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Northern College launches e-learning platform SAMSSA Member

Posted Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

      By: Northern Ontario Business staff Northern College launched its e-learning platform on May 26. On hand were (from left) Christine Heavens, executive director of Community, Business Development and Employment Services at Northern College; Fred Gibbons, president of Northern College; Graham Reid, manager of Health, Safety, Environment, and Security at Primero Mining Corp.; […]

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Ultra Deep Mining Network all fired up CEMI

Posted Monday, May 25th, 2015

  May 20, 2015 by Norm Tollinsky In: Research SMSJ $46 million R&D initiative gives green light to 28 projects The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s (CEMI) Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN) has committed to funding 28 research and development projects to address challenges posed by mining at depths in excess of 2.5 kilometres. Funding […]

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SAMSSA Member Penguin ships robot to Chile’s Andina Mine

Posted Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

  May 20, 2015 by Norm Tollinsky SMSJ In: Featured, Technology System is designed to clear hangups in block cave mines Penguin Automated Systems Inc. has shipped the world’s first hangup assessment and removal robotic system to Codelco’s Andina Mine in Chile. Built by Penguin at its sprawling manufacturing centre in Naughton, 20 kilometres west of […]

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