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Fish unaffected by Tulsequah Chief Mine discharge - Juno Empire

Although significant levels of copper and zinc were found downstream from the Tulsequah Chief mine, the mine’s drainage poses a low risk to fish in the Tulsequah River, according to a third-party water quality assessment released Dec. 20. The report also stated the discharge does not affect the Taku River.

Chieftain Metals Featured in the Northern Miner

VANCOUVER — Five years ago, when explorers discovered chromite in northern Ontario’s James Bay lowlands region, the metal’s primary finished form — ferrochrome, a key steelmaking ingredient — was worth US$6 per kg, or US$2.70 per lb.