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MINING

See also AGGLOMERATING FACILITIES TAXES; PROSPECTING

Accidents

Employers' liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.08

Reportable accidents, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.015

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.11

Aggregate material, extraction sites, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.75

Appeals, final decisions, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.50

Assets, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.01

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.523

Data, drill core library access, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.61

Definitions

Excavation, mineral extraction excluded, Minn. Statutes 2019 216D.01

Land reclamation, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46

Mine inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.015

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2019 256J.08

Net proceeds taxes (mining), Minn. Statutes 2019 298.016

Personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.03

Tax administration, Minn. Statutes 2019 289A.02

Development, taconite economic development fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.227

Drill core library, access, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.61

Easements, permits required, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.47, 2019 117.471

Employees

Daily wage, determining, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Health, monitoring, taconite area environmental protection fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.223

Workers' compensation, see WORKERS COMPENSATION

Equipment, see Machinery and equipment under this topic

Exploratory boring, see EXPLORATORY BORING

Facilities, acquisition

Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, spending priority, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.22

Taconite economic development fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.227

Gravel pits, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Gross proceeds, computation, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.016

Historic sites and places, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.662, 2019 138.664

Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine, historic place, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.664

Income or gains not subject to state franchise tax, corporations, subtractions from federal taxable income, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.0134

Industrial development projects, see Projects under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Industrial production, mining defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.68

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03, 2019 180.05, 2019 180.07

Iron mining, see IRON MINING

Lawsuits, see Part owners of mineral land under this topic

Lean ore stockpile removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46, 2019 93.481

Liability

Accidents, employers' liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.04

Owners, mining costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.04

Water-filled pits, user liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.24

Machinery and equipment

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.22, 2019 298.227

Defined as heavy equipment, Minn. Statutes 2019 325E.068

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Real property, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.03

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.68

Tools, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02, 2019 272.03

Mine development data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 103I.605

Mine operators

Bond or other financial assurance, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481, 2019 93.49

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46

Petitions by, tax classification of iron-bearing formations, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.16

Plan maps, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.47

Mine owners

Iron mines, discontinuing operations, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.003

Liability, mining by part owners, costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.04

Maintenance and maintenance plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.003

Part owners of mineral land, see same under this topic

Petitions by, tax classification of iron-bearing formations, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.16

Water-filled mine pits, liability to user, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.24

Mineland reclamation

Contested cases, petition, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.483

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481

Mine safety devices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.45, 2019 93.47 to 2019 93.51

Peat lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.461

Plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481, 2019 103G.222

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.44

Scram mining, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46

Taconite relief areas, taconite area environmental protection fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.223

Mineral deposit evaluation data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 103I.605

Mineral land reclamation, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.482

Miners, see MECHANICS AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS LIENS

Mines

Abandoned mines

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.03, 2019 604A.24

Underground space, see MINED UNDERGROUND SPACE

Water-filled mines, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.03, 2019 604A.24

Condemnation, unsafe places, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03

Defined as real property, Minn. Statutes 2019 256J.08, 2019 272.03

Employees, orders to cease, unsafe conditions, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03, 2019 180.04

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03, 2019 180.10

Historic sites and places, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.662, 2019 138.664

Idle mines, safety devices, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03, 2019 180.05, 2019 180.07

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.04, 2019 466.03, 2019 604A.24

Operators, see Mine operators under this topic

Owners, see Mine owners under this topic

Percentage depletions, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.0135, 2019 290.091

Property taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02, 2019 272.03

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.11

Safety devices, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.03, 2019 180.10

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.71

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.605

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Mining companies

Assets, basis of property, federal and state income taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.0135

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 300.65

Income taxes, see Mining companies under INCOME AND FRANCHISE TAXES

Losses not subject to state income tax, federal taxable income, additions, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.0133

Matching funds, acquisition of equipment and facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.227

Net income, nondeductible items, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.10

Occupation tax returns, filing extension, Minn. Statutes 2019 289A.19

Tax liability, income taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 289A.31

Taxable net income, alternative allocation methods, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.20

Mining cooperatives, see COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Mountain Iron Mine, historic place, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.664

Net proceeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02, 2019 298.015

Nonferrous metallic minerals, permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.482

Nonferrous mining, property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Occupation taxes, see OCCUPATION TAXES

Part owners of mineral land

Lawsuits to mine land, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.01 to 2019 560.03

Less than half-interest owners, rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.07

Mining under court order, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.04 to 2019 560.09

Surface use, Minn. Statutes 2019 560.05

Peat, see Mining under PEAT

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.035

Permits

Administration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.50

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481, 2019 103I.605

Contested cases, petition, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.483

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481, 2019 93.482

Natural Resources Department, permits necessary for easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.47, 2019 117.471

Requirement, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.481

Silica sand projects, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.217

State mineral lands, see Permits under MINERAL LANDS

Water use permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.297

Wetland replacement, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.222

Policy of state

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.001

Mineland reclamation, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.44

Property, sale or acquisition, counties, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 373.01

Reclamation, see Mineland reclamation under this topic

Reports about, mine inspectors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.11

Research, taconite economic development fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 298.227

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.68

Scram mining, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46, 2019 93.482

Silica sand projects, see SILICA SAND MINING

Soudan Mine

Historic place, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.664

Hoist system, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.0506

State park, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.012, 2019 85.054, 2019 477A.17

State lands, see MINERAL LANDS

Taconite mining, see TACONITE MINING

Tailings, deposits

Scram mining, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.46

State land, leases, Minn. Statutes 2019 92.50

Tax-forfeited lands

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.43, 2019 282.01, 2019 282.04

Waste products, depositing on, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.04

Taxes, see OCCUPATION TAXES

Tools

Personal property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Real property, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.03

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.605

Variances from rules, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.48

Violations and penalties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.51

Mines, Minn. Statutes 2019 180.10, 2019 180.12

Mining companies, shares or securities, fraudulent issuance or sale, Minn. Statutes 2019 300.65

Public waters, unauthorized mining under, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.34

Waste products, depositing on tax-forfeited lands, leases, permits, or licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.04

Wells and borings, Minn. Statutes 2019 103I.113

Wetland replacement, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.222

Wilderness areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 86A.05