Canadian Mining Journal


Tata Steel Limited


  • IRON ORE: Tata’s Howse mine gets environmental okay

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) has successfully applied for federal environmental approval for its Howse direct shipping iron ore project 25 km northwest of Schefferville, Que. The federal government has determined that the project can proceed and

  • News

    IRON ORE: Quebec pledges $175M to New Millennium DSO project

    July 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC), a joint venture of India’s Tata Steel (94%) and Calgary’s New Millennium Iron Corp. (6%), has received a $175-million contribution from the Quebec government for the direct shipping ore (DSO) project in the

  • Feature

    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

  • News

    IRON ORE: Tata buys LIM’s share of Howse venture

    April 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Tata Steel Minerals Canada has acquired the remaining 49% of the Howse joint venture. It bought out its partner, Labrador Iron Mines Holdings, for $5 million in cash. The buyout complied with the terms of the…

  • Feature

    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…

  • News

    IRON ORE: DSO shipments start on new KeRail spur line

    November 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Rail haulage has begun on the newly built KeRail spur that services the DSO iron ore project near Schefferville. The project is operated and 80% owned by Tata Steel Minerals Canada in partnership with New Millennium Iron Corp….

  • News

    IRON ORE: Positive drill results from Howse deposit

    September 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The drill results from the Howse iron ore deposit near Schefferville, QC, are positive with grades in the 65% range. The deposit is the target of a $5-million exploration program mounted by joint venture partners Labrador Iron…