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Leading The World

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 | November 23, 2015

Forest Service backs land exchange for PolyMet mine site

By John Myers on Nov 17, 2015 at 6:17 p.m (Duluth News Tribune) The U.S. Forest Service has formally backed a proposed land exchange for property where PolyMet wants to build Minnesota’s first copper mine. Superior National Forest officials on… Read More ›


News | November 16, 2015

Standing in support of PolyMet

By David Ross on Nov 13, 2015 at 12:18 p.m.  (Budgeteer News) For 145 years, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce has served as the voice of business for our area. We are 1,100 members strong. The 22 leaders who… Read More ›

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