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Mining reps discuss business in Ketchikan

...end of Kendrick Bay, the site of a proposed rare earth metal mine pursued by Ucore.Heatherdale Resources owns the Niblack...the east coast of Prince of Wales, a proposed precious metal mine. Niblack Director Graham Neale, who also spoke for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/mining-reps-discuss-business-ketchikan
Local
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...Mike Satre, spokesman for the Council of Alaska Producers, the trade association of the state's large producing metal mines.He said the mines near Juneau - Greens Creek and Kensington - would pay more than $15,000 but less than $100...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Disagreements over mining require dialogue

...raised in its last editorial.There are not 123 mines in British Columbia. There are currently six coal mines and 10 metal mines in operation in British Columbia and very few of these are in trans-boundary areas.The government of BC regularly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-12/my-turn
Opinion
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...Pogo gold mines in the Interior show that developers of metals mines can be profitable and overcome challenges of high costs...and investment for the very promising Niblack multi-metals mine on southern Prince of Wales Island, despite the promise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-01/alaskas-mines-keep-plugging
State
Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

KETCHIKAN - A Canadian company is moving forward with plans for a new rare-earth metals mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince of Wales Island, sending a team to drill and spending millions sampling rock and studying...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
State
Alaska Editorial: SB99 opens wider opportunities for Southeast Alaska

...locally and statewide.The first is Ucore's Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth mineral mining project. The second is a metal mine at Niblack to be developed by Heatherdale Resources. Gold, silver, copper and zinc are available at Niblack.The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-26/alaska-editorial-sb99-opens-wider-opp
Opinion
My Turn: Ballot Measure 4 is bad policy and bad for business

...look at the excellent track records of the five large metal mines already operating in Alaska. Despite Alaska's long...25-year-old Red Dog Mine as our oldest.All five metal mines were permitted under the modern environmental regulatory...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-28/my-turn-ballot-measure-4-bad-policy-a
Opinion
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 Communications...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-04/new-bill-introduced-open-se-mines
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061902/sta_legmine.shtml
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