This Week in Mining

Cliffs Seeks Protection from Canadian Creditors

Mining company Cliffs Natural Resources announced Tuesday that its Canadian subsidiaries are restructuring and seeking protection from creditors.  Cliffs' U.S. operations are not affected by Tuesday's action.

  • Alaska Cancels Ferry Project Bids after Steel Dispute with Canada
  • Cliffs' CEO Expresses Concerns About Essar
  • Deals Reached in Principle to Keep UP Utility Costs Down
  • Dayton Taps Economic Official for Iron Range Board

  • Mining Year in Review

    A look back at the ups and down of 2014, in the mining industry.

  • Magnetation Starts Up Plant 4

    Magnetation is celebrating the start up of Plant 4, just in time for the New Year! The iron ore concentrate from Plant Four will supply Magnetation’s new pellet plant facility located in Reynolds, Indiana, which began operating in September 2014.

  • Klobuchar: Finding Federal Funding for 53 Relocation

    Senator Amy Klobuchar stopped on the Iron Range on Tuesday. One of her visits focused on moving Highway 53 for mining. And she pledged her support to help find funding.

  • Essar Steel Faces New Challenges

    The company that has been building a lot of anticipation around its cutting-edge plans to produce both taconite and steel, may have some obstacles ahead. State Rep. Tom Anzelc, (DFL) Balsam Township, says the company told lawmakers that they've dropped the steel plant component of their plans.

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