mining copper and nickel in minnesota

  • 5 Compelling Reasons for CopperNickel Mining in Minnesota

    5 Compelling Reasons for CopperNickel Mining in Minnesota

    Oct 06, 20170183;32;Coppernickel mining at PolyMets NorthMet project site is the smart next step for Minnesota. This project will provide more than 5,100 people with goodpaying jobs and contribute over $419 million in annual earning in our state .

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  • Feds renew coppermining leases near Boundary Waters

    Feds renew coppermining leases near Boundary Waters

    May 16, 20190183;32;The Trump administration has renewed mineral leases for a Chilean mining company that is pursuing a copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters, the latest step in a yearslong fight over the

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  • Explore Minnesota COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs

    Explore Minnesota COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs

    Twin Metals Minnesota, LLC. Twin Metals Minnesota, LLC, a subsidiary of Antofagasta Plc, with offices in St. Paul, Ely and Babbitt, MN, is pursuing the development and operation of an underground copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, gold and silver mining project in northeast Minnesota.

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  • Fast Facts Mining Minnesota

    Fast Facts Mining Minnesota

    Minnesota is home to one of the worlds largest deposits of copper, nickel and precious metals. Coppera critical metal needed for hybrid cars and wind turbinesis essential for a green economy. There is only one active nickel mine in the U.S., yet our country consumes 202,000 tons of nickel

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  • CopperNickel Studies and Nonferrous Mining Minnesota Issues </a></h4>PRESENTDAY PROPOSED PROJECTSThe northeast region of Minnesota, often referred to as the quot;Iron Rangequot;, has a history of iron ore mining dating back to the 1880s. While the focus of mining to date has been iron deposits (known as quot;ferrous miningquot;), the ores also contain a variety of precious metals including copper and nickel. Coppernickel mining (also known as quot;nonferrous miningquot;)160;in northern Minnesota is not a new issue for the state. Coppernickel deposits have been known to exist in northern Minnesota since the 1800

    CopperNickel Studies and Nonferrous Mining Minnesota Issues

    PRESENTDAY PROPOSED PROJECTSThe northeast region of Minnesota, often referred to as the quot;Iron Rangequot;, has a history of iron ore mining dating back to the 1880s. While the focus of mining to date has been iron deposits (known as quot;ferrous miningquot;), the ores also contain a variety of precious metals including copper and nickel. Coppernickel mining (also known as quot;nonferrous miningquot;)160;in northern Minnesota is not a new issue for the state. Coppernickel deposits have been known to exist in northern Minnesota since the 1800
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  • CopperNickel Mining WCCO CBS Minnesota

    CopperNickel Mining WCCO CBS Minnesota

    CopperNickel Mining, Water Quality amp; Carbon Lead State's Environmental AgendaMajor decisions on coppernickel mining, water quality and a push to reduce carbon emissions by Minnesota's utilities

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  • 5 Compelling Reasons for CopperNickel Mining in Minnesota

    5 Compelling Reasons for CopperNickel Mining in Minnesota

    Oct 06, 20170183;32;Coppernickel mining at PolyMets NorthMet project site is the smart next step for Minnesota. This project will provide more than 5,100 people with goodpaying jobs and contribute over $419 million in annual earning in our state .

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  • Trump administration gives Twin Metals new lease on copper

    Trump administration gives Twin Metals new lease on copper

    Dec 20, 20180183;32;A new kind of Minnesota mining. Coppernickel mining is different from the iron ore mining already happening in Minnesota, because the minerals are bound in sulfide ore.

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  • Eye On Mining Gov. Walz Talks CopperNickel Mining

    Eye On Mining Gov. Walz Talks CopperNickel Mining

    In this weeks Eye On Mining, CBS 3 reporter Kristen Vake spoke with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz to talk about coppernickel mining in our state. Our research on this topic has shown that mining for copper, nickel, platinum, cobalt, and titanium would be an enormous boost to Minnesotas economy.

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  • Feds renew Twin Metals coppernickel mine leases near BWCA

    Feds renew Twin Metals coppernickel mine leases near BWCA

    5 days ago0183;32;The copper, nickel and precious metals under northeastern Minnesota are bound up in sulfide ores that can release sulfuric acid and heavy metals when exposed to air and water.

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  • Federal agency renews Twin Metals mine leases in Minnesota

    Federal agency renews Twin Metals mine leases in Minnesota

    May 15, 20190183;32;The federal Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday renewed mineral rights leases for a proposed Twin Metals coppernickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, a project that environmentalists fear

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  • Copper Nickel MIning Ely, MN Fight For Mining Minnesota

    Copper Nickel MIning Ely, MN Fight For Mining Minnesota

    The mining industry and the State of Minnesota know and understand the importance of properly handling and treating the tailings (waste rock) and preventing their exposure to surface air and water. They learned that back in the early 70's with the Dunka mine operation which exposed coppernickel rocks during the quest for iron ore.

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  • Poll Shows Strong Support for CopperNickel Mining in

    Poll Shows Strong Support for CopperNickel Mining in

    Nov 29, 20160183;32;About Twin Metals Minnesota Twin Metals Minnesota is a Minnesota company focused on developing and operating an underground copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, gold and silver mining project (TMM Project) in the Iron Range region of northeastern Minnesota. Twin Metals is owned by Antofagasta plc, one of the top ten copper producers in the world.

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  • Eye On Mining Gov. Walz Talks CopperNickel Mining

    Eye On Mining Gov. Walz Talks CopperNickel Mining

    Governor Walz talked a good game in the interview by saying he supported coppernickel mining in Minnesota and that we must follow the science, but his selection of Sarah Strommen as the new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, who has ties to antimining

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  • First coppernickel mine in Minnesota inches forward

    First coppernickel mine in Minnesota inches forward

    Nov 06, 20160183;32;First coppernickel mine in Minnesota inches forward. PolyMet says the NorthMet Project will annually produce 72 million pounds of copper, 15.4 million pounds of nickel, 720,000 pounds of cobalt and 106,000 troy ounces of precious metals. The potential mine is sitting on one of the largest coppernickel deposits in the world.

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  • A Chilean mining company lays claim to Minnesotas water

    A Chilean mining company lays claim to Minnesotas water

    May 01, 20190183;32;According to the company, copper mining is but an evolution of the Iron Ranges 130year taconite heritage, which reached its peak in the 1940s as Minnesota

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  • Huge Minnesota coppernickel mine clears environmental

    Huge Minnesota coppernickel mine clears environmental

    Mar 06, 20160183;32;Minnesota is on its way to developing its first coppernickel mine, with the state's Department of Natural Resources deciding last week to approve a complex environmental analysis of

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  • Minnesota's first coppernickel mine clears final major

    Minnesota's first coppernickel mine clears final major

    Minnesota's first coppernickel mine clears final major hurdle with state Federal officials opened a path for a second mine just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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  • Mining Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce, MN

    Mining Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce, MN

    Join and Support Jobs for Minnesotans. Minnesota has the opportunity to gain thousands of jobs for generations of Minnesotans by safely extracting strategic minerals from one of the worlds largest known, untapped sources of copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, cobalt and gold located in northeastern Minnesotas Duluth Complex.

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  • PolyMet The Next Generation of Mining in Minnesota

    PolyMet The Next Generation of Mining in Minnesota

    PolyMet stands at the forefront of the next generation of mining in Minnesota. We are preparing to extract essential resources from the NorthMet coppernickelprecious metals ore body with sustainable mining practices that protect our people, our communities and our natural surroundings. Learn more.

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  • Minnesotas Copper and Nickel Deposits are World Class

    Minnesotas Copper and Nickel Deposits are World Class

    Minnesotas Copper and Nickel Deposits are World Class. Minnesota has a long history of mining iron ore, which continues to this day. In fact, nearly 75 percent of the iron ore produced in the United States is mined in Minnesota.

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  • Copper Nickel MIning Ely, MN Fight For Mining Minnesota

    Copper Nickel MIning Ely, MN Fight For Mining Minnesota

    The mining industry and the State of Minnesota know and understand the importance of properly handling and treating the tailings (waste rock) and preventing their exposure to surface air and water. They learned that back in the early 70's with the Dunka mine operation which exposed coppernickel rocks during the quest for iron ore.

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  • Mining threatens Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters

    Mining threatens Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters

    Jan 20, 20180183;32;The Obama administration had put a temporary stop to coppernickel mining on the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, pending environmental review.

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  • Feds give Twin Metals new lease on coppernickel mining

    Feds give Twin Metals new lease on coppernickel mining

    Dec 21, 20180183;32;The federal government's announcement about Twin Metals' mineral leases came on the same day that Minnesota's Pollution Control Agency granted crucial air and water permits to a separate coppernickel mining project, this one proposed by PolyMet for a location deeper into the Iron Range.

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  • Feds Renew Mineral Rights Leases for Proposed Twin Metals

    Feds Renew Mineral Rights Leases for Proposed Twin Metals

    May 16, 20190183;32;The copper, nickel and precious metals under northeastern Minnesota are bound up in sulfide ores that can release sulfuric acid and heavy metals when exposed to air and water. In September, the Trump administration said it would allow copper mining near the Boundary Waters, reversing a decision made in the final days of the Obama administration.

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  • Map Coppernickel mining in MN Minnesota Public Radio News

    Map Coppernickel mining in MN Minnesota Public Radio News

    Sites of proposed coppernickel mines in Minnesota. Robert Boos Dec. 2, 2013. A study on how an open pit coppernickel mine could change the landscape just north of the town of Hoyt Lakes will be released in a 1,800page environmental impact statement available on Dec. 6.

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  • Is coppernickel mining worth the environmental risk

    Is coppernickel mining worth the environmental risk

    Dec 02, 20130183;32;However, coppernickel mining is going to happen somewhere in the world. It might as well happen here, where weve got strong environmental regulations

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  • Fight over copper mining in northern Minnesota heats up

    Fight over copper mining in northern Minnesota heats up

    Jul 15, 20170183;32;The fight over whether to allow coppernickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota is shifting to the capital city as the U.S. Forest Service opens a new set of public meetings on its proposal to bar minerals exploration and development on more than 234,000 acres near the pristine wilderness for up to 20 years.

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  • Minnesota issues Permit to Mine for PolyMet coppernickel

    Minnesota issues Permit to Mine for PolyMet coppernickel

    Nov 01, 20180183;32;PolyMet Mining Corp. (..polymetmining) is a publicly traded mine development company that owns 100 percent of Poly Met Mining, Inc., a Minnesota corporation that controls 100 percent of the NorthMet coppernickelprecious metals ore body through a longterm lease, and owns 100 percent of the Erie Plant, a large processing facility located

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  • Coppernickel and titanium mining will bring huge boost to

    Coppernickel and titanium mining will bring huge boost to

    Many people in Minnesota are probably aware that iron mining is a big industry in our state. Some may be aware new proposed mining operations are seeking to develop Minnesotas copper and nickel

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