Mr. René Branchaud, partner at Lavery and an expert in mining law, is quoted in an article published in La Presse newspaper on May 3 and entitled "Les fusions venues du froid". Mr. Branchaud points out that the Plan Nord generates significant interest with mining industry suppliers (ex.: equipment, technology, services, etc.) and Asian corporations, particularly from China. According to him, this interest could lead to an increase in mergers and acquisitions within the scope of the Plan Nord.
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