Superior - As gas prices keep rising, a plant shelling out cheaper fuel could be coming to the Twin Ports.
CLEVELAND – Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 2.2 million tons in April, a virtual tie with a year ago.
MADISON - A mining company has reduced the number of test holes it plans to make for a proposed iron ore mine near Lake Superior.
ST. PAUL – PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX: POM; NYSE MKT: PLM) ("PolyMet" or the "Company") has been notified by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ("MDNR") that ERM, the independent EIS Contractor, has completed drafting the preliminary supplemental draft Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") analyzing PolyMet's 100%-owned copper-nickel-precious metals NorthMet project located in the established mining district of the Mesabi Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota.
McKinley, Minn. - Authorities confirmed that human remains have been found on a mine dump in rural McKinley.
MADISON - A mining company has applied for an exploratory license to begin the process of opening an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin near Lake Superior.
MELLEN -Northern Wisconsin residents wanted answers Wednesday about the mine that's possibly coming to their area.
ASHLAND - A new office to educate people on the effects mining will have on northern Wisconsin.
MOUNTAIN IRON - Members of the Iron Range community gathered Friday, to hear the initial results of an on–going study on the health effects of working in the taconite and related industries.
The results were a mixed bag of both good and bad news.
CLEVELAND - Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 1.9 million tons in March, a decrease of 11.3 percent compared to a year ago.