In retrospect, it would appear that the acquistion of Sleeping Giant accomplished several objectives. #1, it sweetened the pot. An outside or hostile bid became more expensive. Mining utilization was transferable to Lac des Iles...the intellectual dynamics: the geologists, chemists, engineers. The change from an open pit to more profitable shaft mining was improved. With the recent hi-grade ore findings, it would seem that the two year investment is already providing benefits.