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The plan to bring Inco and Falconbridge together - offering an answer to the questions regarding how Canadian companies can stay competitive in a global economy and what the implications are for the rest of the country. Canadian mining in general - some facts and figures. Exploration; research and development; support services. A period of major consolidation in the global mining and metals industry. Taking our destiny into our own hands and creating the best possible future for two Canadian-based mining companies - some specifics. Creating value for shareholders. Features of this Canadian powerhouse. Bringing operations together. Job impact. Creating a leader on the global stage.