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Vol. 14, No. 4 Week of January 25, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Miners see bumpy road to mineral riches

Execs cite lack of infrastructure and lengthy litigation as top concerns for doing business in rural state that needs industry

Shane Lasley

Mining News

Alaska is rich with minerals and considered a safe place to do business. As a result, investment has flowed into the state. Today, a variety of mines and mining projects are scattered across the vast Alaska landscape, from the Greens Creek silver mine and Bokan Mountain uranium project in Southeast....

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Lack of infrastructure

Affordable power

Litigation a concern

Ballot initiative


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