The Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. CEO says the company is continuing its efforts to develop the giant Pebble minerals project southwest of Anchorage, and is encouraged about prospects for bringing in a new partner to replace Anglo American, which withdrew from the project in September.
The Resource Development Council for Alaska 34th annual conference kicks off Nov. 20 at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage.
In the coming years Alaska may have the country’s only producing graphite mine.
Miners are an optimistic bunch, and although metals are still in a slump, exploration is down and capital extremely tight, the mood remained upbeat at the annual Alaska Miners Association annual convention in Anchorage Nov. 4 to 10.
The permitting process is ongoing for what would be largest gold mine in the world if it were developed.
Alaska’s large mines are looking for workers, and the Mining and Petroleum Training Service is doing its part to meet the need.
Next summer, 24 students from the North Slope will travel to the Pacific Northwest through the GeoFORCE Alaska program.
Finding solutions to regulatory challenges and exploration results from one of the state’s largest mineral prospects will highlight the Alaska Miners Association Convention.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Just how to define a glacier is at the heart of a Chilean congressional battle that could determine the future of mining in the world’s largest copper-producing country.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has signed an agreement with developers of the planned Niblack mine in Southeast Alaska to evaluate a mineral ore process facility in Ketchikan.
As gold prices dip, mining activity throughout the state is also in flux.
The future of the Pebble mine is in doubt after the major backer of the project pulled out Sept. 15.