CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Auto Workers call for probe of Kidd plant closings

The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) is calling for a federal and provincial probe into the planned closing of the Kidd copper smelter and zinc plant at Timmins, ON. The owner, Swiss-based Xstrata plc, plans to shut both plants on May 1, 2010, but will continue to operate the Kidd mine and concentrator….more at Canadian Mining Journal