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Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...per year, Crockett said.The Red Dog Mine, in northwest Alaska, has a hefty fuel bill, too. Teck Alaska, the mine operator, uses about 20 million gallons of fuel per year that must all be shipped in by barge during the summer and then trucked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-18/exploration-38-producing-mines-strong
State | AK legislature
Business news roundup

...Alaska's mining industry, a Northrim news release stated. He's worked in the industry as a manager, mining engineer, mine operator and entrepreneur. The last three years he's served as general manager for the Livengood Gold Project, a gold deposit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-31/business-news-roundup
Local
Assembly approves filtration for Salmon Creek drinking water

...prospect of an AJ Mine. If the mine is redeveloped, the mine operator would be expected to divert a flow of water that currently...the AJ Mine, Archibald said, maybe a potential AJ Mine operator should foot the bill."There will be a lot more threats...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-13/assembly-approves-filtration-salmon-cre
Local
My Turn: An appeal to President Obama on the Pebble Mine

...reasons given in the Attorney General's letters of March 9, 2012 and July 23, 2012, neither the State nor potential mine operators have any idea of how it will be used in the future. Not only does EPA's watershed assessment preempt the permitting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-14/my-turn-appeal-president-obama-pebble
Opinion
Chieftain Metals raise questions with legislators, partners

...Taku River. Chieftain requires approval of the road route through Taku River Tlingit First Nations land. So far the mine operator has not solidified an agreement with the TRTFN."There is serious concern for the TRTFN that several months of negotiations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-01/chieftain-metals-raise-questions-legisl
Local
Pogo Mine marks official opening after winter start-up

...he said. "We've committed to work with the industry." The Pogo Mine poured its first gold in mid-February. Mine operators predict production of 400,000 ounces of gold per year over 10 years, which would make it the largest gold mine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060706/sta_20060607012.shtml
News
Knowles urges groups to drop mine lawsuit

...Sierra Club. The groups are challenging a permit granted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that allowed the mine operators to pour rock slurry into Lower Slate Lake. "We feel that (Knowles) didn't quite understand what our argument...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083006/sta_20060830015.shtml
News
Legislators learn about mine suit

...During a joint Senate and House Resource Committee meeting held in Anchorage, legislators asked state officials, the mine operator and the group filing the lawsuit about any threats the mine may pose to the environment and alternate solutions to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090106/sta_20060901039.shtml
News
Exploring south of Sandy Beach

...as planned, on the road above the old foundry site where the zipline ends. Once upon a time, we were told, the mine operators created machine parts here. Almost all traces of that activity are gone, except that virtually nothing will grow...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120310/out_745154029.shtml
Outdoors
Alaska Digest

...that the mine's proposal would set a precedent for other mining companies around the country. Coeur Alaska, the mine operator, has defended the permits, saying that the Army Corps was diligent in its review before permitting the mine. Assemblymen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092406/sta_20060924008.shtml
News

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