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Vol. 14, No. 13 Week of March 29, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Mining pay ranks No. 2 after oil and gas

New industry statistics reflect importance of sector’s contribution to Alaska, local governments and Native corporations in 2008

Curt Freeman

For Mining News

There are some new stats out from the State of Alaska that I thought you might like to see. For 2008, the Alaska mining industry accounted for 3,500 direct jobs and 5,500 indirect jobs. The industry doled out US$350 million in payroll with the average salary totaling US$82,600 per year, which is 90....

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