Larry King takes on iron ore

Former CNN host Larry King is acting as a spokesperson for a Canadian iron ore exploration company, the Toronto Star reported. Black Iron Inc. is a Toronto-based company owns two strips of iron-ore rich land in Ukraine. The company estimates that investment in the region would reach $1.6 billion by late 2015 when the first mine is set to begin production. The move to bring Mr. King onto the team was in an effort to raise the company's profile, said its president and CEO Matt Simpson.

Published: Wednesday, 11/30/2011 12:00 am EST

Former CNN host Larry King is acting as a spokesperson for a Canadian iron ore exploration company, the Toronto Star reported. Black Iron Inc. is a Toronto-based company owns two strips of iron-ore rich land in Ukraine. The company estimates that investment in the region would reach $1.6 billion by late 2015 when the first mine is set to begin production. The move to bring Mr. King onto the team was in an effort to raise the company's profile, said its president and CEO Matt Simpson.

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