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Northern College launches entrepreneur centre SAMSSA Member

Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

N.O.B.   By: Northern Ontario Business staff Northern College has launched an entrepreneur centre, whose resources will be available to students, apprentices, and graduates in all fields of study. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) Northern College has launched an entrepreneur centre, which will deliver entrepreneurship training to the college’s post-secondary and apprenticeship students.The initiative is a joint project […]

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SAMSSA Member Profile Sunwire Inc.

Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Sunwire Inc. Sunwire Inc. is a Sudbury based telecommunication firm that serves companies across North America. We provide our clients with a complete IP telephone solution that was developed by our team in 2010 and since deployed in 300+ offices. Our next generation phone system (PBX) called SolSwitch allows companies to conduct business without borders. […]

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Noront the new king of the Ring Stan Sudol Column

Posted Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Stan Sudol Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:40:09 EDT PM Sudbury Star Just when I was ready to title my next Ring of Fire column, “Lost and sinking in the political muskeg of the James Bay lowlands,” a corporate bolt of lightning struck Monday, when Noront Resources, with the backing of Franco Nevada Corporation, announced the […]

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NORCAT launches safety training using immersive Virtual Reality

Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By: Mallika Viegas – Sudbury Northern Life  | Mar 23, 2015 – 3:35 PM | 6 This bleeding edge technology challenges traditional learning methods through virtual reality applications The Oculus Rift is a new virtual reality headset that allows players to step inside their favourite games and completely immerse themselves in the virtual world.NORCAT (Northern Centre […]

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SAMSSA Member profile Near North Customs Brokers

Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Near North Customs Brokers Near North Customs Brokers Inc. (formerly George A. Gray Customs Brokers Limited) has been serving the needs of the mining and trades community for more than half a century. Our focus is on a full range of trade-related services required by companies involved in international transport, from import & export Customs […]

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Ontario’s Ring Of Fire, Formerly ‘The Next Oilsands,’ Sold For Peanuts

Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/business/ A junior miner will soon be the biggest player in Ontario’s fledgling Ring of Fire mining development, after agreeing to pay US$20 million for the properties of Cliffs Natural Resources, a U.S. mining giant who has abandoned hope of developing the area. Toronto-based Noront Resources is getting quite the deal for about 103 mining […]

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Mining’s untapped resource: Goldcorp seeks more women for work force

Posted Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  ACQUELINE NELSON The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Mar. 08 2015, 5:03 PM EDT Goldcorp Inc. is ramping up efforts to develop a valuable resource in the mining sector: women. The Vancouver-based precious metals mining company has made new commitments to train and encourage women in its work force – from welders and engineers […]

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PDAC: Is Canadian mining poised for a rebound?

Posted Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

16 March, 2015 Peter Diekmeyer Australian Mining.com Close to twenty-five thousand mining industry producers and suppliers converged earlier this month at the 2015 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada conference. Sentiment at the gathering, which PDAC bills as the “world’s largest exploration and mining event,” was cautiously optimistic. “When the average price of mining stocks […]

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HISTORY: A look back at the Hollinger Mine

Posted Saturday, March 14th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By Karen Bachmann, The Daily Press-freelance Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:12:03 EDT AM View of the General Manager’s House and the Central Shaft, Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mines during the 1950s. TIMMINS – If you live in Timmins (or you’ve just driven through), you’ve passed by this complex, for lack of a better word, many, many times. It […]

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A look at the economic impacts of a new gold mine

Posted Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Canadian Mining Journal March 12 2015   Gold Power By: Peter Dungan* and Steve Murphy** 2015-02-01 Opportunities for gold mining in Northern Ontario have risen remarkably in recent years, with new mines underway and the potential for several more in varying stages of the review process. All stakeholders; including miners, Aboriginal and other local communities, […]

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