MINING NEWS: Railroads could unlock Alaska minerals
Lack of infrastructure in Alaska makes it difficult to access remote areas; two proposed railroads could change the scenery
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Two Alaskans prominent in the mining industry have spent years nurturing dreams of railroads. Both presented their visions at the Arctic International Mining Symposium in Fairbanks the week of March 13. Professor Paul Metz, a geologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, wants to see a rail link....
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