Mesabi Range


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Mesabi Range

 

a center of the mining industry in northeastern Minnesota (USA), in the Lake Superior region. The most important American iron-ore basin and the North’s primary raw-material base for ferrous metallurgy. Annual extraction is about 50 million tons. In addition to rich hematite ores, lowgrade taconites (ferruginous quartzites) are mined and processed into concentrates. The key centers are Virginia and Hibbing. Exports pass through the ports of Duluth and Two Harbors.

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Meanwhile, for prospective students who do not have the prerequisites necessary to enroll in Capella University, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College will offer introductory courses.
This partnership between Capella University and Mesabi Range Community and Technical College is an innovative example of a private company and a public college working together to help a community and its residents prepare for the future.
ESML will be the first new pellet plant constructed in over 35 years in the Mesabi Range, made possible by not only the superior resource base and infrastructure available to ESML, but also the skill base and support of the local community.
4 billion tonnes of high quality iron ore in the Mesabi range
6 billion facility will be North America's first mine-based steel plant and the single largest investment made in the Mesabi range in recent times.
We look forward to working with the State, the IRRR and other joint venturers during the next several years to develop iron nugget technology on Minnesota's Mesabi Range.
Cliffs, Minnesota Power and the State of Minnesota are committed to the long- term economic development of this region, so the real winners are the residents of the Mesabi Range and the communities where they live.
Steel Group (NYSE: X) of USX Corporation announced today that on November 3, 2000, it will idle one of five agglomerator lines at its Minntac taconite mining operations on the Mesabi Range north of the city of Mountain Iron, Minnesota.
One DRI project being closely watched is the plant MIS plans to build right at the source -- a Mesabi Range ore body that MIS chairman Robert M.
In addition, the Mesabi Range Technical and Community College -- in cooperation with the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) and other area agencies -- will hold an open house for the dislocated LTV mine workers, their families and the public on Wednesday, June 28.
Steel career as a summer student at the company's Minntac taconite mining operations on the Mesabi Range north of Mountain Iron.