PolyMet will be the first to commercially mine copper, nickel and precious metals in the world-class Duluth Complex. Located within Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range, the NorthMet project features three significant assets: the deposit itself, the former LTV Steel processing facilities which will be rehabilitated for this project, and the infrastructure including existing rail, roads, utilities and established supplier networks. The NorthMet deposit will be mined by open pit methods to a depth of approximately 700 feet below surface.
Now accepting applications for our Mining for Excellence scholarship program
For several years in Minnesota, PolyMet Mining has been investing in students who excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), since they are the future of industry in our region. We’ve proudly awarded $5,000 and $2,500 Mining for Excellence scholarships to eleven Minnesota high school students. The scholarship recipients have shown incredible achievements in robotics, science fairs, internships and Read More →