Canadian Mining Journal


CHROMITE: Noront chooses Algoma Steel, Hatch for Ring of Fire projects

Noront’s first project in the Ring of Fire will be the Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-PGM mine. (Image: Noront Resources)

ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has selected Hatch Ltd. and Algoma Steel to facilitate development of mines in the Ring of Fire and the associated infrastructure. In making the announcement Noront president and CEO Alan Coutts called this a ‘made in Ontario’ collaboration.

Hatch will supply engineering and project support for the Eagle’s Nest and Ring of Fire chrome projects and earn an equity interest in the mines.

Algoma has signed a five-year, renewable option to lease a brownfield property in Sault Ste. Marie for 99 years where a ferrochrome plant will be established. Noront will also issue 750,000 common shares and 750,000 warrants to Algoma.

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