What Magnetation looks like

There are many “proposed” projects bandied about in Iron Range economic talk. There is Essar Steel, a major project under construction. But in terms of new production and new jobs, Grand Rapids-based Magnetation, Inc., has done the most new hiring and new shoveling in the past year.

Magnetation processes iron ore once discarded as waste into iron pellets for making steel. Magnetation has ambitions to expand their business in coming years, including long range plans to actually reopen mining on old ore beds.

You might find it interesting to see what Magnetation’s operations look like:

Those with an excavator/dump truck fetish may need some alone time.

I’ve written about Magnetation before. They continue to determine where they want to locate their new processing plant.

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