Struggling Iron Range Company Magnetation On Verge Of Shut DownAn innovative Iron Range company that mines leftover mine waste is on the verge of shutting down unless it's rescued by outside investors.
Iron Range Companies, United Steelworkers Reach DealCliffs Natural Resources has reached a tentative contract with Steelworkers at iron mines in Minnesota and Michigan.
Iron Plant May Close In Grand RapidsA struggling iron mining operation says it may shut down its last operating facilities in Minnesota and Indiana.
Gov. Dayton Terminates Essar Steel's Mineral LeasesMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has pulled the plug on Essar Steel's lucrative mineral leases on the Iron Range.
Mine To Open In August, Bringing Hundreds Of Jobs To Iron RangeGood news came Thursday for unemployed miners on the Iron Range. Hundreds of job will be opening earlier than expected.
United Taconite Mining Facilities To Open 2 Months EarlyCliffs Natural Resources says it will restart operations in August at its United Taconite mining facilities on northeastern Minnesota's Iron Range, two months earlier than previously announced.
Lawmakers Approve Iron Range Unemplyment Extension, Tax ReliefMinnesota legislators on Thursday paved the way for unemployment checks to go out to thousands of out-of-work Iron Range miners, abruptly wrapping up a long-awaited deal just after the Senate's top Democrat doubted whether the relief package would come together.
Constitutionality Of Iron Range Board Called Into QuestionA new report suggests the structure of a crucial Iron Range oversight board may be unconstitutional. The Office of the Legislative Auditor made that conclusion in an examination of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board released Friday.
House Passes Bill To Extend Benefits For Laid-Off Iron Range WorkersThe Minnesota House of Representatives has passed a measure that would extend unemployment benefits for laid-off Iron Range workers, but relief is not coming just yet.
House Committee Passes Bill Extending Iron Range Worker BenefitsHouse Republicans made progress Monday on linking a measure to extend unemployment benefits for laid-off Iron Range steelworkers with tax credits for the state's businesses, but could face opposition from Democrats who don't want the two items tied together.
Iron Range Mine To Reopen, Putting 540 People Back To WorkCliffs Natural Resources is restarting iron production at its North Shore mining operation. That means 540 people will go back to work.
House Committee Approves Bill Extending Benefits To Iron Range WorkersA state House committee has passed a measure that would extend unemployment benefits for laid-off Iron Range steelworkers but would also give some money back to Minnesota's employers.