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August 26, 2016
A haul truck carrying more than 240 tons of taconite ore takes a load to the crusher in the Thunderbird Mine of United Taconite. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Steelworkers, Cliffs reach tentative agreement on labor contract
August 26, 2016 - 8:36pm
August 11, 2016
United Taconite millwrights Brian McAllister and Matt Bird cut pipe while working in the concentrator building at the mine in Forbes on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 11, 2016. Cliffs Natural Resources recalled its employees after the mine and plant had been idle for the past year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
United Taconite employees back to work; new $65 million pellet project underway
August 11, 2016 - 10:30pm
August 5, 2016
Michigan’s Empire mine produces last taconite
August 5, 2016 - 10:59am
July 23, 2016
Crews are busy working on the crushing and processing plant portions of the Rainy River gold mine project near Emo, Ontario, on July 13, 2016. The mine is expecting to produce gold and silver by mid-2017. John Myers / jmyers@duluthnews.com
Rush of interest in Northland gold
July 23, 2016 - 10:47pm
Joy Global to be acquired by Japan-based firm for nearly $2.9 billion
July 23, 2016 - 6:21am
July 11, 2016
In this photo from 2010, a worker holds a core sample showing a polymetallic deposit from the Twin Metals exploration area east of the Kawishiwi River in northern Lake County. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Both sides steeled for Twin Metals hearings
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
A 240-ton ore-hauling truck is repaired at the planned Essar Steel project in Nashwauk last October. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar moves to keep Nashwauk project, says state pulled mining leases too late
July 11, 2016 - 5:08pm
July 8, 2016
The Essar Steel pellet plant under construction near Nashwauk, as seen in October 2015. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar Steel Minnesota files for bankruptcy as Dayton pulls mineral leases
July 8, 2016 - 6:20pm
June 23, 2016
Steelworkers ratify new contract with ArcelorMittal
June 23, 2016 - 9:17pm
June 22, 2016
United Taconite cited for dust violations
June 22, 2016 - 5:57pm
June 13, 2016
In this photo from 2010, a worker holds a core sample showing a polymetallic deposit from the Twin Metals exploration area east of the Kawishiwi River in northern Lake County. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Forest Service 'deeply concerned' about Twin Metals project; mining lease renewal to get public input
June 13, 2016 - 5:50pm
June 9, 2016
A haul truck carrying more than 240 tons of taconite ore takes a load to the crusher in the Thunderbird Mine of United Taconite in Eveleth in August 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Cliffs says United Taconite restart has been moved up two months
June 9, 2016 - 7:06pm
May 25, 2016
Freshly made taconite pellets emerge from the 2,350-degree Furnace No. 5 at Northshore Mining in Silver Bay in this 2008 photo provided by Cliffs Natural Resources.
Minnesota Power adds Northshore Mining as customer
May 25, 2016 - 12:39am
May 23, 2016
Antofagasta lobbies Minnesota delegation in DC
May 23, 2016 - 5:38pm
May 18, 2016
US approves tariffs on more foreign steel
May 18, 2016 - 5:50pm