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The Proposed Project

Noront Resources is planning to build a Ferrochrome Production Facility (FPF) in Northern Ontario. On May 7, 2019, it was announced that the company selected Sault Ste. Marie as the host location. Moving forward, key steps include environmental and feasibility assessments, along with community consultation and engagement.

Noront hosting public open house on October 23

By Sault FPF Team | October 15, 2019
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City and SSMEDC issue statement on Noront FPF project

By Sault FPF Team | October 2, 2019

The City of Sault Ste. Marie (City) and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation (SSMEDC) would like to address some of the concerns and misinformation regarding the proposed ferrochrome production facility project (FPF) by Noront Resources Ltd. The City/SSMEDC are providing the public with this background information as a means of offering clarity. The land…

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Noront partners with Algoma Steel and Hatch

By Sault FPF Team | September 20, 2019

Ring of Fire mine developer Noront Resources has signed with a global engineering firm to bring its mine projects to reality and has also inked a lease agreement with its new Sault Ste. Marie landlord, Algoma Steel, to establish a processing plant on the steelmaker’s property. Consulting engineers Hatch are coming aboard as an equity…

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Sault Ste. Marie chosen by Noront as host location for FPF facility

By Sault FPF Team | May 7, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie has been selected by Noront Resources Ltd. as the host location for a Ferrochrome Production Facility (FPF). The city’s submission was based on comprehensive research and analysis by the Sault Ste. Marie FPF project team, in consultation with sector experts. It focused on competitive advantages such as: location, logistics, industrial workforce, infrastructure…

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Sault’s submission chosen by Noront for next stage of process

By Sault FPF Team | July 13, 2018

The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s submission is one of two selected by Noront Resources Inc. to move on to the next stage of the process to select a site for a ferrochrome production facility (FPF). The Sault FPF Project Team is looking forward to continue working with Noront. The City’s submission was based on…

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