Kinross Gold: Bringing Economic Growth to Alaska for 20 Years

Kinross Gold’s Fort Knox mine recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and became the largest gold producer in the history of Alaska. To mark the occasion, the site donated $600,000 to fund an engineering scholarship at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Including this donation, Fort Knox has contributed... Read More

Joy Global: Combining Fuel Consumption and Energy Storage Solutions

Answering the industry’s dual calls for reduced costs and more environmentally-friendly solutions, Joy Global recently introduced its new KESS unit, or Kinetic Energy Storage System, that pairs with its proven Joy SR (Switched Reluctance) Hybrid Drive motors. Officially debuted at MINExpo® 2016, the... Read More

Wyodak Coal Mine: Mining Powder River Coal to Power the Nation

Founded nearly 100 years ago, Wyodak Resources Development Corporation is the oldest coal mine in the Powder River Basin and the oldest continuously operating surface coal mine in the U.S. Around 40 percent of the country’s coal comes from this basin, located between southeast Montana and northwest... Read More