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Noranda Mining Division
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- Noranda Inc.
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1.4 m of textual records
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Noranda was incorporated in 1922 as Noranda Mines under the leadership of James Y. Murdoch. Noranda merged with Falconbridge in 2005 and continued under the name Falconbridge Limited, ending the Noranda name.
Scope and content
Series contains records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) during his tenures as Noranda's Assistant Comptroller (1958-1961), Comptroller (1961-1966), Vice-President and Comptroller (1966-1974), Executive Vice-President and Director (1974-1982), and President and CEO (1982-1987). As Noranda's Comptroller, Zimmerman had a large role in Noranda Mines' legal action regarding the strike at Gaspe Copper Mines; records that represent this are contained in the legal records sub-subseries. Later in his career, as a director and Noranda's President and CEO, Zimmerman had a high-level administrative role with Noranda's mining division. Sub-subseries represent this with administrative records and reference files for Noranda's many mining and metallurgical operations.
Also contains records regarding Noranda's exploration companies and the Noranda Sales Corporation, which sold and marketed the mining division's ore and products.
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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
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Part of the Adam Zimmerman fonds