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Mining on the Iron Range Minnesota Digital Library

The post-war years into the 1960s and 1970s saw decreased demand and the closure of many min Today iorn ore is still mined on the Iron Range but in a much-diminished capcacity Iron ore mining has had a lasting impact on Minnesota and helped to shape the state s industrial and cultural identity...

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Northern Minn iron ore mining company invests in steel

Aug 07 2019 0183 32 Traditional taconite pellets from Minnesota s Iron Range are used to make steel in giant blast furnaces around the Great Lak But the last blast furnace to be built in the US opened in 1980...

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Mesabi Range

The Mesabi Iron Range is a mining district in northeastern Minnesota following an elongate trend containing large deposits of iron oreIt is the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota First described in 1866 it is the chief iron ore mining district in the United Stat...

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Mining in Minnesota Minnesota DNR

In the past iron ore was mined on three iron ranges - the Cuyuna Mesabi and Vermilion - and also in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota Today only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore/taconite mining taking place Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley Clay is used in making bricks porcelain tiles and medicin...

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Minnesota Iron

Minnesota has the largest deposits of iron ore in the United States and northern Minnesota has been mining iron ore for 130 years 26 years after Minnesota became a state in 1858 The majority of iron mined is used to make steel which has been used to build infrastructure appliances vehicles and so many other things that make our modern...

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New Iron Range overlook offers views of massive mine MPR

May 25 2019 0183 32 After being closed for more than a year a new viewpoint offering sweeping vistas of an operating iron ore mine opens this weekend in Hibbing Minn...

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A Guide To Northern Minnesota s Mining Towns

Jan 17 2021 0183 32 A giant mining dump truck on display at the Hull Rust Mine in Hibbing Minnesota It has been an active mine since 1895 operated today by Hibbing Taconite Company Since 1895 14 billion tons of earth have been removed yielding 800 million gross tons of iron ore during WWII as much as one-quarter of the US production of iron ore came from...

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Major Mines Projects Peter Mitchell Northshore Mine

The Mesabi Iron Range is a mining district in northeastern Minnesota following an elongate trend containing large deposits of iron ore It is the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota First described in 1866 it is the chief iron ore mining district in the United Stat...

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Vermilion Range

Iron production continued steadily for many more decades but in the 1950s traditional iron mines had exhausted most of their resourc However it had been known for many years that northern Minnesota had an ore called taconite which could be refined into iron through a process called beneficiation...

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Sulfide Mining Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Minnesota has a long history of iron-ore mining Sulfide-ore mining for copper and nickel however has never been attempted here In the case of PolyMet MCEA has led the fight for accountability and true science-based decision-making...

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MPR A timeline of Minnesota s Iron Range

The worst mining disaster in Minnesota takes place on the Cuyuna Range as 41 miners drown in the Milford mine when nearby Lake Foley breaks through the underground mine 1930-1935 More than one-half of iron ore extracted from the earth originates in Minnesota min 1941 The first tax on taconite a black magnetic iron-bearing ore goes into...

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Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota Threatens

The town s last iron ore mine closed in the 1960s CHUCK NOVAK I don t want the town to die We need good-paying jobs - people get good disposable income that they can go out and spend money in...

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Mine mesabitribune

For this native of the Mesabi Iron Range the book Taconite New Life for Minnesota s Iron Range - The History of Erie Mining Company is a t 6 UTAC in the schools Inspiring a...

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World s Largest Open Pit Iron Ore Mine

By 1901 this facility was managed by JP Morgan and during the peak production period in the early 1940s nearly a quarter of all iron ore mined in the United States came from the Hull Rust Mine Today visitors can take tours into the mine area and view a variety of mining equipment exhibits...

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Northeastern Minnesota iron ore plants operating on 50 MP

Dec 18 2020 0183 32 Northeastern Minnesota s iron ore industry uses electricity to operate much of its equipment Crushers conveyor belts motors concentrating and pelletizing equipment all run off electricity Electricity also powers many of the industry s huge mining shovels The iron ore mining industry uses about 600 megawatts of electricity at any given...

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IRON ORE MINING EQUIPMENT IRON ORE

This film uses the large crowd at the Minnesota state fair to show how many people are affected by Minnesota s iron ore mining industry More than one quarter of a million people in Minnesota are directly or indirectly affected by the iron ore mining industry which has a strong impact on Minnesota s economy development and its citizen s daily liv...

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Iron mining facilities idled in northeastern Minnesota

Apr 13 2020 0183 32 Cleveland-Cliffs has announced it will idle Northshore Mining facilities in the northeastern Minnesota communities of Babbitt and Silver Bay until at least mid...

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Bethlehem Steel Corporation Mining Photographs SOVA

Together these mines were second only to Minnesota s famous Mesabi Range in terms of volume and quality of iron ore extracted In addition to ore extraction the mines were equipped with large-scale concentrating and agglomeration facilities where the raw ore was separated into disparate minerals through the use of magnetic separators...

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Reliable equipment for iron ore mines

Reliable equipment to handle the large volumes required in your iron ore mine For the large volumes of iron ore you produce every day you need proven and reliable equipment to sustain or increase your production level and avoid unplanned stops Automation digitalization and use of the latest technology in everything from bulk materials...

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Iron Ore Mining Companies Minnesota

On July 3 1884 the first shipment of iron ore from Charlemagne Tower s Minnesota Iron Company left the Soudan Mine near Lake Vermilion impractical due to the terrain of newer mines the mining companies turned to heavy trucking and...

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Fast Facts

Minnesota s iron mining companies tured their attention back to other business but they would be faced with labor concerns again and again in the years to come Work Labor unions in Minnesota and across the nation began fighting for better pay and working conditions during the late 1800 s...

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