Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation today (Thursday) announced that full production has resumed at its Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau.
Seventy-five employees work at Foodland A&P.
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.
It looks like about 10 Southeast Alaska boat harbors will see repairs or construction soon. The capital budget moving through the Legislature provides millions for docks, ramps and associated facilities.
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.
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has given Juneau’s garbage collection company – Alaska Pacific Environmental Services – the go-ahead to implement a new automated roll cart service. But the RCA has not yet approved a monthly container fee for specially designed trash cans. APES hasn’t said when the service will take effect.
A High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk – or HAWK – beacon is now operating at the Glacier Highway Walmart entrance, one of the busiest pedestrian crossings in the Lemon Creek area.