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Sudbury Steelworkers ratify new contract with Vale Great News

Posted Friday, May 1st, 2015

Sudbury Star May 1 2015   Friday, May 1, 2015 8:17:45 EDT PM       United Steelworkers locals 6500 and 6200, representing production and maintenance employees in Sudbury and Port Colborne, have voted to accept a new five-year contract, Vale announced Friday. The new agreement takes effect on June 1. When the polls closed earlier […]

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Tentative USW agreement sees suppliers sigh with relief

Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2015

By: Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life  | Apr 30, 2015 – 7:00 AM | SAMSSA executive director praises union, management for positive negotiations The collective tentative between the United Steelworkers and Vale is a “good news story” for Sudbury’s supply and services sector, says the executive director of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service […]

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The search for gold: Lake Shore sees sparkle in the Gap

Posted Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

CEO Tony Makuch kicks off Modern Mining and Technology Week in Sudb Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Apr 29, 2015 – 1:00 PM | Northern Life Timmins-based Lake Shore Gold has come a long way since a rough patch in 2012 and 2013 when a lot of investors thought the gold producer could go bankrupt.The company’s first […]

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