RINK AND RUN A Houghton Prediction
This prediction from Brandon Veale, sports editor of the Houghton Mining Gazette, leading to Friday's Minnesota Duluth at Michigan Tech series:
Before you declare this series... Posted on 2/4/10 at 3:15 PM
Stark County companies pay the big bucks for mining and oil and gas extraction. The county paid the highest wages in the third quarter of 2011, allowing employees to pocket more than $2,000 a week, according to a Job Service North Dakota report released Tuesday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Stillwater Mining Co. said Tuesday that 2010 was its best year in almost a decade, as the company benefited from strong platinum and palladium prices and renewed demand for the precious metals from the auto industry.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Proposed regulations that would eliminate thousands of coal mining jobs in the East are being criticized in Wyoming even as the federal government predicts the rules would create hundreds of jobs out West.
State officials are working to draft policies after interest has been expressed in mining uranium and other elements in southwest North Dakota, a practice that hasn’t been conducted since the late 70s.
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