Another Range mine faces temporary shutdown until economy recovers

ArcelorMittal’s Minorca Mine in Virginia is preparing for a possible three-month shutdown from May through June because of the flagging economy and weakening demand for steel. WDIO broke this story. This means that almost every mine on the Range is either stopping or dramatically slowing production in 2009.


  1. My dad works there and is pretty sure he’ll be laid off for a while. He’s way behind on household projects so he’s not too broke up about it.

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