Canadian Mining Journal


IOC Project


  • News

    IRON MINING: LIM signs sales agreement with IOC

    February 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines Holdings (LIM) has signed an agreement to sell its entire 2012 iron ore output to Iron Ore Company of Canada. IOC will sell the iron ore on the spot market for delivery to Asian customers. By…

  • Feature

    Expansions Create More Opportunities

    October 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    This past summer was one of the busier that Labrador West has seen since the early construction days in the 60s.

  • News

    IRON ORE EXPANSION: Second phase of expansion at IOC concentrator to cost $227-M

    February 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – Rio Tinto has given the go-ahead for the next US$227-million step to expand production at Iron Ore Company of Canada’s concentrator at Labrador City. IOC is owned by Rio Tinto (59% and operator), Mitsubishi (26%) and Labrador Iron…

  • News

    IRON ORE MINING: IOC slowed down by falling steel demand

    December 7, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR — The global financial crisis and the slowdown in the steel industry have forced Iron Ore Co. o…

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    IRON ORE MINING: Rio Tinto to pour millions into IOC

    September 14, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR and QUEBEC Strong prices and a positive market outlook have IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA partners planning…

  • News

    COMMUNICATIONS: IOC chooses wireless BreadCrumb system

    August 13, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR From the manufacturer, RAJANT CORPORATION of Malvern, Pennsylvania, comes word that IRON ORE COMPANY OF …

  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – Diavik earns top MAC recognition

    September 9, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – In the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) “Towards Sustainable Mining” (TSM) initiative, …

  • News

    IRON ORE EXPANSION – $60M to take IOC output over 18 million t/y

    August 5, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – The IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA (IOC), headquartered in Montreal, has earmarked $60 million to expand pro…

  • CHARITABLE DONATION – IOC chips into residential project

    June 25, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR CITY, Newfoundland – In the middle of June, IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA (IOC) donated 71 ha of land for a r…

  • Feature

    No more toothaches for shovels

    September 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ToothMetrics is a novel system for monitoring the condition of bucket teeth and adapters in open-pit mining shovels and loaders. Missing teeth that go undetected can wreak havoc with crushers, conveyo…

  • Feature

    Personality profile

    August 1, 2005 by Jane Werniuk

    Don Lindsay is a very likeable guy–soft-spoken and boyishly fit-looking. A mid-April interview in Vancouver revealed that Lindsay combines a thoroughly analytical mind with a keen interest in people….

  • News

    IRON ORE MINING – IOC on spending spree

    June 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – The strong demand for steel and the iron ore that goes into its production has given IRON ORE COMPANY OF…