This Week in Mining

Black Beach Opens to the Public

A beloved beach in Silver Bay has never technically been open to the public. But now, thanks to an agreement with the mining company, it is open for everyone.

  • Bracing for Layoffs: Communities Impacted
  • Bracing for Layoffs: Steelworker Perspective
  • Layoffs Reduced at Minntac Plant
  • Magnetation Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

  • Bicyclists Tow Canoe to Protest Mine Near BWCA

    Some bicyclists from Save the Boundary Waters are taking a creative approach to their protest against a proposed mine near the Boundary Waters. They stopped in Duluth on Tuesday on their cross-state bike trip, towing a canoe behind them.

  • USCGC ALDER Coast Guard Completes Great Lakes Ice Breaking

    After four months of work, the U.S. Coast Guard has officially finished their ice breaking operations. Crews helped keep shipping vessels moving on the Great Lakes as well as easing threats of flooding in the St. Clair River.

  • Cliffs Cuts 95 Salaried Positions

    Around 95 salaried positions at Cliffs Natural Resources facilities are being eliminated, according to the company.  Steelworkers Union leaders said the reductions do not involve any union workers.   

  • Cliffs CEO: We Will Not be Derailed

    The CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources emphasized his commitment to keeping the company going on Wednesday. Lourenco Goncavles also mentioned future ventures in Minnesota.

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