KWG Mission Statement

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While the Ring of Fire wasn't specifically included in the federal budget, some say funding to the project could come from money put aside for infrastructure. The Ring of Fire is a large, mineral resource-rich area located in the James Bay Lowlands region of northern Ontario. (CBC) March 24, 2017 Ring of Fire investment not mentioned specifially in federal budget: Angus CBCNews.ca Samantha Lui

Attawapiskat River March 24, 2017 Mineral explorers like fed budget despite no Ring of Fire money NorthernOntarioBusiness.com Northern Ontario Business Staff

Canadian Minister of Finance Bill Morneau adjusts a microphone as he sits with the President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Jin Liqun during a news conference at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing, August 31, 2016. (Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press) March 24, 2017 Canada gets green light to join controversial China-led infrastructure bank ctvnews.ca The Canadian Press

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO, ASSEMBLÉE LÉGISLATIVE DE L’ONTARIO, Wednesday 22 March 2017 Mercredi 22 mars 2017 March 22, 2017 Ontario and Cliffs Walk Away From One Of Richest Chromite Deposits In The World, The Ring of Fire www.ontla.on.ca Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Government funding for infrastructure would enable a number of potentially lucrative mining operations to be launched, says the Mining Association of Canada. Pictured, a drill rig sat ready for use near the KWG Resources Black Horse chromite deposit in northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire. - Photo: KWG FILE PHOTO March 17, 2017 Miners want more federal support for infrastructure DailyCommercialNews.com Don Wall

KWG drilling operations take place in the Ring of Fire: KWG supplied file photo. March 16, 2017 Uncertainty hinders mining investment in Canada TheSudburyStar.com Special to The Star The Sudbury Star
Mantha Squares Off With Minister Over Ring Of Fire March 13, 2017 Mantha Squares Off With Minister Over Ring Of Fire MyNorthBayNow.com Rocco Frangione, Staff
Global miners move higher as China affirms capacity cuts March 13, 2017 Global miners move higher as China affirms capacity cuts SeekingAlpha.com Carl Surran, SA News Editor
The Future Of Canada's Mining Sector: Sustainable Growth Beyond The Global Downturn Presented to the House: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 The Future Of Canada’s Mining Sector: Sustainable Growth Beyond The Global Downturn Parliament Of Canada Standing Committee on Natural Resources (RNNR)
An economics and policy blog from a Northern Ontario Perspective. 7/3/2017 The Ring of Fire: Waiting for Ignition NORTHERN ECONOMIST 2.0 Livio Di Matteo
Ontario’s Ring of Fire could spawn thousands of jobs for several decades 7/3/2017 Ontario’s Ring of Fire could spawn thousands of jobs for several decades FraserInstitute.org Kenneth P. Green & Joseph Quesnel
The Red Cloud Investment Forum, a pre-PDAC convention event attracts companies looking for investors and investors looking for promising mining exploration ventures. Frank Giorno for TimminsToday. 5/3/2017 PDAC 2017 kicks off with mining investment seminars TimminsToday.com Frank Giorno
Treasury Metals geologists (Photo supplied to NOB) 28/2/2017 Mining report card shows Ontario has room for improvement NorthernOntarioBusiness.com Northern Ontario Business Staff
Camp Esker, in the Ring of Fire, is pictured in this file photo. 25/2/2017 Sudbury column: Time to reignite Ring of Fire thesudburystar.com Special to The Star The Sudbury Star
Developing Our Natural Resources 24/2/2017 Developing Our Natural Resources Conservative Party of Canada Candidate Erin O’Toole Erin O’Toole
Stainless steel market stirs back to life 16/2/2017 Stainless steel market stirs back to life Nikkei Asia Review Eriko Shibuya
Nikkei staff writer
Tories target the North 14/2/2017 Tories target the North thesudburystar.com Ben Leeson
The Chronicle Journal - The Newspaper of the NorthWest 12/2/2017 KWG favours railway to Ring thesudburystar.com Ben Leeson
The Chronicle Journal - The Newspaper of the NorthWest 29/12/2016 Mineral price raises Ring of Fire hopes chroniclejournal.com Carl Clutchey,
CJ staff
Ferrochrome price settled at $1.65/lb USD for first quarter – Merafe 15/12/2016 pdf-icon-smallFerrochrome price settled at $1.65/lb USD for first quarter – Merafe meraferesources.co.za Glencore-Merafe Chrome Venture
High ferrochrome prices could speed sector consolidation 30/11/2016 High ferrochrome prices could speed sector consolidation iol.co.za Pratima Desai
Few details on Ring of Fire road decision 2/11/2016 Few details on Ring of Fire road decision NOB.com Ian Ross
Malaysia's land transport commission SPAD has yet to confirm if the East Coast Rail Link would be built to 1 000 mm gauge, as used by the rest of the country's main line network with the exception of a standard gauge line serving Kuala Lumpur International Airport. 2/11/2016 China to fund and build Malaysian east coast link Railway Gazette Railway Gazette
Erick Thomson, left, of Central Welding and Iron Works, and provincial Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer, watch as Thomas Arbuckle of Central Welding countersinks holes in a girder, Tuesday. The provincial government through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund invested $480,000 in the North Bay-based company to help develop new methods of bridge building involving the use of stainless steel. PJ Wilson/The Nugget 1/11/2016 Building Canada’s first stainless steel bridge Nugget.ca Nugget Staff
Local Welding company secures big funding from the province 1/11/2016 Local Welding company secures big funding from the province baytoday.ca Chris Dawson
South Africa’s chrome industry well placed to ‘grow and prosper’ 21/10/2016 South Africa’s chrome industry well placed to ‘grow and prosper’ miningweekly.com Nadine James
KWG vice-president Moe Lavigne speaks about the Ring of Fire at the sixth-annual Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Mining Summit held in Timmins on Thursday. 21/10/2016 Road to Ring of Fire may have to start in China
Sixth-annual Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Mining Summit
pdf-icon-smallKWG – The Ring of Fire Partnership Presentation
timminspress.com Alan S. Hale
Non-hydro renewables such as wind, solar and biomass have grown more than six-fold in the decade from 2005 to 2015. (Reuters) 14/10/2016 Canadian renewable power share grows from 2% to 11%, says NEB report cbc.ca Dan Healing
International Stainless Steel Forum - Andy Home 11/10/2016 Stainless steel surge impacts nickel and ferro-chrome London South East Andy Home
Camp Esker, in the Ring of Fire, is pictured in this file photo. Sudbury Star 2016 © 27/9/2015 Locked and loaded: Chamber lobbies for Ring of Fire The Sudbury Star.com Carol Mulligan
The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce has received majority support for a resolution it submitted asking the federal government make the development of the Ring of Fire a national priority. File photo. 23/09/2016 Chamber of Commerce resolution asks feds to lend more support to the Ring of
Fire
Sudbury.com Sudbury.com Staff
Canada is turning into an international poster child for IMF boss Christine Lagarde's favourite bundle of policies — borrowing at historically low interest rates to fund major new investments in physical infrastructure, writes Paul Wells. (CHRIS WATTIE / REUTERS) 14/09/2016 One-stop shopping the goal for potential international
investors: Paul Wells
The Star.com Paul Wells
As the Ontario government sifts through three separate Ring of Fire road proposals, mine and railroad developer KWG Resources has now posted a preliminary plan of its own. 26/08/2016 What’s one more Ring of Fire road study? Northern Ontario Business.com Northern Ontario Business Staff
KWG Resources president Frank Smeenk is “tickled” at the reaction to the social media sensation coming from a saucy promotional video on his company and the Ring of Fire. 12/08/2016 Viral vixens court Ring of Fire junior miner
controversy
Northern Ontario Business.com Ian Ross
A hydro pole and wires - The Nugget.ca 15/06/2016 Plan to pressure the province for action on Ring of
Fire
the nugget.ca Gord Young
A University of Calgary report says Ontario and other provinces should build a mid-Canada transportation corridor. tvo 07/06/2016 Does Ontario need a cohesive national plan for northern infrastructure? tvo.org John Michael McGrath
The Chronicle Journal - The Newspaper of the NorthWest 04/06/2016 About the Ring’s chromite: Wanted — Smarts,determination and a Northern Ontario refinery chroniclejournal.com Don Wallace
KWG president Frank Smeenk (file photo) 05/06/2016 First Nations communities, KWG consider revenue sharing plan tbnewswatch.com Jon Thompson
Moe Lavigne - China willing to pay for rail into Ring of Fire - KWG 31/05/2016 China willing to pay for rail into Ring of Fire – KWG timminspress.com Alan S. Hale
Corina Moore, the president and CEO of Ontario Northland said her company is ready and more than able to provide a world class rail freight service to help the success of the Ring Of Fire mining development. Moore was speaking in Timmins earlier this month when she said Ontario Northland is gradually improving its service since the company was thrown into upheaval by the divestment process initiated a few years back by Queen’s Park. 25/05/2016 Railway eager to have ties in Ring of Fire timminspress.com Len Gillis
Source: Adobe Stock/Inzyx. 29/04/2016 India Believes Steel Rally is Real agmetalminer.com Sohrab Darabshaw
A team of Chinese engineers has proposed a 340km rail line to northern Ontario to get access to a rare metal, and has suggested that the project would enable Chinese companies to penetrate Canada’s infrastructure market. 25/04/2016 China moves to enter Canadian rail market with $2bn “Ring of Fire” line globalconstructionreview.com David Rogers
Frank Smeenk, President & CEO of KWG Resources joins Bloomberg TV Canada’s Pamela Ritchie to discuss his proposal to build a railroad to Ring of Fire that could be financed by Chinese banks. 22/04/2016 KWG CEO: Unlock Ring of Fire Riches With Chinese-Built
Rail
bloombergtv.ca Pamela Ritchie
Walid Hejazi - Ring of Fire Rail Line - Why does China want to build a rail line to the Ring of Fire? University of Toronto professor Walid Hejazi is an expert in Chinese business who says it makes perfect sense. 21/04/2016 Walid Hejazi – Ring of Fire Rail Line cbc.ca Lisa Laco
Seven engineers from China Rail, along with officials from KWG Resources, flew by helicopter from Thunder Bay this month to the Ring of Fire region in northern Ontario. The crew will restart the work it began in 2010 to plot out a railroad to access the mining area. (Jeff Walters/CBC) 21/04/2016 Ring of Fire rail investment could be ‘real prize’ for China, business expert says cbc.ca Amy Hadley
Ring of Fire railway planned to Big Daddy and Black Horse 16/01/2016 Ring of Fire railway planned to Big Daddy and Black Horse RailwayGazette.com Railway Gazette
Canadian exploration company KWG resources Inc. is launching a feasibility study for a possible railway corridor to the Ring of Fire mining development. 01/01/2016 Canadian company considers building a rail corridor to Ring of Fire timminspress.com Len Gillis