Atco is a Junior Exploration Mining Company focused on exploring for Green Energy Metals throughout Canada. Atco is also exploring for Salt opportunities in Western Newfoundland as well as sulphide-rich VHMS deposits with potential for significant tonnages of Au, Cu and Zn in Saskatchewan.
North America faces an annual road salt production shortfall of 7 to 10 million tonnes, a deficit made up by imports from Chile and North Africa. According to Allied Market Research, the global industrial salt market size was valued at $14.2 billion in 2020 and industrial salt market forecast projected to reach $19.4 billion by 2030, with global industrial salt market forecast expected at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2021 to 2030.
Salt is critical to human and animal health. In insufficient quantities, our muscles won’t contract, our blood won’t circulate, our food won’t digest, and our hearts won’t beat
Atco Mining owns 100% of seven Salt Projects in Western Newfoundland, Blue Moon South Salt Project, Lunar North Salt Project, Apollo, Adonis, Eagle, Rocky as well as the Highland Salt Project.
Atco currently holds 20,450 hectares in the St. Georges Bay Basin in Southwestern Newfoundland.