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Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...was gathered by McDowell Group, a Juneau-based consulting firm, for the Alaska Miners Association and the Council of Alaska Producers.The information was presented to the House and Senate Resources committees in Juneau Feb. 5, by Karen Matthias...
State | AK legislature
UAS miner training program prompted by industry demand

"Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operatings" students had an opportunity to see a mine firsthand in March, when the Southeast Alaska cohort of the University of Alaska Southeast class for high school seniors toured the Coeur Alaska Kensington Gold Mine.
State | Local
New bill introduced to open up SE mines

Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced a bill that aims to open up jobs to locals at certain Southeast mines. Sen.
Industry reps talk mining at State Capitol

...mining sector as a major player in the United States and the world.Satre, who is the executive director of the Council of Alaska Producers as well as the chairman of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission, said Alaska contributes a substantial...
Mine industry prepares for new 'battles'

...magnitude of oil and gas, but we pay our fair share with respect to other industries." - Karl Hanneman, Council of Alaska Producers On why legislators don't mind miners who come to visit: "We don't come in crying and moaning and asking...
AK mines produce $3.8 billion in 2011

...Miners Association and Council of Alaska Producers gave the mining industry's...executive director of the Council of Alaska Producers testified to the joint...Satre testified for the Council of Alaska Producers.Ucore Rare Metals is...
Mining comes with risks, and rewards

...held at the Capitol on Thursday. Matthias runs Karen Matthias Consulting. The report was commissioned by the Council of Alaska Producers.Matthias said three-fifths of the hydroelectric power in Juneau comes from power plants developed by mines...
Coastal management backers, foes present well-honed arguments

...he said. Industry representatives disputed that. Mike Satre, the Juneau-based executive director of the Council of Alaska Producers, acknowledged that Coastal Management was pro-community, but disputed the rest. If it was pro-development...
Big donors against Coastal Management initiative

...the largest portion of funding for the ballot measure campaign," said Mike Satre, executive director of the Council of Alaska Producers, the state's mining trade group and initiative opponent.Many mines are in coastal areas that would be covered...
Concerns raised over Gov.'s permitting bill

...the Resource Development Council and Council of Alaska Producers. Michael Satre, executive director of the Council of Alaska Producers, in a support letter that while the resource development industry is certain to be affected by the measure...


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