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Cape Breton’s Donkin Mine; Xstrata’s nation-wrecking agenda

– A Researcher in Halifax –

XSTRATA (of South Africa & Australia) has the mining licence from the Government of Nova Scotia to develop the Donkin Mine in eastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Xstrata is in partnership with a local Nova Scotia company, Erdene Resource Development Corp., to “develop,” i.e., high-grade, the remaining coal reserve as a source of coking coal for steel production. That is the justification to hire only 200 of the 300 workers it originally promised the provincial government it would hire in order to procure the mining licence. Continue reading

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