- Frood Mine
Frood Mine is a
nickelmine in Greater Sudbury, Ontario.
World War II, Frood Mine alone accounted for a full 40 per cent of all the nickel used in Allied artilleryproduction. In 1989, Frood Mine shared the John T. Ryan Trophyfor the best occupational safetyrecord among Canadian mines in the previous year.
The mine is named for Thomas Frood, an employee of the federal department of
Crown landswho prospected and staked many of the early mining claims in the area. A major arterial road in the city is also named for Frood.
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