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Plans to re-open 2nd Quebec asbestos mine

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


After 130 years in operation, Quebec’s asbestos industry finally closed down six months ago. The last functioning asbestos mine, run by LAB Chrysotile at Thetford Mines, ceased mining operations in October 2011 after a landslide blocked off access to its asbestos deposit. The approximately 300 workers were laid off and in January 2012, the company […]

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