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December 17, 2016
Magnetation's Plant 2. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Agreement struck on sale of Magnetation assets to new owner, awaits judge's approval
December 17, 2016 - 12:39am
December 15, 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)
Feds take back mineral leases from Twin Metals
December 15, 2016 - 2:49pm
December 10, 2016
Matthew Stock, CEO of SPL Advisors, which is trying to take over the Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. John Myers / jmyers@duluthnews.com
Mesabi Metallics hopes to rise from wreckage of Essar Steel Minnesota
December 10, 2016 - 8:01pm
December 8, 2016
Magnetation's Plant 2. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Buyer steps forward for assets of bankrupt Magnetation, hopes to reopen Iron Range facilities
December 8, 2016 - 4:42pm
U.S. Steel clarifies CEO's comments on recalling 10,000 jobs
December 8, 2016 - 2:22pm
December 7, 2016
A road at the Essar Steel site near Nashwauk leads to the pellet plant. (file photo / News Tribune)
Banks in India file suit against Essar's parent company
December 7, 2016 - 7:35pm
November 29, 2016
Poll finds Northeastern Minnesota support for copper mining
November 29, 2016 - 12:09pm
November 3, 2016
A rod mill at this Polymet facility is used 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 mine. (2013 file / News Tribune)
PolyMet submits application for permit to mine
November 3, 2016 - 5:50pm
October 27, 2016
Iron ore is transported by a truck at Hibbing Taconite. (2009 file / News Tribune)
Cliffs reports third-quarter loss as impacts of steel, iron ore downturn linger
October 27, 2016 - 11:00am
October 12, 2016
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)
PolyMet will trade more stock for cash to get company through permitting stage
October 12, 2016 - 2:33pm
October 10, 2016
A front-end loader dumps a bucketful of Magnetation’s finished concentrated iron into a truck outside of the company’s Plant 2 in May 2014. (file photo / News Tribune)
Magnetation shuts down plants
October 10, 2016 - 10:00pm
October 6, 2016
Iron ore concentrate is carried by a conveyer belt at Magnetation's Plant 2 near Bovey in 2014. (2014 file photo / News Tribune)
Bankruptcy court approves settlement that will end Magnetation's operations
October 6, 2016 - 6:05pm
October 4, 2016
Iron ore is transported by a hauler truck at Cliffs Natural Resources' Hibbing Taconite facility. (2009 file / News Tribune)
Steel, iron ore crisis not quite over after all
October 4, 2016 - 7:28pm
August 28, 2016
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
August 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
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
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