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Monthly Archives: August 2016

  • New plant, revived United Taconite bring good news to Iron Range

    by Dee DePass, Star Tribune The recall of laidoff workers at the United Taconite plant and the start of construction on a $65 million iron-ore pellet plant in Forbes, Minn., is bringing much needed good news to Minnesota’s Iron Range.  Gov. Mark Dayton, Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., company officials and scores of recently recalled workers…

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  • VIDEO: Cliffs United Taconite Introduces New Mustang Pellet Project

    by Chelsee Moe, FOX 21 Mining industry layoffs on the Iron Range have been common in recent years but there is good news as some of those employees are now back at work. Cliffs United Taconite is starting up its Mustang Pellet Project in Forbes which is bringing thousands of people back to work. Cliffs…

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  • US Steel CEO praises trade case conclusions

    by Pittsburgh Business Times United States Steel Corp. CEO Mario Longhi praised the U.S. Department of Commerce’s ruling on three trade cases the company filed in 2015 that include a 57 percent duty on two South Korean companies’ imports of hot-rolled steel. The cases involved imported hot-rolled steel from Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Turkey, Australia,…

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