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Xstrata: Perseverance Mine NOVEMBER 09 www. bus- ex. com 17 way, with many of the buildings able to be moved by flatbed to another site in the future. As a result, Xstrata is optimistic it could be working to bring the 13th Matagami mine online at some point in the near future. " Safety, quality and respect for the environment are key elements of the work ethic at Matagami, and we are privileged to say that we are continuously improving toward the highest standards in these areas throughout the construction, development and production phases of the Perseverance mine," Belleau says. " We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of our employees, our contractors and suppliers, as well as our supporting community. We have worked together to make the Perseverance mine a reality and will continue to enjoy its rewards for years to come."