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2010-06-08 12:22:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) and Houston-based Laurus Energy announced the formation of Stone Horn Ridge LLC, a company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The Anchorage-based joint venture is developing syngas for power generation, ultra-clean liquid fuels and other industrial applications. Stone Horn Ridge's production site will be on resource-rich CIRI-owned land on the west side...

2010-06-07 17:01:00

HOUSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced it has closed on an agreement with Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) to develop an underground coal gasification project. The agreement will result in the first North American company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The joint venture will be based outside of Anchorage....

2010-06-07 10:26:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Asset Management Services (AMS), a subsidiary of Advanced Supply Chain International (ASCI), a global leader in supply chain management, has developed DocAdvance; a web-based work management / routing tool that effectively manages client documentation processes. Vendor Drawing & Data Requirements (VDDR - a collection of supplier provided test reports, material information, inspection records and other data) is imperative to any project's...

2010-05-05 15:05:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (Nasdaq: GNCMA) today reported its first quarter 2010 results with revenues increasing to $152.4 million and adjusted EBITDA increasing to $51.1 million. Revenues for the first quarter of 2010 increased 2.5 percent over revenues of $148.7 million in the first quarter of 2009. Adjusted EBITDA increased $4.6 million or 9.9 percent over first quarter of 2009 EBITDA of $46.4 million. EBITDA margin for the...

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2010-04-28 13:28:24

New research indicates that one of the largest fresh-water floods in Earth's history happened about 17,000 years ago and inundated a large area of Alaska that is now occupied in part by the city of Wasilla, widely known because of the 2008 presidential campaign. The event was one of at least four "megafloods" as Glacial Lake Atna breached ice dams and discharged water. The lake covered more than 3,500 square miles in the Copper River Basin northeast of Anchorage and Wasilla. The megaflood...

2010-03-29 18:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Census Bureau Director Robert Groves noted today that some areas are lagging behind the rest of the country in terms of mailing back their 2010 Census forms. With Census Day on April 1, Anchorage still has one of the lowest rates of mail participation. Nationally, 46 percent of households have mailed back their forms so far. But in Anchorage, the mail participation rate is significantly lower, at 41 percent. (Logo:...

2010-03-16 08:24:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Supply Chain International (ASCI), a global leader in supply chain management, was founded in 1999 to meet a rising demand for substantial cost savings in a difficult economic environment. Several of these fiscal issues have resurfaced in today's volatile business climate, yet ASCI continues to deliver dramatic cost savings to clients by directly addressing and overcoming these challenges. During 2009, ASCI delivered, captured, and...

2010-03-11 00:27:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (Nasdaq: GNCMA) today reported its 2009 results with revenues increasing to $595.8 million and adjusted EBITDA increasing to $192.9 million. Adjusted EBITDA increased $21.8 million or 12.7 percent, over 2008 Adjusted EBITDA of $171.1 million. EBITDA margin improved to 32.4 percent for 2009 as compared to 29.7 percent for the prior year. Revenues and adjusted EBITDA were record high results for GCI. The...

2010-03-09 08:24:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Supply Chain International, LLC (ASCI) and BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc., (BPXA) have signed a new contract for supply chain management services, ASCI announced today. The contract will replace an existing agreement that expires next month, under which ASCI has provided supply chain management support to BPXA since 1999. Supply chain management is the process by which goods are acquired, transported, received, stored and delivered to...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

SEATTLE and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Datacastle, a market leader for business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, announced today that Sequestered Solutions Alaska (SSA) has selected Datacastle RED to power the new government data protection service DataCenter Vault. A leading data hosting service provider in Alaska, SSA serves federal and state government agencies with secure, remote data hosting and data protection services from its Homeland Security...