-disciplined engineering firm that provides innovative development solutions to projects and communities throughout the state. From planning to operation, Kuna has delivered exceptional service and results for diverse clients in every corner of Alaska for almost four decades. Kuna is committed to the Iñupiaq values of honesty, integrity, commitment and respect.


NANA Construction, LLC (NCC) is a full-service general contractor that provides core services to the mining, oil and gas industries. The company has supported Alaska's resource development industries since 2008 and worked with major clients such as BP, Eni, Teck, Conoco Phillips, and Caelus.


Paa River Construction, LLC (Paa River) engages in civil construction, aggregate production and mining support services. The company owns a fleet of equipment and has primarily focused on business opportunities at the Red Dog Mine. Paa River is owned jointly by NANA Development Corp. (51 percent) and Alaska Frontier Constructors, Inc. (49 percent).



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