This Week in Mining

MN Congressional Delegation and Lt. Gov. Meet at White House About Steel Imports

Minnesota's federal lawmakers met with officials at the White House on Friday, to press their case about the problem of steel imports.

The Eagle Mine in Marquette County, Michigan, is pictured in this photo supplied by the company.  State regulators have approved revisions for the mine's groundwater discharge permit.
  • Michigan Approves Revisions to Eagle Mine Groundwater Permit
  • U.S. Steel to Idle Illinois Plant, Potentially Affecting Thousands
Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Cargo Shipping Season Resuming on Upper Great Lakes
  • MPCA: Use an Equation to Determine Sulfate Standard

  • Cliffs Finds Buyer for Ontario Chromite Assets

    Cliffs Natural Resources announced Monday that Noront Resources Ltd. has agreed to buy chromite assets in northern Ontario for $20 million.  The Ontario provincial government says the potential mine is the largest known deposit of chromite ore in North America.

  • People Remembering Parkville

    A small mining community where everyone knew everyone, is disappearing. Parkville's homes are being torn down, as U.S. Steel prepares to mine in that area.

  • Keetac Idling in May, Potentially Affecting Hundreds

    U.S. Steel has announced plans to temporarily idle Keewatin Taconite on May 13, potentially affecting more than 400 workers. However, it's not yet known exactly how many workers will be affected because some will be kept on for operational and/or maintenance duties.

  • Surge of Steel Imports Could Hurt Iron Range

    Iron Range steelworkers are concerned about steel imports, and their impact on the domestic industry.

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