The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing over $448,000, and the Town of Wabush
is contributing more than $897,000.
The Project is strategically located near the mining towns of Wabush
and Labrador City in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, and Fermont just over the provincial border in Quebec.
of Canada (IOC) is proceeding with the development of the Wabush
3 pit at its mining operations near Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Cliffs' operations at Bloom Lake are being restructured under the Canadian Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act CCAA) and in May 2015, its Wabush
iron ore operations in Canada, which had been permanently closed, were included in the CCAA filing.
Canadian iron ore production was 41 million tonnes (Mt) in 2014, lower by 4.2% over 2013 due to the closure of the Wabush
Scully mine due to its unsustainably high-cost structure.
Lawrence, and Gander; and after it, Wabush
and Labrador City.
to Victoria, the country's highways and building sites are dotted with those ubiquitous blue placards signalling federal investment.
These are tough times in Labrador West, where residents are still coming to grips with last year's closure of Wabush
Another party holed and sank a large canoe in rapids about halfway between Schefferville and Wabush
and had to trek to the railroad to get an iron-ore train home.
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Major producers in the region are Rio Tinto (IOC), Arcelor Mittal (QCM), and Cliffs/Wuhan (Wabush
and Bloom Lake).
The new service will also connect Saint John to Bonaventure, Quebec, and Wabush
, Newfoundland and Labrador.