Humboldt Mill tour

When:  Aug 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
Associated with  Upper Peninsula SME Section

Hi All,

SME Upper Peninsula Section is organizing a tour of Humboldt Mill on Friday, August 3, 2018. The tour will start at 8 AM and run approximately for two hours. The maximum number of tour participant is 12. So, RSVP the event if you would like to attend.

On the Humboldt Mill tour (2 hours) you will see what happens to the ore after it leaves the mine site. The mill tour is a walking tour, beginning at the administrative office. The tour follows the circuit of crushing, grinding and flotation processes, taking the ore from haul truck to rail car. Visitors should be prepared to spend about an hour walking on site, including up and down stairs and over metal grating. Transportation will not be provided for the Humboldt Mill tour. Driving and parking directions will be given later through email.

Requirements and Rules

Consistent with Eagle Mine policies, and for your safety, please note the following rules.

  • Must be 18 years or older to participate. 
  • Must wear long pants. No capris or shorts- no exceptions.
  • Shoulders must be covered. T-shirts are acceptable. No tank tops.
  • Must wear closed-toe walking shoes/hiking boots. Shoes must have covered top and back.
  • Must remove large jewellery/watches
  • Encourage to bring your own Personal Protection Equipment (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, high visibility vest, ear plugs) if you have. If you need them, you have to notify us ( at least ten days before the tour.
  • No alcohol, drugs, or firearms on site
  • No photos or video equipment on site
  • Mill-Participants must be able to climb several flights of stairs and steep inclines, walk on the metal grating, and be able to tolerate strong odors.
  • Eagle Mine and SME Upper Peninsula Section are not responsible for any parking violations received during the tour.

Other details about the tour will be shared with the RSVP list. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Snehamoy Chatterjee


Humboldt Mill
4547 Co Rd 601
Champion, MI 49814
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Snehamoy Chatterjee
(906) 487-2516