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Minnesota s Copper and Nickel Deposits are ,

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 However, many people may not be aware of the fact that Minnesota has some of the largest undeveloped copper and nickel deposits in the world These massive deposits hold an estimated 4 billion tons of copper, nickel, and ....

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Twin Metals Minnesota TMM Mine, ,

Twin Metals Minnesota is an underground copper, nickel and platinum group metals PGMs mining project planned to be developed in northern Minnesota, USTwin Metals Minnesota TMM , a joint venture between Canada-based Duluth Metals 60 and Chile-based Antofagasta 40 , was formed in January 2010 to develop the project...

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PolyMet copper mine in northeastern Minn ,

After four years and 22 million, PolyMet Mining s proposed copper mine in northeastern Minnesota cleared a major hurdle when the US Environmental Protection Agency gave plans for the ....

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Twin Metals proposal Not this mine Not this ,

Antofagasta, a Chilean mining conglomerate, has proposed opening a copper-nickel mine just a few miles from the BWCA itself The 20,000-ton-per-day operation would be perched on the edge of a lake ....

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Bill to ban copper

A bill that would ban copper-nickel mining on about 234,000 acres of the Superior National Forest in northern Minnesota had its first Congressional hearing Wednesday The debate highlighted what ....

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Copper mining in the United States

Copper mining in the United States has been a major industry since the rise of the northern Michigan copper district in the 1840s In 2017 the United States produced 127 million metric tonnes of copper, worth 8 billion, making it the world s fourth largest copper producer, after Chile, China, and PeCopper was produced from 23 mines in the US...

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Nickel mining the hidden environmental cost ,

The mining and processing of nickel-rich ores can generate high loadings of dust in the air, that contains high concentrations of potentially toxic metals, including nickel itself, copper, cobalt ....

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Fight over copper mining in northern ,

The fight over whether to allow copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota is shifting to the capital city as the US Forest Service opens a ,...

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Explore Minnesota COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs

PolyMet Mining Teck American PolyMet Mining, Inc PolyMet is proposing to develop a mine and associated processing facilities for the extraction of copper, nickel, and platinum group elements PGE from the NorthMet Deposit in northeastern Minnesota The mine would be the first of its kind in the state...

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Mining in Minnesota Minnesota DNR

These are the only minerals currently mined in Minnesota Manganese, copper, nickel, and titanium have also been discovered in the state in minable quantities, but are not of high enough quality under today s prices to mine profitably Exploration for additional resources, such as gold, platinum, diamonds, zinc, and lead, continues today in ....

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Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota ,

11022020 0183 32 Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota Threatens Pristine Water A company in northern Minnesota wants to build an underground copper mine near a ,...

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DNR s PolyMet permits bring Minn closer to its ,

Agreed, and by mining our own copper-nickel, it helps our trade deficit, balance of payments, and puts people to work But, as JQP stated, there must be some long term vision of responsibility and ....

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Poll Shows Strong Support for Copper

More than 60 percent support the Twin Metals underground copper-nickel project Support for the mining economy and for the development of copper-nickel mining projects is overwhelming across northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range, said Bob McFarlin, Twin Metals spokesperson This extraordinary support reflects a strong belief that ....

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Twin Metals proposal Not this mine Not this ,

Antofagasta, a Chilean mining conglomerate, has proposed opening a copper-nickel mine just a few miles from the BWCA itself The 20,000-ton-per ,...

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In Northern Minnesota, Two Economies ,

12102017 0183 32 Copper-nickel mining could result in the loss of 4,490 jobs and 288 million annually in visitor spending, more than 344 million in diminished property values and more than 400 million in annual ....

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Copper, Nickel, and Precious

20102016 0183 32 University of Minnesota Headliners Rebroadcast Copper, Nickel, and Precious-Metal Deposits in Northeastern Minnesota A Geological Perspective With Jim Mil....

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Bill to ban copper

The copper and nickel deposits that lie underneath the lakes and forests of northeastern Minnesota are encased in sulfide ore When that ore is exposed in the mining process, it produces sulfuric ....

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Great Lakes Mining

The untapped potential of the Duluth Complex has triggered exploratory drilling for copper, nickel and other heavy metals across northeastern Minnesota In the past few years, mining companies have applied for many more than 100 permits to conduct exploratory drilling on the Superior National Forest of northeast Minnesota The state of ....

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Mining threatens Minnesota s pristine Boundary ,

The Obama administration had put a temporary stop to copper-nickel mining on the edge of Minnesota s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, pending environmental review The ,...

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About The Project

The Twin Metals Minnesota TMM Project is focused on designing, constructing and operating an underground copper, nickel, platinum group metals and cobalt mine, and is committed to doing so in an environmentally friendly way Located approximately nine miles southeast of the city of Ely, Minnesota, and 11 miles northeast of the city of Babbitt, Minnesota, the TMM ,...

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PolyMet copper mine in northeastern Minn ,

After four years and 22 million, PolyMet Mining s proposed copper mine in northeastern Minnesota cleared a major hurdle when the US Environmental Protection ,...

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Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota ,

11022020 0183 32 Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota Threatens Pristine Water A company in northern Minnesota wants to build an underground copper mine near a federally protected wilderness with crystal ....

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Explore Minnesota COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs

Explore Minnesota COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs March 2016 Several known coppernickel 177 PGE deposits - re associated a with the 11 billion-year-old Midcontinent Rift, a failed....

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5 Reasons for Copper Nickel Mining in MN ,

5 Compelling Reasons for Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota Posted on October 6, 2017 - News Copper-nickel mining in Minnesota is an issue often met with intense debate Is copper-nickel mining right for Minnesota? Can it be done safely? Will our watersheds be safe? Will the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness be impacted?...

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Talon Metals asks for more copper

Talon Metals has asked the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for permission to explore metallic mineral deposits at its Tamarack copper-nickel mining project near the Aitkin-Carlton county ....

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