Safety of remote Indigenous communities top of mind, company says
Brazilian mining giant Vale is placing its Labrador nickel mine under “care and maintenance” protocols for the next four weeks amid concerns about COVID-19.
The remote mine, just south of Nain on the northern coast of Labrador, has about 900 workers on site. It is accessible only by air, and has employees from all over Canada.
No employees have tested positive for the virus, but the company said it was taking steps to keep it that way. Continue Reading →