Category Archives: Alaska

The Alaska Construction Industry

Alaska Air Forwarding has had a hand in building Alaska over the years, supporting the industry in commercial and residential construction areas. Construction occurs year-round in Alaska. However, most building happens during the extra-long days of summer when the sun shines between 17 and 24 hours a day. The long summer days make for a…
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The Commercial Fishing Industry in Alaska

According to McDowell Group (2020), Alaska produces about 60% of the nation's commercial fisheries, producing various seafood, including salmon, crab, Pacific cod, shrimp, and more. The fisheries provide tens of thousands of full-time and seasonal jobs. In addition, seafood is Alaska's largest export, making up more than half of all export value. This is why…
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