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Faster, safer avalanche rescue store the device at Coastal Helicopters so it's available to Juneau Mountain Rescue, Eaglecrest Ski Patrol, Kensington Mine, or whoever needs it. In Juneau, rescuers look for two kinds of signals: an avalanche beacon, also called a transceiver...
Alaska exports see record year

...bars to Switzerland -- Alaska's No. 6 export destination -- and buoyed by the first full year of production at Kensington mine north of Juneau. Gold exports jumped from $213 million in 2010 to $265 million in 2011, with $250.9 million...
State economy powers through recession

...have the volatility of other sectors of the economy," Fried said. "The mining industry has been booming too, Kensington Mine opened with a price of gold at $1,200 an ounce. In some ways, that's an industry that's thriving because...
What are the implications of the Kensington ruling?

...Pebble gold mine in the Bristol Bay watershed. The Kensington mine will dump only 200,000 gallons per day of polluting...contain all the same kinds of pollutants as from the Kensington mine plus copious quantities of cyanide. At risk is much...
Rising gold prices spur increase in prospecting activities across state

...bought Nixon Fork from Pacific North West Capital in August 2009 for $3 million in cash and shares. In Juneau, Kensington mine is in its first full year of production after producing 43,143 ounces of gold in the last few months of 2010. Owner...
China to become state's top export customer

...Juneau are major producers of zinc, and both mines well in international markets. China also purchases gold from the Kensington Mine near Juneau under a contract with its owner, Coeur d'Alene Mines.
Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

...people leaving Alaska's prison system.Partnerships with privately owned operations like the Greens Creek and Kensington mines allows the department to reach the most people, she said."But our biggest partner is you," Blumer said, addressing...
Uncertainty hangs over state's resources

...engineers. Last year several high-profile mine development projects were mired in lawsuits, including the new Kensington mine near Juneau and a new pit for the Red Dog mine in Northwest Alaska. In stunning victories, however, Kensington...
Senator sets ambitious agenda

...dividends already. After 20 years of dispute, the Environmental Protection Agency gave the green light for Juneau's Kensington Mine to move ahead. After 30 years, we secured $120 million for the University of Alaska research vessel Sikuliaq...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives04/14/00

...Classic may pay out $300,000 this year New order takes shape on North Slope Company announces new plans for Kensington Mine House approves victims' rights bill Senate passes bills for diabetics, Alaska Railroad Ketchikan Native...


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