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Coeur d’Alene Mines Moving Corporate Office To Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS) – An international mining company has become the latest firm to move its U.S. corporate headquarters to Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation, one of the world’s leading mining companies, is moving its corporate headquarters from Idaho to Chicago, bringing 160 jobs to the city.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Coeur d’Alene is the 14th corporation to move to the city since he took office in 2011, bringing a total of about 5,000 jobs to the city.

Denver and Dallas also competed to land the company’s new headquarters.

Coeur d’Alene mines silver and gold in Alaska, Nevada, South America, and Australia. It employs about 2,000 people worldwide.

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