- Iron Ore Company of Canada
company_name = Iron Ore Company of Canada
company_type = Public
foundation = (
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
key_people = Terence F. Bowles,
revenue = profit$600 million CAN (
industry = Mining
num_employees = 1,700 (2005)
products = Iron ore
homepage = [http://www.ironore.ca/ www.ironore.ca/]
Iron Ore Company of Canada (often abbreviated to IOC) is a Canadian-based producer of
iron ore. The company was founded in 1949from a partnership of Canadianand American M.A. Hanna Company. [Hollinger, M.A. Hanna, Labrador Mining, National Republic, Armco, Youngston and Wheeling-Pittsburg] It is now owned by a new consortium [Mitsubishi Corp., Rio Tinto Limited, LIORIF and IOC Ore Sales Company] , including the Mitsubishiand Rio Tintocorporations.
Montreal, Quebec, IOC currently has mining and concentrater operations in Labrador City, Labrador, and operates the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railwayto ship ore concentrate from the mines to the port of Sept-Îles, Quebec.
1977to 1983, the president of the company was Brian Mulroney, who later served as Canadian Prime Minister from 1984to 1993.
* (Worldcat link: [http://www.worldcatlibraries.org/oclc/22710103] )
* [http://www.ironore.ca/main/index.php?sec=0&loc=&page=accueil.htm&lng=EN Official company homepage]
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