This Week in Mining

Cliffs Plans to Restart United Taconite in 4th Quarter

Cliffs plans on restarting United Taconite in the 4th quarter, according to the 1st quarter earnings conference call on Thursday. UTAC has been idle since August of 2015, leaving more than 400 people out of work.

  • US Steel Files Trade Complaint against Big Chinese Producers
  • China Tells Banks to Lend to Expand Steel Exports
Duelling proposals in the Minnesota Legislature differ on whether Iron Range legislators should be guaranteed control of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.
  • Bakk Bill Would Preserve Current Makeup of IRRRB
  • PolyMet's Permitting Process Kicks off in Aurora

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