THUNDER BAY – Mining Now – Another mining company and a First Nation have announced plans to work together. Minfocus Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MFX) have announced that the company has signed an agreement with Red Rock Band of Lake Helen Reserve #53A confirming the intent of both parties to work toward a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) relating to opportunities for the Red Rock Indian Band to benefit from exploration, development and mineral production work that might result from the exploration activities of Minfocus within their traditional territory.
The Red Rock Indian Band has acknowledged that Minfocus has the right to carry out exploration activities while they work towards an MOU. Minfocus and Red Rock Indian Band also intend to look for opportunities for employment of Red Rock Indian Band community members and contractors for Minfocus activities on the Band’s traditional territory.
There are growing opportunities in Northwestern Ontario for mining companies and First Nations to work together.