Lac des lies miners ratify new collective agreement.

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North American Palladium announced Nov. 22 that a new three-year collective agreement has been ratified by the members of United Steelworkers, Local 9422.

The union represents the production and maintenance workers at the Lac des lies mine, northwest of Thunder Bay.

The old agreement expired at the end of May. The new labour deal expires on May 31, 2021.

In September, the company published a new feasibility study to expand underground operations and add resources and mine life through development and exploration at the 43,000-hectare Lac des lies site. The pure-play palladium mine employs more than 600.

The company recorded another strong quarter...

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