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Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • Range revival? United Taconite to restart by October

    by Dan Kraker, MPR, May 31, 2016 United Taconite, a huge open pit iron ore mine in Eveleth and taconite pellet plant in Forbes, will restart operations in mid-October and ramp up to full production by November, according to Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco Goncalves. “Now we have a firm timeline to start bringing people back…

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    by Bill Hanna, Mesabi Daily News, May 18, 2016  Hefty tariffs have been imposed by the U.S. Commere Department on Chinese and Japanese illegally subsidized steel dumped into the American market. The tariffs on Chinese steel are set at 266 percent and 71 percent for Japanese products. Steel dumping the past 18 months has been…

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  • Northshore Miners Return to Work Early

    by WDIO, May 5, 2016 SILVER BAY, Minn. – More than 400 workers at Cliffs Natural Resources’ Northshore Mining are back to work this week, ahead of schedule. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar confirmed the news Thursday, after she toured the facility in Silver Bay and met with workers. She said this is a good start,…

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