This Week in Mining

Dayton Plans Mining Plants Tour before PolyMet Decision

Gov. Mark Dayton says he intends to visit up to four mining operations after Labor Day as he weighs how his administration will proceed with the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

  • Dayton, Nolan, Metsa and Melin Address Steelworker Concerns
  • United Taconite to be Idled
  • Layoffs Coming for Other Keetac Steelworkers
  • Laid Off Workers at Minntac Being Called Back