Welcome to Mining International


Welcome to Mining International, Chicagolands largest and only locally owned underground dolomite mine.  We are strategically located near the intersection of Interstate 80, and Interstate 55 in Joliet, Illinois, on the Des Plaines River. Mining International’s underground dolomite mine has a permitted reserve of 182,000,000 recoverable tons. Our current production capacity is 3,000,000 tons per year on one level, expandable to 6,000,000 tons on two levels.



History
Mining International, LLC incorporates August 2005
“First blast” for trench cut October 2005
Continuous mining machine start initial decline June 2006
Fully staffed and operational February 2007
First sale April 2007
Full production reached January 2009

We are here to stay!
Mining Internationals is fully committed to servicing the needs of their clients and contracts long into the future under its current ownership.