Ring of Fire far from dead

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Greenstone Coun. Armand Giguere, left, looks at a core sample of chromite Monday with Robert Cundari, a district geologist, during the Grow Greenstone Expo at the Victoria Inn in Thunder Bay.
(Brent Linton)
Greenstone Coun. Armand Giguere, left, looks at a core sample of chromite Monday with Robert Cundari, a district geologist, during the Grow Greenstone Expo at the Victoria Inn in Thunder Bay. (Brent Linton)

The Ring of Fire remains an active file even as mining companies retrench in a new market cycle of depressed mineral prices, says the province’s top bureaucrat for the mining belt.
“Companies are struggling in the current market cycle, but we still have five to six companies that are actively exploring there,” Christine Kaszycki said Monday following a speech to the second annual Grow Greenstone mining expo in Thunder Bay.

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