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April 19, 2018
t3.22.17 Bob King -- 032317.N.DNT.BLOUGHc4 -- The Roger Blough glides through the Duluth Ship Canal as the first ship of the new season to depart Duluth-Superior Wednesday around 7:30 a.m. Bob King /
Another strong shipping season expected
April 19, 2018 - 8:31pm
April 18, 2018
Tom Clarke, who is leading efforts to restart the former Essar Steel Minnesota project as Mesabi Metallics, talks about the project in what will be the plant’s pelletizing building near Nashwauk last month. (News Tribune file photo)
Legal battle continues between Cliffs, Clarke
April 18, 2018 - 1:07pm
March 7, 2018
U.S. Steel will fire up Granite City Works mill
March 7, 2018 - 4:11pm
March 1, 2018
Machinist Bill Pham measures a chunk of steel that will become a gear for a mining conveyor at Gear Works in Seattle on Feb. 9, 2018. The White House has announced a plan for heavy tariffs on imported steel. (Mike Siegel/Seattle Times)
White House announces plan for heavy tariffs on imported steel
March 1, 2018 - 12:46pm
January 25, 2018
Taconite iron ore pellets move through the furnace at Cleveland-Cliffs' Northshore Mining plant in Silver Bay. The company will spend $50 million on the plant this year to make a new pellet for its new iron plant in Ohio. (News Tribune file photo)
Cliffs CEO promises continued growth in 2018
January 25, 2018 - 1:40pm
January 13, 2018
The Cason J. Callaway, seen from near the Lester River, makes its way through thick "sea smoke" on Lake Superior in subzero temperatures earlier this month. Bob King /
That's a wrap: Closing of Soo Locks ushers in shipping offseason
January 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 12, 2018
Cyclists make the first turn onto the trail Saturday during the Cuyuna 45NRTH Whiteout fatbike race at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in 2016. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service file photo
Plans for Cuyuna mountain bike trails come to fruition
January 12, 2018 - 11:03am
January 10, 2018
Magnetation's Plant 2, as seen in 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 4:30pm
December 8, 2017
The Cliffs Natural Resources mine in Hibbing, Minn. Cliffs Natural Resources mines taconite and produces iron ore pellets. Amanda Hansmeyer /  Forum News Service
Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the increase
December 8, 2017 - 10:48am
View of Essar Steel's rock separator (at left) and the tailings pumphouse and concentrator (right) under construction near Nashwauk. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Chippewa files antitrust suit against Cleveland Cliffs
September 8, 2017 - 2:06pm
September 2, 2017
Taconite pellets are conveyed into large mounds near the CN ore docks in 2014. File / News Tribune
Third of Twin Ports-shipped taconite leaving U.S.
September 2, 2017 - 1:38pm
June 16, 2017
Quotable: Foreign steel imports 'hollow out' U.S. iron, steel industries
June 16, 2017 - 12:37am
June 1, 2017
A Congressional View: Need to move iron ore makes expanded Soo Locks critical
June 1, 2017 - 9:01am
February 9, 2017
Crude taconite is transported by a hauler truck at Cliffs Natural Resources in Hibbing, Minn. (file photo / News Tribune)
Cliffs profits bounce back with iron ore demand
February 9, 2017 - 11:22am
April 25, 2014
Weather, ore prices hinder Cliffs' first quarter, but company predicts improvement
April 25, 2014 - 10:33am