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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The College of DuPage Chaparrals will face Minnesotas Mesabi Range Community College Norsemen in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) second annual Red Grange Bowl at CODs Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.
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Steel plans to sell its Minntac taconite operation in Minnesota's Mesabi Range as well as other assets upstream of its steelmaking business to a newly-formed joint venture for $500 million.
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Today, Capella University and Mesabi Range Community and Technical College have taken the first step toward acting on Wellstone's challenge.
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.
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