Steel

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Minnesota’s Senators Welcome Steel Decision

Minnesota’s U.S. senators are welcoming a ruling from the International Trade Commission that they say will open the door for strong action against the dumping of South Korean steel on the American market.

08/22/2014

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McFadden Talks On Recent Gas Tax Fumble

You’ve seen his campaign ads on TV, and on Tuesday night John Lauritsen had an opportunity to visit with U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden at football practice.

08/19/2014

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Rukavina Annoyed Stadium Requires Foreign Ore

Former state House member Tom Rukavina says he’s annoyed that the new Vikings stadium requires ore from overseas. Mortenson Construction executive John Wood told the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority that some high-grade steel will be imported from Europe. He says officials are ordering from a Luxembourg manufacturer that’s a global provider of the extra-strength steel. Wood says the 7,000 tons of steel that make up the perimeter can be drawn domestically, but even that will probably have only small traces of Minnesota in it.

11/23/2013

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New Minn. Vikings Stadium Will Have Foreign Flair

Backers of the $1 billion Vikings stadium regularly tout the project as an economic driver that will boost the state’s construction industry and rely heavily on Minnesota-derived materials. Construction planners showed last week that those goals are easier stated than achieved.

11/23/2013

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Survivors Emotionally Collect Pieces Of Collapsed 35W Bridge

Minnesota transportation officials are distributing remnants of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed in 2007. MnDOT says the material is being distributed at its Oakdale facility from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Legislation passed this year specifies who’s eligible for the steel and MnDOT says it’s contacted most of those people and groups.

08/28/2013

Aerial View Of Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

Years Later, Minn. Disposing Of I-35W Bridge Steel

In a few weeks, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin parceling out tons of steel from the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge. They’re being guided by a new state law and paying special attention to the requests of survivors from the deadly collapse, which happened six years ago Thursday.

07/31/2013

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Elk River Teen Missing For 2 Weeks Found Safe

The missing Elk River teenage girl who hadn’t been seen since Feb. 11 has been found safe, authorities say.

02/28/2013

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Construction Accident Injures 1 In Eden Prairie

One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a construction accident at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Eden Prairie.

09/01/2012

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Charges: Man Stole Steel Grates From Car Washes

A 29-year-old man faces one count of theft for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of steel grates from car washes and selling them to a metal recycling company, according to court documents filed Friday in Dakota County.

01/06/2012

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Minn. Company Hires Physician’s Assistant For Workers

Remember the school nurse’s office when you were a kid? Some employers are trying a similar approach to help control health care costs.

12/19/2011

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US Steel’s $300M Keetac Mine Expansion Up For Vote

Approval of two water quality permits could help U.S. Steel clear one of the last regulatory hurdles necessary for expanding its Keetac taconite mine and processing plant in northern Minnesota.

10/24/2011

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