Commodity
Iron Ore

Carol Lake

"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.

The “Trough”

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

Big Beyond Belief

As regulatory hearings enter their next phase on the $6-billion proposal, the 50-year-old Mary River iron discovery holds huge promise for remote Baffin Island economy.

The “Trough”

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

Destined for Grandeur

Toronto to Shanghai is a long haul, even in the age of intercontinental air travel, and Allen Palmiere can attest to that because he’s made the 23-hour trip more than 20 times since taking over Adriana Resources Inc. of Toronto…

Big Money

When planning an expansion at the largest open pit mine in Quebec, thinking big is important. That’s exactly what ArcelorMittal did when it announced a $2.1-billion expansion of the Mont-Wright iron mine and concentrator at Fermont, QC....

Toughing It Out

The year was 1639. To the average European, most of North America was terra incognita-lands unexplored and unknown-but French colonists living near present day Saint John, N.B. had already found coal deposits and sent the continent's first...

Booming Business

The metal-rich Labrador Trough is a world-class iron ore mining district in eastern Canada, that has been producing continuously since 1954. This belt of Proterozoic iron formation spans the entire width of western Labrador and extends into...