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  • Iron-Ore Producer’s CEO Bets on the Midwest

    By John W. Miller, Wall Street Journal, Dec. 22, 2014 HIBBING, Minn.— Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is banking on the Midwest, a forgotten niche in the global commodities market. For more than a century, huge iron-ore reserves in this remote region have provided the raw material to make steel in blast furnaces that have populated the industrial heartland…

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  • Minnesota Mining Industry Attracting a Young Workforce

    By, Dec. 11, 2014 Northeast Minnesota is making progress in attracting a younger workforce. According to a report from IRRRB, industries like mining are now employing more people under the age of 45 than they were in 2003. In fact, mining has undergone the most dramatic change. Almost 70 percent of the workforce used…

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