Posts by Sault FPF Team

SaultFPFproject Team responds to citizen questions

The SaultFPFproject Team was asked a series of questions from local citizens regarding the proposed project and its impact on the Sault Ste. Marie area. To share the information with the public, the response is posted below: ___ It is important to the leadership of the community, and the community itself, that a broad and…

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Noront receives 4 proposals

The submission period for site bids on Noront Resources’ proposed ferrochrome production facility is now closed. The company received four completed bid packages by the deadline, which was February 2. Bids were received from Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Timmins. Information on the next steps in the process can be found in a…

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Sault FPF project team presents submission to Noront Resources

The project team working on a submission to have Sault Ste. Marie considered as a host location for a ferrochrome production facility (FPF) presented an information package to Noront Resources today. A local delegation comprised of project team members and community leaders travelled to the company’s head office in Toronto to present the submission. “We…

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What if the Sault is selected by Noront as the most feasible FPF location?

If Noront Resources selects Sault Ste. Marie as the most feasible site economically, a comprehensive, multi-year environmental assessment (EA) and community consultation will take place. During this process, citizens and organizations, including all levels of government, will be engaged. Only if the development has public support, and only if it passes environmental regulations, would construction begin…

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SaultFPFproject Team Seeking Letters of Support

The project team working on a proposal to have Sault Ste. Marie considered as a potential site to host a ferrochrome processing facility (FPF) is seeking letters of support from area businesses and organizations. The letters will be included in the proposal package that’s being sent to Noront Resources. Letters can be emailed to SaultFPFproject@ssmedc.ca.…

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December 2017 Project Update

The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation received documents from Noront Resources on November 6, 2017. The documents serve as a guideline for the cities interested in submitting a community business case for Noront’s proposed ferrochrome processing facility (FPF) – Due February 2, 2018. Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Timmins are other potential sites. Noront is…

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