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This Week in Mining

Study Shows Twin Metals Mine Economically Feasible

Duluth Metals released a feasibility study on Wednesday showing the Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota would be economically competitive.

  • Moving the Highway for Mining: Cliffs' Perspective
 
  • Tribes Won't Appoint Mining Board Member
 
  • Independence Party U.S. Senate Candidate Announces Support for PolyMet
 
  • 130 Years of Mining in Minnesota

  • Hedge Fund Claims Victory in Cliffs Battle

    A vote Tuesday by shareholders of Cliffs Natural Resources could change the way the company is shaped. Casablanca Capital, an investment manager and a large shareholder, says they believe their six nominees were voted onto the board, which would give them a majority. 

  • MPCA Commissioner to EPA: Wrong to Reverse Variance

    The Commissioner of the MPCA sent a letter to the EPA, saying the agency is wrong for reversing its approval of a variance for Mesabi Nugget.

  • Former IRRRB Commissioner Gustafson Dies

    Jim Gustafson, who represented Duluth in the state Senate and headed the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board for seven years, died July 23 at the age of 75. During his tenure, Gustafson helped complete Giant's Ridge Golf Course, negotiated the Northwest Airlines ticket reservation center, and cut Ironworld's subsidy by $1 million.

  • Wisconsin's 74th Assembly Seat Debate Hits on Mining Issues

    Mining was a hot issue during the debate for Wisconsin's 74th Assembly seat Wednesday night. Two democrats are vying for Rep. Janet Bewley's open seat.




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