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Minnesota is poised to become a global leader in supplying the copper, nickel and precious metals that are essential to our way of life. And with new technologies and a comprehensive environmental review and permitting process, we’ll set the standard for environmentally responsible mining, right here in Minnesota.

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Duluth Complex
The Duluth Complex is one of the world’s largest copper, nickel, and precious metal deposits.

Did You Know?

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    Minnesota is home to one of the world’s largest deposits of copper, nickel and precious metals.

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    Copper—a critical metal needed for hybrid cars and wind turbines—is essential for a green economy.

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    There is only one active nickel mine in the U.S., yet our country consumes 202,000 tons of nickel annually.

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    Mining will provide more than $2 billion for the Minnesota Permanent School Trust Fund.

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News | February 3, 2016

We will survive this mining downturn, too

Posted Today at 12:02 a.m. (Duluth News Tribune) We’ve lived through this before. Survived it. And the challenges to Northeastern Minnesota now are similar to the challenges in 2001, the last time “we wondered if we were going to have… Read More ›


News | January 15, 2016

Study: Most mercury in Lake Superior comes from atmosphere

By John Myers on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:55 p.m (Duluth News Tribune) A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that most of the mercury in Lake Superior is coming from airborne deposition, mercury that floated around in the atmosphere before… Read More ›

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