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    Winning With Tier Meetings

    While many have asked us what makes our employee/supervisor relationships so uniquely successful, we thought it would be a good idea to introduce our secret sauce…the Tier Meeting. This weekly meeting is an opportunity to evaluate an individual on their leadership work and team member work, while the leader shares their vision and strategy to […]

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    Cutting Jobs Might Not Be The Answer

    The challenge of finding and retaining skilled and experienced workers in the Oil & Gas industry remains high, regardless of the up and down wave the industry continues to ride. By the mid-1980’s, when the Oil price slumped to below $10 a barre, the industry reacted by delaying or dropping projects, and cutting exploration/capital spending […]

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    Digital Gold Rush Is Here!

    In what seems to be a somewhat lackluster gold environment, one company has found a way to pump some life back into the industry with a genius plan to get the community involved in finding gold. When Integra completed the acquisition of the Sigma/Lamaque Mine and Mill complex immediately adjacent to its Lamaque South project […]

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    Despite Current Downturn…Oil Exploration In The US Arctic Continues

    Alaska has seen a steady decline in crude oil production since 1991, and it’s expected to continue the downward trend through 2040.  Nearly 75% of all production comes from Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk River fields in the central North Slope. The variable climate and limited time without ice coverage has made for a challenging environment […]

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    Fairbanks To Honor Gold Rush History

    The sunshine brings activities and festivals to many mining communities during the summer months, and we wanted to highlight a few to mark on your calendar.  For an authentic Alaskan celebration, head to Fairbanks in the third week of July. That’s when residents cut loose in honor of their Gold Rush history, during a five-day […]

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    EPA Findings Show Positive Findings For Fracking Industry

    Five years ago there was a congressional request for the EPA to look into potential concerns regarding hydraulic fracturing and the effect on drinking water supplies.  This week, the long awaited findings came in with a highly favorable result for the fracking industry. While there have been some cases of contamination, the issue is not […]