Welcome to visit us! [email protected]
nav
  1. Home  >
  2. minnesota iron ore mining history

minnesota iron ore mining history

Minnesota has thelargest deposits of iron orein the United States, and northern Minnesota has been mining iron ore for130 years(26 years after Minnesota became a state in 1858). The majority of iron mined is used to make steel which has been used to build infrastructure, appliances, vehicles, and so many other things that make our modern lives possible.

Get a Quote

Product Center

NEWS LIST

  • MinntacIron MineIn MountainIron,Minnesota| The Diggings™

    MinntacIron MineIn MountainIron,Minnesota| The Diggings™

    The MinntacIron Mineis in MountainIron,Minnesota. Historically the site has been associated with the MesabiMiningDistrict which is now part of the Superior National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1890. ... 1974 1259340 metric tonsIron iron orepellets-total shipped 12593400 metric tons for the year;

    Read more +
  • A brief history of Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range | MinnPost

    A brief history of Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range | MinnPost

    May 26, 2020· TheMesabi Iron Range wasn’t the first iron range to be mined in Minnesota, but it has arguably been the most prolific. Since the 1890s, the Mesabi has produced iron ore …

    Read more +
  • History  Superior Mineral Resources LLC

    History Superior Mineral Resources LLC

    Another recent, significant development on the Mesabi is the Essar SteelMinnesotaproject—North America's firstiron miningthrough steel processing facility, which broke ground in 2008. The Bennetts and Longyears led the development of the next generation of theiron orebusiness onMinnesota's MesabiIronRange, spending more than a decade ...

    Read more +
  • Minnesota mining history | Minnesota DNR

    Minnesota mining history | Minnesota DNR

    Iron Ore. Minnesota's iron ore was actually discovered while miners were on their way to seek gold. Since their aim was gold, the iron was ignored. As it turned out, the iron would become more valuable to northern Minnesota than the gold. Iron ore was discovered on the three iron ranges at different times.

    Read more +
  • Minnesotaon the edge: ‘I’ve voted Democrat my whole life

    Minnesotaon the edge: ‘I’ve voted Democrat my whole life

    Mar 22, 2020· Trump’s appeal to the “forgotten people” has resonated with a population that has seen theiron-ore miningindustry go through decades of boom-bust cycles that have led to mass layoffs, a ...

    Read more +
  • A very brief history of mining on the Cuyuna Iron Range

    A very brief history of mining on the Cuyuna Iron Range

    Apr 05, 2016·Iron mining in the district, thefurthest south and west of Minnesota’s iron ranges,began in 1907. During World War I and World War II, the district mined manganese-rich iron ores to harden the...

    Read more +
  • The Cuyuna Range: ahistoryof aMinnesota ironandmining

    The Cuyuna Range: ahistoryof aMinnesota ironandmining

    The Cuyuna Range: ahistoryof aMinnesota ironandminingdistrict.MinnesotaHistorical Records Survey Project. The Project, 1940 - Technology & Engineering - 336 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book . What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

    Read more +
  • Mining|Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

    Mining|Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

    Mininghas a longhistoryinMinnesota.Iron orehas been mined here since the 1800s, and the taconite industry is an important sector in our state’s economy. Today, the state’s extensive copper and nickel deposits are just being proposed to be mined.

    Read more +
  • Taconite |MinnesotaDNR

    Taconite |MinnesotaDNR

    After many years of hard work, a process was developed to create taconite pellets. Taconite saved Minnesota's iron ore mining industry. Learn more about Taconite from Minnesota History Center. The Hull Rust Mahoning Mine in Hibbing, Minnesota. World's largest open pit iron ore mine; First ore shipments in 1895 (still being mined today, 114 years later) Originally 30 separate mines

    Read more +
  • The Cuyuna Range: a history of a Minnesota iron and mining

    The Cuyuna Range: a history of a Minnesota iron and mining

    The Cuyuna Range: ahistoryof aMinnesota ironandminingdistrict.MinnesotaHistorical Records Survey Project. The Project, 1940 - Technology & Engineering - 336 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book . What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

    Read more +
  • Fascinating scraps of Minnesota iron mining history are

    Fascinating scraps of Minnesota iron mining history are

    Aug 18, 2019· By the time the northern forests had fallen and the logging camps closed,iron miningwas rapidly reshaping the physical and cultural landscape of northernMinnesota. Hill AnnexMine history. A long narrow band of very high-qualityiron oreruns through northeasternMinnesotain …

    Read more +
  • 125 years ofiron orefrom Hibbing’s Mahoningmine

    125 years ofiron orefrom Hibbing’s Mahoningmine

    Jul 05, 2020· Aminethat madehistory. The pit north of Hibbing represents one of the most importantminingsites in Americanhistory. The rich hematiteironfrom the mines of Hibbing fed both world wars, including more than 75 percent of theorerequired to fight World War II.

    Read more +
  • The Importance of Iron Mining | Imagine LiFe without Iron

    The Importance of Iron Mining | Imagine LiFe without Iron

    Unearthed on northeastern Minnesota’s Iron Range in 1884, iron mining has long-played, and continues to play, a vital role in every individual’s life. From the cars we drive and the bridges we drive on, to the skyscrapers that line our country’s skylines to the wind turbines generating power throughout the nation, iron mining hasbuilt America.

    Read more +
  • Conflicted Over Copper: How theMiningIndustry Developed

    Conflicted Over Copper: How theMiningIndustry Developed

    Jun 05, 2020· Theiron oremines continued operating throughout the 20th century, but the issue of pollution didn’t come to a head until the 1970s. At that point, taconite mines had been running for years, andMinnesotabelieved the waste material—tailings—couldn’t hurt the environment.

    Read more +
  • MPR: A timeline ofMinnesota'sIronRange

    MPR: A timeline ofMinnesota'sIronRange

    The worstminingdisaster inMinnesotatakes place on the Cuyuna Range, as 41 miners drown in the Milfordminewhen nearby Lake Foley breaks through the undergroundmine. 1930-1935: More than one-half ofiron oreextracted from the earth originates inMinnesotamines. 1941: The first tax on taconite, a black magneticiron-bearingore, goes into ...

    Read more +
  • Minnesota Mining History

    Minnesota Mining History

    Minnesota Mining History,Mining History,HistoryofMining, GoldMining,Iron Mining, Cuyuna Range, Mesabi Range, Vermilion Range,Mining, Miners, Miner's, Open Pit ...

    Read more +
  • News   Minnesota Iron

    News Minnesota Iron

    Every day, in nearly every facet of life, we use products created byMinnesota’siron miningindustry. TheIron Mining HistoryFirst mined in northeasternMinnesota’sIronRange in 1884,iron miningand, thereby, steel production in the United States has long-played (and continues to …

    Read more +
  • These 12 Rare Photos Show Minnesota's Mining History Like

    These 12 Rare Photos Show Minnesota's Mining History Like

    Jan 23, 2017·Millingalong theMississippi Riverplayed an enormous role in the early history of Minneapolis, just as Minnesota’s 17 Fortune 500 companies play their part today. And up north, Minnesota’s mining left its mark on the Arrowhead region. These 12 rare photos of Minnesota’s mining history will give you a glimpse of life on the Iron Range.

    Read more +
  • Taconite |MinnesotaDNR

    Taconite |MinnesotaDNR

    After many years of hard work, a process was developed to create taconite pellets. Taconite savedMinnesota'siron ore miningindustry. Learn more about Taconite fromMinnesota HistoryCenter. The Hull Rust MahoningMinein Hibbing,Minnesota. World's largest open pitiron ore mine; Firstoreshipments in 1895 (still being mined today, 114 ...

    Read more +
  • Home   Hull RustMineView located in Hibbing

    Home Hull RustMineView located in Hibbing

    Located in Hibbing,Minnesota, this site overlooks a portion of the Mesabiironformation and more than 125 years of continuousiron ore mininginMinnesotaThis site is open daily May through September, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends in October, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.

    Read more +
  • Mining in Minnesota | Minnesota DNR

    Mining in Minnesota | Minnesota DNR

    In the past, iron ore was mined onthree iron ranges - the Cuyuna,Mesabi and Vermilion- and also inFillmore Countyin southeastern Minnesota. Today, only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore/ taconite mining taking place. Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley. Clay is used in making bricks, porcelain, tiles, and medicines.

    Read more +
  • Minnesota Iron Mining

    Minnesota Iron Mining

    Iron MiningAssociation ofMinnesota324 West Superior Street, Suite 502 • Duluth, MN 55802 Email: [email protected] • Ph: 218-722-7724 • Fax: 218-720-6707MinnesotaWeb Design by W.A. Fisher Co.

    Read more +
  • Minnesota Iron  Economic Impact

    Minnesota Iron Economic Impact

    Minnesota’siron miningindustry not only has significant economic impact in the areas in which theironis mined. The effects ofMinnesota’siron miningindustry can be felt far and wide – on local, regional, national and even international levels. ExistingMinnesota Iron MiningOperationsIron mininghelped contribute more than $3 billion to...

    Read more +
  • Copper Nickel Studies and Non ferrousMining Minnesota

    Copper Nickel Studies and Non ferrousMining Minnesota

    HistoryinMinnesota. The northeast region ofMinnesota, often referred to as the "IronRange," has ahistoryofiron ore miningdating back to the 1880s. While the focus ofminingto date has beenirondeposits (known as "ferrousmining"), the ores also contain a variety of …

    Read more +
Chat Online
swt