Your lifetime impact: 3.6 million pounds of minerals, metals and fuels

According to Lake Superior Magazine: "The world is hungry for the geologic fruits of the earth – the Mineral Information Institute estimates that the average U.S. baby born today will “use” nearly 3.6 million pounds of minerals, metals and fuels in a 77.3-year lifetime. That is for basic food, clothing and shelter as well as … Continue reading Your lifetime impact: 3.6 million pounds of minerals, metals and fuels

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Copperland industrial development meet generates grassroots solutions

Our sincere thanks go to Lynne Farris, president of CLK Community & Senior Center in Calumet, MI and Rena Kurburski, secretary/treasurer for opening the center for public discussions on industrial workshops September 3. The first Copperland industrial & economic development meeting was full of new ideas & a vision for solid growth in Michigan's economically … Continue reading Copperland industrial development meet generates grassroots solutions

Event: Copperland Industrial & Economic Development meeting

Come explore opportunities for DIY workshops & new industries that reclaim our health, wealth & freedom. When: Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Where: CLK Community & Senior Center, 307B Sixth Street, Calumet, MI 49913 Topics of discussion at Copperland Corporation’s first industrial & economic development meeting include: NG electric generators … Continue reading Event: Copperland Industrial & Economic Development meeting

Dump dependency on dirty coal power

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

A little snow, a lot of directed energy on climate change

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.

Copper Country History for Home Schools

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

Copper finds on Laurium’s poor rock piles

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