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September 30, 2017
A road at the Essar Steel site leads to the pellet plant. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Dayton pledges continued state support for Chippewa's efforts to revive Essar site
September 30, 2017 - 7:21pm
September 8, 2017
View of Essar Steel's rock separator (at left) and the tailings pumphouse and concentrator (right) under construction near Nashwauk. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Chippewa files antitrust suit against Cleveland Cliffs
September 8, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 31, 2017
Welders at what was then the Essar Steel Minnesota site work in October 2015 on a large piece of ductwork that was to be used in the taconite plant's furnace. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Chippewa lawyers tell federal judge another company is trying to sabotage restart of Essar Steel Minnesota
August 31, 2017 - 12:11pm
July 5, 2017
The concentrator facility at the Essar Steel taconite plant in 2015.  (file / News Tribune)
As Chippewa takes over, Mesabi Metallics has layoffs
July 5, 2017 - 5:09pm
June 19, 2017
A road at the former Essar Steel Minnesota site leads to the pellet plant. (file / News Tribune)
Minnesota Executive Council approves leases for Chippewa
June 19, 2017 - 4:52pm
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 13, 2017
Ironworkers are dwarfed by the scale of the storage barn going up on the Essar Steel taconite plant near Nashwauk in October 2015. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar Steel Minnesota bankruptcy resolved
June 13, 2017 - 6:16pm
The induration furnace, used to bake taconite pellets, is seen in October 2015 at the Essar Steel site near Nashwauk. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Update: Judge approves Essar bankruptcy settlement
June 13, 2017 - 10:54am
May 19, 2017
View of Essar Steel's rock separator (at left) and the tailings pumphouse and concentrator (right) under construction near Nashwauk. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Essar Minnesota bankruptcy decision delayed until June
May 19, 2017 - 3:47pm
April 26, 2017
A road at the Essar Steel site leads to the pellet plant. (file / News Tribune)
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar
April 26, 2017 - 3:08pm
April 25, 2017
View of the rock separator (at left) and the tailings pumphouse and concentrator (right) at the former Essar project near Nashwauk, pictured before construction ceased in 2015. (file / News Tribune)
New bid joins former Essar, Magnetation operations
April 25, 2017 - 5:57pm
April 11, 2017
The former Essar Steel Minnesota site near Nashwauk, pictured in late 2015. (file / News Tribune)
Cliffs, Magnetation in running for Essar site
April 11, 2017 - 8:54am
April 5, 2017
View of part of the former Essar project, where the ore body is located. In the background are the crushing and concentrating facilities. (file / News Tribune)
Judge: Work can restart at former Essar site
April 5, 2017 - 9:45pm
March 18, 2017
Mesabi Metallics continues its efforts to revive the former Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. The company is battling Cliffs Natural Resources for support from state officials to gain critical state mineral leases at the site. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Mesabi Metallics gets court permission to sign labor deals
March 18, 2017 - 6:28pm
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