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More funding for EPA staff on the way for Alaska

...He said he knows that Alaska's mining industry, in particular, is undergoing a resurgence of activity, given high metal prices and other factors. "Hopefully, we'll be able to keep pace," Iani said. "This state is blessed with natural...
Kensington parent reports sharp rise in third quarter earnings

Kensington Mine's parent company, Idaho-based Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp., reported a sharp rise in earnings in its third quarter report.
UAS to offer new mine training program

...its part to help fill the need of the industry, she said. "There's an increasing demand right now because of higher metals prices and increased exploration in the state right now," which is likely to continue growing in the future, Schmitt...
State mining profits surge

...Revenue. State economists agree with Borell and predict next year will be about as good as this year. Krause said high metals prices are prompting more exploration for minerals, prompting claims that signal more mining activity in the future...
Hecla's Q3 net income sets record

Though sales were down in the third quarter of 2011 from last year, low per ounce production costs and high metal prices helped Hecla Mining Company realize an "excellent" quarter, according Phillips Baker, Hecla's president and...
Companies post record profits

...Scott Lamb, a spokesman for Coeur d'Alene Mines. "The project itself is not predicated on high prices." The high metals prices have a direct benefit for corporate investment and profits, according to Hecla officials. The recent prices have...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mining experts predict. Higher metals prices spur exploration near Fairbanks...predict. Home>Archives> Higher metals prices spur exploration near Fairbanks Higher metals prices spur exploration near Fairbanks...
Gold prices dip after nearing historic high

Alaska's mining industry could continue to reap benefits from high metal prices as gold traded above $840 per ounce last week, but dropped below $800 by Tuesday. Sound off on the important issues at That's...
Alaska Digest

...Greens Creek mine produced 2.1 million ounces for Hecla's account during the first nine months of the year. Higher metal prices are offsetting increasing operating costs from rising prices of oil, a company statement said. Prices "more than...
Alaska mines set output record in '07

...Lower metal prices also are expected to curtail exploration and reduce state and local tax revenue from mines. High metal prices and increased production drove up the gross value of state output. The value of zinc, the state's most valuable...


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