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  • MINE edition released Posted: Jun 28th, 2017

    (Mesabi Daily News, Hibbing Daily Tribune, Chisholm Tribune Press, and Grand Rapids Herald Review)The latest MINE edition features stories on many IMA members, including: Cliffs Natural Resour...

  • Industrial Lubricant Co., Iron Mining Association reflect on 25 years Posted: Jun 28th, 2017

    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 ...

  • Iron Range taconite contributes to shipping season's strong start Posted: May 16th, 2017

    by Brooks Johnson, Mesabi Daily NewsThe early numbers are in, and the early numbers look good: Maritime traffic at the Port of Duluth-Superior is up 7 percent over last year.Read more.

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Begins Production of New ‘Mustang’ Iron Ore Pellet at its United Taconite Mine Posted: May 16th, 2017

    Cliffs Natural Resources releaseCliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced today that production of the new Mustang superflux pellet has started at its United Taconite mine....

  • Road Machinery & Supplies celebrates 25 years with Iron Mining Association Posted: May 15th, 2017

    The Iron Mining Association of MN (IMA) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The association represents Minnesota’s iron mines and more than 150 businesses that supply goods and services...

  • Minnesotans supportive of iron mining, survey shows Posted: May 9th, 2017

    Ninety-three percent of Minnesotans believe the state should continue to mine iron ore, according to results from the 2016 Minnesota State Survey. The survey was conducted by the Minnesota Cen...

  • VIDEO: Steel Revival Posted: Apr 13th, 2017

    CNBC reporter Jackie DeAngelis tells the story of how steel is made and how our industry has been impacted by unfairly traded steel products.  Click here to watch.

  • Mars Supply, Iron Mining Association a family matter Posted: Apr 4th, 2017

    Mars Supply has had a long relationship with the iron mining industry in Minnesota. “We started out providing pick axes and shovels,” said Bruce Mars, the fourth generation in the fami...

  • Mining adds to state's $19B in global exports Posted: Mar 24th, 2017

    Mesabi Daily News staff reportMining contributed to $19 billion in state exports, according to a recent report from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).Agricultural, mining...

  • IMA donates to local food shelves Posted: Feb 28th, 2017

    Members of the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA), a trade association representing Minnesota’s iron mines and businesses that supply goods and services to the iron mines, raised $2,200...

  • U.S. steel production shot up by 6.5 percent in January Posted: Feb 24th, 2017

    posted by Northwest Indiana TimesThe United States made about 6.9 million tons of steel in January, a 6.5 percent increase year-over-year, according to the World Steel Association. MORE 

  • Hometown Focus Mining Edition released Posted: Feb 24th, 2017

    The latest Hometown Focus mining edition was also released this week and features stories on IMA members (and from the IMA!), including:IMA columnJoy Global profileKGM profileTo view the full e-edi...

  • Trump to visit the Iron Range? He says so Posted: Feb 23rd, 2017

    posted by Business North President Donald Trump said Thursday he would visit U.S. Steel’s taconite operations in Minnesota. MORE

  • Cliffs named business of the year Posted: Feb 23rd, 2017

    posted by the Mesabi Daily NewsWhat’s it mean to be business of the year? It isn’t some arbitrary handout, especially not this year. MORE

  • IMA celebrates a quarter century of mining advocacy Posted: Feb 21st, 2017

    posted by the Hibbing Daily Tribune for MINE 12The Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA) will have 25 candles on its birthday cake this year. MORE

  • MINE 12 released Posted: Feb 21st, 2017

    The latest MINE edition was released this week by the Chisholm Tribune Press, Grand Rapids Herald Review, Hibbing Daily Tribune, and Mesabi Daily News.This edition once again features stories on ma...

  • Mining produces $106 million locally Posted: Feb 10th, 2017

    posted by the Mesabi Daily NewsMinnesota’s mining industry injected more than $106 million in local communities in 2016, according to a report released by the Minnesota Department of Revenue.&nbs...

  • A plan to reorganize - and mine Posted: Feb 2nd, 2017

    posted by the Mesabi Daily NewsMesabi Metallics has issued its reorganization plan to move the company out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and continue building the long-delayed Nashwauk iron ore project....

  • Sale of Magnetation to New Buyer is Final Posted: Feb 1st, 2017

    posted by WDIOAnother chapter of the Magnetation journey has begun. MORE

  • Minnesota remains a leader in mining Posted: Feb 1st, 2017

    The U.S. Geological Survey this week released its annual Mineral Commodity Summaries Report, naming Minnesota as the fifth largest mineral producer in the United States. The report said Minnes...

  • Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in US Posted: Jan 31st, 2017

    posted by the Duluth News TribuneMines off all kinds across the U.S. produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials in 2016, a slight increase from 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey an...

  • U.S. Steel's Longhi among CEOs advising Trump on jobs Posted: Jan 27th, 2017

    posted by the Pittsburgh Post GazetteU.S. Steel president and CEO Mario Longhi is included in a group of business leaders that President Donald Trump plans to rely on in his efforts to increase U.S...

  • Readers' View: Duluth chamber chief recognizes importance of mining, energy Posted: Jan 21st, 2017

    (a letter from the Laurentian, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Bemidji & Superior Chambers of Commerce tothe Duluth News Tribune) This letter acknowledges, with great appreciation, our neighbor and...

  • Klobuchar, Steelworkers like Trump's Commerce pick Posted: Jan 18th, 2017

    posted by the Duluth News TribuneOfficials from the United Steelworkers of America union and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar say they like President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary, h...

  • Keetac Steelworkers Begin Returning to Work Posted: Jan 16th, 2017

    posted by WDIOThe first large wave of people returning to work at Keetac starts on Tuesday. MORE

  • Iron Mining Association of Minnesota celebrates 25 years Posted: Jan 9th, 2017

    2017 marks the 25th anniversary for the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA), a trade association working to promote a healthy iron mining industry in Minnesota. In the past 25 yea...

  • Shipping peaks as Great Lakes season nears end Posted: Jan 2nd, 2017

    posted by the Duluth News TribuneEven with vessels steaming nonstop in and out of Lake Superior, ship owners play it close to the vest — not willing to “go there” when asked if the race is on...

  • New members on Iron Mining Association board Posted: Dec 20th, 2016

    The Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA)  – which strives to promote an iron ore industry that will provide long-term growth and prosperity for all stakeholders through profitability...

  • IMA uses #MnMined to build iron pride Posted: Oct 25th, 2016

    by Kelly Grinsteinner, Hibbing Daily TribuneThe Iron Mining Association (IMA) is on to Phase 2 of its statewide marketing effort, making sure Minnesotans’ understanding of the importance of minin...

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