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town (1991 pop. 303), E central Que., Canada, on the Labrador border. With the closure of the Iron Ore Co. in 1983, the town shut down almost completely.



a city in Canada, on the Labrador Peninsula, in the province of Quebec. Population, 3,300 (1971). Schefferville was founded in 1954 in connection with the development of the Knob Lake iron ore deposit. The ore is shipped out by the railroad that connects Schefferville with the port of Sept-Îles.

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Another C$11m for the Remote Passenger Rail Programme that backs the service from The Pas to Pukatawagan in northern Manitoba and the Sept-les Schefferville service in Qubec and Labrador.
In 1956 Jack Ives received his PhD, followed by his appointment in 1957 as the first director of the McGill Subarctic Research Laboratory in Schefferville, Quebec.
Labrador Iron Mines (LIM) and Tara Steel Minerals Canada have formed a joint venture to explore and develop LIM's Howse iron-ore deposit in the Schefferville region of the Labrador Trough.
70% of the nation live in nine communities, all set on the Cote-Nord, except two; one located at Saint-Jean Lake, the other in the north near Schefferville.
While Anglesey Mining is most associated in Wales with the Parys Mountain, the Welsh mining business has a 26% stake in Toronto-listed Labrador Iron Mines Holdings (LIM) which is mining iron ore near Schefferville in Quebec, Canada.
Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited (TSX:LIM), a company focused on the development and production of the Schefferville Projects located in western Labrador, has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2011.
Transport Canada on Monday said that the Canadian government is investing close to CAD15m in six airports on the North Shore and Lower North Shore and in Schefferville.
My own immaturity and ignorance of the Church's moral requirements should have been obvious to the clerics in Schefferville, Quebec.
McKenzie is also vowing to stop two mining companies that are reopening an iron mine near Schefferville.
For example, small, isolated out-port communities in Newfoundland as well as mining towns like Schefferville, Quebec and rural communities on the Prairies have all experienced decline over the last 50 years (Copes and Steed 1975; Iverson and Matthews 1968; Bradbury and St-Martin 1983; Davies 1990).
The first phase of development of the Schefferville project in Newfoundland and Labrador envisages the initial production of about 500,000 tonnes of iron ore in 2009, building up to 3m tonnes in 2011.
Every household in the community, located near the mining town of Schefferville, Que.