Land rehabilitation, mining legacy and cobalt exploration are featured topics at September event
There’s definitely a dual meaning that applies to the inaugural Green Mining Conference being held in the Town of Cobalt this September.
For decades, the northeastern Ontario community of 1,100 endured the environmental legacy issues left behind by the town’s famed Silver Rush at the turn of the last century; something Agnico Eagle Mines has spent considerable time and money on to clean up old mine workings.
At the same time, Cobalt is back on the world stage as an exploration hotspot for its namesake metal that’s powering the expanding electric vehicle battery market. Continue Reading →