Voisey's Bay Nickel Co. Ltd.
As a designated community for the project's fly-in fly-out operation, Labrador West is projected to house approximately 20% of the workforce engaged in the mine/mill operation.
In terms of procurement, businesses located in Labrador West have a distinct competitive advantage with respect to adjacency, experience, quality, value added service and price. The economies of scale derived from the strength of the Labrador West industrial sector has resulted in increased growth in the supply/service base including joint ventures with Labrador based aboriginal companies.
Labrador West is becoming an important distribution center for materials being transported throughout Labrador. For example, shipment to the seasonal port facility at Lake Melville from Labrador West is one day by road and air transport is available year round.