Parti Québécois seeks to raise mining royalty rate
Published: Friday, 23 November 2012
Move slammed by opposition as “moratorium on economic growth”
The newly-elected Parti Québécois government is
looking into hiking the mining royalty rate, Finance Minister
Nicolas Marceau told the Quebec National Assembly this week.
Companies currently mining or developing industrial minerals
projects in Quebec include Nemaska Lithium, Mason Graphite
Inc., Glen Eagle (phosphate), and Rio Tinto...