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Fisheries

Fisheries

Fish harvesters net $657.6 million Alaska fish harvesters netted $657.6 million in payment by processors and other purchasers during the 2019 summer salmon season, according to preliminary Dept. of Fish and Game data. The preliminary total is 10 percent over […]

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Minerals

Minerals

Roadless rule lifted for Tongass? Trilogy Metals reported exploration results at its Sunshine prospect in the Ambler Minerals District with five of six bore-holes drilled showing copper concentrations of over 2 percent. Company officials said the ore grades and width […]

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Petroleum

Petroleum

Oil Search on track at Pikka Oil Search Alaska told the state Department of Natural Resources that it is on track for a Final Investment Decision with its partner, Repsol, on its Pikka project in late 2020 (late October is […]

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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

Four percent wage growth fueled by higher oil, construction jobs A 4.0 increase in total Alaska wage payments in the first half of 2019 can be attributed mainly to job growth in high-wage industries like petroleum and construction, state labor […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

$25 million grant for Anchorage port The Municipality of Anchorage received a $25 million federal grant toward its Port of Alaska reconstruction but the grant won’t initially reduce new tariffs for its new petroleum products and cement terminal. Building of […]

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Transportation

Transportation

Angoon charters its own ferry Angoon village in Southeast Alaska is in discussions with Juneau-based Goldbelt, Inc. to charter a catamaran vessel owned by Goldbelt to provide passenger ferry service. The Alaska Marine Highway System was to offer very limited […]

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Energy

Energy

Solar power cheaper than gas Renewable IPP, a startup, began operations at its 1.2 megawatt solar energy facility on a 17-acre tract near Wasilla in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The company had earlier built a 140-kilowatt pilot project. Construction of the […]

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