Nashwauk News


01/21/2018 04:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cliffs Responds to Allegations of Trespassing 

Cleveland-Cliffs is addressing allegations of trespassing, when they placed their own 'No Trespassing' signs in Nashwauk at the former Essar site. In December, we reported, the company had acquired private mineral and surface rights from Glacier Park Iron Ore Properties.


01/19/2018 09:29 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cleveland-Cliffs Begins Fencing Off Property in Nashwauk 

As we've reported, Cliffs acquired about 4,000 acres of both mineral and surface rights from Glacier Park Iron Ore Properties. The company sent a statement about the new fencing: "Cleveland-Cliffs is securing its purchased and leased properties on the Nashwauk site.


01/12/2018 12:49 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Dayton says he's confident about northern Minnesota mining projects 

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said he's confident Chippewa Capital Partners will meet the settlement agreement with the state and launch the former Essar Steel Minnesota project. Dayton expressed his optimism to Iron Range mayors Wednesday afternoon and again while addressing the annual meeting of the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools later in the day.


12/29/2017 04:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New owners bring Essar project out of bankruptcy 

Iron workers set up a crane in 2014 to move steel for the construction of buildings on the site of Essar Steel Minnesota's taconite mine project in Nashwauk, Minn. The project stalled, but a new owner has received approval to bring out of bankruptcy.


12/28/2017 08:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Update from Governor Dayton About Mineral Leases at Former Essar Site 

"The Nashwauk project's emergence from bankruptcy is a very important step toward Chippewa Capital Partner's stated goal of finishing construction on the former Essar plant, obtaining the necessary financing and operating agreements, and beginning production, which will mean more jobs for the Range. I thank Chippewa Capital Partners and its Principal, Mr. Tom Clarke, for expediting deferred mechanic's lien holder payments last week, which was another important step forward.