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October 2014 Journal

From the Editors Desk: Wow! It’s been quite a year of accolades for Roger Burggraf…who deserves each of them for his contributions to AMA and his community. His latest recognition was being named the 2014 William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan of the Year by

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September 2014 Journal

The Economic Impacts of Placer Mining in Alaska I have known, well before I arrived at AMA, that the heart and soul of Alaska’s mining industry lies with the placer miners. These operations, with so few workers accomplishing such great

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August 2014 Journal

Watching Mount Polley Executive Director Column by Deantha Crockett, AMA On August 4, a tailings dam at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, Canada, breached, spilling water and sediment into streams in the area. This is a very serious

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July 2014 Journal

Alaska Women in Mining Coalition visits with Delegation By: Deantha Crockett, AMA Executive Director On August 5, a group of nearly 30 female miners met with Alaska’s Congressional Delegation in Fairbanks to discuss their roles in the industry and the

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June 2014 Journal

Mining’s Workforce Challenge  Josie Hickel, AMA Workforce Development/HR Committee Chair With several new mines planning to start production in the next 10-15 years along with the steady operations of the state’s six operating mines, an important task for the mining

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May 2014 Journal

From the Editor’s Desk On a recent trip I was pleasantly surprised to open my Alaska Airlines magazine and find a full-page ad for the Red Dog Mine sponsored by NANA and Teck. This was gratifying for several reasons.  

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AMA Journal April 2014

From the Editor’s Desk This issue highlights the Spring AMA Convention and Alaska Mining Day celebrated on May 9th at several AMA branch meetings. Our coverage is of the event held in Anchorage. Mining Day was actually on May 10th,

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Giessel: Alaska Mining Day

Senator Cathy Giessel speaks at Alaska Mining Day 2014.

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Heatwole: Alaska Mining Day

Dave Heatwole, President of Alaska Russia Investment Co. Inc., speaks at Alaska Mining Day 2014.

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Fogel: Alaska Mining Day

Ed Fogel, DNR Deputy Commissioner, speaks at Alaska Mining Day 2014.

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