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June 15, 2017
Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco Goncalves talks to reporters in April following a company luncheon at the Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm. Brooks Johnson / bjohnson@duluthnews.com
After failed bid for Essar site, Cliffs picks Ohio for new plant
June 15, 2017 - 12:51pm
June 1, 2017
Judge blocks Montana mine over environmental concerns
June 1, 2017 - 7:51pm
May 10, 2017
U.S. Steel CEO steps down
May 10, 2017 - 6:55pm
May 9, 2017
Minnesota DNR ready to auction more mineral rights
May 9, 2017 - 9:50am
May 6, 2017
A PolyMet Mining official explains in December 2013 how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the planned mine. The mills are part of the old LTV processing plant now owned by PolyMet. (News Tribune file photo)
Expert cautions state on costs to close PolyMet
May 6, 2017 - 8:14pm
April 27, 2017
Crude taconite is transported by a hauler truck at Cliffs Natural Resources in Hibbing, Minn. (2009 file / News Tribune)
Cliffs reports loss, but increased iron ore sales
April 27, 2017 - 3:39pm
April 20, 2017
President Donald Trump signs a directive ordering an investigation into the impact of foreign steel on the American economy at the White House on April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
Trump launches trade probe targeting Chinese steel exports into U.S.
April 20, 2017 - 6:40pm
April 18, 2017
Train cars filled with taconite pellets wait their turn to be unloaded at the CN dock in Duluth last September. (News Tribune file photo)
Study says Northland mining industry jobs are worth more than tourism
April 18, 2017 - 4:34pm
April 12, 2017
U.S. raises duties on South Korean steel piping
April 12, 2017 - 4:47pm
March 8, 2017
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, attend President Donald Trump's address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
March 8, 2017 - 5:13pm
February 18, 2017
Magnetation's Plant 2, as seen in 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
ERP revives former Magnetation operations
February 18, 2017 - 7:53pm
February 4, 2017
The Essar Steel Minnesota taconite project in Nashwauk is seen in October 2015. Mesabi Metallics has submitted its detailed plan to emerge from bankruptcy and restart the failed project. (News Tribune file photo)
Mesabi Metallics submits plan to emerge from Essar bankruptcy
February 4, 2017 - 1:09am
January 30, 2017
The Rainy River gold mine under development 45 miles northwest of International Falls is seen in July 2016. (John Myers / jmyers@duluthnews.com)
New Gold mine north of border running behind schedule, over budget
January 30, 2017 - 4:38pm
January 13, 2017
A 240-ton ore hauling truck is repaired at the Essar Steel construction site in October 2015. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar Global responds to fraud allegations in lawsuit
January 13, 2017 - 9:10am
January 10, 2017
PolyMet officials give a tour of facilities at the old LTV processing plant near Hoyt Lakes, now owned by PolyMet, in December 2013. (News Tribune file photo)
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 3:19pm