Avalon wins environmental and social responsibility award for Thor Lake rare earth project
Avalon Rare Metals received the 2010 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto last week for its community engagement efforts during the exploration of its Nechalacho rare earth elements deposit in Thor Lake, Northwest Territories. This included encouraging skills training and employment opportunities for aboriginal people, and offering joint business opportunities including environmental remediation work related to historical exploration activities. (more…)
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