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Category: Econ 4-19

Minerals

Minerals

AIDEA’s mine-access projects Alaska Industrial Development Authority, the state’s development finance corporation, is work- ing closely with developers at the Palmer mine- project near Haines being planned by Constantine Metal Resources and Dowa Metals and Mining Co. Ltd. Palmer is […]

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Fisheries

Fisheries

Trade war Alaska’s China sales The China trade war has resulted in a drop of Alaska seafood sales to China by 20 percent in 2018. Another hit in 2018 is expected by the state’s seafood industry, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute […]

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Petroleum

Petroleum

State: Costs appear to be rising for new North Slope projects North Slope operators are reporting higher costs as activity increases, state officials are say- ing. Estimates of future capital and operating costs are filed by the companies with the […]

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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

Despite austere times, state nurtures strategic developments Despite austere times, the state is still nurturing the South Denali Visitors’ Center in Denali State Park south of the more well-known Denali National Park. Phase one for the project, which involves access […]

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Health care

Health care

New hospital planned for Sitka South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium and the City and Borough of Sitka have agreed conceptual terms for the sale of the municipal Sitka Community Hospital to SEARHC. The regional health consortium is also now […]

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Energy

Energy

Railbelt utilities at odds, again Lack of unity among Alaska’s “railbelt” electric utilities was once again on display when two utilities told the Regulatory Commission of Alaska they are unhappy with a plan proposed by four other utilities on plans […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Mat-Su transportation grant The Matanuska-Susitna Borough expects to hear this summer whether its application for a $25 million federal infrastructure grant will be approved. The funds would be applied toward the half-completed railroad spur linking the bor- ough’s Port MacKenzie […]

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