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Mining in the Arctic and Setting the Stage Across the Globe

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 2020131 Views

Life above the Arctic Circle is one of the most captivating and seldom-seen destinations on earth and Baffinland operates our Mary River mine here! Mediaplanet approached us to write a special feature in the National Post and Innovating Canada. Check out the article below.

March 31, 2020 – Canada holds many wonders, from its beautiful landscape to vast wildlife. As you travel farther north, Canada offers a different type of lifestyle and beauty. Life above the Arctic Circle is one of the most captivating and seldom-seen destinations on earth.

Looking deeper into Northern Canada, specifically at Mary River in the Qikiqtani Region of Baffin Island, Nunavut, mining plays a large role in the surrounding communities. Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) is a Canadian open-pit mining company, that mines iron ore. Since 2015, Baffinland has been focused on becoming the lowest-cost producer of high grade iron ore in the world. It is jointly owned by ArcelorMittal and funds managed by The Energy & Minerals Group.

While Baffinland’s corporate head office is located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, northern operations are located in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Baffinland maintains a regular presence in the surrounding communities to update residents on Baffinland’s operations, new developments, and employment and training opportunities. The following infographic paints a picture of the role Baffinland plays:

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