Eagle Mine Facility Purchase And Community Update

    Dan Blondeau, Communications Dir., Eagle Mine.
    Dan Blondeau, Communications Manager, Eagle Mine.

    MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rio Tinto and Lundin Mining Corporation recently announced the purchase agreement between the two firms for the Eagle Mine and Humboldt Mill in Marquette county.

    Eagle Mine Communication Manger Dan Blondeau joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss more about the sale and talk about what’s next.

    Blondeau said there will be a series of community updates that will be held throughout Marquette and Baraga counties. The updates offer an opportunity to learn more about the recent sale.

    He added the updates will also serve as a chance for community members to have an open dialog about the next steps for Eagle.

    Blondeau said the Community Update schedule is as follows:

    June 19: Ishpeming Country Village

    June 20: Humboldt Township Hall

    June 24: Marquette Holiday Inn

    June 25: Michigamme Township Hall

    June 26: Powell Township Hall

    June 27: L’Anse American Legion

    Each session will be held from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

    Blondeau added that for more information about the community updates, visit their Information Center on Washington Street in Marquette, or call their Community Hotline at (906) 339-7150.

    LISTEN IN – Dan Blondeau on the Eagle Mine sale.

    VISIT – The Rio Tinto Website.


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