Mining News: News Nuggets: Worth of Alaska mines’ output falls 12%
Lower metals prices weigh on production value in 2015; USGS expresses concerns about U.S. reliance on foreign-sourced minerals
Though lower metals prices weighed on the value of Alaska’s mining sector, the production of minerals, not including coal and oil, in the 49th State topped US$3 billion for the sixth year running.
According to the United States Geological Survey’s annual report, “Mineral Commodity Summaries 2016,”....
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