From The Editor’s Desk Is Alaska Mining Part of a Boom and Bust Cycle? A recent anti-Pebble article in the April issue of Alaska Coast caught my eye. One of the pull quotes says “Mining, as important as it is, is part of a boom and bust cycle, whereas fishing and tourism are sustainable in
From The Editor’s Desk We have heard at the Friday morning breakfasts over and over about how we need to speak up and tell our legislators what we think about bills that are before them in the legislature and how we need to provide comments on the massive amount of plans and regulations that are
From The Editor’s Desk Do you want to help make a difference in themining industry this year? Here are two ideas.I’m sure that most of our readers are applyingfor an Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend. Haveyou heard of the Pick.Click.Give. program?This program allows Alaskans to share theirDividend with causes they care about. One ofthose causes is
From The Editor’s Desk I hope you were able to attend the recently completed Alaska Miners Association convention. I look forward to each convention, as it is a time to see friends again, to learn new things, and to hear the latest goings on in the industry. Once again, we owe a great debt to
Council of Alaska Producers video on the real benefits of Mining in Alaska. The Real Benefits of Alaska Mining from Alaska Producers on Vimeo. Heard CAP’s new radio ads highlighting the benefits of mining? Have a listen below.
From The Editor’s Desk My editorial this month is a round-up of several things. First, you probably have noticed some changes this with this issue. The most obvious change is the new color cover. You will also notice that the images are now a bit sharper. We have also kept the articles together as
When agents with the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task Force surged out of the wilderness around the remote community of Chicken wearing body armor and jackets emblazoned with POLICE in big, bold letters, local placer miners didn’t quite know what to think.
April 12, 2013, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today signed legislation establishing May 10 as Alaska Mining Day.
Jimmy Rose looks at life a lot different after being away at war, so he’s chasing his dreams. See him sing his original song “Coal Keeps the Lights On” about the Kentucky coalmines that has his mom in tears and the Judges sending him to Las Vegas!