Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore Company of Canada


  • IRON ORE: Supreme Court to hear appeal in Innu-Rio dispute

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a jurisdictional appeal in the years-long effort by the Innu to sue Rio Tinto over its Iron Ore Company of Canada operations. The appeal was launched by the government

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    AWARD: Quebec North Shore & Labrador RR wins Quebec Transport prize

    June 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Iron Ore Company of Canada won the grand prize in the railway transport category for its interactive database project for geotechnical risk management. The award was made in Montreal at Quebec’s Transport Excellence Awards gala earlier this week.

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    IRON ORE: IOC wins Rio Tinto’s global safety award

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Iron Ore Company of Canada has won the Ground Breaker Safety Award from its parent company, Rio Tinto. IOC was recognized for its thumb activated microphone on graders initiative. Ground Breakers is Rio Tinto’s global group-wide recognition

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    IRON ORE: IOC approves $79M for Wabush 3 mine

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Iron Ore Company of Canada has decided to go forward with the $79-million Wabush 3 pit. The new pit will be developed south of and adjacent to the operating Luce pit at Labrador City. IOC says Wabush

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    Top 10 most important mine builders in Canadian history

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

      As Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of the signing of Confederation this year, it is a great time to remember the enormous contributions the mineral sector has made to our past and highlight the Top 10 Mining Men in

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    R&D provides much needed boost in the east

    January 1, 2016 by Phil Saunders

    Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the foremost producers of iron and nickel in Canada, ranking second in production of both metals among Canadian jurisdictions in 2014. It also produces, or has significant resources of a wide range of other

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    COMMENT: Innu $900M lawsuit against IOC can proceed

    January 7, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Innu First Nations of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Matimekush-Lac John, whose traditional territory (Nitassinan) covers a large part of northeast Quebec and Labrador, have won the right to sue Iron Ore Co. of Canada (owned by Rio Tinto)…

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    In the East: Mineral industry takes long-term approach

    January 1, 2015 by Phil Saunders*

    The minerals industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is confronting the challenging conditions in the broader commodities market with innovative deals and productivity upgrades in both the mining and exploration sectors. Recent developments in…

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    IRON ORE: Innu step up pressure on IOC for benefit deal

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The Innu First Nations of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John made the trip to doorstep of IOC and parent Rio Tinto’s headquarters here to return two large iron ore boulders. The event was organized to protest the…

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    First woman to take the helm of the Mining Association of Canada

    June 20, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Zoë Yujnovich, President and CEO of Canada’s largest iron ore producer, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), has been elected as Chair of MAC for a two-year term….

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    IRON ORE: LIM signs two-year deal with IOC

    May 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto has signed a new iron ore sale agreement with the Iron Ore Company of Canada for the sale of all of LIM’s production for 2013 and 2014. LIM sold approximately 2.0 million tonnes of iron…

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    AWARDS: Two Xstrata Nickel execs win businesswomen of year honours

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Xstrata Nickel is the proud employer of not one but two women recognized nationally for their business acumen.