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Wabush

 

a settlement in Canada; situated on the Labrador Peninsula, in Newfoundland Province. Population, 3,400 (1971). Wabush is an iron-mining center. Iron pellets are produced in the port of Pointe Noire in Quebéc Province.

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We are the lessor under a mining sub-lease of the land upon which the Wabush Iron Ore Mine in Labrador, Canada, is located.
From Wabush to Victoria, the country's highways and building sites are dotted with those ubiquitous blue placards signalling federal investment.
concluding a Power Purchase Agreement, signing a Benefits Agreement with the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, signing Agreements with the local towns of Labrador City and Wabush, signing an Impact and Benefits Agreement with the Innu Nation of Labrador, most recently signing an off-take agreement with a subsidiary of Glencore plc for the production from the Kami Iron Ore Project that has not been allocated to Hebei Iron & Steel Group Co.
The new service will also connect Saint John to Bonaventure, Quebec, and Wabush, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Transport Canada on Wednesday announced that the Wabush Airport will benefit from over CAD2m in infrastructure improvements.
The QNS&L Railway already carries iron ore for each of the Iron Ore Company of Canada; Wabush Mines and Consolidated Thompson (Cliffs Resources) Bloom Lake Mine.
Ojard compares it to the Wabush Lake Railway constructed 50 years ago that cuts through the wilderness of northeastern Quebec and western Labrador.
amazing cake decorated with the artwork of The Jumbo Book of Music in icing by the Wabush Public Library (the library honours its visiting author in this way every year
The English schools he attended at Sheshatshiu and Wabush gave him bilingual abilities, a skill he would find helpful later in his life when dealing with industry and government officials, but he always remained fluent in his Native Innu tongue.
The programme's eight remaining airports are Penticton and Port Hardy in British Columbia, Bonnechere in Ontario, Havre Saint-Pierre in Natashquan, Septiles in Quebec and St Anthony and Wabush airports in Newfoundland and Labrador province.
The brother of Bishop Len Whitten of the diocese of Western Newfoundland was killed in a mine accident in Wabush, Nfld.
Incidentally, if you're wondering about a Labrador connection, that sadly came to an end in 1993 with the closing of Christ Church in Wabush.