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      Cliffs resumes production at Empire Mine

      Cliffs Natural Resources has announced that iron ore pellet production resumed on Wednesday at the Empire Mine.

      Production was halted after a fire that took place on December 2, which damaged a limestone feeding system. Cliffs says that the damage has resulted in limestone, which is added during the pellet making process, being transported into the plant by a front end loader.

      Officials with the mine say that the cause of the fire is still under investigation.