Mining company announces $500M invest...

Mining company announces $500M investment in U.P.

There are 6 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Jul 12, 2008, titled Mining company announces $500M investment in U.P.. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. says it's investing $500 million to increase iron pellet production at its Empire Mine in Marquette County.

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Since: Mar 08

Big Rapids, MI

#1 Jul 12, 2008
Way To GO Cleveland -Cliffs....maybe the detroit and grand rapids area will get busy again with minning salt......

Grand Rapids, MI

#2 Jul 12, 2008
Glad to hear that there are more jobs available in Michigan. Our family used to live in that area years ago, and there were not many jobs to choose from, which is why we moved back down to lower Michigan. We still have family in Marquette County who have been struggling. Hopefuly if the mine is encouraging work, others will fallow. All in all, its a relief to know that steps forward are being made.
Broke in Michigan

Lansing, MI

#3 Jul 13, 2008
Nice to hear about this....Loved the fact that the AuSable area drilling court case didn't even get a whisper of a mention.
Papa Smurf

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Jul 14, 2008
Palmer, MI.

YAAAAAH Hooooooo.

Newport, MI

#5 Oct 23, 2008
Papa Smurf wrote:
Palmer, MI.
YAAAAAH Hooooooo.

Do you know how to apply for a job? I heard the mine was in Palmer. True?

Marquette, MI

#6 Oct 27, 2008
well ya. but everyone opposes the opening of a new mine up in the yellow dog plains. that could generate $3 billion in mining revenue. and would be the first in a series of mining ventures to mine some $30-$60 billion from UP mineral rich areas.

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