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09.14.2017

Elements of bio-mining: Engineering collaboration aims to turn mine waste into valuable metals

    Posted September 13th, 2017 by Tyler Irving Elements of bio-mining: Engineering collaboration aims to turn mine waste into valuable metals   An industry-academic collaboration led by U of T Engineering professors is studying the use of microorganisms to treat mine waste in tailings ponds. The researchers also hope to extract valuable metals that could offset […]

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09.12.2017

Sudbury bribery trial reveals Liberal infighting

  Sudbury bribery trial reveals Liberal infighting By Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:15:19 EDT AM Premier Kathleen Wynne and Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault     Provincial Liberal riding association was a dysfunctional group from the spring of 2014 through to early 2015, a bribery trial heard Monday. Last week, the […]

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09.11.2017

Alamos Gold is proposing a friendly acquisition of Richmont Mines’ flagship Island Gold Mine

    Alamos Gold acquiring Wawa gold operation Richmont’s Island Gold Mine was a prized target of Toronto miner   https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/mining/alamos-gold-acquiring-wawa-gold-operation-714705    by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Richmont Mines’ Island Gold Mine, northeast of Wawa. Alamos Gold is proposing a friendly acquisition of Richmont Mines’ flagship Island Gold Mine in a $933-million all-stock deal. The […]

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09.11.2017

Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years,

    Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report – by Melinda Trochu (CBC News North – September 8, 2017) September 8, 2017 in www.republicofmining.com http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/ First diamond mine in the Northwest Territories could stay open until 2042 Further expansion of underground mining operations at the Ekati diamond mine could […]

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09.11.2017

Nickel, other metal prices end week badl

  Nickel, other metal prices end week badly By Bloomberg News, Sudbury Star wire service Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:07:44 EDT PM A Vale train dumps slag in Sudbury, Ont. on Wednesday October 12, 2016. Slag is a byproduct of the smelting process. Gino Donato/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network   The stellar rally that’s seen base metals […]

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09.11.2017

Makuch gets top grade for deal

  Makuch gets top grade for deal Grade is king, and so is Tony Makuch right now. Mining Journal Americas’ CEO of the Year combined Kirkland Lake Gold’s high-grade Macassa mine in Canada with Newmarket Gold’s rich Fosterville mine in Australia in one of the deals of the past year. Shareholders have been getting richer […]

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09.10.2017

Lost resource opportunities mean higher taxes

  Lost resource opportunities mean higher taxes – by Colin Craig (Toronto Sun – September 7, 2017) September 7, 2017 in http://www.torontosun.com/ But it’s not just the oil and gas sector that is constantly being obstructed. Ontario’s “ring of fire” – an immense mining opportunity in northern Ontario – has yet to ignite and the […]

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09.10.2017

Move more civil service jobs out of Toronto – it worked in Peterborough

    Move more civil service jobs out of Toronto – it worked in Peterborough – by Rosemary Ganley (Peterborough Examiner – August 31, 2017) September 8, 2017 in www.republicofmining.com http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/ Coming back from a Northern Ontario Business conference one day in 1986, Premier David Peterson asked his fellow passengers, including me, in the government aircraft: […]

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09.08.2017

Mining company from Thunder Bay plans to buy northern Maine mountain

    Mining company plans to buy northern Maine mountain Ontario-based Wolfden Resources Corp.’s plan to purchase Pickett Mountain, which is located north of Patten, comes three months after lawmakers passed a sweeping overhaul of Maine’s mining regulations. BY KEVIN MILLER   STAFF WRITER Press Herold   AUGUSTA — A Canadian mining company plans to buy nearly 7,000 […]

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