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Past and potential ferrous iron mining projects in

Past and potential ferrous iron mining projects in

The Penokee/Gogebic deposit is generally defined as the 21-mile western end of the 60-mile-long Gogebic Iron Range, which stretches east to west from Lake Gogebic, Michigan, to Mineral Lake, Wisconsin. The deposit is steeply dipping (between 40 and 90 degrees north, averaging 65 degrees) and contains 20-30% iron in the form of magnetite.

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Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Geologic Layer

Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Geologic Layer

Jul 21, 2011 Penokee Iron Range Trail - Plummer Mine Geologic Layer Cake Marker. Inscription. Between 1 to 1 1/2 million years ago sediments of slate and cherty iron carbonates were laid down on top of the granite and greenstone bedrock covering this area. Molten lava flowed over the land, seeping into the great cracks on the surface creating “dikes.” ...

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Al Jazeera America To Air Film on Penokee Mine WXPR

Al Jazeera America To Air Film on Penokee Mine WXPR

Jun 08, 2014 Almost 400 people attended a forum hosted by Science on Tap on the proposed Penokee Mine project. A panel of six speakers discussed the facts and context of an iron mine that Gogebic Taconite wants to build in the Penokee Range. Panelists included Northland College Geology Professor Tom Fitz who detailed the different rock formations in the region.

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Iron ore mining a good fit for the Penokees Superior

Iron ore mining a good fit for the Penokees Superior

Jan 19, 2011 Anything we do to nature, we do to ourselves. -- David Suzuki During my early years as a public radio reporter in northern Wisconsin, I was holding the microphone for …

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Public meeting on proposed Penokee Iron Ore Mining project

Public meeting on proposed Penokee Iron Ore Mining project

Jan 19, 2011 WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Public Radio will broadcast a discussion about the proposed Penokee Iron mining project beginning at 6 p.m. (CST) TONIGHT, Wednesday, Jan. 19.The two-hour live broadcast will include representatives from Gogebic Taconite Company, the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS), and the Ashland and Iron County Development Associations.

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Wisconsin Iron Mine Threatens Native Tribe's Existence

Wisconsin Iron Mine Threatens Native Tribe's Existence

Oct 15, 2013 A proposed open-pit iron mine in Wisconsin's pristine Penokee Hills has the potential to completely uproot members of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe due to concentrating pollution in the surrounding air and water, activists warned this week in a new online campaign.. Once the operation is in full swing, the Penokee project could become the largest open-pit iron mine in the ...

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The Wisconsin Experiment

The Wisconsin Experiment

The story starts in 2011, shortly after Walker’s election, when the mining company Gogebic Taconite sought approval to develop the world’s largest open-pit mine in the remote Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin. The mine would exploit the region’s low-grade iron ore deposits (known as taconite), which are manufactured into steel.

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Mbalam Nabeba iron ore project Sundance Resources

Mbalam Nabeba iron ore project Sundance Resources

Jun 28, 2021 (Business in Cameroon) - Yesterday June 27, 2021, Australian junior mining company Sundance Resources issued a release expressing its shock concerning the June 25, 2021, Memorandum of Understanding signed by the government of Cameroon, AustSino, and Bestway Finance Ltd for the construction of the 510 km railway in the framework of the Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore exploitation project.

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Penokee Hills Education Project Now Concentrating On

Penokee Hills Education Project Now Concentrating On

Jan 16, 2017 A northern Wisconsin group that opposed the construction of Gogebic Taconite's $1.5 billion iron mine is now shifting its focus to pipelines. Community members in the Chequamegon Bay area are concerned about the threat of a potential oil spill from Enbridge Energy pipelines running through northern Wisconsin.. The Penokee Hills Education Project has been holding a series of meetings this …

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TACONITE IRON MINING IN WISCONSIN A REVIEW

TACONITE IRON MINING IN WISCONSIN A REVIEW

The iron formations of Wisconsin contain fibrous amphibole minerals, and asbestiform grunerite has been found at the site of the proposed Gogebic Taconite project.). The Northshore mine on the Eastern end of Minnesota’s iron range is also a documented source of several amphibole minerals. Asbestos is a human health hazard; extended

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Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Montreal WI

Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Montreal WI

Oct 27, 2014 Penokee Iron Range Trail - Plummer Mine (HMUJN) Location: Montreal, WI 54550 Iron County Buy Wisconsin State flags at Flagstore.com! Country: United States of America Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com! N 46 24.469', W 90 17.586'

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Iron mining in the Penokee Hills USA EJAtlas

Iron mining in the Penokee Hills USA EJAtlas

Jan 11, 2010 Description: In November 2010, Gogebic Taconite (G-Tac), a subsidiary of The Cline Group, announced plans for a $1.5 billion iron ore mine in the pristine Penokee Mountains in Northern Wisconsin. The open pit mine would sprawl over four miles of privately-held managed forest land.

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Iron Mining In the Lake Superior Basin

Iron Mining In the Lake Superior Basin

Iron mining is energy and transportation intensive. Estimates by Gogebic Taconite indicate that the mine in the Penokee Range would require at least 145 megawatts of electrical power, which is double the generating capacity of the power plant in Ashland. Either new plants would need to be built in the Penokees or high tension lines built to supply

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Gogebic Taconite Mine Project Encyclopedia of Wisconsin

Gogebic Taconite Mine Project Encyclopedia of Wisconsin

The reason why the Penokee-Gogebic Range is so attractive to potential mining companies is because it has a geological composition and history that is one of a kind among iron ranges. The range receives it name from the iron-rich rock, referred to as the Ironwood Iron Formation, that stretches 75-miles from Michigan's Upper Peninsula Lake Gogebic on the north end to Grand View, Wisconsin on the south end.

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Penokee Mining Points to Ponder from Nick Vander Puy

Penokee Mining Points to Ponder from Nick Vander Puy

The latest proposal from the Cline coal mining group talks about our insatiable need for iron ore and offering our community about 600 $50,000 jobs for several decades. The project in the Penokees, draining towards wild rice and maple sugar bushes and Lake Superior is being touted as “environmentally friendly” because the mine isn’t susceptible to acid mine drainage.

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Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Historical Marker

Penokee Iron Range Trail Plummer Mine Historical Marker

Jul 21, 2011 Plummer Mine Headframe Interpretive Park Dedicated to the iron miners and their families who helped build the Penokee Iron Range Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. Location. 46 24.469′ N, 90 17.586′ W. Marker is near Pence, Wisconsin, in Iron County.

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Penokee Hills Taconite Mining Information

Penokee Hills Taconite Mining Information

Penokee Hills Information Directory. In Northern Wisconsin, GTAC intends to dig the world's largest open-pit taconite mine—4.5 miles long, 1000 feet wide, and 900 feet deep for phase one—at the top of the Bad River watershed, which flows through the Bad River reservation and into Lake Superior.

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Penokee Iron Ore Mine Cave in

Penokee Iron Ore Mine Cave in

Republic Steel CorporationPenokee Iron Ore Mine Cave-in. Three of five miners were rescued after being trapped for 24 hours by a cave-in at the Penokee Iron Ore Mine near Ironwood, Michigan. The rescued miners were Victor Cox, Christopher Hocking, and Mack Krecker. The body of Jerome Olkonen was later found by rescuers, lying beside his machine.

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Defeating the Iron Mines in Wisconsin 187 Wisconsin

Defeating the Iron Mines in Wisconsin 187 Wisconsin

by Al Gedicks (originally published by Z Magazine). Two years after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a controversial Iron Mining Law designed to speed up permitting for a giant open pit iron mine in the Penokee Hills above Lake Superior, Gogebic Taconite (GTac), president Bill Williams pulled the plug on the mine because the project was not feasible.

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Work Continues To Close Penokee Hills Mining Site

Work Continues To Close Penokee Hills Mining Site

Feb 01, 2016 Mining company Gogebic Taconite might no longer be pursuing plans to build a $1.5 billion iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin, but work is still being done at the proposed site. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources hydrogeologist Larry Lynch said the mining company will begin sealing some holes where GTAC drilled core samples in February.

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Published by the Great Lakes Indian Fish amp Wildlife

Published by the Great Lakes Indian Fish amp Wildlife

if a mine is constructed in the Penokee Range. At best, the landscape would be permanently altered. At worst, a variety of environmental damage and human health risks could result. Where a Penokee mine would fall along that spectrum is currently unknown. • Taconite mining projects are complex and encom - pass large areas and many natural ...

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