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April 26, 2017
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Tom Clarke's Chippewa Capital Partners LLC was picked Wednesday, April 26, as the best option to salvage the bankrupt Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon has set a May 22 confirmation hearing to approve the deal,...
April 26, 2017 - 8:33pm
April 18, 2017
Study: Minnesota mining industry jobs worth more than tourism
DULUTH, Minn.—With claims by some mining critics that tourism is a more sustainable option than copper mining for northern Minnesota, and with the federal government mulling a moratorium on new mining near the Boundary Waters, industry officials fired back Tuesday with a new...
April 18, 2017 - 6:58pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 28, 2017
Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH — Yet another lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Forest Service decision to approve the land exchange that enables PolyMet Mining Inc. to acquire the property where it wants to build Minnesota's first copper mine. The groups Save Our Sky Blue Waters, Save Lake Superior...
March 28, 2017 - 1:12pm
March 27, 2017
Lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH, Minn.—Three environmental groups filed suit in federal court Monday to overturn the U.S. Forest Service decision to trade land...
March 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
March 19, 2017
Mesabi Metallics gets court permission to sign labor deals
NASHWAUK, Minn. — A federal bankruptcy judge has given Mesabi Metallics authority to renew labor agreements with construction workers...
March 19, 2017 - 12:02am
March 16, 2017
Agencies get earful on mining ban
DULUTH — The federal agencies responsible for a proposed mining ban near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness got an earful Thursday...
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
March 8, 2017
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from the Chilean family that owns the Twin Metals copper...
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 19, 2017
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Tom Clarke has developed a pattern in recent years: finding shuttered, bankrupt companies, buying them for pennies...
February 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
February 7, 2017
NE MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
DULUTH — St. Louis County commissioners will likely approve a resolution Tuesday, Feb. 7, calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to overturn a recently imposed copper mining prohibition near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
February 2, 2017
Wilderness advocates protest against MN Congressman
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday morning against...
February 2, 2017 - 3:19pm
January 31, 2017
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
DULUTH — Mines off all kinds across the U.S. produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials in 2016, a slight increase from 2015,...
January 31, 2017 - 9:20pm
January 12, 2017
It’s Essar vs. Essar in new $1 billion lawsuit: Lawsuit claims tangled, global web of fraudulent moves by Essar officials
DULUTH — First there was Kramer vs. Kramer. Now there’s Essar vs. Essar. The company formerly known as Essar Steel Minnesota has filed a...
January 12, 2017 - 6:29pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
DULUTH — Two environmental groups on Tuesday said they will file suit in federal district court to stop the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., a long-expected move that would mark the first legal action to stop the project.
January 10, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 28, 2016
IRRRB rebates taconite tax to mining companies
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota's largest mining companies got some gifts a few days late this holiday season, but it was well worth the wait....
December 28, 2016 - 7:14pm