The Latest on Mining in Minnesota

Minnesotans have a chance to think globally, mine locally

Duluth News TribuneApril 7, 2007 Northern Minnesotans will soon be asked to weigh in on an important decision that will have long-term effects on the area: How should we steward the immense copper-nickel-precious metal resources that occur between Babbitt and… Read More ›

Flambeau Says It Has Restored Ladysmith

Associated Press March 19, 2007     WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) – A decade after digging a huge open pit in northwest Wisconsin to mine nearly 1.9 million tons of mostly copper ore, a mining company says the land has been restored to… Read More ›

21st Century Minerals Fund bill laid over

By Danielle Cabot, Mesabi Daily NewsFebruary 28, 2007 ST. PAUL – A bill to replenish the 21st Century Minerals Fund was laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus development package in the Senate Economic Development Budget Division on Wednesday.… Read More ›

2 important questions: 1 for Green, 1 for Blue of alliance

Editorial, Mesabi Daily News February 26th, 2007 Wednesday night there will be a meeting at the Mesabi Range Community College in Virginia sponsored by the Blue-Green Alliance of Minnesota, which is a partnership of the Steelworkers and the environmental Sierra… Read More ›

About Mining Minnesota

MiningMinnesota is an initiative driven by a diverse coalition of organizations, companies and individuals committed to sustainable and environmentally responsible non-ferrous (non-iron) mining development in Minnesota. MiningMinnesota works with local citizens, businesses and other organizations to bring growth and job… Read More ›

Polymet project draws friends and foes

By Stephanie Hemphill, Minnesota Public RadioFebruary 8, 2007 About 100 supporters and critics of a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota got together in Duluth last night to talk about the project. Polymet Mining Company is working on detailed studies… Read More ›

Mines would be safe for environment

Mines would be safe for environment, PolyMet says The company listed safeguards in hopes of winning regulatory approval for its operations on the Range. Critics aren't convinced. By Dee DePass, Star Tribune Determined to quell environmental concerns about its plans,… Read More ›

PolyMet Environmental Safeguards

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 25, 2007 – PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX-V: POM; AMEX: PLM) ("PolyMet") has submitted its NorthMet Project Description to state and federal regulators. This extensive documentation lays out the Company's plans to develop its 100%-owned NorthMet project.… Read More ›

Minnesota Exploration Association Announces MiningMinnesota Initiative; Names Frank Ongaro Executive Director

Mining of base and precious metals will provide jobs, economic growth to Minnesota communities MINNEAPOLIS (December 19, 2006) – The Minnesota Exploration Association (MExA), an organization that works to advance non-ferrous exploration and mining in Minnesota, has announced its new… Read More ›