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How a gold miner turned a $1 million investment into $3 billion

Posted Thursday, September 29th, 2016

          Published: Sept 28, 2016 10:57 a.m. ET By MyraP. Saefong Markets/commodities reporter When Rob McEwen bought the Red Lake Mine back in 1989, he was told that the half-a-century-old Ontario gold source was near the end of its life. Instead, he turned it into one of world’s top-producing mines. Moves […]

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The hollowing out of Canadian mining: Vale’s takeover of Inco, 10 years on –

Posted Sunday, September 25th, 2016

  by Andrew Bell (Business Network News – September 23, 2016) http://www.bnn.ca/ Ten years ago this Saturday, a global mining gem slipped out of Canadian fingers. In 2006, Canadian nickel miner Inco agreed to be bought by Brazil’s Vale in a $19-billion takeover. The announcement of the acquisition came just weeks after fellow nickel giant Falconbridge […]

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Are robots coming for our jobs?

Posted Monday, September 19th, 2016

    The growth of robotics will transform customer service, transportation, education and medicine By Ramona Pringle, CBC News Posted: Sep 19, 2016 9:00 AM ETLast Updated: Sep 19, 2016 9:00 AM ET From self-driving taxis, to drones delivering fast food, it seems like everything is becoming automated. Convenient? Definitely. But at what cost? A new Forrester […]

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