Feature: The Ring of Fire

No one disputes the enormous potential of Ontario's Ring of Fire district in the James Bay Lowlands area. It is clear that the vast deposits of chromite as well as other base and precious metals will keep miners busy for decades. There is, however, plenty of work to be done to bring this prize within reach.

 

The quest for fire

The rewards will be great for those intent on developing Ontario’s new mining district, but they will not come without plenty of hard work and more than a little patience. By D'Arcy Jenish

MacDonald Mines Exploration

Slow burn

Tight markets, limited infrastructure and challenging ­relationships test the resolve of those exploring the Ring of Fire. By Eavan Moore

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