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...Mineral's Commission and a director for the Resource Development Council, the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.Northrim BanCorp announced in October its plans to purchase Southeast's Alaska Pacific Bank for about...
Supreme Court upholds Usibelli license

...The state Supreme Court on Friday upheld the state's issuance of a gas exploration license in the Healy Basin for Usibelli Coal Mine.The group Denali Citizens Council had challenged the process in which the state Department of Natural Resources...
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Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...Mountain rare earths mine on Southeast's Prince of Wales Island, Niblack copper mine near Ketchikan and Healy's Usibelli Coal Mine.The only Alaska mine I oppose is the Pebble Mine at the headwaters of the Bristol Bay salmon fishery. After years...
Alaska pushes back on federal involvement in mine

...And in an interview Friday, he said the state generally has been satisfied with the work that has been done by Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., the company behind the project.But the state has requested additional information from Usibelli as part...
Railroad: Flood damage, lost revenue may top $1M

...operated since Wednesday. That means no tank cars carrying petroleum from the North Pole Refinery or coal cars from Usibelli Coal Mines at Healy north of Denali National Park.The railroad, like much of southcentral Alaska, has been hard-hit by...
Alaska editorial: Growth on horizon

...860 out of 38,749 jobs expected throughout all industries operating in Alaska.The Economic Trends cites the Usibelli Coal Mine in Healy, the Pogo Mine in the Interior, the Red Dog Mine in the Northwest, the Greens Creek mine in Juneau and...
Lobbyists earn $8 million last session for efforts to influence state legislators

...Alaska Public Offices Commission. Many were from big businesses, including Exxon Mobil, Allstate Insurance Co., Usibelli Coal Mine and the Anchorage construction giant Veco. Many others lobbied on behalf of advocacy groups such as the Southeast...
Coal racking up record shipments

...proposals are under serious study in Southcentral Alaska. Also, the state's single coal producer, Healy-based Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., is weighing expansion. The bigger of the proposed new mines, called the Chuitna project, would ratchet...
Contracts signed to ship Alaska coal to Korea

...The agreement followed months of negotiations to restore an 18-year business relationship. The agreement between Usibelli Coal Mine, the Alaska Railroad and Hyundai Merchant Marine will allow 400,000 tons of coal to be sold annually to Seoul...
Homer utility eyes Healy plant

...Fairbanks, was built in the mid 1990s to tap the Usibelli Coal Mine and demonstrate environmentally conscious coal-burning...if needed, Gallagher said. A spokesman for the Usibelli Coal Mine said the Homer utility's interest in the power...


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