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KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...that manages the review of proposed major projects." According to its jobs plan, British Columbia aims to get eight new mines operational by 2015; it aims for nine mines to get upgrades and expansions.Currently, the B.C. Environmental Assessment...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...negatively affect Alaska's water and its fisheries.British Columbia, according to its jobs plan, has a goal of eight new mines being in operation by 2015 and nine mines getting upgrades and expansions.Currently, the BC Environmental Assessment...
State releases economic forecast

...Southeast totaled $121 million in 2013, according to recent estimates by the Department of Natural Resources, and no new mines are slated to open this year. Most of the recent increase in Southeast mining jobs is attributed to the Kensington Mine...
Professionals advise against exploring old mines

...places and areas of high public use."The program closes about 400 mines every year, according to the organization.New mines built today would have to be sealed if operations ceased, but the abandoned mines dotting Juneau's countryside predate...
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As mining booms in Southeast, so does mine training program

...local, regional and state economy, the University of Alaska Southeast has embarked on a mission to meet the demand for new mine workers.That's where the Center for Mine Training comes in.The UAS Center for Mine Training is a vocational education...
State | Local
My turn: Is an operating mine needed to clean up the Tulsequah Chief site?

...decisions will be exempt from management errors.Starting up a new mine at the Tulsequah Chief site is not necessary to address...access challenges facing the Tulsequah Chief proposal a new mine may never happen. For 20 years now the Province has been...
On the Trails: Exploring Windfall Lake

...alas, because there was a nearly constant parade of helicopters overhead, flying back and forth, presumably to the new mine being developed near Herbert Glacier. A boat with a loud jet motor careened around the lake, vanished for a time in...
Fishermen eye looming mine deadline

...2005 and operate it eight to 12 years. He claims that the new mine will solve the water quality problems caused by the original...the British Columbia provincial government of encouraging new mine development in the sensitive watershed in an irresponsible...
Boom brings opportunities for miners, dilemmas for mines outside the mining industry. There were only a handful of major mines in the state, and for years there wasn't a new mine. "There were not a lot of opportunities," Borell said. "Now that's all changed." And it changed because of gold...
My turn: How did a bad plan get so far?

...this idea? Well, yes, someone does benefit. As happy coincidence would have it, this road will pass right by the new mine. Synchronicity at its best. Love the mine or hate it, it's not the public's job to pay the expenses of a private...


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