Mining Features

U. S. Steel sets goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

PITTSBURGH — United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) recently expanded its transformational commitment to sustainability by setting an ambitious goal targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. To achieve its net-zero goal for 2050, U. S. Stee… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Immigrants’ joys and struggles

Present-day visitors lead to a look back at the Range's past


This group of 18 visitors arrived on the Iron Range in several vehicles to learn about and enjoy some of the unique attractions this region offers. The woman, center, holds Tom Mattson’s recently released book Meeting Strangers, Making Friends: More … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

United States Steel’s Chrissy Bartovich

A steadfast employee leads critical component of steelmaking


Chrissy Bartovich, director of environmental at U. S. Steel’s Minntac and Keetac facilities in Mountain Iron and Keewatin, respectively. Submitted photo. IRON RANGE — Managing environmental performance in a highly regulated industry may seem like … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Will improve Great Lakes shipping

Construction resumes on New Lock at the Soo project

An artistic rendering of the Soo Locks following the completion of a new lock (far left) by the end of this decade. The Poe and MacArthur locks are to the right. Photos courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.SAULT STE. MARIE, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A new recreation destination

From mines to mountain biking mecca


Redhead Mountain Bike Park in Chisholm offers a variety of terrain for beginning to advanced cyclists. The trails, 15 miles of which opened in June 2020, take riders along the edge of former mine pits. Photos courtesy of Minnesota Discovery Center.CH… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lost Eveleth relic from early mining days

 This photo shows an old Oliver Iron Mining Company horse barn in 1985. The barn was located on Fayal Road in Eveleth in what was known as Chickentown. Today, that location is roughly the site of the Eveleth recycling center. To learn more about… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The story of Cornish miner John Rosewall

A glimpse of the rich and diverse history of Iron Range mining


In the late 1800s and very early 1900s, the tin and copper mining industries of Cornwall, England, were devastated by overseas mineral deposits that were larger and lower cost to mine. This forced tens of thousands of Cornish underground miners and o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IMA president reflects on economic development leaders



For the past many months, I’ve done my best to quiet the internal struggles I’ve been combating. However, now as I sit reflecting on the past many months and look at what remains, I can no longer be quiet. As I reflect back, I now know what a unit… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

GPM, Inc. announces new Pit Master Dewatering Barges

GPM’s Industrial Duty, Heavy Duty, and Xtreme Duty Pit Master Dewatering Barges. Images courtesy of GPM, Inc.DULUTH — GPM, Inc. (GPM), original equipment manufacturer of the GPM-Eliminator ™ line of industrial slurry pumps, has announced a new produc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

United States Steel upgraded at Morgan Stanley

United States Steel surged as markets opened May 11 as Morgan Stanley upgraded shares to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $32 price target, up from $24, as steel prices in the United States remain at or near all-time highs and market fundamentals … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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