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Kennecott in Alaska The former mining camp, now a ghost

Kennecott in Alaska The former mining camp, now a ghost

Kennecott or Kennicott (also known as Kennecott Mines) is a former mining camp, now completely abandoned, situated in the Valdez Cordova Cenzus Area in Alaska, United States of America. The site was center of activity of 5 copper mines. The town was founded around 1900 when copper ore was discovered in the area.

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Trump's EPA Could Open Door For Alaska Gold And Copper

Trump's EPA Could Open Door For Alaska Gold And Copper

Dec 20, 20170183;32;Alaska Native tribes who claim fishing as a human right have opposed potential gold and copper exploration in Alaska's Bristol Bay area, and are bracing for Pebble Mine to apply for permits.

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Alaska Metals Mining   Ground Truth Trekking

Alaska Metals Mining Ground Truth Trekking

Metals mining is controversial in Alaska. Pebble Mine is the most well known and controversial mine proposal, since it poses large potential threat to the Bristol Bay salmon watershed, and it is the target of far greater opposition than any other mine project in Alaska history.

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Kennicott Mine  Ghost Town Walking Tour   Alaska

Kennicott Mine Ghost Town Walking Tour Alaska

This abandoned copper mining camp is a National Historic Landmark District. Established in 1903, Kennecott Mining Corporation operated 5 mines in the area. Kennecott became a bustling mining camp filled with miners and their families. In 1925, a geologist predicted that the area would soon be mined out. By 1938, Kennecott was a ghost town.

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Tatitlek, AK Copper mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Tatitlek, AK Copper mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Tatitlek, AK Copper mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Tatitlek, AK

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US moves against Alaska gold and copper mine to protect

US moves against Alaska gold and copper mine to protect

The EPA has spent three years studying the potential impacts of mining for copper and gold in the Bristol Bay area. The region is the spawning ground for half of the worlds sockeye salmon.

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Alaska's proposed Pebble mine could threaten worlds

Alaska's proposed Pebble mine could threaten worlds

In late December, those worries gained traction when a mining company filed for a permit to develop an open pit mine atop one of the worlds largest unmined sources of copper and gold.

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Alaska Mine Threatens Salmon and Native Cultures

Alaska Mine Threatens Salmon and Native Cultures

Large scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses serious risks to salmon and native cultures in this pristine corner of southwest Alaska, the U.S. VANCOUVER (Reuters) Large scale mining in

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Pebble Project  Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

Pebble Project Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

The Pebble Project is a copper gold molybdenum porphyry deposit in the advanced exploration stage. The project is located on state land in the Bristol Bay Region of southwest Alaska, approximately 17 miles northwest of the community of Iliamna.

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Pebble Mine

Pebble Mine

Pebble Mine is the common name of a mineral exploration project investigating a very large porphyry copper, gold, and molybdenum mineral deposit in the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska, near Lake Iliamna and Lake Clark. The proposal to mine the ore deposit, using large scale operations and infrastructure, is controversial.

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Kennecott and Other Mines   National Park Service

Kennecott and Other Mines National Park Service

Most of the copper mining within Wrangell St. Elias National Park was done by the Kennecott Copper Company (also known as the Alaska Syndicate). Kennecott's role in Alaska's mining and political history was unique and a matter of considerable controversy from 1905 through 1938.

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Mining   akrdc

Mining akrdc

Alaskas mining industry includes exploration, mine development, and production. The industry produces zinc, lead, copper, gold, silver, coal, as well as

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Alaska Mining News and Commentary  MINING

Alaska Mining News and Commentary MINING

Deal with the Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) secures the company's right to use defined portions of APC lands to build and operate roads for the stalled Pebble copper gold silver project

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British Columbia mining company to fund exploration at

British Columbia mining company to fund exploration at

A British Columbia mining company said this week that it will spend $1 million exploring a copper mining prospect 200 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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Western Alaska Copper and Gold  Home

Western Alaska Copper and Gold Home

Western Alaska Copper Gold Company (WACG) is a privately owned Alaska registered corporation that was formed in 2008. WACG holds two significant mining properties; Round Top, a large porphyry Cu Mo Ag deposit and Honker Gold, a high grade Au Ag vein deposit.

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Alaskan Copper  Brass Home

Alaskan Copper Brass Home

Alaskan Copper Brass and Alaskan Copper Works offer a full line of metal products, including pipe, rod, bar, sheet, coil, plate, tubing, fittings and flangesl distributor, plate, pipe, bar, rod, coil

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Traveler's Guide to McCarthy   Kennicott, Alaska

Traveler's Guide to McCarthy Kennicott, Alaska

The next hurdle was to transport the copper ore from the mines to the coastal town of Cordova, where it would be shipped to Tacoma, Washington, by the Alaska Steamship Company for smelting. Michael J. Heney, a master railroad builder, was called upon to oversee the construction of the Copper River Northwestern Railway.

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Mining   Resource Development Council

Mining Resource Development Council

Alaskas six large operating mines (Fort Knox, Greens Creek, Red Dog, Usibelli, Pogo, and Kensington) provided over 2,400 full time jobs of the nearly 4,600 mining industry jobs in Alaska in 2013. Direct and indirect jobs totaled 9,100, paying $630 million in payroll.

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Alaska Mining Tour

Alaska Mining Tour

This high grade ore was shipped directly to the smelter without processing and averaged 50 55% copper. Lower grade ore was sent to the mill for processing. The overall grade was over 12% copper. Mining the outcrop ore at the Bonanza Mine was done by open pit. Underground mining was done in two stages using shrinkage stoping.

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The Legend of Kennecott   Edge of Alaska  Discovery

The Legend of Kennecott Edge of Alaska Discovery

Though the Kennecott copper mine was suddenly abandoned years ago, a strange presence lingers in the empty buildings.

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Western Alaska Copper and Gold  Corporate Information

Western Alaska Copper and Gold Corporate Information

Western Alaska Copper Gold Corporation is an Alaskan based company that is focused in the Illinois Mining District of Western Alaska. The company is engaged in exploring and developing its Round Top and Honker Gold deposits into significant mineral producers.

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Whittier, AK Copper mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Whittier, AK Copper mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Whittier, AK Copper mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Whittier, AK

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Mining  Alaska

Mining Alaska

The copper business began booming in the early 1900s, starting from small companies becoming excavating giants. One of which, the Kennecott mine, in McCarthy Alaska was once one of the greatest copper milling centers in the world, yet its rise and fall spanned less than three decades.

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Ghost Towns of America Kennecott, Alaska   WorldAtlas

Ghost Towns of America Kennecott, Alaska WorldAtlas

Kennecott was a booming copper mining site located in the Valdez Cardova Census Area in Alaska, in the US. It is situated beside the Kennecott glacier, northeast of the Valdez, and forms part of the St Elias National Park and Preserve.

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Giant Alaska mine proposal gets new chance under Trump

Giant Alaska mine proposal gets new chance under Trump

The Trump administration has given new life to a proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska that would be built at the headwaters of one of the world's largest runs of wild salmon.

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Alaska election outcome will aid mining, including large

Alaska election outcome will aid mining, including large

Anchorage, Alaska Alaska voters by a wide margin turned down a ballot proposition in the November 6 state election that would have blocked major new mining projects and hobbled producing mines when they renewed operating permits.

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STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

state of alaska department of natural resources division of mining, land and water copper river basin area plan amendment sc 86 030a09 management unit 29, subunit 29b

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Alaska Mines   Mining Artifacts

Alaska Mines Mining Artifacts

Historically, the largest copper mining district in Alaska was the Nizina district, the principal mines of which (Erie mine, Jumbo mine, Bonanza mine, Mother Lode mine, and Green Butte mine) were at Kennecott, Alaska, four miles north of McCarthy.

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The Southeastern Alaska Mining Industry Historical

The Southeastern Alaska Mining Industry Historical

gold ore from the AJ and Treadwell mines, the Alaska Gastineau mine at Thane, and the Silver Queen mine in Sheep Creek Basin (Stone and Stone 1980, Roppel 1991). The Silver Queen, Perseverance, and Silverbow Basin mines (all at Juneau) were consolidated into the Alaska Gastineau mine in 1911 (Stone and Stone 1980).

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Copper River Basin Area Plan   Alaska Department of

Copper River Basin Area Plan Alaska Department of

Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining, Land and Water. Search. DNR State of Alaska. MLW Home. About. About Us Contact Us. Copper River Basin Area Plan. State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources. 550 W. 7th Ave, Suite 1360 Anchorage, AK 99501 3557

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