Refine Search

My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...From 1989 to present, NANA shareholders have received more than $200 million in dividends that are a direct result of Red Dog Mine operations. Since mining began, NANA shareholders working at the mine have earned $430 million in wages, and the...
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...investment climate in mining, and that seems likely to continue as well.It's an irony, because the experience at the Red Dog Mine north of Kotzebue, Greens Creek mine near Juneau, and the Fort Knox and Pogo gold mines in the Interior show that...
My Turn: Ballot Measure 4 is bad policy and bad for business

...Despite Alaska's long history with mining, large-scale metal mining is a young industry, with the 25-year-old Red Dog Mine as our oldest.All five metal mines were permitted under the modern environmental regulatory system and have had no...
AIDEA approves commercial loan for Wasilla theme park

...the Ketchikan Shipyard, and the Delong Mountain Transportation System, a 52-mile haul road over which ore from the Red Dog Mine, the world's second-largest zinc mine, is carried to tidewater.
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...000 per year, Crockett said.The Red Dog Mine, in northwest Alaska, has a hefty...corporation, in fees for use of the Red Dog Mine road and port and the Skagway Ore...noted the royalties paid by the Red Dog Mine continues to NANA Regional Corp...
State | AK legislature
Northern Dynasty vows to press on at Pebble Mine

...Alaska producing mines as examples of successful water treatment management including the Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks, Red Dog Mine north of Kotzebue and the Greens Creek Mine near Juneau.Despite the world mining industry's current problems, Thiessen...
Swarm of Alaska quakes puzzles scientists

...earthquakes," Ruppert said.Ruppert said she doesn't believe there is any connection between the quakes and the Red Dog Mine, located about 35 miles north of Noatak."All mining activities are very near the surface," Ruppert said. "And...
State split on coastal issue

...fields, including Northstar, Badami and Alpine, were developed with coastal management in place, he said. So was Red Dog mine, the big lead and zinc mine near Kotzebue, the former governor said.On the other side is former Gov. Frank Murkowski...
Industry reps talk mining at State Capitol

...Juneau.Alaska is the U.S. leader in the production of zinc, another metal mined at Greens Creek, although the Red Dog mine in Northern Alaska is the largest zinc producer, according to Satre."We produce an exceptional amount of lead and...
Teck Cominco, NANA hurt by Red Dog losses

ANCHORAGE - The company that runs the Red Dog mine in northwest Alaska expects the operation to lose $40 million to $50 million this year. "It's very significant," said Charlotte...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback