Benefits

What Are The Estimated Economic Benefits of This Project?


Job and business opportunities for rural residents in north-central and northwest Alaska

Road Construction and Operations

An annual average of 360 direct jobs over the road construction period

Up to 81 direct annual jobs for road operations and maintenance over the life of the road

Mines Construction

2,777 direct jobs for mine construction with $286 million in wages annually

2,034 additional indirect and induced jobs with $108 million in wages annually

Mining Operations

495 direct jobs with $72 million in wages annually

3,436 additional indirect and induced jobs with $228 million in wages annually

Government Revenues - Life of all 4 Mines

$393 million in mining license tax revenues to the State

$524 million in corporate income taxes to the State

$214 million in production royalties to the State

$13 million in claim rents to the State

$193 million in payments to local governments