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.
Cliffs To Temporarily Shut Down Second Mining PlantCliffs Natural Resources says it will temporarily shut down a second plant, Northshore Mining, in northeastern Minnesota.
EPA Reaches Tentative Settlement With Mines Over Park HazeThe Environmental Protection Agency has reached a tentative settlement with four iron mines in Minnesota and Michigan that's aimed at reducing haze over pristine areas including Voyageurs and Isle Royale national parks and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Steelworkers Approve Cliffs Deal Cliffs Natural Resources says members of the United Steelworkers of America have approved a contract that negotiators agreed to last month.
Steelworkers At 2 Iron Range Mines Could Go On StrikeSteelworkers at two taconite mines on the Iron Range are getting ready to strike Wednesday morning.