Ring of Fire Updates Weekly News Roundup

November 12-18, 2019 : Weekly News Roundup

This week an article was released in Soo Today detailing what happened during the recent open house that Noront Resources hosted in Sault Ste. Marie to share information and receive feedback about the proposed ferrochrome smelter. The article describes in detail what the proposed Sault Ste. Marie smelter will entail, including what Noront says it will do to ensure that the smelter doesn’t create environmental or physiological harms. Noront also announced that it would be creating a smaller-scale version of the smelter in another city, to test its technologies. Sudbury is under consideration to be the location of this test facility.

November 15, 2019 (Soo Today):

Noront considers building small-scale ferrochrome pilot plant in Sudbury

Also, here’s about as detailed an accounting of what Noront has told us about the Sault plant as we can muster

“Fifteen months after Sudbury was rejected as the future home of a billion-dollar Noront Resources Ltd. smelter, it appears the Nickel City may yet win a skinny-downed slice of ferrochrome pie. Before building its controversial ferrochrome processing plant in Sault Ste. Marie, Noront wants to test its technology with a small-scale demonstration plant. Greater Sudbury is under consideration as the prototype’s location. This previously undisclosed part of Noront’s plans was one of many new details that surfaced during six hours of formal and informal presentations by executives of the junior mining company late last month in the Sault.” Read more here…

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