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Mining

Mining

Mining
  • A slide from an Alaska Energy Metals presentation shows the amount of nickel and other elements needed for electric-vehicle batteries. Company officials believe that will fuel increasing demand for nickel in the years ahead.
    Alaska Energy Metals
    Alaska Energy Metals executives met with Delta Junction-area residents Monday to talk about a nickel deposit the company is exploring near Paxson. They say the Nikolai Project could become an important source of the metal essential to manufacturing green energy products like wind generators and electric-vehicle batteries.
  • 45 people signed up to speak at the hearing for the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.
    Robyne
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    KUAC
    About 150 people signed-in to the public hearing for the Ambler Road Draft EIS last night. Commenters noted the report found impacts to subsistence hunting and fishing, and nearly all opposed construction of the mining access road.