09 Sep 2014
September 9, 2014

Copper-Nickel Mining Could Move South of the Iron Range

September 9, 2014

MPR News
Dan Kraker

If Minnesota enjoys another mining boom, it may not be limited to the Iron Range.

Although towns like Babbitt and Hoyt Lakes are on the leading edge of the current wave of copper-nickel mine development, mining companies also are exploring much farther south, in an area without a rich mining history.

Such explorations have brought workers about an hour west of Duluth to a swampland just outside of Tamarack, population 94.

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