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Platinum producer plans summer prospecting in Southeast Alaska

...staked more than 6,000 acres in the Union Bay area 35 miles northwest of Ketchikan in 2000, said company consultant Curt Freeman. Drill tests the following year were interesting enough to attract partners. First came Pacific North West Capital...
Rising gold price spurs interest in exploration

...Mining companies maintaining production at current projects are starting to put more money into finding new sites, said Curt Freeman, president of Avalon Development Corp., a Fairbanks exploration company. "It's really charged up the industry...
Report: State's mining reputation is slipping

...19 and at a commissioners' and administration staff meeting the next day, Fairbanks-based consulting geologist Curt Freeman presented results of an annual mining industry survey conducted by the Fraser Institute, an economic think tank based...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the price per ounce as stockpiles of the steely gray metals dwindle. "There is huge demand for this stuff," said Curt Freeman, president of Avalon Development Corp., which has several platinum and palladium clients. Platinum and palladium...
Alaska editorial: End Green gravy train lawsuit. That odd aspect of state law makes Alaska a very litigious state when it comes to environmental issues. Curt Freeman, a Fairbanks minerals consultant, told the Legislature that the tendency for green lawyers to sprint to the courthouse...
Companies renew interest in gold

...incentive to start work or forfeit their claims. "The impetus there is to do something sooner rather than later," said Curt Freeman, whose Avalon Development Corp. provides services to mineral exploration companies. Freeman said interest around...


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