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[Iron Range] Our view: We will survive this mining downturn

Posted Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

  Duluth News Tribune – February 3, 2016) February 3, 2016 in We’ve lived through this before. Survived it. And the challenges to Northeastern Minnesota now are similar to the challenges in 2001, the last time “we wondered if we were going to have an iron ore industry in the state of Minnesota,” […]

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Magnesium mine promising jobs, diversity in Timmins

Posted Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

By: Lindsay Kelly NOB Magnesium-talc ore at General Magnesium Corp.’s Timmins mine will be extracted with a Wirtgen surface miner, like this one. A new mining project coming to Timmins has the capacity to create 1,000 local jobs and economically diversify the City With a Heart of Gold.General Magnesium Corp. is set to start production this […]

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