Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore Company of Canada


  • Feature

    Carol Lake

    January 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “Explosive” is one of the best ways to describe the activities around Rio Tinto’s IOC Carol Lake operation in Labrador as the project continues to make noise around the world with its record production of iron ore.

  • News

    Labrador Iron Mines: Canada’s newest iron ore producer

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines is first out of the gate as the race is on to cash in on Canada’s reinvigorated iron ore hotspot in the Labrador Trough district. Labrador Iron is one of a handful of Canadian developers…

  • News

    Labrador’s iron ore goes global

    May 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • News

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • Feature

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • News

    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: New Bloom Lake mine reflects positive outlook for iron ore

    May 12, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Iron ore mining lacks the glamour of gold mining, but without it no aspect of our lives would be the same. Con…

  • Feature

    Pits Before People? It’s Your Call

    January 1, 2010 by Russell Noble

    When you fly across Canada or even the United States for that matter, most of the land you see below is by and large wasteland.

  • News

    PELLET PLANT: IOC nixes reopening of Sept-Iles facility

    March 4, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) has decided not to proceed with reopening its pelletizing plan…

  • News

    MAC EXECUTIVE – De Beers’ Jim Gowans takes the helm

    June 22, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The MINING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (MAC) has elected Jim Gowans as chair of the association. He is the presi…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL COMMENT – Turning lakes into mine dumps

    June 22, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    I’ve let the daily press get under my skin again. Newspapers and the CBC are telling the public that mining compani…

  • News

    IRON ORE DEVELOPMENT – Major expansion at IOC

    March 23, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR and QUEBEC – The IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA (IOC), based in Montreal, and London, U.K.-based RIO TINTO hav…

  • News

    IRON ORE DEVELOPMENT – New Millennium readies project for 2010 start

    February 10, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC and LABRADOR – Calgary’s NEW MILLENNIUM CAPITAL has plans to begin mining direct shipping ore from its DSO p…