chromite mining ontario

  • Case Study: Chromite mining and processing

    Chromium mining and processing In nature, chromium is found as chromite ore, composed of elemental iron, oxygen and chromium (FeOCr 2 O 3). 1,2 heavily in about a 700 m vicinity around the Countries with commercially significant chromite mines include Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Turkey, the Philippines and India.2 Chromite ore is initially

  • Ring of Fire (Northern Ontario) - Wikipedia

    The Ring of Fire is the name given to a massive planned chromite mining and smelting development project in the mineral-rich James Bay Lowlands of Northern Ontario. The Ring of Fire development would impact nine First Nations, and potential developers are required to negotiate an Impact Benefit Agreement with these communities prior to development.

  • Chromite | Earth Sciences Museum | University of Waterloo

    Chrome mining in Canada (The Ring of Fire): In April 2010 the Government of Ontario announced that they would be opening up a large chromite deposit to development in northern Ontario. The area that is to be mined is known as the “Ring of Fire”.

  • Rail, Enviro Green Gas Chromite Reduction - KWG Resources

    kwg resources is an exploration stage company that is participating in the discovery, delineation and development of chromite deposits in the james bay lowlands of northern ontario, including 1,024 hectares covered by four unpatented mining claims ( fancamp claims) approximately 280km north of nakina, ontario, which contains the black horse

  • Ontario Ring of Fire's Astonishing World-Class Mineral ...

    Feb 18, 2014 · Ontario Ring of Fire's Astonishing World-Class Mineral Potential Located 500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay, the Ring of Fire mining camp contains billions worth of chromite -- among the best deposits in the world -- plus nickel, copper, platinum group elements, gold, zinc and vanadium.

  • KWG Resources Inc. | (KWG: CSE) | Global Chromite Mining ...

    Global – Chromite Mining and Processing Economics. The value of the mineral chromite is in its content of the base metal chromium. The value of chromium is in its industrial applications, especially when alloyed with iron to produce a wide variety of steels that are more durable largely due to their corrosion resistance.

  • Ring of Fire - Noront Resources

    The Ring of Fire is the name given to the emerging mining district in the James Bay Lowlands region, located 500 kilometers northeast of Thunder Bay in Northern Ontario. To date, deposits of chromite, nickel-copper-platinum-palladium and copper-zinc have been found including Noront’s three advanced development Projects .

  • Rail, Enviro Green Gas Chromite Reduction - KWG Resources

    KWG Resources is an exploration stage company that is participating in the discovery, delineation and development of chromite deposits in the James Bay Lowlands of Northern Ontario, including 1,024 hectares covered by four unpatented mining claims (Fancamp Claims) approximately 280km north of Nakina, Ontario, which contains the Black Horse chromite deposit, named the “Black Horse Project ...

  • Ring of Fire | Ministry of Northern Development, Mines ...

    Aug 29, 2019 · The Ring of Fire is one of the most promising mineral development opportunities in Ontario in over a century. Located in Ontario’s Far North, current estimates suggest a multi-generational potential of chromite production, as well as significant production of nickel, copper and platinum.Mining investmentOntario is Canada’s No. 1 mineral producer and a global centre for mining expertise and ...

  • CHROME RESOURCES: First Big Daddy numbers put grade near ...

    May 05, 2010 · ONTARIO - The initial resource estimate for the Big Daddy chromite deposit in the James Bay Lowlands or Ring of Fire have been announced by partners KWG Resources, Spider Resources and Cliffs Natural Resources.The study completed by Micon International puts indicated resources at 23.2 million tonnes grading 40.66 Cr 2 O 3.There are additional inferred resources of

  • Neskantaga - RAVEN Trust

    Ontario is eager to allow mining companies access to the vast deposits of chromite, nickel, copper and platinum located in the James Bay Lowlands. Premier Doug Ford publicly vowed to jumpstart mining in the Ring of Fire, proclaiming; “If I have to hop on that bulldozer myself

  • Ferrochrome Production Facility - Noront Resources

    Noront has a vast resource of chromite in the Ring of Fire in Northwestern Ontario. We are planning to mine this chromite and build a Ferrochrome Production Facility (FPF) to process it. Our FPF will be an expandable ferrochrome smelting facility that receives ore/concentrate from our Ring of Fire chromite mines and produces ferrochrome for the ...

  • KWG Resources creating its own chromite currency ...

    Mar 05, 2018 · Chromite core from the Big Daddy deposit in the Ring of Fire. Leave it to KWG Resources to think outside of the box. At the Monday morning shotgun start of the world’s biggest mining show , the Toronto-based exploration outfit announced it’s creating a digital currency to fund exploration in the Ring of Fire.

  • Australian miners vying for Ontario Ring of Fire stake ...

    Nov 13, 2021 · At first the rush revolved around chromite, a key material used to make stainless steel. But as global demand for chromite has dropped, focus in the region has turned to a nickel deposit at a proposed mine called Eagle’s Nest where Noront owns mining rights, as it does in 85 per cent of the Ring of Fire. Miners — 18 companies and ...

  • The road to nowhere: Claims Ontario’s Ring of Fire is ...

    Oct 25, 2019 · Patrick Ryan, a mining consultant with Mining For Facts, who has followed the chromite market for four decades, says the world is awash in the commodity, with

  • Ontario’s Mythical & Potentially Lucrative Ring of Fire ...

    Jan 18, 2011 · The province of Ontario, De Beers estimates, will also accumulate C$6.7 billion in GDP while the diamond mine is in operation. So, adding a chromite mine to the provincial cache would brighten Ontario’s financial picture, especially in light of

  • Big Daddy Deposit - Noront Resources

    Please see report titled “National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report: Black Thor, Black Label and Big Daddy chromite deposits: McFaulds Lake Area, Ontario, Canada, Porcupine Mining Division, NTS 43D16, Mineral Resource Estimation & Technical Report” by Alan Aubut of the Sibley Basin Group, released July 27, 2015.

  • Mining Development in the Ring of Fire. | Truth and ...

    Dec 15, 2021 · Named by a Canadian mining explorer who was a fan of Johnny Cash, the Ring of Fire is 5,120 square kilometres of untouched peat moss, lakes and land located about 500 km north of Thunder Bay. Inside this area is one of the world’s largest deposits of chromite, which is

  • Chromite's Accidental Gold Rush

    Dec 01, 2009 · How Freewest came to control an estimated 100-million-ton chromite deposit in Northern Ontario--a 50-year supply of the mineral, at current production rates--is a tale as old as Canada itself.

  • First Nation asks Ontario AG to find out who's paying how ...

    Oct 28, 2021 · The Ring of Fire mineral area is in the heart of Treaty 9 and made up of chromite, nickel and copper deposits. ... deserve answers as to how and why Ontario is supporting contested mining ...

  • Potential Toxic Effects of Chromium, Chromite Mining and ...

    underground chromite mine and ore processing facility in the Ring of Fire and a ferrochrome production facility (includes a chromite smelter) to be located somewhere in Ontario are currently undergoing economic feasibility studies and environmental assessments. Other companies also have plans for mining chromite and other metals in the same area.

  • Responsible Chromite Mining in Ontario's Ring of Fire

    Oct 15, 2020 · The objective of this presentation is to provide the audience with a overview of the conceptual development plan for the Blackbird chromite mine in Ontario's Ring of Fire region. This will include an overview of the deposit geology, environmental and social considerations, and

  • Environment Canada raises alarms on chromite mining ...

    Jun 25, 2012 · The same toxic material that Erin Brockovich discovered in the water of a small California town could pollute northern Ontario due to chromite mining in

  • Ring of Fire | Ministry of Northern Development, Mines ...

    Aug 29, 2019 · The Ring of Fire is one of the most promising mineral development opportunities in Ontario in over a century. Located in Ontario’s Far North, current estimates suggest a multi-generational potential of chromite production, as well as significant production of nickel, copper and platinum.Mining investmentOntario is Canada’s No. 1 mineral producer and a global centre for mining expertise and ...

  • CHROME RESOURCES: First Big Daddy numbers put grade near ...

    May 05, 2010 · ONTARIO - The initial resource estimate for the Big Daddy chromite deposit in the James Bay Lowlands or Ring of Fire have been announced by partners KWG Resources, Spider Resources and Cliffs Natural Resources.The study completed by Micon International puts indicated resources at 23.2 million tonnes grading 40.66 Cr 2 O 3.There are additional inferred resources of

  • Chromite's Accidental Gold Rush

    Dec 01, 2009 · How Freewest came to control an estimated 100-million-ton chromite deposit in Northern Ontario--a 50-year supply of the mineral, at current production rates--is a tale as old as Canada itself.

  • A road to the Ring of Fire is 'everything.' Railway? Not ...

    Feb 23, 2021 · With its four chromite deposits, Noront controls more than 200 million tonnes of high-grade resources in the Ring of Fire. The plan is to mine just under one million tonnes of chromite annually, producing enough semi-finished ferrochrome to supply half of the U.S. stainless steel industry. "We'll be mining for quite a while," said Weston.

  • Ontario PCs say Cliffs quit Ring of Fire over Liberals ...

    Nov 05, 2015 · Ontario's Opposition says a Liberal government plan to tax the mineral chromite prompted Cliffs Natural Resources to pull out of the Ring of Fire mining project in

  • First Nation asks Ontario AG to find out who's paying how ...

    Oct 28, 2021 · The Ring of Fire mineral area is in the heart of Treaty 9 and made up of chromite, nickel and copper deposits. ... deserve answers as to how and why Ontario is supporting contested mining ...

  • Chromite mining - The Oregon Encyclopedia

    Domestic mining for chromite was restricted to a few locations in the United States, including Montana, California, and Oregon, and mining the mineral was only economically feasible during times of political conflict. During wartime, the United States government supported domestic production with price supports and strategic stockpiling programs.

  • The Role of Critical Minerals in the Energy Transition: A ...

    Nov 16, 2021 · One little side-note is the requirement in the Ontario Mining Act, s.91(1) which provides that “all lands, claims or mining rights patented, leased or otherwise disposed of under this or any other Act or by any authority whatsoever are subject to the condition that all ores or minerals raised or removed therefrom shall be treated and refined ...

  • Chromite | A Northern Blog

    Feb 25, 2013 · For the purpose of mine planning, this conservative approach is more prudent. The report entitled “National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report, Big Daddy Chromite Deposit, McFauld’s Lake Area, Ontario, Canada, Porcupine Mining Division, NTS 43D16, Miner Natural Resource Estimation Technical Report” has an effective date of June 1, 2012.

  • ABPA to lead discussion on inclusion at Mining the ...

    Dec 02, 2021 · Thunder Bay – The Anishnawbe Business Professional Association for Northern Ontario will close TradeEx’s Mining the NorthWest Virtual Conference with a series of presentations focused on the latest thinking and inclusion best practices for effective partnerships with Indigenous peoples. Registration for this free event can be found at https://miningthenorthwest.virtex.ca/lobby.

  • Ontario’s Ring of Fire region | Mining & Energy

    Jun 05, 2014 · Noront is the largest claim holder in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region—the undeveloped 5,000-square-kilometre chromite-rich area 400 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay with an estimated $120 billion in potential revenue. The project’s rich resources and complete void of infrastructure has explorers, mining companies, and the provincial and ...

  • What’s at stake in Ontario’s Ring of Fire | Canadian ...

    With the potential to yield $60 billion worth of nickel, chromite and other minerals, the deposits are substantial enough to support mining operations for a hundred years. The Ontario government has pledged $1 billion toward infrastructure — mainly in the form