Thetford Mines


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Thetford Mines

(ˈθɛtfəd)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Canada, in S Quebec: asbestos industry. Pop: 21 651 (2001)

Thet′ford Mines′

(ˈθɛt fərd)
n.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: asbestos mining. 19,965.
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As researchers at the Cent re de Technologi e Min erale et de Plasturgie (CTMP), in Thetford Mines, Quebec, we have made several attempts to toughen PLA.
Nomme vicaire a Thetford Mines en 1924, l'abbe Gravel commence a exercer ses talents d'orateur.
This project will extend this record back to the Palaeozoic, by investigating a detachment system preserved in the Thetford Mines Ophiolite of Canada.
Harold Young carried the Olympic torch on entry to Thetford Mines during the flame's tour of the country leading up to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Andrew's, shared ministry with Kinnear's Mills and Thetford Mines United Churches; Interim Moderator Rev, John Barry Forsyth, 72 Academy St.
Nathalie Levasseur, originaire de Thetford Mines, s'approprie les paysages miniers de son enfance, par l'intermediaire de sculptures, photogravures, videos-performance et installation <<vivante>> afin de stimuler une reflexion sur notre patrimoine paysager.
MASSE joined forces with the trade union confederations and grassroots organizations to stage a demonstration in Thetford Mines on October 27 against the Harper government's undercutting of EI and it has also sought to broaden the struggle beyond Quebec's borders.
The facility at Thetford Mines closed last year, at least temporarily, due to access problems, and the Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Que.
The newspaper has a circulation of over 22,000 copies, serving Thetford Mines and the surrounding area.
The state-of-the-art Unimat home improvement store, in Thetford Mines, Quebec, measures 32,000 square feet.
On a more positive note, recent reports say there is evidence that Thetford Mines, Quebec, is running out of asbestos.
S company focusing on chromium, platinum group elements (PGE) and gold exploration on it's, 100 percent owned, Caribou Property in Thetford Mines, Quebec, has re-launched its exploration programme on the Caribou Property.