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Mining industry holds its own

...slippage, state officials say. The total value of the industry was valued at more than $1 billion despite historically low metal prices, according to a summary prepared by the state Division of Geological & Geophysical Services. The value of production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Biz_mining.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...slippage, state officials say. The total value of the industry was valued at more than $1 billion despite historically low metal prices, according to a summary prepared by the state Division of Geological & Geophysical Services. The value of production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Biz_mining.shtml
Boom brings opportunities for miners, dilemmas for mines

...It's a miner's market right now," he said. "For years, it wasn't. Now it is." For 10 or 15 years, low metal prices kept the industry in a slump, said Steve Borell, executive director of the Alaska Miners Association. There were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070506/sta_20060705026.shtml
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Why say no to mine?

...incredible longevity and perseverance by Coeur d'Alene in sticking with the Kensington through an extended period of low metal prices. That's a good thing for Juneau. Since the initial investment by Coeur, our son completed public school, graduated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112205/let_20051122005.shtml
Opinion
Greens Creek expands

...beginning three years later. Development started in 1987 with concentrate production beginning two years later. Low metal prices closed the operation in 1993. Since reopening in 1996, it has grown to become the largest private employer in Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Biz_GreensCreek.html
Business
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...beginning three years later. Development started in 1987 with concentrate production beginning two years later. Low metal prices closed the operation in 1993. Since reopening in 1996, it has grown to become the largest private employer in Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Biz_GreensCreek.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...justify the expense of extraction. Chandler didn't say how much money has been raised to date, and he conceded that low metal prices might also be dissuading investors. But the media spin is clear, he said. For example, he said he was ``a little...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061400/Loc_mine.shtml
Companies renew interest in gold

...Freeman said interest around Delta Junction last spiked in the late 1990s but new mining claims dropped off with low metal prices at the start of the 2000s. The geology around Pogo is not similar to other popular mining areas around Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051007/sta_20070510020.shtml
News
For Miller, an agenda that's bigger than Alaska

...until it finally got off the ground, it's a consequence of the regulatory burden," he said. Miller acknowledged low metal prices played a role in the Kensington delays, and that many of the delays occurred under Republican administrations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091910/sta_709735439.shtml
News
An ever-changing SE economy

...If we can get back to that we will be fine as far as gold prices are concerned,'' Wheeler said. Despite low metal prices, mining companies spent almost $60 million exploring Alaska in 1998. They staked more than 12,000 mining claims...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021699/Biz_economy.html
Business

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