The Latest on Mining in Minnesota

Will the U.S. Mine for Rare Earth and Exotic Minerals? – OpEd

Eurasia Review Todd Royal May 14, 2021 https://www.eurasiareview.com/14052021-will-the-us-mine-for-rare-earth-and-exotic-minerals-oped/ A conservative cost put the clean energy transition at $1.7 trillion needed for mining of copper, cobalt, lithium and other rare earth and exotic metals and minerals. This transition will supposedly fuel… Read More ›

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National View: “Made in America” Needs to Also Mean “Mined in America”

Duluth News Tribune Mark Compton April 5, 2021 https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/opinion/columns/6967191-National-View-Made-in-America-needs-to-also-mean-mined-in-America *Mark Compton is the Executive Director of the American Exploration and Mining Association  From where does milk come? Regrettably, for too many, the answer is, “From the grocery store, of course!”… Read More ›

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U.S. Mines Produced $82 Billion in Minerals Last Year [Infographic]

Forbes Niall McCarthy  (Feb. 4, 2021) https://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2021/02/04/us-mines-produced-82-billion-in-minerals-last-year-infographic/?sh=f88370e4bad6   The U.S. Geological Survey has announced that American mines produced approximately $82.3 billion worth of minerals last year, lower than the $83.7 billion unearthed in 2019. The figure comes from the 26th… Read More ›

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Editorial Counterpoint: Buy American? Block Minnesota Mining? Choose One.

Star Tribune Lisa Rudstrom  (Feb. 3. 2021) https://www.startribune.com/editorial-counterpoint-buy-american-block-minnesota-mining-choose-one/600018656/   *Lisa Rudstrom teaches high school physics, chemistry and environmental science at Virginia High School in the newly formed Rock Ridge school district and serves on the board of directors for Better… Read More ›

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New Survey Reaffirms Strong Support for Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 1, 2018) – MiningMinnesota today released results from a statewide survey that reinforce public support in Minnesota for copper-nickel mining and strong support for allowing projects to be proposed and follow a rigorous environmental review process.… Read More ›

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Study says mining and tourism complement each other

Business North article on our Duluth-Arrowhead region economic impact and jobs study.

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Mining $81,500 vs. tourism $18,000

The Ely Echo article on our Duluth-Arrowhead region economic impact and jobs study.

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Study Shows Mining Impact Triples Tourism

Mesabi Daily News article on our Duluth-Arrowhead region economic impact and jobs study.

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Study says Northland mining industry jobs are worth more than tourism

Duluth News Tribune article on our Duluth-Arrowhead region economic impact and jobs study.

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MiningMN Statement to Friends Tourism Report

MiningMN Statement to Friends Tourism Study

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