SHORT COURSE INFORMATION
Short Course #1: Critical & Strategic Minerals
The Short Course includes a review of the major mineral deposit types that are host to the fourteen rare earth elements (REEs), the six platinum group elements (PGEs) and seven other critical and strategic elements that are particularly germane to Alaska. Examples of known occurrences of those deposit types in Alaska and northwestern Canada along with the potential for the discovery of new occurrences of these deposit types shall be discussed.
Short Course #2: Placer Mine Permitting
This short course is designed to provide small mines operators with information to help them navigate the permitting process. Presenters will cover the gamut of federal, state, and Fairbanks North Star Borough permitting and compliance requirements for mining operations.