Northern Lights Mining Network


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The Making of The Northern Lights Mining Network. A Facebook page aimed to assist in the marketing and branding of a region for foreign direct investment.

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Northern Lights Mining Network

  1. 1. The Making of The Northern Lights Mining Network (NLMN) March 2009
  2. 2. Northern Lights Mining Network
  3. 3. Background Information <ul><li>Hyron Corporation sought to increase FDI in the Labrador region </li></ul><ul><li>Mining sector – a key sector for the region </li></ul><ul><li>Branding the region is a priority </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative marketing strategies should be explored </li></ul>
  4. 4. Objectives <ul><li>To encourage the growth and prosperity of Labrador region </li></ul><ul><li>To build and promote relationships between local businesses and foreign investment groups </li></ul><ul><li>To establish a virtual network for entities in the sector operating north of the 53rd parallel through out Canada </li></ul>
  5. 5. Members of Northern Lights Mining Network <ul><li>Ideal members for the NLMN: </li></ul><ul><li>Economic development officers </li></ul><ul><li>Mining sector professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Industry development officers </li></ul><ul><li>Mining companies seeking to invest in Canada / Labrador </li></ul><ul><li>Training centers for mining-related activities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Elements of Northern Lights Mining Network Page <ul><li>The Northern Lights Mining Network page is available on the social networking platform, Facebook. The page contains the following key section(s): </li></ul><ul><li>Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Notes </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul>
  7. 7. Northern Lights Mining Network’s Wall Updated daily, the Wall provides access to links to interesting articles and reports on the web dealing with the mining sector in Canada and around the globe.
  8. 8. Northern Lights Mining Network’s Notes The Notes section provide quick overview of important issues regarding the mining industry.
  9. 9. Northern Lights Mining Network’s RSS Feeds The RSS Feeds provides news content from The Northern Miner..
  10. 10. Northern Lights Mining Network To join the network, log on Facebook and keyword search, ‘Northern Lights Mining Network ’
  11. 11. About Hyron Corporation Hyron Regional Economic Development Corporation is committed to profiling the interests of Labrador West region and devoted to bringing forth prosperity to the robust region. Economic Development Board is focused on diversifying the regional economy and building relations with key players who see progressive growth for the region. Hyron’s goal is to make Labrador West a diverse and flourishing community for future generations to come. Visit Hyron on the web at:
  12. 12. About E&B DATA E&B (Economic and Business) DATA is a North American leader in the supply of economic and business information, specializing in the industrial, emerging and energy sectors. For your economic and business information needs, contact Isabelle Poirier, Investment Strategist : [email_address]
  13. 13. About Intelegia Intelegia, a subsidiary of E&B DATA, is a company that strives to assist individuals in understanding the changes in the business environment through internet intelligence. Via training, consulting and publications, Intelegia aims to provide the best approaches and tools to obtain the best information and utilize decision-making frameworks. For your Web 2.0 promotional needs, contact Ian Smith : [email_address]