In 1916, the International Nickel Company of Canada, Ltd was established as a Canadian operating subsidiary of the International Nickel Co in New Jersey. In 1928, the Canadian subsidiary became the parent company through an exchange of shares. In 1929, Inco acquired the Mond Nickel Co, Ltd, a British firm incorporated in 1900 to mine in the SUDBURY Basin. Inco's principal mines and processing operations are located in the Sudbury area of Ontario, in the Thompson area of Manitoba and, through a 98%-owned subsidiary (P.T. International Nickel Indonesia), on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The company also has additional metals refineries in Port Colborne, Ont, Clydach, Wales, and Acton, Eng, and has an interest in nickel-refining in Japan through 2 affiliated companies.
The company, through its 2 principal alloy products and forging businesses, Inco Alloys International and Inco Engineered Products Ltd, produces and markets a wide range of alloy products. Inco Alloys International has rolling mill operations in Huntington, West Virginia, in Burnaugh, Kentucky and in Hereford, Eng. Inco Engineered Products Ltd is headquartered in Birmingham, Eng. Another subsidiary, Inmetco, is one of the world's largest recyclers of metallic waste.
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The online home of TMX Group, which owns and operates the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange. For real-time and historical market data, sector profiles, and financial information about listed companies, click on listed company directory on left side of page or enter stock symbol in the search box.
System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval
Search the SEDAR online database for disclosure documents of Canadian public companies and mutual funds. From the Canadian Securities Administrators.
Nickel: Serving the World
A historical overview of the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel and nickel alloys in Canada. From Library and Archives Canada.
This site chronicles the growth and regulation of mineral exploration and the mining industry in the Province of Ontario. From Library and Archives Canada.
Sudbury Area Mining Railways
A nicely illustrated site about the history of mining and railway development in the Sudbury area. From the “Old Time Trains” website.
Geology of the Sudbury District
This site features a great map of the geology of the Sudbury District and related geological data. From the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines in Ontario.
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