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 486 jobs over the road construction period

Up to 68 full-time jobs for road operations and maintenance over the life of the road

Mines Construction

5,933 direct jobs over two years for mine construction with $457.4 million in wages

9,278 direct, indirect, and induced jobs with $642.6 million in wages

Mining Operations

1,534 direct jobs with $164.2 million in wages annually

3,186 direct, indirect, and induced jobs with $324.7 million in wages annually

Government Revenues - Life of all 4 Mines

$261 million in mining license tax revenues to the State

$357 million in corporate income taxes to the State

$78 million in production royalties to the State