Canada’s second-last asbestos mine declares bankruptcy

Published: Friday, 13 January 2012

LAB Chrysotile remains closed, sheds 350 jobs, leaving no Canada mines operational

By MJ Deschamps, in Ottawa


One of Canada’s last two remaining asbestos mines has filed for bankruptcy protection, leaving no active asbestos operations in the country. 


The announcement by LAB Chrysotile, which operates the Lac d’Amiante mine near Thetford Mines, Québec, follows a production halt...

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