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October 13, 2015
The logo of Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in the Swiss town of Baar in 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
Polymet stockholder Glencore selling copper mines in Australia, Chile
October 13, 2015 - 5:16pm
October 12, 2015
A view from earlier this month of Essar Steel Minnesota's rock separator building (at left) and the tailings pumphouse and concentrator (right) currently under construction near Nashwauk. The plant is slated to begin producing taconite next year. (Bob King /
Essar, state negotiating deal on money owed
October 12, 2015 - 6:48pm
September 29, 2015
The logo of Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in the Swiss town of Baar in 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
PolyMet shareholder Glencore faces turmoil as copper prices slide
September 29, 2015 - 5:37pm
September 24, 2015
Corporate headquarters of Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Ill. (Reuters / Jeff Haynes)
Caterpillar may cut up to 10,000 jobs
September 24, 2015 - 12:39pm
September 13, 2015
Hundreds of steelworkers and their supporters march from the Miners Memorial Building to Ollcott Park in Virginia during a rally on Aug. 20, 2015. Steve Kuchera /
Negotiations break down between USW, ArcelorMittal
September 13, 2015 - 5:06pm
September 2, 2015
Flow of PolyMet mine water could reach BWCAW
September 2, 2015 - 11:21am
August 10, 2015
Yellow mine waste water from the Gold King Mine is seen in San Juan County, Colo., in this picture released by the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday. (Reuters / EPA handout)
Toxic wastewater spill from Colorado gold mine triples in volume
August 10, 2015 - 12:35pm
May 26, 2015
The Mesabi Nugget plant in 2009 (File photo / News Tribune)
Mesabi Nugget, Mining Resources plants on Iron Range idled for at least two years
May 26, 2015 - 8:39pm
May 6, 2015
A sign near the entrance to Minntac proclaims its status as the continent’s largest taconite facility. (Steve Kuchera /
Union: Minntac layoffs fewer than initially expected
May 6, 2015 - 6:25am
May 5, 2015
Grand Rapids-based Magnetation LLC announced Tuesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to allow it "to restructure the company’s balance sheet and provide liquidity to support long-term operations." (2014 file / News Tribune)
Magnetation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
May 5, 2015 - 8:28pm
April 30, 2015
Taconite ore is transported by a hauler truck at Cliffs Natural Resources in Hibbing.  (2009 file / News Tribune)
Cliffs CEO talks about new plant - not layoffs - in Minnesota
April 30, 2015 - 12:08pm
March 27, 2015
Gogebic Taconite formally withdraws from northern Wisconsin mining project
March 27, 2015 - 8:43pm
March 25, 2015
U.S. Steel announces major layoff in Illinois
March 25, 2015 - 8:08pm
March 18, 2015
The Keetac mining operation in Keewatin, Minn., as seen in Sept. 2014. (Bob King /
U.S. Steel leader's bonus irks Minnesota lawmakers
March 18, 2015 - 9:38am
March 13, 2015
Kennecott plans more mining exploration in Aitkin County
March 13, 2015 - 3:54pm