Consumer demand will feed metals supercycle: mining mogulRobert Friedland is going Hollywood.The billionaire mining mogul has
purchased a Hollywood film studio to make movies—but he’s not
ditching his bread and butter any time soon.
Friedland’s goal is to produce films
that highlight the importance of mining and underscore the urgency of
finding new ore bodies to satisfy the globe’s growing appetite for
metals.“It’s remarkable how many people
who live in urban environments don’t understand the supply chain,”
Friedland said during an Oct. 9 t...
Cliffs Natural Resource has decided to
ice its Black Thor chromite mine project, but Noront Resources, a
Ring of Fire neighbour, maintains its still full speed ahead on
development of its deposits.Noront “reaffirmed” its plans to
continue development of its Eagle's Nest mine project and remains...
Nickel Belt (Sudbury) MP Claude
Gravelle thinks it's time to open a new channel of dialogue between
Ottawa and Queen's Park on the Ring of Fire.The Ontario government's pleas for the
federal government to buy into mining development in the James Bay
lowlands appear to have fallen on deaf ears. ...
Gerald Panneton has resigned as
president and CEO of Detour Gold.
Pual Martin, the company's chief
financial officer, will serve as an interim capacity.The move is effective immediately.“We all recognize the immense
contribution Gerald has made to Detour Gold since 2006,” said board
The Ontario government's repeated calls
for Ottawa to buy into development of the Ring of Fire appear to have
gone straight to voice mail.Northern Development and Mines Minister
Michael Gravelle said it's time for the feds to put its money where
its mouth is by working with Queen's Park on infr...