“We can achieve more together”

Posted June 28, 2016

“We can achieve more together”

by Kelsey Johnson for MINE 10

Minnesota’s iron mining industry has been getting some good news lately.

Northshore Mining reopened (early), and United Taconite’s reopen was just moved up as well. People are going back to work, and we are all feeling as though a weight is starting to lift off our shoulders.

Last fall, more than 3,000 miners and vendor employees were laid off. Currently, that number is down to around 1,000, thanks in part to the support from our state and federal lawmakers and our communities.

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