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Bill to help open mine gets hearing

...allowing Coeur to consolidate land it holds in the area with property it would lease from the Native corporations, said Rick Richins, Coeur-Alaska senior vice president. Murkowski said in April that the bill would allow Cape Fox to diversify its...
My Turn: Plan for Kensington mine is environmentally responsible

...operating environmentally responsible mine projects. There is no reason it would change this practice in the future. Rick Richins is vice president of Coeur Alaska Inc. He has been involved with the Kensington gold project for 16 years.
Hard rock, hard choices

On a recent Monday afternoon, Rick Richins fished a large piece of quartzite ore studded with glittering particles from the floor of a dark, dripping tunnel at the Kensington...
My Turn: Reopening Kensington mine would adversely affect Berners Bay

...Will Coeur employ 500 Alaskans? It looks like 80 percent of mine workers will be hired from the Lower 48. Coeur s Rick Richins told the Chilkat Valley News in July that 95 percent of the work force would be Southeast Alaskans; however, the U...
What do you think?

...available for use by the Kensington gold mine. That presumption was disputed during the week's polling activity by Rick Richins of the mining company Coeur Alaska, who said in a statement the "land already is available via mining claims that...
State eyes easing pollution rule

...though a federal regulator said that will not be allowed. "We don't see it impacting us at this time," said Rick Richins, Coeur Alaska's Kensington Mine project director. Others say Alaska officials appears to be mimicking British Columbia's...
SEACC sues to block Kensington

...500-foot dam. The company decided that "this is the best project, both economically and environmentally," said Rick Richins, an environmental consultant for the company, a subsidiary of Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp., based in Boise, Idaho...
Study to begin on mine plan least 15 years, supporting an additional 180 jobs indirectly, the company has said. Coeur Alaska Vice President Rick Richins said the downsized project has significantly less environmental impact than the previously permitted project. "At...
Coeur Alaska to fuel ferries at Cascade Pt.

...Bay's eulachon run drove us to Cascade Point but the herring issue there drove us to Slate Creek Cove," explained Rick Richins, project director for the Kensington Mine. Richins plans to submit a best-management plan for fueling and barging...
Gauging the mine's effects on Berners Bay

...trips and stay out of areas where foraging occurs, said Rick Richins, project director for the Kensington Mine Project...the mine by Nov. 19. Coeur Alaska project director Rick Richins said the delay is minimal and the company s board of...


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