An overview of the Rio Algom expansion program at Elliot Lake, Ontario

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 819, 1980

K. B. CULVER Rio Algom Limited Elliot Lake, Ontario

This paper provides background information on the expansion programs of Rio Algom Limited at Elliot Lake. Included are details on the Quirke expansion program, the Panel mine rehabilitation program, including the selection procedure for the tailings containment area, the Stanleigh mine rehabilitation program, housing, government regulations and the Environmental Assessment Board hearings.
Keywords: Hydrometallurgy, Rio Algom, Elliot Lake, Preston Mines, Quirke mine, Panel mine, Stanleigh mine, Housing, Licencing, Environmental Assessment Board.