Tag: Construction

Construction Company Defends Port Work

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After the Municipality of Anchorage sued designers of the botched Port of Anchorage expansion project earlier this month, the designers faulted the construction. But one construction company involved is defending their work. Download Audio

Muni Sues Port Designers, They Fault Construction

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After years of problems, which halted the Port of Anchorage project, the Municipality of Anchorage is suing the designers. Download Audio

The Endangered Belugas of Cook Inlet

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Dr. Leslie Cornick from Alaska Pacific University studies beluga communication, diet, and travel patterns to report on the health of the Cook Inlet beluga population. She shared new information from recent studies at the Alaska Zoo's Wildlife Wednesday lecture series on December 14. KSKA: Thursday 1/26 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Conoco May Get Access to NPRA

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The state and Conoco-Phillips are getting federal support for drilling plans in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska – NPRA. Conoco-Phillips has several leases in the area, but has so far been blocked from developing them by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ refusing to allow the construction of a bridge over the Colville River.

Cost to Build Donlin Mine Increases

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The price to build the proposed Donlin Gold Mine has shot up by billions of dollars. That’s according to one of the major developers. NovaGold Resources released a new construction estimate for the remote mine site that puts the figure at $7 billion.

Life Sciences Building Transforms Look of UAF’s West Ridge

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks west ridge is taking on a new look, as construction of the new Life Sciences building progresses.

Partial FAA Shutdown Will Continue Through Congressional Recess

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Congress wrapped up its summer work Tuesday without passing legislation to keep the Federal Aviation Administration open. Political bickering has partially shut it down – and may continue to until after Labor Day when Congress returns from its August recess.

Officials to Meet with Shipyard to Build Next State Ferry

Transportation officials plan to meet soon with shipyards that could build the next state ferry. But construction is still a ways off.

Alaska News Nightly: July 13, 2011

Groups Accept Settlement over Endangered Species Suit, Alaska Congressional Delegation Split on ‘Doomsday Scenario’ of National Debt Default, Five Escape Sinking Fishing Vessel near Valdez, NPR-A and Sealaska Lands Bills Up for Vote in DC, and more...

Tugboat Sinks in Bering Sea

A vessel is headed out into the Bering Sea to retrieve a barge full of construction equipment.