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“Coeur d’Alene Mines Moving Head Office To Chicago”

Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. will move its headquarters to Chicago this year, leaving no company presence in Idaho since it was established in 1928.

Coeur has 65 employees in the building it owns in downtown Coeur d’Alene, and about 20 of them have opted to move to Illinois and remain with the company, spokeswoman Stefany Bales said today. The rest may stay on until Sept. 30, she said.

The mining company, which employs 2,000 people worldwide, sold its Galena Mine in the Silver Valley to U.S. Silver Corp. in mid-2006. The headquarters has been in Coeur d’Alene since 1985.

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