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2014-09-12 16:21:40

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announces that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the final necessary federal permits for expansion of the company's Minntac facility, located in Mountain Iron, Minn. The taconite mine extension project received the necessary state permits earlier this year. "We are very thankful for the support of our congressional delegation - Senators Klobuchar and Franken and Congressman Nolan, in...

2011-08-02 05:30:00

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals" and "Company") (TSX: DM) (TSX: DM.U) is pleased to announce that a diamond drill program has commenced on the Land O'Dixie Property, one of the Company's grassroots exploration properties within the Duluth Complex in Minnesota, U.S.A. The Company has planned a drilling program to test a large layered mafic intrusion identified on the property with potential for Platinum-rich Reef style targets. The Company has...

2008-07-07 06:00:12

By Janna Goerdt, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 7--BOVEY -- It's a problem that's only getting deeper. The water level in a nearly 5-mile-long chain of abandoned mine pits on the western Iron Range continues to rise, even as the debate persists over how to drain some of that water before the lake overflows into nearby Bovey, or the crumbling pit walls give way. If that happens, it's uncertain what would happen to Bovey and its population of 669, or to surrounding communities. Some...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'