Weeks of public hearings began Monday in Steinbach at Manitoba’s Clean Environment Commission, as a mining corporation tries to get the necessary approval for a massive silica project near Vivian, Man.

SIO Silica Corporation says it wants to take advantage of the province’s large quartz deposit to mine a mineral crucial for everyday items like batteries, cellphone glass and more. Read more here: https://globalnews.ca/news/9514556/manitoba-mining-company-debate-silica-project-public-hearings/


Source: “Manitobans, mining company debate proposed silica project at public hearings”, Sam Thompson, Global News