Coronavirus In Minnesota: More Mining Layoffs Due To COVID-19Another mining company on the Iron Range is idling workers due to the coronavirus pandemic and the declining demand for steel.
ArcelorMittal To Assume Management Of Hibbing TaconiteGlobal iron ore producer ArcelorMittal says no changes in employment, production or operations are expected when it assumes the role as managing partner for Hibbing Taconite later this year.
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.
Hibbing Taconite Fined For Air-Quality ViolationsHibbing Taconite Co. has agreed to pay a more than $15,000 penalty for air-quality violations at its taconite-production facility. The company will also return the facility to compliance.