Thetford Mines


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Thetford Mines,

city (1991 pop. 17,273), S Que., Canada, NE of Sherbrooke and S of Quebec. The city, developed after the discovery (1876) of large asbestos deposits, is located in one of the world's largest asbestos-producing regions. Chromium and feldspar are also mined.

Thetford Mines

a city in SE Canada, in S Quebec: asbestos industry. Pop.: 21 651 (2001)
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Based in Thetford Mines, Quebec, the Centre de Technologie Minerals et de Plasturgie (CTMP), a College Centre for Technology Transfer (CCTT), is a well-established research center specializing in mineral technology, plastics engineering and advanced materials.
Curieuse volte-face de l'abbe qui avait pourtant defendu les mineurs de Thetford Mines.
Ces dernieres presentent des vues, prises par l'artiste, de paysages entourant Thetford Mines, ainsi que d'autres photographies d'archives dont decoulent les formes des installations sculpturales disposees au sol.
The property is around 200 kilometres northeast of Montreal, Quebec, and 5 kilometres south of the City of Thetford Mines, Quebec.
She was born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of Waldron and Daisy (McKee) Goff and moved to Worcester at 12 years of age.
1 million gift to Gaz Métro toward the construction of a natural gas pipeline between Vallée-Jonction and Thetford Mines.
The mine is one of only two in Canada producing asbestos--the other being the Black Lake mine at Thetford Mines, also in Quebec.
Many other asbestos and chromite mines, all now closed, are located within a few square kilometers around the mine, in the municipality of Thetford Mines.
When her family moved to the rural community of Thetford Mines, Quebec, Michaelle felt the sting of racism and name calling.
Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, recently won a five-year contract to cast hubs for wind turbine manufacturer AAER Inc.
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada; RAD Technologies, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada; RopeBlock, Playa del Rey, Calif.
In Quebec, the metamorphic sole to the Thetford Mines ophiolite was investigated by Clague et al.