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Judge orders Northern Metals to idle some operations over air quality concerns

Northern Metal Recycling is being ordered to idle part of its North Minneapolis operations over air quality concerns in the area. Ramsey County District Court Judge John Guthmann issued the order...

August 31, 2016

Aura Fabricators Expands With New Manufacturing Facility

The additional plant will also allow the company to boost its staff size by more than 40 percent.

August 25, 2016


Kickstarting Innovation: Alchemy Looks To Commercialize With Unique Fitness Tool

Alongside its new product launch, the local gym is aiming to create a digital fitness program in the same vein as P90X and Insanity.

August 15, 2016

Explosion at recycling plant with bad rep results in fire

An explosion at a metal recycling plant in North Minneapolis started a fire on Friday afternoon. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has recently been trying to shut down the plant for violating...

August 07, 2016

WI shipyard exposed workers to 20 times the lead limit, agency claims

A shipyard in Lake Superior should pay $1.395 million in fines because workers there were exposed to lead levels up to 20 times higher than allowed. That’s the proposal from OSHA (or, by its...

August 01, 2016

Construction worker buried in Minnetonka trench collapse dies

A man has died from his injuries after he and another construction worker were buried when the trench they were working in collapsed in Minnetonka Monday morning. The worker, identified as 48-year...

July 26, 2016


Wagner SprayTech To Expand Plymouth HQ, Add 66 Jobs

Construction of the expansion project is slated to begin in spring 2017.

July 26, 2016


Negative Foreign Currency Translation Eats Away At 3M Sales, Earnings

The company reported sales decreased in two of its five sales divisions, with electronics and energy slipping the most.

July 26, 2016

PolyMet is looking at permits now for its mine project near the BWCA

We are by no means close to the project actually getting the go-ahead, but PolyMet has asked the state for the first two of about 20 permits it would need for its controversial mining project. What...

July 11, 2016


Dayton Asks DNR To Terminate Essar Mineral Leases

The governor is in talks with Cliffs Natural Resources to be granted the leases after Essar failed to repay millions to Minnesota contractors and vendors.

July 08, 2016

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