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How David Dill learned to stop worrying and love the mine

Yes Virginia! Some people believe Copper Sulfide mining IS Santa Claus.

“Sulfie” the We Support Mining Mascot

Yes Virginia, some only see the meager gifts this Santa brings. They over look the arsenic, mercury, and acid mine drainage that comes with this type of mining. They over look the “resource curse,” the bad behavior of the industry, and the propaganda fed them by their […]

Mining companies have promised to “do things right this time.” Tommyknocker says, “Prove it First”

It’s been posited in print, online and from many a barstool that we all support mining, at least if we drive a car, ride a bicycle, use electricity, computer, phone or even an axe. Logically, by living in a house, owning furniture or heating with wood, we support the logging industry. Continuing down this inclusive […]

Ely – So just what town are we going to be?

This photo is of the Last Wall of Zenith Sibly Savoy Mine’s Dynamite Shack. It reportedly had 2 foot thick walls and a 10″ thick solid oak door that would have hung in the opening in this wall. The mines shared this shack for safe storage of that vital component of their work. This is […]

Steamlining Pollution in Minnesota by Elanne Palcich

STREAMLINING POLLUTION

Editorial Comment: This is in our opinion one of the very best summaries of the state of the development of Cu/Ni Hazardous Chemical Processing/Mining written to-date. If you have any concern for the health of the citizens of Minnesota and the state itself, you should take a few minutes to familiarize yourself […]

Congressional commission in Chile blames mine owners for rockfall which trapped 33 men underground for 69 days last year

Chile Congress blames San Jose mine owners for collapse San Jose mine at night The miners spent 69 days underground after last year’s accident Continue reading the main story Related Stories

* Reflections on 2010: Chile mine rescue * Chile mine agrees to sell assets * Miners clock off 69-day shift from hell

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Human Nature, Corporate Nature & Political Nature…receipe for Environmental Disaster

Human Nature is that component that creates mining with severe environmental loses or allows highly dysfunctional individuals to run amok until they cause severe human losses including death, eg. Bernie Madoff or Chralie Sheen, or the young man who shot Senator Gifford. Corporate Nature is that component that insists upon profits as the only motive […]

“Fool Me Once…” Mining or Hazardous Chemical Processing

Fool Me Once; by Mike Hillman

When the Wilderness Bill was signed into law back in 1973, I congratulated an old friend who had worked long and hard to see the Boundary Waters Canoe Country a designated as a wilderness area. I thought that with the passage of the Wilderness Bill, which prevented mining, […]

Must see VIDEO about the current situation with Cu Ni Hazardous Chemical Processing in MN Feb. 2011

If you are aware of the Cu NI Hazardous Chemical Processing that too many MN Politicians are attempting to ramrod down the throats of MN citizens you know of Bob Tammen. Bob is a soft spoken, well spoken, older gentleman (my age) with more mining experience than 99% of the Politicians we’re having to inform. […]