20 Jun 2015
June 20, 2015

We are feeling 1-2 economic squeeze in area

June 20, 2015

Mesabi Daily News

Meanwhile, a key project that will diversify the mining industry in the region and create hundreds of new jobs — the PolyMet copper/nickel/precious metals mine at the former LTV Mining Co. site near Hoyt Lakes — still awaits final approval of its supplemental draft environmental impact statement before permitting can progress to clear the way for construction and production.

What’s at stake is 2 million hours of construction work, 360 permanent jobs and hundreds more spin-off positions.

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