Welcome to Tata Steel Minerals Canada Limited

Tata Steel Minerals Canada Limited (TSMC) is a joint venture established in October 2010 by Tata Steel Ltd. and New Millennium Iron Corp.(TSX: NML). Tata Steel owns 94% and NML owns 6% stake in the company. TSMC is part of Tata Steel Group of companies which is a Fortune 500 company and is among the top producers of steel in the world. Tata Steel group has over 80,000 employees spread over 5 continents. TSMC is developing iron ore deposits in Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador in Canada. TSMC is currently engaged in two main activities:

DSO Project

TSMC is developing the Direct Shipping Ore (DSO) project which involves mining, crushing, washing, screening and shipping the sinter fines and pellet fines to Tata Steel's European steel making facilities.

Taconite Project

TSMC is also involved with New Millennium Iron Corp.(TSX: NML) in undertaking a Feasibility Study of the LabMag and KeMag iron ore deposits which form a part of the 150-km long Millennium Iron Range in northern Canada.

Latest News

August 23, 2015: TSMC achieves trial “Ore on the Ground” production from its wet process facilities.

July 31, 2015:

TSMC DSO Project celebrates “1 Million Person-Hours Without Lost Time Incident”; a remarkable feat for the project, the Company and the mining sector, given the complexity of the work carried out, the close proximity to heavy equipment and the difficult subarctic weather conditions encountered.

April 10, 2015:

TSMC begins mining from Goodwood area deposits located in the Labrador Trough, using heavy haul 180-Ton trucks.  A first for the region!

April 2, 2015: Tata Steel Minerals Canada Limited acquires balance 49% participating interest in Howse Deposit.

March 30, 2015: TSMC hosts Award Ceremony at Timmins Camp for First Nations who successfully completed a 6-week Safe Work Practices and Process Plant Operations Training program in the Schefferville area. The training was delivered by the Sept-Îles Training Centre with the support of TSMC and Emploi-Québec.  

March 3, 2015: TSMC signs 5-year Agreement with the University of Laval in support of Caribou Migration Research in the Quebec-Labrador peninsula.

January 21, 2015: TSMC hosts Award Ceremony at Timmins Camp for First Nations who successfully completed the TSMC sponsored 5-week Heavy Equipment Operator Training program in the Schefferville area through the Centre de formation professionnelle de Forestville.

November 24, 2014: Panamax vessel carrying TSMC ore departs Port of Sept-Îles, destined for Tata Steel Europe.

November 2, 2014: Rail haulage of TSMC ore commences directly from the DSO rail loop through KéRail for onward journey to ocean-going vessels at the Port of Sept-Îles.