Mining provides jobs in Michigan, stimulates local and state economy

Posted on March 29, 2012 by Minerals Make Life

While mining has long been a part of the Michigan economy, the sector’s recent revival is bringing much-needed jobs to the state. Carol Raulston, senior vice president of communications at the National Mining Association, told the Christian Science Monitor that “everyone's hiring like crazy” in Michigan, where resident Jeff TenEyck called mining development, “the biggest shot in the arm for the economy here since Henry Ford was here.”

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