Coeur Alaska specializes in the underground mining business. It maintains an on-site flotation mill and contributes to a variety of local organizations. The company sponsors a range of miner training programs. It conducts environmental, health and safety audits for several operations and activities. Coeur Alaska maintains Kensington Gold Mine, which is used for various environmental studies. The company s mine has been permitted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Coeur Alaska is operated by Coeur d Alene Mines Corporation, which is one of the world s leading silver producers and has mining interests in Alaska and Nevada, as well as Argentina, Australia, Bolivia and Tanzania.