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Verbatim: You can't appreciate the good time without the bad

...lacked. They soon find that they can't fully appreciate or understand joy without its antithesis: suffering. When precious metals such as gold and silver are mined, they contain impurities. With a fire a refiner must purge the metals of their...
Not going to waste: Old electronics collected for recycling

...collected from e-waste. Kosinski said the category includes common materials such as aluminum and copper, as well as precious metals like gold, silver, and platinum. When asked what technology Total Reclaim uses to sort out the various kinds of...
Salmonstock begins to mature

...edited to correct the spelling of Kate Huber's name. The fight against the Pebble Partnership and its plans to mine precious metals around and under the salmon rivers above Bristol Bay included Hula Hoops, all-night jam sessions and ironically...
End-users among Pebble foes

...environmental impact of mining operations." "We believe it is far more desirable," Kowalski wrote, "to source precious metals from a historic mining operation that is making a major effort to address legacy problems than to source from a new...
Recycle old electronics in Homer

...water and our fish by these toxic, and otherwise precious, metals. A study by the United Nations estimates e-waste...from electronic waste products. Capturing these precious metals through electronics recycling reduces our demand...
Alaska exports see record year

...export behind seafood and mineral ores followed by precious metals, forest products and fish meal. Most of Alaska's...exports -- seafood, mineral ores, forest products and precious metals -- grew more in value than they did in volume. The...
Port Mac on schedule, if funding keeps flowing

...container and roll-on, roll-off business conducted at Anchorage.If developed, Dyer said studies have indicated the precious metal, coal and limestone deposits near the state's rail and road system could generate up to 4,000 long-term jobs...
Major jewelers oppose Pebble

...jewelers against mining in the watershed. "As retail jewelers, we want to be able to tell our customers that the precious metals we use are mined responsibly that the materials used in the jewelry they purchase have been mined in environmentally...
Company hopes to mine riches in inlet outside of Anchor Point

An international precious metals exploration company has announced interest in searching for gold offshore of Anchor Point. Hemis Corp., incorporated in Nevada...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...always pay good money to see it, especially in an evermore crowded world. A pulse of hydrocarbons or a few tons of precious metals are nice, but long after these commodities are gone, human beings will still be searching for wild beauty, and...


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