Electric utilities eat up an awful lot of Copper Country income that is needed to reinvigorate the LOCAL economy, not line the pockets of out-of-state utility companies. Even the old copper mining companies here recognized the value of clearing cropland alongside their mining locations. They used the crops to feed livestock - those poor beasts … Continue reading Dump dependency on dirty coal power
Copperland Corporation presented its minewater district heating utility strategy during discussions at the 4th Climate Cafe in Hancock, Michigan.Hosted by a local activist group, Keweenaw Climate Change, on December 1, 2016 the meeting drew close to 100 people and featured speakers on green energy, energy conservation, renewable energy policy & more.
New Library on Copperland Corporation's website! A few historical documents to get your home school students on the path to understanding the rich copper mining history in Keweenaw, Houghton & Ontonagon counties. These are our favorites, but there will be more to come. "Where Copper was King" had us laughing til tears ran down our … Continue reading Copper Country History for Home Schools
Ana & Sera Lester don't need metal detectors to find float copper on Copper Country rock piles. It's in their blood - perhaps much like the old Cornish miners who directed underground explorations for C&H and other Lake Superior copper mines. Even these "poor rock" piles on the gasplant trail yield copper - and modern … Continue reading Copper finds on Laurium’s poor rock piles
Copperland partner PNGinc has improved the design of its small wind turbine hub to facilitate manufacturing & installation. The company plans to manufacture critical hardware parts and provide online blade construction workshops for do-it-yourself customers. By building the blades that mount on this 1.5 kW vertical axis wind generator, Copper Country residents can slash thousands … Continue reading Micro-wind turbine project update
July 4, 2015 - For numerous decades the people of the United States of America and the world have quite passively endured deliberate and ongoing violations of the original Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitutions of the United States and Global Human Rights around the world. With the … Continue reading Declaration of Independence 2015
Copperland Corporation is currently modeling historic mining sites in Keweenaw County. The 3D models will be used in presenting opportunities for nonprofit community utilities that slash heating bills for Copper Country residents. Minewater district heating projects underway include Central Mine, Mohawk #4, Phoenix Mine & Quincy #2.
We had another great U.P. wind storm in Alger county last night! Can't wait to harness the power & share our results with Copper Country residents who are watching this project. Assembling the parts on this rooftop wind generator mount is easy. More how-to videos to come will show blade construction, assembly & operation. Our … Continue reading Copperland Wind Workshop #3 – rooftop mount parts & assembly
An online educational article on copper states that it is cheaper to recycle copper than to mine and extract new copper. "Recycled copper is worth up to 90% of the cost of the original copper. - Recycling a tonne of copper uses 15% of the energy that would be used to mine and extract the … Continue reading Why settle for 15% energy efficiency in recycling copper? Go for the GOLD! Renewable, that is.