Archive of: Mining

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Pebble’s EPA fight moves through court September Issue 3 2014

Pebble’s EPA fight moves through court

The first court decision could come as early as October in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to use Clean Water Act authority to preempt mining at the Pebble project southwest of Anchorage, according to the president of the company planning the mine.

EPA holds first public hearing on proposal to veto Pebble August Issue 3 2014

EPA holds first public hearing on proposal to veto Pebble

Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble mine development.

Livengood owners focused on costs, optimizing production August Issue 1 2014

Livengood owners focused on costs, optimizing production

International Tower Hills Ltd. is continuing its work on the large Livengood gold project about 70 miles north of Fairbanks. The focus now is on reducing costs and optimizing the production process.

July Issue 4 2014

Permit filed to export Alaska LNG

KENAI — The consortium planning the North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas export project has reached another milestone.

July Issue 4 2014

Kuskokwim Corp. inks deal with Donlin Gold

A proposed $6 billion gold mine in the Kuskokwim region is progressing after an agreement between the company interested in developing the project and the village Native corporation that has surface rights in the area.

July Issue 4 2014

Exploration, expansion strategy at Pogo will extend mine life

The Pogo gold mine, near Delta east of Fairbanks, keeps growing. More gold is being found, and it’s sufficient to replace what is being produced each year.

EPA moves to block Pebble as House moves to block EPA July Issue 4 2014

EPA moves to block Pebble as House moves to block EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its push to block the potential Pebble copper and gold mine.