Baffinland begins mining Mary River iron
High-grade ore from year-round operation will be stockpiled at Milne Port, pending shipment to market during open-water season
Last updated 10/26/2014 at Noon
Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. commenced mining operations in September at its Mary River iron ore mine located on northern Baffin Island, Nunavut.
Mary River is one of the world's richest and largest iron ore deposits in development and contains roughly 365 million metric tons of high-grade ore. The current mine is extracting ore from the first of nine known high-grade iron deposits on the prope...