impact from taconite mining

  • Mesothelioma and other lung disease in taconite miners ...

    Mesothelioma and other lung disease in taconite miners ...

    In order to characterize EMP exposures in taconite mining and processing, to determine their relative impact on lung fibrosis and to assess their impact on common lung conditions, a crosssectional screening of current and former workers and their spouses was conducted in 2010–11 (Report, 2014).

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  • Comprehensive Assessment of Exposures to Elongate Mineral ...

    Comprehensive Assessment of Exposures to Elongate Mineral ...

    Specifically, no research on exposure to taconite dust, which includes EMP, has been conducted since 1990. This article describes a comprehensive assessment of presentday exposures to total and amphibole EMP in the taconite mining industry.

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  • gogebic taconite Archives

    gogebic taconite Archives

    Despite harsh criticism from two northern legislators and an outcry from antimining activists, a spokesman for Gogebic Taconite said Tuesday that armed, paramilitarystyle guards will continue to patrol the site deep in the Penokee Range where the company wants to build a large open pit iron mine.

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  • Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study

    Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study

    Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study Minnesota Taconite Workers Lung Health Partnership April 12, 2013 ... Iron Range today in the presence of taconite mining and processing operations? ... • Can't entirely rule out impact of commercial asbestos exposure used in taconite industry or .

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  • Taconite Visit Grand Rapids

    Taconite Visit Grand Rapids

    Taconite, incorporated as a village on April 20, 1909, was laid out by the Oliver Mining Company, which had opened the Holman Mine there. The city now covers an area that is almost 6 suare miles and is a very diverse area, with everything from residential homes, to farms, to mining.

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  • PolyMet Mine in Northeastern Minnesota | PolyMet Mining

    PolyMet Mine in Northeastern Minnesota | PolyMet Mining

    *NorthMet Economic Impact 2011 Update UMD Labovitz School of Business and Economics. ... We also will clean up legacy water issues left from former taconite mining and processing operations on the property. ... Read more details on the mining and processing method. NorthMet ore body.

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  • Taconite Iron Ore Processing: National Emission Standards ...

    Taconite Iron Ore Processing: National Emission Standards ...

    A taconite iron ore processing facility separates and concentrates iron ore from taconite, a lowgrade iron ore, and produces taconite pellets, which are approximately 60 percent iron .

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  • Taconite State Trail Minnesota DNR MN Department of ...

    Taconite State Trail Minnesota DNR MN Department of ...

    The Taconite Trail winds through forests of birch and aspen intertwined with pine, leading the visitor by many isolated lakes and streams. From Grand Rapids heading north, you see the impact of the taconite and iron mining industry.

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  • Minnesota Iron Iron Mining History

    Minnesota Iron Iron Mining History

    During the long period since its formation, Mesabi taconite has been subjected to a variety of geologic processes that have altered its character. Today, however, the great bulk of the Mesabi Range iron formation remains as hard, magnetic taconite – enough to last hundreds of years using conventional mining methods.

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  • Taconite Revolvy

    Taconite Revolvy

    Exploring the trail from Grand Rapids and heading north depicts the previous impact of the iron ore mining industry. As the trail goes north, the terrain becomes rolling and winding through thick forests. The Taconite Trail leads through State and National Forest land as well.

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  • Explore Minnesota Iron Ore

    Explore Minnesota Iron Ore

    the growth of miningrelated industries. The taconite mining industry purchases goods and services from a supply chain of hundreds of supplier/vendor businesses in more than 200 communities. Whether you need drill bits or shovel repairs or geophysical consultants, you can find them in Minnesota.

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  • Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs ...

    Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs ...

    A taconite mine proposed near Ashland in northern Wisconsin could bring thousands of highpaying jobs to the region and billions of dollars to the state's economy, but it would first have to pass an extensive environmental impact study.

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  • RESOURCES Taconite Rocks!

    RESOURCES Taconite Rocks!

    Taconite pellet kits and magnets "Taconite Rocks!" posters; IMA History Booklet (includes map and timeline) IMA State of the Industry Brochure (outlines economic impact of industry) "From Hard Rock to Ore" and "Minnesota Mining: A New Beginning" DVD

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  • Environmental impact statement not required for Northshore ...

    Environmental impact statement not required for Northshore ...

    The project includes mining an additional 108 acres and constructing an engineered stockpile to manage sulfurbearing waste rock. The proposed project has enough ore to support 5 to 10 years of mining and would begin after the required permits are acquired.

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  • Regulators lay out steps for Gogebic Taconite mining permit

    Regulators lay out steps for Gogebic Taconite mining permit

    Regulators lay out steps for Gogebic Taconite mining permit. ... Gogebic spokesman Bob Seitz said the company is hopeful that the DNR and the corps will collaborate on an environmental impact ...

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  • Learn About the Different Types of Explosives Used in Mining

    Learn About the Different Types of Explosives Used in Mining

    Primary explosives can be easily detonated due to their extreme sensitivity to heat, friction, impact, static electricity. Mercury fulminate, lead azide or PETN (or penthrite, or more properly Penta Erythritol Tetra Nitrate) are good examples of primary explosives used in the mining industry. They can be found in blasting caps and detonators.

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  • Gov rn r's Task Force Mining and Minerals

    Gov rn r's Task Force Mining and Minerals

    • Taconite Taxes: Because taconite taxes are important to the mining companies as well as local governments, a subcommittee of labor and mining company management is urged to reach consensus on a recommendation to the governor and legislature regarding taconite production taxes as .

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  • Minnesota Iron Economic Impact

    Minnesota Iron Economic Impact

    Minnesota's iron mining industry not only has significant economic impact in the areas in which the iron is mined. The effects of Minnesota's iron mining industry can be felt far and wide – on local, regional, national and even international levels.

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  • Respiratory effects of exposure to dust in taconite mining ...

    Respiratory effects of exposure to dust in taconite mining ...

    Besides these, studies of the impact of dusts from taconite mining on lung function are few (Clark, et al., 1980). This current research lays the foundation for understanding the non cancer risks ...

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  • Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks ...

    Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks ...

    The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines and processing plants.

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  • Gogebic Taconite mining project Wisconsin DNR

    Gogebic Taconite mining project Wisconsin DNR

    Mar 24, 2014· Gogebic Taconite, LLC, potential mining project Location: Iron and Ashland counties Preapplication withdrawal and Managed Forest Law (MFL) land The DNR received a preapplication withdrawal letter from Gogebic Taconite, LLC, on March 24, 2015 [PDF] for the ferrous mining project located in Iron and Ashland County.

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  • environmental impact of mining taconite

    environmental impact of mining taconite

    environmental impact of mining taconite Explore Our Products Here AFB has a full coverage of coarse crushing, intermediate crushing, fine crushing and sandmaking, sandwashing, feeding, sieving, conveying equipment and mobile crushing and sieving equipment.

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  • PolyMet Project Update Polymet Mining Corporation

    PolyMet Project Update Polymet Mining Corporation

    State Mining Bill Does Not Advance. Earlier this year, legislation was introduced in the Minnesota Senate and House that, if enacted, would have had a significant impact on nonferrous and taconite mining and, if applied to other industries, could have had a very negative effect on business activity throughout the State.

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  • Taconite seal for bearings in split block housings ...

    Taconite seal for bearings in split block housings ...

    A new SKF Taconite Seal for bearings in split block housings protects against contaminated or wet operating conditions. Benefits of this multistage labyrinth cartridge seal include exclusion of contaminants, improved prevention of water ingress (even during highpressure washing), maximized bearing and seal service life, reduced grease consumption, reduced environmental impact, and .

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