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Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...forward with plans for a new rare-earth metals mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince...ridge. It knows the market price for the metals used in magnets, batteries and green...Ucore is most interested in the rare earth metals of dysprosium, europium and terbium...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
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Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...look at how an artist transforms raw "stuff" into the inspiring objects you see at the museum. From fish skin and baleen to metal and glass, "It's All Material" examines a wide range of materials, their sources and the techniques involved in making...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/exhibits-anchorage-museum
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Company behind Mt. Polley disaster to open mine near Southeast Alaska

...Alaskans are worried about another Imperial Metals Corporation mine already being constructed...for 28 years, according to the Imperial Metals Corporation website."In Southeast Alaska...Environmental Assessment Office website.Imperial Metals did not comment on plans to prevent a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/company-behind-mt-polley-disaster-open-
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Cleanup starts after rocket explodes during launch

...wait until after a cleanup to assess what it will cost to make repairs.Several buildings sustained bent or broken sheet-metal siding, roofs, doors or windows Monday, Craig Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Alaska Aerospace Corp...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/cleanup-starts-after-rocket-explodes-du
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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...Polley tailings dam breach so future breaches may be prevented. The same company that built the Mount Polley Mine, Imperial Metals Corporation, is in charge of the Red Chris Project.Begich, as chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee on Oceans, Atmosphere...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
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Cleanup underway at Cold War radio site near Petersburg

...rubble, trash and chemical contaminants still remain.An Air Force contractor has documented fuel, chemicals and heavy metals in the soil and groundwater, KFSK reported.Lori Roy, project manager with the Air Force, said the degree of contaminated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/cleanup-underway-cold-war-radio-site-ne
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Secondhand shops get stricter rules

...ordinance is aimed at keeping better tabs on stolen valuables sold to secondhand stores. It requires shops to hold precious metals and gems, gold coins and bullion, tools, firearms and electronics valued over $50 for 30 days before they can be sold to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/secondhand-shops-get-stricter-rules
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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...Previous warnings; environmental regulationsEnvironmental consultant Brian Olding reviewed a technical report from Imperial Metals several years ago.The crux of the problem was that the tailings facility had more water entering it than exiting it, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
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Fairbanks couple adds giant moose trap to yard

...base of the trap and an old spring and copper tubing for the metal frame. Dawson painted a red square around the edge of the trap...pan, rusted mining equipment and tools, old rocker boxes, metal tubs, wheelbarrows, a dog sled, pieces of burl, a wooden...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/fairbanks-couple-adds-giant-moose-trap-
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Reviews of new pop music releases

...recent divorce. And the band seems to have changed Jersey idols, from Springsteen to Bon Jovi, especially with the hair-metal chords that open "Stray Paper" and "Rollin' and Tumblin' " and with the power-ballad title track. The rousing "Dark...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/reviews-new-pop-music-releases
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