State legislators tour the largest taconite mine on the Mesabi Range 

10-10-13 Minntac Mine Blast

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the mining activity resulting from this mine blast at Minntac will result in approximately $1 million for the Permanent School Fund.

Representative Murphy tours Minntac

10-3-13 Murphy and Bratulich

Minnesota House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL – Saint Paul) toured U.S. Steel’s Minntac facility to learn more about the largest taconite mining operation in the Mesabi Iron Range.  Pictured with Representative Murphy is Bob Bratulich, director of United Steelworkers District 11, who helped facilitate the tour.

Governor Dayton participates in Iron Ore Alliance launch

Governor Chris and Bob

On February 20, Governor Dayton (center) joined Chris Masciantonio (left) of U. S. Steel and Bob Bratulich (right) of the United Steelworkers Union to announce the formation of the Iron Ore Alliance.