Mining Features

How to apply for a job at local mining companies



ArcelorMittal Minorca Mine www.ArcelorMittal.comP.O. Box 1, 5950 Old Highway 53, Virginia,MN 55792• Applications are available at MinnesotaWorkForce Centers when jobs are open• Return applications to ArcelorMittal by mail• Jobs are po… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Water, food and shelter:

Human dependence on mining

Hoover Dam panoramic view from the Arizona side. The Hoover Dam was made with 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete, equal to the volume of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Three mines and a cement plant are needed to provide concrete for reservoir dams. W… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Twin Metals project validated by Pre-Feasibility Study



The four major sites of the proposed Twin Metals Minnesota Project: Underground mine site, concentrator site, tailings storage facility site and utility corridors.Editor’s note: While this news release notes the Pre-feasibility Study is based … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Miners’ Expo:

See all the hot new mining stuff in Chisholm

A Terex HR16 mini excavator was on display at the Iron Range Miner’s Expo last year. Photo by Deborah McCauley.CHISHOLM – The third annual Iron Range Miners’ Expo, to be held September 10-11 at Minnesota Discovery Center, is expected to be big… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range businesses operating globally



Following are short profiles of some local mining-related businesses on the Iron Range that are exporters and/or have international presences (this is not a complete list by any means). Iracore International Inc. Hibbing, MN Iracore International I… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Advanced MN on pace to provide MSHA training to 8,000 people




HIBBING – Ever since 1977, the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) through the United States Department of Labor requires that every new miner complete 24 hours of safety training before beginning to work for any company that steps foot o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron ore and steel factoids



Iron Ore is the world’s most widely used metal, and its consumption grows nearly 10% each year. The automobile industry uses 17% of the over 90 million tons of steel produced in the U.S. annually. Abundant, strong and easily worked, iron was a prima… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range well represented at Heart of the Continent meeting



Participants in a recent Heart of the Continent Partnership workshop in Duluth are shown here. Attendees learned about a new collaboration with National Geographic to promote geotourism in the region of northeastern Minnesota and southern Ontario. S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

EYES WIDE SHUT

Wastewater treatment produces one of the same pollutants as mining, but with no state regulations


Editor’s Note: This article, written three months ago, explores some of the complications that have arisen in the implementation of the current sulfate standard for wild rice waters in Minnesota. While the conversation has focused mainly on mi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT MINING

The Wild Rice Sulfate Standard: Enormous implications for entire state


 Minnesota has had a rule on the books since 1973, submitted under the then-new federal Clean Water Act, which limits the amount of sulfate in waters used for the production of wild rice. That was when the state adopted the recommendation of Jo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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