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KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Currently, the BC Environmental Assessment Office has eight aggregate/coal mines and seven metal mines active in the pre-application phase; two metal mines are in the application phase, according to Greg Leake, the EAO's Director of Client...
New bill introduced to open up SE mines

...legislation to allow for 18 miles of road through a roadless area on Prince of Wales to the Niblack and Bokan Mountain heavy metal mines. The legislation is expected to be similar to Senate Bill S. 3330 Murkowski introduce in June of 2012 called the Niblack...
Juneau economy up a notch in 2012

...employer with 2,171 annual average employees. Health care accounts for 1,797 jobs while Juneau's two precious metal mines employ over 600 with a total payroll of $56 million. Mine work continues to boast the highest average annual wage...
Bill to help open mine gets hearing

...Sen. Frank Murkowski presented a bill to a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday that would expedite the opening of multi-metal mines about 45 miles northwest of downtown Juneau. The Cape Fox Land Entitlement Act of 2002, or Senate Bill 2222, would...
Senate panel approves Berners Bay land trade

...Juneau, is the site where Idaho-based mining company Coeur Alaska hopes to reopen the Kensington and Jualin multi-metal mines. The bill was revised after a June congressional hearing, clarifying that the land exchange must be of equal value...
Mining has top state-hire rate

...economic impacts of alaska's mining industry," is available for viewing at . Metal mines reported an average employment of 1,130 workers in 2004 and mine workers earned an average annual salary of $70...
Report: Mining won't pan out for state

...of public policy, Power said. He said he also was surprised to learn of the small amount of royalties and taxes the metal mines contribute to the state, given the wealth Alaska earns from the oil industry. "That attitude doesn't seem to be...
Homer area mine played role in World War II

...Alaska's most glittering economic opportunity even into the modern eras was shut down during the war years. "Only base metal mines could be operated because the U.S. government only wanted the strategic minerals," Krause said. "Gold wasn't...
Prices slow the search for gold

...situation changing soon. ``I don't expect a significant rebound in the near future,'' Loeffler said. Multi-metal mines such as Greens Creek near Juneau will click along without having to worry too much over the low gold prices, since...
Alaska Digest

...The Kennecott Greens Creek Mine, on Admiralty Island near Juneau, won a first place national award among underground metal mines for its 2003 safety record. The annual Sentinels of Safety award is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's...


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