Feb 25, 2020

In the latest episode of Taconite Talks, the Iron Ore Alliance caught up with Rep. Julie Sandstede, who represents District 6A, to hear more about the state’s responsible use of its mineral resources.

“The Range is mineral rich… When we are given much, we should make much with it in a responsible way,” said Rep. Sandstede, a lifelong Hibbing resident.

Watch this video to hear more from Rep. Sandstede about the importance of mining:

Stay tuned for more Taconite Talks with policymakers, steelworkers and community members on our website and Twitter page!

Feb 04, 2020

From providing jobs and shaping our skyline to helping
provide funding for schools and partnering to protect the environment, iron
mining is a critical part of Minnesota’s economy and community. That’s why – in
our new video series, Taconite Talks
– we are talking to people in our region about what it means to be a part of
the iron mining industry and the impact it has throughout Minnesota.

In the first Taconite Talks, we hear from Les Minter, a third-generation steelworker at Minntac and member of USW Local 1938, about what iron mining means to him. Check it out!

Stay tuned for more Taconite Talks with policymakers, steelworkers and community members on our website and Twitter page!