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25 years: Iron mines and partners have “one voice” with IMA

Riley Filipovich (l. to r.), Jim Filipovich, Tayler Buczynski, Josh Kohlhase, Sarah Kohlhase, Laura Filipovich, Justin Lofquist, and Katy Lofquist celebrated the 130th anniversary of the first shipment of iron ore at the 2014 Tower Fourth of July pa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

The Iron Mining Association of Minnesota: Get involved!




IMA Media Manager Katy Lofquist (left), IMA member Lea Masucci of Furin & Shea in Hibbing, and IMA President Kelsey Johnson show off the fans they brought for Kids Day at the 2017 St. Louis County Fair. IMA members volunteered throughout the day… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Malton Electric witnesses 25 years of the IMA’s growth



VIRGINIA – The Iron Mining Association of MN (IMA) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The association represents Minnesota’s iron mines and more than 100 businesses that supply goods and services to the industry. Its predecessor,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Magnets and Minnesota’s iron ore

IMA creates Taconite Rocks! curriculum for sixth graders

 Minnesota’s iron mines hold a special place in state history. For more than 130 years, Minnesotans have mined iron that’s been used to build and protect our nation— and to make the things we use every day. It was with this in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IMA Environmental Committee

Supporting clean air and water for Range communities


Supporting clean air and water for the communities on the Iron Range is extremely important to the IMA. The environmental regulatory landscape is constantly changing. Whether it be on a federal, state or local level, regulations and policy interpret… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IMA Safety and Health Committee

Promoting continuous improvement


The IMA Safety and Health Committee has the following mission statement: Promote the continuous improvement in our mines and plants for all employees, contractors, visitors, guests and other stakeholders by: • Sharing best safety practices &bul… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IMA Public Information Committee

Telling the story of mining and us


When the Iron Mining Association was formed in 1992 and opened to vendor participation, people like Bob Mars, Jr. stepped up to say, “There is a wonderful story that needs to be told” and encouraged the formation of what became the Publi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. is a mainstay in the equipment industry




The Komatsu truck (left) has a 240 ton per load capacity and weighs 850,650 lbs. It is powered by a Cummins 2,500 hp engine. It measures 24 feet wide, 22 feet 7 inches high, and over 47 feet in length. The Komatsu loader is powered by a Cummins 1,76… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

ET: Offers troubleshooting services to area mines




Drilling to install remedial wells at a bulk facility. Photo submitted.EVELETH – Environmental Troubleshooters, Inc. (ET) is an environmental consulting and contracting company employing geologists, environmental scientist, as technicians, dri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Colorado law addresses hot car dangers



 The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) applauded Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for signing a bill that will provide new protection to prevent heat-related deaths in a vehicle. The law went into effect on August 9. The law provide… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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