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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. Environmental Responsibility

Mining in Minnesota Minnesota DNR

2020-8-17  Today, only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore/taconite mining taking place. Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley. Clay is used in making bricks, porcelain, tiles, and medicines. Companies are currently exploring Minnesota for higher grade kaolin (KAY-a-lin) clay, which is a fine, white clay used to add a glossy look to paper.

Mining In Minnesota The Diggings™

Minnesota has 1,339 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Minnesota mines are Iron,Manganese,and Free Water .At the time these mines were surveyed, 59 mines in Minnesota were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Minnesota has 159 prospect mines. 2 1,082

What Trump’s new executive order actually means for

With a stated desire to win Minnesota in 2020, the Trump administration has made a concerted effort to help push along several contested copper-nickel mining projects in northern Minnesota.

Minnesota lawmakers introduce anti-copper mining

2021-1-15  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining on the Iron Range. Companion bills set to be proposed by state lawmakers and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum seek

Mining and mineral resources of Minnesota

1 天前  Taconite mining occurs on the Mesabi iron range in northeastern Minnesota. Furthermore, iron ore is being recovered from old iron mining waste materials, called tailings, on the Mesabi Range. Nonferrous minerals manganese, copper, nickel, platinum, and titanium exist in Minnesota in minable quantities, but under current market conditions are

Mining in Minnesota -- regulation needed

The state of Minnesota owns more than 6,000 acres in the region, and Minnesota’s schools could collect at least $2 billion in royalties in the coming decades if these new mining projects proceed.

Dueling Mining Measures in Minnesota Float Twin

2 天前  A measure in the Minnesota Legislature is also aimed at slowing hard rock, or non-iron ore mining. The “Prove It First” initiative, backed by the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, would impose a moratorium on such mining anywhere in Minnesota.

What Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks mean for northern

2021-1-4  Despite Biden’s comments to mining companies, U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber, a Republican from Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, appeared to see Vilsack and Haaland as bad signs for the future

What Trump’s new executive order actually means for

With a stated desire to win Minnesota in 2020, the Trump administration has made a concerted effort to help push along several contested copper-nickel mining projects in northern Minnesota.

Minnesota lawmakers introduce anti-copper mining

2021-1-16  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining on the Iron Range. Companion bills set to be proposed by state lawmakers and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum seek

Minnesota Musem of Mining (Chisholm) 2021 All

Hotels near Minnesota Musem of Mining: (0.62 mi) Chisholm Inn & Suites (7.05 mi) Hampton Inn Hibbing (5.07 mi) Mitchell-Tappan House (6.32 mi) Rodeway Inn (4.61 mi) Hibbing Park Hotel; View all hotels near Minnesota Musem of Mining on Tripadvisor

Responsible mining? Minnesota has a long way to go.

In addition, Minnesota’s existing taconite mining industry lags far behind when it comes to modern responsible mining standards. Not one existing taconite mine meets water-quality standards

To protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, lawmakers

2021-1-17  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining on the Iron Range. Companion bills set to be proposed by state lawmakers and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum seek to block copper mining on federal lands

Fight For Mining Minnesota Fight For Mining

Fight for Mining Minnesota is a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to develop, cultivate, and implement appropriate devices and platforms to inform the general public about the necessity for and benefit of mining and its processes to citizens. Fight for Mining Minnesota is fervently conscientious and steadfastly vigilant in the industry

Minnesota-MInes Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  Northern Minnesota was the scene of two minor gold rushes in 1865-66 and 1893. It was these insignificant gold rushes that were responsible for the discovery and development of the highly significant iron mining industry in Minnesota.

Bills take aim at copper-nickel mining in Minnesota

Several Democratic-Farmer-Labor state lawmakers and environmental groups announced a pair of bills this week seeking tougher restrictions on copper-nickel mining in Minnesota. The "Prove It First" bill would require a similar mine in another state to operate and close pollution-free for a combined 20 years before permits could be awarded for a Minnesota project.

Mining Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

2021-1-26  Mining and the MPCA. Overview of mining types and issues in Minnesota

Minnesota mining history Minnesota DNR

2 天前  Minnesota mining history. Native American Origins. Long before any large-scale mining took place, American Indians in Minnesota used rock and mineral resources in their daily lives. Spear points, knives and scrapers were formed by flaking and chipping chert and flint. Ceremonial paints were made from grinding different colored rocks into powder.

Mining and the MPCA Minnesota Pollution Control

2 天前  The northeast region of Minnesota is home to the state’s metallic mining industry. The "Iron Range”, as it is often referred to, has a history of iron ore (“ferrous”) mining dating back to the late 1800s and includes the large taconite mining and production facilities that are currently in operation such as Minntac and Hibbing Taconite.

Minnesota Musem of Mining (Chisholm) 2021 All

Hotels near Minnesota Musem of Mining: (0.62 mi) Chisholm Inn & Suites (7.05 mi) Hampton Inn Hibbing (5.07 mi) Mitchell-Tappan House (6.32 mi) Rodeway Inn (4.61 mi) Hibbing Park Hotel; View all hotels near Minnesota Musem of Mining on Tripadvisor

Responsible mining? Minnesota has a long way to go.

In addition, Minnesota’s existing taconite mining industry lags far behind when it comes to modern responsible mining standards. Not one existing taconite mine meets water-quality standards

Fight For Mining Minnesota Fight For Mining

Fight for Mining Minnesota is a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to develop, cultivate, and implement appropriate devices and platforms to inform the general public about the necessity for and benefit of mining and its processes to citizens. Fight for Mining Minnesota is fervently conscientious and steadfastly vigilant in the industry

"Prove it First" bill could impact copper-nickel mining

2021-1-13  Minnesota Mining, a pro-copper nickel mining group, said safe mining has already been proven. In a statement, they said Minnesota has a comprehensive, science-based, environmental review and permitting process. They added this legislation claims the professionals and state agencies were wrong in issuing the permits.

Mining Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

2021-1-26  Mining and the MPCA. Overview of mining types and issues in Minnesota

Minnesota-MInes Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  Northern Minnesota was the scene of two minor gold rushes in 1865-66 and 1893. It was these insignificant gold rushes that were responsible for the discovery and development of the highly significant iron mining industry in Minnesota.

Minnesota mining history Minnesota DNR

2 天前  Minnesota mining history. Native American Origins. Long before any large-scale mining took place, American Indians in Minnesota used rock and mineral resources in their daily lives. Spear points, knives and scrapers were formed by flaking and chipping chert and flint. Ceremonial paints were made from grinding different colored rocks into powder.

Minnesota lawmakers introduce anti-copper mining

2021-1-14  Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining in the state’s

Dueling Mining Measures in Minnesota Float Twin

2 天前  A measure in the Minnesota Legislature is also aimed at slowing hard rock, or non-iron ore mining. The “Prove It First” initiative, backed by the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, would impose a moratorium on such mining anywhere in Minnesota.