21 Sep 2013
September 21, 2013

Opinion: Jobs for Minnesotans on Mining Opportunities in Northeast Minnesota

September 21, 2013

Grand Rapids Herald-Review

“We are confident that Minnesota’s new mines will be built in an environmentally responsible manner and more importantly, offering an unprecedented opportunity for Minnesota to build the green economy of the future,” said Harry Melander, president of the Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council and co-founder of Jobs for Minnesotans.

“Why are we so confident? These projects will be reviewed by more than six federal and state agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. They will literally be the “greenest” mines in the world because they will use 21st century technology and re-use Minnesota’s existing mining infrastructure,” Melander continued.

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