Efforts to curb speculative trading in the oil futures market have run into partisan opposition, or are hung up in the courts.
British Columbia environmental officials say a permit for a road to the Tulsequah Chief Mine will be delayed.
A six-month planned reduction in mining activity at the Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau should lead to lower operating costs. That’s according to Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation officials, who held an investor conference call today (Monday) to announce first quarter financial results.
Hecla Mining Company wants to expand the tailings disposal facility at its Greens Creek Mine near Juneau in order to extend the life of the mine an additional 30 to 50 years.
Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation today (Thursday) announced that full production has resumed at its Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau.
Great Bear Petroleum today (Wednesday) announced it is within a month of drilling up to six exploratory shale oil wells on its holdings along the Dalton Highway.
Inferred average grade is 0.142 ounces per ton after drilling on two of four veins.
Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation is spending $4-million dollars on exploration at its Kensington Gold Mine this year. But company officials say they’re focused on stabilizing existing operations at the nearly two-year old mine in Berners Bay, about 45-miles north of Juneau.
House Speaker Mike Chenault says it’s important the oil tax debate not drag on past the legislative session. And he’s willing to stay in Juneau until the work is done.
Monday is the 84th day of the 90-day session. The House has not yet received the Senate’s oil tax bill.
The Assembly has had more than a month to review a draft study of the city’s water system, compiled by Engineering Director Rorie Watt. He’ll be seeking direction from members at tonight’s Committee of the Whole meeting.