5 episodes

Responsible mining is a term that's used often, but what does it really mean? By developing its first mine in true partnership with local First Nations, communities, suppliers and contractors Noront Resources is setting new industry standards as a mining company that is considered truly inclusive and sustainable. In this Podcast CEO Alan Coutts and his guests shed light on what it means, in practical terms, to responsibility develop the first mine in Northern Ontario's highly prospective Ring of Fire region.

Eagle's Eye: The Responsible Mining Podcast Alan Coutts

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Responsible mining is a term that's used often, but what does it really mean? By developing its first mine in true partnership with local First Nations, communities, suppliers and contractors Noront Resources is setting new industry standards as a mining company that is considered truly inclusive and sustainable. In this Podcast CEO Alan Coutts and his guests shed light on what it means, in practical terms, to responsibility develop the first mine in Northern Ontario's highly prospective Ring of Fire region.

    Mining The Ring of Fire: The Big Picture

    Mining The Ring of Fire: The Big Picture

    In this episode Noront Resources VP Exploration Ryan Weston explains what makes the Ring of Fire mining district so special, how nickel, chromite, zinc, copper and gold were discovered there and why it's an important source of stainless steel for developing countries as the construct much needed infrastructure. Ryan also discussed how Noront is integrating our community partners into our Exploration programs.

    • 21 min
    What Is Responsible Mining…Exactly? with Sybil Veenman

    What Is Responsible Mining…Exactly? with Sybil Veenman

    Diversity is an important aspect of responsible mining for former Barrick Gold General Counsel and Noront Board Member Sybil Veenman. Over the course of her 20 year career in mining, Sybil has seen the industry progress in its approach to safety, environmental sensitivity and sustainability. In this episode she brings her perspective to today's challenge: understanding how to partner with First Nation communities, particularly on large scale mining opportunities like the Ring of Fire.

    • 16 min
    Nickel and the Emerging Electric Vehicle Battery Market

    Nickel and the Emerging Electric Vehicle Battery Market

    In this episode, host Alan Coutts chats with veteran nickel miner and Noront Chief Development Officer Steve Flewelling about the importance of nickel to production of stainless steel and electric vehicle batteries. They also discuss how Noront is poised to "plug into" the emerging electrical power market which is in its infancy and expected to grow exponentially as power is redistributed and big infrastructure becomes a thing of the past.

    • 15 min
    Community Partnership: A First Nation's View with Chief Bruce Achneepineskum

    Community Partnership: A First Nation's View with Chief Bruce Achneepineskum

    Marten Falls First Nation Chief Bruce Achneepineskum was born on a trap line 40 km from the Eagle's Nest Mine site in what is now called the Ring of Fire. He talks to Alan Coutts about his early years living on the land, why he decided to return and serve on his community council and what inspired him to become Chief. He also shares his vision for the future, how he would like to see First Nations participate in government and industry outreach and the benefits that development can bring to First Nations communities.

    • 31 min
    An Introduction to Eagle's Eye

    An Introduction to Eagle's Eye

    In this episode, host Alan Coutts introduces the Eagle's Eye podcast. Alan is President and CEO of Noront Resources, the company leading development of Ontario’s emerging, mineral-rich Ring of Fire mining district. His career has literally taken him to the ends of the earth–from the Arctic Circle to the South Pacific. He has also worked extensively throughout Canada, Scandinavia and Australasia for some of the world’s largest mining companies.

    Regardless of where mining has taken him, collaborative development has been a consistent theme in his career. This means not only developing and operating of mines in cooperation with local populations but doing so in a manner that shows respect for local customs and the environment. His experience includes working closely with the Inuit and First Nations in Canada, and the indigenous populations of Western Australia and New Caledonia. He will share what he’s learned and how it has shaped the way Noront plans to develop its first mine

    • 10 min

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