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 what formerly was one of the world's largest asbestos-producing regions; the mine closed in 2011.

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.
The property is around 200 kilometres northeast of Montreal, Quebec, and 5 kilometres south of the City of Thetford Mines, Quebec.
(2001) Geologie des mines de chrysotile de la region de Thetford Mines, Quebec. Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, 53, 221-230.
Ltd., Tianjin, China; EZ Grout Corp., Waterford, Ohio; Fiat Powertrain Technologies of North America Inc., Carol Stream, Ill.; HBC--radiomatic Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio; Hydrema US Inc., Roswell, Ca; Ingersoll Tillage Group, Boulder, Colo.; Innovative Equipment Solutions, Hot Springs, Ark.; JRoberts Manufacturing Inc., Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada; RAD Technologies, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada; RopeBlock, Playa del Rey, Calif.; Rubble Master Systems, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and TurfMaker Corp., Rowlett, Texas.
He was later invited to Thetford Mines, Quebec, to do a study of Quebec asbestos miners, and reached similar conclusions.
She was born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada on June 17, 1920, the daughter of the late George A.
(2000) Ultimi ritrovamenti di granati nelle miniere di Asbestos e Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada (Recent discoveries of garnets at Asbestos and Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada).