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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
April 28, 2016
Lourenco Goncalves
Cliffs beats expectations, turns profit in first quarter
April 28, 2016 - 5:26pm
April 27, 2016
Steelworkers reach tentative contract deal with ArcelorMittal
April 27, 2016 - 6:00pm
April 14, 2016
View of part of the Essar mine, where the ore body is located. In the background are the crushing and concentrating facilities. (2015 file photo / News Tribune)
Dayton: State will retake mineral leases if Essar stalls
April 14, 2016 - 5:03pm
April 11, 2016
An October 2015 view of a new road at the Essar Steel Minnesota site near Nashwauk, leading to the pellet plant. Bob King /
Essar comments on Nashwauk project, search for financing
April 11, 2016 - 5:07pm
April 7, 2016
US Steel lays off 25 percent of its salaried workers
April 7, 2016 - 12:33pm
March 14, 2016
Freshly made taconite pellets emerge from the 2,350-degree Furnace at Northshore Mining Company. (2008 file / Submitted by Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.)
Cliffs will reopen Northshore Mining in May
March 14, 2016 - 6:49pm
March 5, 2016
A mechanic repairs a 240-ton ore hauling truck at the Essar Steel site near Nashwauk in October 2015. Bob King /
Essar Steel Minnesota sued for millions, again
March 5, 2016 - 9:56am
February 22, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a meeting with the U.S. Governors Association at the White House in Washington Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is on the left, back to camera. (Reuters photo by Carlos Barria)
Obama pledges to fight China steel dumping
February 22, 2016 - 8:27pm
Titanium project gets IRRRB approval
February 22, 2016 - 5:20pm
February 5, 2016
The logo of Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in the Swiss town of Baar in 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
S&P downgrades PolyMet backer Glencore to near junk status
February 5, 2016 - 6:04pm