alaska coal mining

  • The Alaska Coal Boom Goes Bust | Sierra Club

    Apr 20, 2017 · Citizen action and legal pressure have stopped two major coal mining projects in Alaska – including the largest mine ever proposed in the state. It's now more clear than ever that coal belongs to the past, and that Alaska's future lies with wild places, healthy salmon streams, and strong communities.

  • ALASKA COAL-A BIBLIOGRAPHY -

    the Alaskan coal mining industry, the time seemed appropriate to compile a comprehensive bibliography of Alaskan coal to eliminate duplication of ef- fort and guarantee the industry the most comprehensive source of information.

  • Alaska Mining Hall of Fame Inductees in Alphabetical Order

    A Welsh immigrant who became the father of Alaska coal mining. Joe Juneau: A Native of Quebec, a California 49er, and the co-discoverer of gold in the Juneau district. Tekla Kanari: A Finnish immagrant who helped form the Trinity Mining Company, one of the most successful small scale placer operations in the Kougarok District north of Nome. Kawa.ée

  • Healy: Coal Capital of Alaska

    Mention Healy and inevitably the conversation veers toward the Usibelli Coal Mine. It lies just a few miles east of the highway and employs nearly 100 people year-round. They send their coal to power plants around Alaska and export it to Pacific Rim countries. Healy school children nicknamed the mine's dragline "Ace-in-the-Hole."

  • Coal Mining in Alaska - Coal Diver

    Alaska. Coal extraction accounts for about 20 percent of the entire mining industry in Alaska. In 2004, the state produced approximately 1.5 million short tons of coal worth approximately $30 million dollars, which ranked it 23rd in the nation in coal production. [1] All of this coal comes from the only active coal mine in Alaska, the Usibelli mine.

  • Alaska Department of Revenue - Tax Division

    Alaska levies a mining license tax on mining net income and royalties received in connection with mining properties and activities in Alaska. The division collects mining license taxes primarily from businesses engaged in coal and hard rock mining in the state.

  • Coal Mining in Alaska: A Dirty Business - Trustees for Alaska

    It's dirty when it's being transported. It's dirty when it's burned. The coal mining industry is responsible for destroying mountains back east. Here in Alaska, Coal burning is about as dirty as it gets. Worldwide, coal-fired power plants are the largest single source of greenhouse gases, resulting in unprecedented changes in global climate.

  • Coal mining methods – Coal mining and Alaska

    Pillars refer to the pillars of coal that are left in place to help support the ceiling. Using this method of mining may reduce the coal extraction ratio up to 60%. In Alaska underground mining was the primary form of coal mining used until about the late 1930's – early 1940's ( I was unable to find an exact date.)

  • A massive coal mining project was scrapped in Alaska after ...

    Apr 03, 2017 · A controversial coal mining project in Alaska worth more than $600 million has been abandoned by its developers, underscoring the uphill battle President Donald Trump will face in .

  • Healy: Coal Capital of Alaska

    It lies just a few miles east of the highway and employs nearly 100 people year-round. They send their coal to power plants around Alaska and export it to Pacific Rim countries. Healy school children nicknamed the mine's dragline "Ace-in-the-Hole." The dragline is the largest mobile land machine in Alaska and moves massive amounts of dirt.

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  • Mining Jobs in Alaska - Careermine

    Mining jobs found in Alaska. Get daily mining job alerts. New mining job vacancies on Careermine.

  • The impact of mining Alaska's coal

    Mar 11, 2014 · The impact of mining Alaska's coal by Taylor & Francis Alaska, the last great frontier, is being threatened by many proposals to mine an estimated 5.5 trillion tons of coal.

  • Alaska-Mines

    Eastern Alaska Mining & Milling Co. - Silver Bow Basin, Alaska. The Russians had been aware of the presence of gold in their territory of Alaska. In 1849 gold was found near the Russian River and reportedly other places on the Kenai Peninsula. In 1861, gold was discovered on Telegraph Creek near the settlement of Wrangell.

  • Alaska Coal History

    Since 1971, Usibelli Coal Mine has been the only significant operating coal mine in Alaska. In 1984 a deep water port and coal loading facility was constructed in Seward for the export of Usibelli coal to South Korea and in anticipation of increased coal production in Alaska. "Alaska's 1985 coal production set a new all-time record at nearly 1.4 million short tons. The International Energy Agency in 1985 projected that .

  • A massive coal mining project was scrapped in Alaska after ...

    Apr 03, 2017 · A massive coal mining project was scrapped in Alaska after no one would invest in it. PacRim Coal LP, the developer behind the Chuitna Coal Project, was in the later stages of the state and federal mine permitting process to develop coal deposits 45 miles southwest of Anchorage. The firm planned to ship the coal to South Korea, Japan, and China.