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U. S. Steel celebrated the completion of its $100 million shovel rebuild project at Minntac on July 16

 Shovel 2 was commissioned in May 2000 and had the distinction of loading Minntac's two billionth ton of taconite on October 6, 2001. It has logged over 121,000 operating hours since it was put into service. Photos by Tucker Nelson. ...

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