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  • Follow the money

    19-09-2019 · Cleveland-Cliffs bought the mining assets of LTV including the taconite processing plant and tailings impoundment at Hoyt Lakes; Allete bought utility generation and distribution assets including a coal-fired power plant and associated “coal pile” at the late Taconite Harbor. That plant one of the dirtiest in Minnesota and the coal pile

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  • MPR: Eveleth taconite plant closes

    14-05-2003 · Eveleth taconite plant closes by Bob Kelleher Minnesota Public Radio May 14 2003 EVTAC has made its last taconite pellets. EVTAC known as The Eveleth Taconite Co. is shutting down and 450 workers will be laid off by the weekend. Company officials hope to eventually reopen EVTAC's iron mine and taconite pellet plant.

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  • Ltv Mining Company Taconite Harbor Power Plant

    Ltv Mining Company Taconite Harbor Power Plant For many years LTV has operated a taconite ore mining facility near Hoyt Lakes Minnesota and a power plant at Taconite Harbor. LTV mined and beneficiated taconite ore into enriched iron pellets that were transported by railroad to Taconite Harbor where the pellets were loaded onto ships at the dock.

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  • The Mining of Taconite Lake Superior Iron Mining District

    However owing to the high costs of drilling and blasting taconite ore the plant was closed in 1924. The mining company was not able to compete successfully with companies producing high-grade ore directly from open pits. In 1941 the Minnesota State Legislature enacted the Taconite Tax Law designed to make taconite- mining economically feasible.

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  • The History of Erie Mining Company (Hometownfocus.us – May

    29-05-2015 · A project to document the history of the pioneering research preliminary pilot plant and construction and operation of the world’s first completely integrated taconite mine. In early 2014 a team of willing and dedied former Erie Mining Company/ LTV Mining employees began meeting monthly at the Hoyt Lakes City Hall.

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  • Erie Mining Company 4211

    In 1954 the Erie Mining Company (reporting mark EMC or EMCO) built a 74-mile private railroad from Hoyt Lakes to Taconite Harbor to serve the taconite mines in that area. The first train ran in 1957. In 1956 the company purchased five F9A and six F9B (booster units) diesel units.

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  • History

    1953 – Construction of Erie Plant. Construction begins on the Erie Plant near Hoyt Lakes. The $300 million complex to process and ship taconite includes a mill rail lines power plant and harbor. Commissioned in 1957 the plant is closed in 2001 by its then owner LTV Steel Mining Company and later purchased by PolyMet.

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  • Mine to Steel Mill Series

    Also includes photos of predecessor companies Reserve Mining and Cyprus Northshore. The final taconite hauler is Erie Mining/LTV Steel Mining. The tour starts in the mine on to the mine-to-plant Alco-powered trains following the pellet trains from the plant on the 72-mile mainline and then out onto the dock at Taconite Harbor.

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  • The LTV Corporation

    But many observers noted that LTV's workers faced the larger threat of minimills operated by other steel companies most notably Nucor Corp. loed in competitive proximity to the LTV plants. In addition to seeking ways of making steel more profitably Hoag made a number of moves in the mid-1990s to increase LTV's involvement in the production of value-added steel products.

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  • Ghost Towns: Taconite Harbor MN

    29-03-2021 · Originally built in the late 1950s the town was originally constructed to house the workers at a nearby power plant. The Erie Mining Company needed power sent inland to their taconite mines and a site along the shores of Lake Superior was an ideal loion as it would also power the harbor that served as the transportation hub for the taconite

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  • History

    1953 – Construction of Erie Plant. Construction begins on the Erie Plant near Hoyt Lakes. The $300 million complex to process and ship taconite includes a mill rail lines power plant and harbor. Commissioned in 1957 the plant is closed in 2001 by its then owner LTV Steel Mining Company and later purchased by PolyMet.

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  • Taconite Harbor Energy Center

    30-04-2021 · Taconite Harbor Energy Center is a 168.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by ALLETE near Schroeder Minnesota.

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  • An Abandoned Town: The Story of Taconite Harbor

    14-11-2016 · Taconite Harbor reached its peak Erie Mining Company sold their production to LTV steel. hiring on at the plant in a pinch. At the time the mine employed nearly four times as many

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  • Erie Mining/LTV Steel

    A couple of views of LTV's dock at Taconite Harbor. The first is of the five F9's unloading their train on top on the dock. The second shows a ABBA set of F9's unloading with the Canada Steamship Lines J.W. McGiffin ( now called the Niagara) loading at the dock and an unknown Maritime class straight decker unloading coal for the company power plant.

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  • ltv empresa minera taconite harbour power plant

    ltv empresa minera taconite harbour power plant. is a mill in mine plant. The final taconite hauler is Erie Mining/LTV Steel Mining. The tour starts in the mine on to the mine-to-plant Alco-powered trains following the pellet trains from the plant on the mile mainline and then out onto the dock at Taconite Harbor.

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  • ltv mining company taconite harbor power plant

    In 1989 LTV Steel purchased Erie Mining and the railroad was renamed LTV Mining Railroad. The railroad closed in early 2001 when the LTV company ended the operations of the harbor. In 2002 Cleveland Cliffs bought the plant and again renamed the railroad The Cliffs Erie Railro. Wikipedia · Texte sous licence CC-BY-SA

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  • Ltv Mining Company Taconite Harbor Power Plant

    Ltv Mining Company Taconite Harbor Power Plant For many years LTV has operated a taconite ore mining facility near Hoyt Lakes Minnesota and a power plant at Taconite Harbor. LTV mined and beneficiated taconite ore into enriched iron pellets that were transported by railroad to Taconite Harbor where the pellets were loaded onto ships at the dock.

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  • N A Brief History of the Use of Taconite Aggregate (Mesabi

    America’s) first taconite processing plant by Reserve Mining Company. The plant began operating in 1955. In 1960 when the plant expanded Reserve Mining Company set up its own concrete batch plant on-site for internal use. The plant expansion and subsequent Figure 2. Loion of cities and counties referenced in text.

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  • Arrowhead Electric Cooperative Inc. PlaintiffHartford

    16-09-1997 · LTV Steel Mining Company owns an ore and taconite handling plant at Taconite Harbor Minnesota. LTV is managed by Cliffs Mining Company. LTV agreed to allow United Power Association (UPA) an electrical cooperative to maintain electrical substation facilities on LTV's property.

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  • Cliffs Minnesota Power buy LTV mine facilities

    23-08-2002 · Cliffs will acquire the Hoyt Lakes taconite plant railroad about 43000 mining-land acres and a loading dock in Taconite Harbor while Minnesota Power subsidiary Rainy River Energy Corp. will get the Taconite Harbor 225-megawatt power facility transmission line to the Range and about 30000 acres of forest-recreation land.

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  • Minnesota Power representatives talk with Schroeder about

    17-05-2019 · Minnesota Power purchased Taconite Harbor Energy Center from LTV mining in 2001 with Cleveland Cliffs retaining ownership of the loading dock. From 2007 to 2008 the company spent over $50 million to retrofit units 1 and 2 with new environmental emission controls.

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  • The Mining of Taconite Lake Superior Iron Mining District

    However owing to the high costs of drilling and blasting taconite ore the plant was closed in 1924. The mining company was not able to compete successfully with companies producing high-grade ore directly from open pits. In 1941 the Minnesota State Legislature enacted the Taconite Tax Law designed to make taconite- mining economically feasible.

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  • FindACase™

    30-10-2001 · The power plant at Taconite Harbor has generated electric power for the mine and has also generated electricity that has been sold to commercial buyers. The permit under which the Taconite Harbor power plant has been operating provides that 10% of the plant's capacity can be sold commercially. Over the last several years LTV has sold

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  • MPR: Mine Closing Rocks Iron Range

    LTV Steel Mining produces taconite pellets 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Pellets are shipped by a company-owned railroad 74 miles to Taconite Harbor. There the pellets are loaded onto ore boats which can be as long as three football fields and carry as much as 60000 tons of high-quality pellets.

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  • Taconite Harbor Power Plant

    Taconite Harbor Power Plant. Apr 06 2015018332Minnesota Powers Taconite Harbor coal plant pollution also adversely impacts some of the states most popular and iconic parks and public spaces including the Superior Hiking Trail Temperance River State Park Crosby Manitou State Park Lutsen Mountains ski area and the Sugarbush Ski trail on the shore of Lake Superior

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  • Metallurgical Processing of PolyMet's NorthMet Deposit

    Steel Mining Company taconite iron ore processing plant which is loed about 7 miles from the NorthMet deposit. The plant and associated mining operations were closed in early 2001 due to bankruptcy and at its peak this plant processed over 90000 long tons/ day of taconite iron ore via a four stage crushing grinding and flotation process

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  • Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

    16-09-1997 · LTV Steel Mining Company owns an ore and taconite handling plant at Taconite Harbor Minnesota. LTV is managed by Cliffs Mining Company. LTV agreed to allow United Power Association (UPA) an electrical cooperative to maintain electrical substation facilities on LTV's property.

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  • Minnesota Power holds special meeting

    20-12-2019 · Decommissioning the Taconite Harbor Energy Center power plant won’t happen in 2020 said Julie Pierce Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Minnesota Power. Instead Minnesota Power has submitted a permit with the state to keep the plant on standby through 2022.

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  • taconite photos on Flickr

    Minnesota Power ran the Taconite Harbor power plant after LTV quit in 2001 but they would eventually quit too here in 2016. It's hard to believe over a decade has passed since the Erie Mining Company cab units made their last great stand on home rails.

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  • Erie Mining/LTV Steel

    A couple of views of LTV's dock at Taconite Harbor. The first is of the five F9's unloading their train on top on the dock. The second shows a ABBA set of F9's unloading with the Canada Steamship Lines J.W. McGiffin ( now called the Niagara) loading at the dock and an unknown Maritime class straight decker unloading coal for the company power plant.

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