UAFNews-L Placer mining workshops offered

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From: “University of Alaska Fairbanks” <uaf-distribution>
Date: March 30, 2015 at 18:27:35 EDT
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Subject: [UAFNews-L] Placer mining workshops offered
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Placer mining workshops offered

CONTACT: Debbie Carter, 907-474-5406, dscarter

One-day workshops on placer mining basics will be offered in Fairbanks, Delta Junction and Nome.

The workshops, hosted by University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 18 in Fairbanks, April 25 in Delta Junction and May 2 in Nome. Donald Keill, who has nearly 40 years experience as a mining engineer and geologist, will lead the workshop. Keill is also a certified mineral examiner and the owner of Keill Engineering in Fairbanks.

The workshop will cover placer exploration and mining, including placer geology, claim staking, hand and mechanized methods, mining agreements, permitting, mine plans, mining economics, reclamation and more.

The fee is $50. Register at asburgett or 907-746-9472.


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