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United States Steel Minntac Mine

Monday, April 11, 2022 | 10:00 am - Noon & 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

United States Steel Minntac Mine is the largest iron ore mine in the US and produces 16 million net tons of pellets annually. This tour will consist of an overlook into the active Minntac West Pit as well as a tour of some select processing facilities. Tour may go to concentrator and agglomerator buildings.

There will be two tours departing from the Iron Trails Motors Event Center. The first will depart at 10:00 AM and return at Noon. The second will depart at 1:00 PM and return at 3:00 PM. Lunch will not be provided so plan accordingly.

Attendees should wear closed toed shoes and long pants. Site may have some Met-Guard boot covers, but if anyone has steel toed or Met-Guard boots they should wear them. USS will provide hard hats and safety glasses.

PPE will be provided, if needed:

  • Hardhat
  • Safety glasses
  • Vests
  • Shoe Covers

We strongly encourage you to bring your own PPE if you have it.

*Some resections may apply to non-US citizens or competitors to United States Steel. No photography permitted.

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