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North of 60 Mining News

North of 60 Mining News Homepage. Blackwolf claims new Casey VMS property Drills turning at Turnagain mine project Teck leads 2021 zinc exploration at Lik Seabridge, Eskay team up to build road Rare earths are now being mined in Canada Biden seeks federal mining law overhaul.

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Ambler Metals, Alaska to invest $35m each on mine road

Feb 12, 2021The partnership, formed in 2019, seeks to eventually develop the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP) in Alaska's Ambler mining district.Building an access road to

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Mine planning in Alaska (Conference)

Abstract. Planning a mining operation in Alaska will involve the investigation of many parameters common to mine planning anywhere. However, there are some unique circumstances that must be recognized when one considers development of mining operations in Alaska.

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Chuitna Coal Project

The Chuitna Coal Project is a proposed coal strip mine that, if granted state and federal permits, would be built about 45 miles (72 km) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, in an area known as the Beluga Coal Fields near the Chuitna River and the small communities of Tyonek and Beluga in upper Cook Inlet.

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Protecting Canyon Creek Watershed from Coal Mining

Alaska is rich in coal. It has as much as 5.5 trillion tons of coal, which amounts to over half of U.S. coal reserves and up to one-eighth of world's coal resources. As U.S. coal exports to Asia have increased in recent years, interest in mining Alaska's coal has surged. Coal extraction proposals are cropping up across the state threatening a legacy of ruined landscapes, polluted air and

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Coal Mining Services

Coal Mining Services. Manta has 4 businesses under Coal Mining Services in Alaska. Featured Company Listings. Pacrim Coal Lp. 3 (1) 1007 West 3rd Avenue # 304. Anchorage, AK (907) 276-6868. Visit Website. CALL. DIRECTIONS. WEBSITE. Categorized under Coal Mining Services. Polar Mining Inc. 5836 Poker Creek Circle.

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Red Dog

Sep 23, 2021Red Dog is an open-pit truck-and-loader operation, using conventional drill and blast mining methods. Concentrates produced at Red Dog are shipped to our metallurgical facilities in Trail, British Columbia, and to customers in Asia and Europe. The mine life is expected to continue to 2032.

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Respiratory Diseases Caused by Coal Mine Dust

Coal is an important global commodity and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Thus, mining of coal will also remain important. Despite improvements in exposure assessment and ventilation controls and the existence of protective government regulations, coal miners are still at risk for respiratory diseases caused by coal mine dust and their associated morbidity and mortality.

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Impact

Alaska Conservation Foundation supports a network of partners that shares our desire to keep Alaska's coal in the ground and to prevent the acceleration of climate change. The following story about defeating a coal mine is a prime example of how protecting the lands and waters of Alaska can benefit both local and global communities.

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Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.

Environmental. Operations. In 1935 Emil Usibelli came to Alaska and worked as an underground miner in the Evans Jones Mine near Palmer. Eight years later, Emil and his friend, Thad Sanford, went into the coal mining business for themselves. In 1948 Emil bought out his partner and incorporated the company.

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Alaska Eagle Reserve Center Of Lawsuit Over Coal Mining

Dec 06, 2017Alaska Eagle Reserve Center Of Lawsuit Over Coal Mining - Across Alaska, AK - Hardrock mining is a threat to our Chilkat wild stock salmon and the sustainability of our community, one opponent said.

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Coal Mining and Coal Shipping

Noble Coal was formed in 2004. It began as a contract mining company for Consol Energy in Central Appalachia. In 2005 Noble began leasing and permitting coal properties for mining. Noble has and or is mining in Pike, Floyd, Letcher, and Martin County, KY. Noble takes pride in being an environmentally conscious company.

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Alaska Syndicate

The Alaska Syndicate was formed to develop the mine which eventually expanded into coal, salmon, and infrastructure throughout the state. Their influence helped to prevent Alaska from becoming a state as early as 1916. While the Kennecott Mining Company was still in operation they had developed other properties that still exist today.

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Coal Creek Dredge

Apr 10, 2020The Coal Creek Dredge is a piece of living history in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Located about a mile off the Yukon River, up the Coal Creek drainage, the dredge stands as it did when the miners left it, decades ago. Many tools and supplies remain inside as

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Facts Figures

1896 - Con man Homer Pennock promotes gold mining in the Homer area, but coal mining is much more successful. 1902 - Homer is virtually abandoned between 1902 and 1915 due to lack of coal markets. 1915 - Charlie Miller winters 95 horses at his homestead (Miller's Landing) for the Alaska

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Mining Museums and Tours

Sep 30, 2017Alaska. Usibelli Coal Mine Healy, Alaska. Tours are available during summer months by appointment. For tour information, call 907-683-2226. This giant mine along the Nenana River feeds six power plants in Interior Alaska and ships 750,000 tons of coal down the Alaska Railroad to Seward. Information on Mining Tours in Alaska

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The "Fishiest Ordinance Ever"and the Fish Creek Access

Aug 13, 2019The Flatlands Energy Corp applied for COAL MINING exploration permits in 2018 in Canyon Creek near Skwentna. It used to be known as the "No. 8888 Corporation." Flatlands Energy is owned by Alaska Asia Clean Energy Corp and Robert Power is the President.

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In Tyonek, celebration as a coal mining company backs down

Apr 05, 2017The Chuitna coal mine has been in development for decades. The project got its final environmental approval from the Environmental Protection Agency back in 1990, but coal

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By Road

Sep 11, 2021The historic coal mining community of Sutton provides a look at early 1900s in Alaska. Drop in at one of the many lodges that dot the byway. You will soon see the 18,000-year-old Matanuska Glacier! At Eureka Summit, see four of Alaska's major mountain ranges: the Alaska Range, the Chugach Mountains, the Talkeetna Mounains, and the Wrangell

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What is Placer Gold Mining?

Apr 14, 2015Unlike hardrock mining, which extracts veins of precious minerals from solid rock, placer mining is the practice of separating heavily eroded minerals like gold from sand or gravel. The word placer is thought to have come from Catalan and Spanish, meaning a shoal or sand bar. The word entered the American vocabulary during the 1848 California

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Alaskans Banding Together Against Proposed Coal Mine

Jun 25, 2014The proposed Chuitna coal mine in Alaska is the largest climate fight you've never heard of, says Laura Comer of Alaska Beyond Coal. If allowed, the mine would produce more carbon pollution than the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. And beyond that shocking statistic, it would also set another dangerous precedent.

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Chickaloon Native Village in Alaska Fights for Its Future

Jan 09, 2018Coal mining continued in the area until after World War II, when coal production decreased dramatically throughout the state. Today, there is only one coal mine operating in Alaska – 150 miles to the north of the Wishbone Hill site – it is owned and operated by Usibelli Mining Company.

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