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JANUARY 2024 Sunday

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New technology at work in mining equipment

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1845: Iron ore discovered in Michigan by Marje-Gesick, an Ojibwe chief.

1855: Bessemer process revolutionizes steelmaking.

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1848: The first iron from the Lake Superior region was made in this forge by Ariel N. Berney

1884: First shipment of iron ore from Minnesota’s Vermilion Range.

1890: Iron ore first discovered at Mt. Iron, Minnesota, opening Mesabi Range

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Groundhog Day

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR FEBRUARY Iron Ore Exploration Around the World

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Use of acids to separate gold from silver in the 1500’s

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World Day of Social Justice

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Zero Discrimination Day

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR MARCH Shipping on Great Lakes and Global

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Educating Mining Professionals

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1898: US becomes world’s leading iron ore producer with nearly 20 million tons mined.

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Doctors’ Day

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APRIL 2024

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1904: Iron ore deposits verified on Cuyuna Range by CuylerAdams.

April Fools’ Day, National Public Health Week Starts

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Global Iron Ore Prices

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Int’l. Mine Awareness Day

New Moon

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World Health Day

Human Resources/Recruiting Skilled Workers

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Laylat al-Qadr

1910: First installation to improve iron ore by washing built at Coleraine, Minnesota.

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1930-1939: Development of continuous hot-strip mill makes sheet steel commonly available

1941: Minnesota adopts taconite tax law to encourage development for low-grade deposits

1967: Last iron ore shipment leaves the Vermilion iron range

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Arbor Day World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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MAY 2024 Sunday

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1941-1945: Lake Superior district ships more than 411 million tons.

941:The first tax on taconite, a black magnetic iron-bearing ore, goes into effect in Minnesota

1948: Pilot plants to pelletize taconite concentrates.y

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May Day

World Press Freedom Day

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Cinco de Mayo, Orthodox Easter

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR MAY

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Mergers and Acquisions in Iron Mining

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Safety Innovations

Armed Forces Day Mother’s Day

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The canal at Sault Ste. Marie was opened on June 18, 1855, but it was not until Nov 1, 1855 that the plank railroad was completed to the mines

1954-1956: Two commercial-scale taconite mining and processing in Minnesota.

1959: The opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway makes the Iron Range accessible to the Atlantic Ocean

World Environment Day

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Micro/Small/ Medium sized Enterprises Day

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World Refugee Day

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Flag Day Full Moon

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Progress on New Iron Ore Projects Advertorial Issue: Tell your company’s story with ad and text

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JULY 2024 Sunday

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1907: The Western Federation of Miners organizes a labor strike on the Mesabi Range.

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1961: One-hundredthousand-ton ocean-going ore carrier launched. Deep water ocean port becomes new competitive factor in steelmaking.

1964: “Taconite amendment” to Minnesota constitutionpledges fair taxation of taconite industry.

1969: One-hundredthousand-foot-long Poe Lock opens at Sault Ste. Marie.

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Safety Innovations

National Moon Day. Mining Act of 1935 in the Philippines

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Mergers and Acquisions in Iron Mining

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Japanese Occupation (1942 – 1945) in the Philippines.

Parents’ Day

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Nelson Mandela International Day

Full Moon

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Philippine Revolution (1896 – 1902) on mining operations.

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1974: Minnesota taconite industry begins expansion to an annual pellet production.

EDITORIAL CALENDAR AUGUST

Colorado Day (State Observance - Colorado) New Moon

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Coast Guard Birthday

Carolina Gold Rush in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Friendship Day

Wear Parts: Keeping Iron Mines Productive

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Drake Well striking oil in August 1859.

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American Indian Day

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Discovery of the Comstock Lode in Nevada in 1859

Start of Fall (Autumnal Equinox)

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Patriot Day

Mawlid Un Nabi

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Thursday Iron ore sent from Jamestown to England in 1608, marking the beginning of organized mining in North America.

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1853: The first shipment of ore (152 tons) sent by the Cleveland Iron Mining Company to the Sharon Iron Company in Sharon, PA.

1856: When the Land Grant Act was passed in 1856, the plank railroad made overtures for consolidation with Ely’s steam railroad

1857: The steam railroad was finished to the mines Samuel P. Ely in September, 1857

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1865: George Stuntz discovers iron ore near Lake Vermilion while investigating a report of gold deposits in the area.

1980: Declining domestic steel production and worldwide overdevelopment

Discovery of petroleum at the Drake Well (1859).

Rosh Hashana, Int’l. Day of Non-Violence. Invention of mechanical piston drills (1843)

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR OCTOBER Iron Ore Processing Differences in Mining for Different Geology

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World Habitat Day

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Full Moon. Invention of a rotary steam driven drill (1813).

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1983: Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) University of Minnesota was established

Halloween Diwali

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World Teachers’ Day

California gold fever (1849).

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Columbus Day

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Leif Erikson

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

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1990: Cyprus Minerals reopens scaled-down Reserve mine

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Discovery of petroleum at the Drake Well (1859).

Invention of mechanical piston drills (1843).

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Lead mining boom in Missouri and Iowa (1835).

Nat’l. STEM Day. Invention of the hot blast in iron smelting (1831).

1963 Mitsui Miike Coal Mine Disaster, Japan

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World Diabetes Day

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR NOVEMBER

Commemorate the discovery of the Schuyler Mine, New Jersey (1719).

Int’l Men’s Day

New Moon

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All Souls’ Day

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Remembrance Victims of Chem. Warfare,Small Business Saturday

Black Friday

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Beginning of the Iron Age with the Hittite society’s discovery (1500 BCE).

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All Saints’ Day

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Recognition of the revival of copper mining along Lake Superior (1842).

Commemorate the invention of mechanical drills (1843).

Celebrate the California gold fever (1849). World Soil Day

Nat’l. Miners Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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World AIDS Day Anniversary of the Comstock Lode discovery (1859).

EDITORIAL CALENDAR DECEMBER

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Human Rights Day Recognize the Iron Age’s beginning with the Hittite society (1500 BCE).

Immaculate Conception 2nd Sunday of Advent

Blasting Improvements

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December Solstice. Reflect on the mining practices during the Neolithic Period.

Celebrate the discovery of petroleum at the Drake Well (1859).

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Boxing Day

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Following are those recognized in previous directories 2011 : Founder, Skillings Mining Review

2007 : The “Iron Miner”

2002 : Charles Gedeon

1997 : Rainald W. Von Bitter

2010 : CAMIRO at NORCAT

2006 : Robert S. Mars Jr.

2001 : Rodney Bleifuss

1996 : M. Thomas Moore

2009: NRRI and Coleraine Minerals

2005 : John S. Brinzo

2000 : D avid N. Skillings, Jr.

1995 : Clifford W. Niemi

2004 : D. Kelly Campbell

1999 : N ational Steel Pellet Co.

1994 : Dr. Edward W. Davis

2003 : Al France

1998 : D avid DeLeo

Research Lab

2008 : John D. Jorgenson

Every year Skillings North American Mining Directory honors an individual or company for contributions to the iron ore mining industry in the U.S. and/ or Canada. The Directory includes a dedication with a brief biographical sketch and a photograph. We welcome your suggestions of individuals or companies that you think deserve recognition. Nominations should include a biographical sketch of the individual or a company profile of about 600 words and any supporting documentation. Nominations that are not selected in any given year are automatically carried over for consideration in the subsequent years. Send your nominations to: Skillings Mining Review, 350 W. Avenue #1184, Venice, Florida 34284. You can also email nominations to: advertising@skillings.net. Questions about the nomination process can be directed to “Editorial” at 909-962-7321. Ext. 5 The editorial calendar at Skillings Mining Review has always evolved with current events and will continue to do so. This list of topics will serve as a framework for editorial content in 2020 but is subject to change without notice as current events and new developments dictate. Deadlines: All editorial copy, advertising orders and advertising materials must be received no later than 45 days prior to publication of the magazine. Feature articles should be submitted for consideration at least two months prior to the proposed publication date. If you have any questions call the editor on 909-962-7321 or email: advertising@skillings.net

On the cover: Excavation of hard coal mine with support system and drilling machine. Credit: ewg3D/ gettyimages

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