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Recent Releases from Municipality of Greenstone

Grow Greenstone Expo March 25-26: Explore, Expand, Experience

Published Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:06:26 EST Read More

For Immediate Release The Grow Greenstone Expo, hosted by the Greenstone Labour Market Working Group will be taking place at the Victoria Inn, on Monday and Tuesday (March 25-26, 2013). Featuring over 60 exhibitor booths and an impressive lineup of speakers and dignitaries, the sold out Grow Greenstone Expo is the region’s first business-to-business, workforce attraction expo to date. Offering both individuals and businesses the opportunity to learn and discover where to posit...... Click here to read this release



Grow Greenstone Expo Scheduled for March 2013

Published Mon, 7 Jan 2013 10:25:07 EST Read More

Attn: News and Event Page Editors Media Advisory WHAT: GREENSTONE, ON - The Municipality of Greenstone and the Greenstone Labour Market Working Group are partnering to produce the Grow Greenstone Expo on March 25th and 26th, 2013. The Expo’s theme is “Connectivity, Accessibility, Power and People” (CAPP). The event is designed to spotlight development and employment opportunities in Greenstone. It provides a cost-effective opportunity for particip...... Click here to read this release



Northwest Kick Start plan featured at the Ontario Waterpower Conference in Niagara-on-the Lake

Published Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:03:51 EST Read More

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Greenstone confirmed as Gateway to the Ring of Fire

Published Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:13:05 EST Read More

(Greenstone, Sept. 12, 2012) “More and more it is becoming clear that the Municipality of Greenstone is emerging as the gateway to the Ring of Fire.” These words were used by Greenstone Mayor, Renald Beaulieu, while briefing Councillors on recent developments concerning the Municipality. The first development is the Noront Resources (NR) announcement that their “base case” is predicated on transporting Ring of Fire ore using the proposed North-South Corridor (with a southern te...... Click here to read this release



Ring of Fire decision ill-considered says Greenstone Mayor

Published Wed, 9 May 2012 14:50:33 EST Read More

Media Release (Greenstone, May 9, 2012) Mayor Renald Beaulieu of Greenstone, the closest municipality to the Ring of Fire mineral find, was underwhelmed by today’s announcement from Cliffs Natural Resources to locate the chromite refinery near Sudbury. "It is truly unfortunate that Cliffs and the Provincial Government chose not to meaningfully consult with the directly affected First Nations and Greenstone prior to making and announcing their decision," stated Mayor Beauli...... Click here to read this release



Greenstone meets with Cliffs in Cleveland

Published Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:45:24 EST Read More

Media Release (Cleveland, OH - November 17, 2011) In Cleveland yesterday afternoon, senior management of Cliffs Natural Resources hosted a multi-hour meeting with a delegation from the Municipality of Greenstone. The focus of the wide ranging discussion was the potential for siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton Siding (between Nakina and the Aroland First Nation). Greenstone Mayor Renald (Ron) Beaulieu observed, “I was pleased and impressed with the responsiveness ...... Click here to read this release



Technical Analysis: Energy Supply Related to Exton Ferrochrome Refinery Siting

Published Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:02:29 EST Read More

Technical Analysis by: Larry Doran President & CEO Imperium Energy Inc. Imperium Energy Inc. was asked to identify and evaluate from both a technical and an economic perspective a number of proposed electricity supply options in Northwestern Ontario. The most immediate priority was to provide a reliable cost-effective electricity supply for a proposed ferrochrome production facility in Greenstone (Exton), Ontario. Cliffs' current target date for placing the facility in service is 20...... Click here to read this release



New report concludes Exton is viable site for Ring of Fire Refinery

Published Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:50:11 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE THUNDER BAY - September 20, 2011 - A report released today concludes that siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton for Ring of Fire minerals is technically, environmentally and economically feasible. George Smitherman and Don Huff were contracted by the Municipality of Greenstone to push for establishing a Chromite refinery at Exton. Exton is located adjacent to the railway in the Municipality of Greenstone between Nakina and the Aroland First Nation. "Our...... Click here to read this release



Release of Greenstone sponsored “White Paper” on providing energy to Ring of Fire refinery

Published Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:45:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory There will be a presentation of the White Paper developed by G & G Global Solutions and Environmental Communication Options with a discussion of the Technical Appendix by Larry Doran Imperium Energy Inc. In attendance will be Greenstone Mayor Ron Beaulieu, Aroland First Nation Chief Sonny Gagnon and others. What: Technical Briefing on Greenstone’s findings related to the required electricity supply for a refinery at Exton in Greenstone Who:...... Click here to read this release



Greenstone bolsters team to help land Ring of Fire refinery

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 15:14:32 EST Read More

Media Release (Greenstone, ON, May 30, 2011) The Council of the Municipality of Greenstone has passed a Motion to retain G & G Global Solutions and Environmental Communication Options (ECO) in order to facilitate a positive decision regarding the establishment of a smelter in the community. To date, Greenstone has worked diligently to build consensus and support for this outcome with all parties. Mayor Renald Beaulieu observed, "The siting of the smelter for Ring of Fire ...... Click here to read this release