“In September 2014, Baffinland Iron Mines officially began operations at the northern most producing mine in Canada: the Mary River site on North Baffin Island, in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut. Getting to that point required a team of experienced Arctic operators to develop working solutions for the region’s extreme winter cold.” Eavan Moore. CIM Magazine
Just published, CIM’s in-depth feature on the development of Baffinland’s Mary River Project focuses on logistics, the construction progress to date, what the challenges are for a mining company in a remote location in the far north and some of the innovative solutions – such as the temporary ice landing strip on David Lake used in 2014.
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Published in CIM Magazine, February 2015 issue, Vol. 10, No. 1, pages 51-56.
Reprinted with permission of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum