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Responsible mining is a term that's used often, but what does it really mean? By developing its first mine in true partnership with local First Nations, communities, suppliers and contractors Noront is setting new industry standards as a mining company that is considered truly inclusive and sustainable. In this Podcast CEO Alan Coutts and his guests shed light on what it means, in practical terms, to responsibility develop the first mine in Northern Ontario's highly prospective Ring of Fire region.

Responsible mining is a term that's used often, but what does it really mean? By developing its first mine in true partnership with local First Nations, communities, suppliers and contractors Noront is setting new industry standards as a mining company that is considered truly inclusive and sustainable. In this Podcast CEO Alan Coutts and his guests shed light on what it means, in practical terms, to responsibility develop the first mine in Northern Ontario's highly prospective Ring of Fire region.
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Responsible mining is a term that's used often, but what does it really mean? By developing its first mine in true partnership with local First Nations, communities, suppliers and contractors Noront is setting new industry standards as a mining company that is considered truly inclusive and sustainable. In this Podcast CEO Alan Coutts and his guests shed light on what it means, in practical terms, to responsibility develop the first mine in Northern Ontario's highly prospective Ring of Fire region.

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English


Episodes

Mining The Ring of Fire: The Big Picture

10/11/2019
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In this episode Noront Resources VP Exploration Ryan Weston explains what makes the Ring of Fire mining district so special, how nickel, chromite, zinc, copper and gold were discovered there and why it's an important source of stainless steel for developing countries as the construct much needed infrastructure. Ryan also discussed how Noront is integrating our community partners into our Exploration programs.

Duration:00:21:32

What Is Responsible Mining…Exactly? with Sybil Veenman

9/26/2019
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Diversity is an important aspect of responsible mining for former Barrick Gold General Counsel and Noront Board Member Sybil Veenman. Over the course of her 20 year career in mining, Sybil has seen the industry progress in its approach to safety, environmental sensitivity and sustainability. In this episode she brings her perspective to today's challenge: understanding how to partner with First Nation communities, particularly on large scale mining opportunities like the Ring of Fire.

Duration:00:16:46

Nickel and the Emerging Electric Vehicle Battery Market

9/13/2019
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In this episode, host Alan Coutts chats with veteran nickel miner and Noront Chief Development Officer Steve Flewelling about the importance of nickel to production of stainless steel and electric vehicle batteries. They also discuss how Noront is poised to "plug into" the emerging electrical power market which is in its infancy and expected to grow exponentially as power is redistributed and big infrastructure becomes a thing of the past.

Duration:00:15:09

Community Partnership: A First Nation's View with Chief Bruce Achneepineskum

9/13/2019
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Marten Falls First Nation Chief Bruce Achneepineskum was born on a trap line 40 km from the Eagle's Nest Mine site in what is now called the Ring of Fire. He talks to Alan Coutts about his early years living on the land, why he decided to return and serve on his community council and what inspired him to become Chief. He also shares his vision for the future, how he would like to see First Nations participate in government and industry outreach and the benefits that development can bring to...

Duration:00:31:54

An Introduction to Eagle's Eye

9/9/2019
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In this episode, host Alan Coutts introduces the Eagle's Eye podcast. Alan is President and CEO of Noront Resources, the company leading development of Ontario’s emerging, mineral-rich Ring of Fire mining district. His career has literally taken him to the ends of the earth–from the Arctic Circle to the South Pacific. He has also worked extensively throughout Canada, Scandinavia and Australasia for some of the world’s largest mining companies. Regardless of where mining has taken him,...

Duration:00:10:36