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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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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.
From Wabush 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 Mines.
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.
restarts Wabush Scully mine(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
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.