An Iron Ore - Magnetite Mine (Minnesota), also known as Peter Mitchell, in USA owned by Cliffs Natural Resources.


Northshore Mining Company, which originally operated as Reserve Mining Company, was the first taconite processing facility in North America when it opened in 1955. After Reserve filed for bankruptcy in 1986, the plant was downsized to 4.8 million tons per year capacity and reopened in 1990 as Northshore Mining Company.

Company Info:

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is an international mining and natural resources company. It is the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America, a major supplier of direct-shipping lump and fines iron ore out of Australia and a significant producer of high and low volatile metallurgical coal.

Other mining operations in the area are: Northmet Copper-Nickel Project, Birch Lake Copper-Nickel Project, Longnose Titanium-Iron Ore Project, Maturi Copper-Nickel Project, Twin Metals Copper-Nickel Project, Erie Iron Ore - Magnetite Mine, Erie Iron Ore Plant, Minorca Iron Ore Mine, Minorca Iron Ore Pelletizing Plant, Rouchleau Iron Ore MineFor more data on production, status, ownership, capex and other categories, see the data section: