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2014-01-23 16:21:36

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC ("Magnetation") announced that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results. The financial results will be available on https://magnetation.com/financial_reporting/ no later than February 28, 2014. To access the financial results and login information for the conference call, a party must pre-register and...

2009-07-27 18:25:11

Workers in Minnesota's taconite industry are being asked to take part in a study to determine why so many of them are getting a rare cancer, researchers say. University of Minnesota scientists said letters began going out Monday to current and former employees of mining companies that extract the iron-bearing rock from the earth of northern Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The mystery is why higher-than-expected numbers of the workers have developed -- and succumbed to --...

2008-11-06 18:00:14

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today reported that in anticipation of potentially necessary production curtailments, its North America business unit has initiated compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, by notifying local officials and the United Steelworkers in four operating locations of the potential for production curtailments and employee reductions. WARN Act notification is required 60 days in advance under...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.