23 Jun 2015
June 23, 2015

MINE VII: He’s been through mining downturns — 5 times

June 23, 2015

Mesabi Daily News
Bill Hanna

“The changes and downturns in mining are coming at us much more quickly and the global competition is a big challenge. The rate of change — asymmetrical nature or way forces assemble — is new to our experience. We must meet it.”

Hodnik believes the PolyMet copper/nickel/precious metals project in the footprint of the former LTV Mine will be a big help to the Range economy, as will other nonferrous projects that could follow. Hodnik is on the PolyMet Board.

Read more: http://www.virginiamn.com/mine/he-s-been-through-mining-downturns-times/article_8890d1b8-19e8-11e5-b87e-0759d7a9f35a.html