Royal Nickel Corporation (TSX:RNX) announced it has selected Norascon as the mining contractor for the overburden pre-stripping phase of the Dumont nickel project.
As quoted in the press release:
Following a formal request for proposal (“RFP”) process, RNC has selected Norascon as mining contractor for certain development activities at its Dumont project, including pre-stripping, the establishment of mining areas, and related feasibility study and permitting activities. Based on the pre-feasibility study, the contract will involve the movement of pre-strip material, beginning in early 2014. The final quantities and timeline will be determined by the feasibility study currently expected to be completed in mid 2013.