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Research chair on first name basis with microbes

Posted Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    August 22, 2016 by Ella Myers SMSJ In: Research, Sustainable Development Taking biomining and bioremediation to the next level Nadia Mykytczuk, recently appointed NOHFC industrial research chair for biomining, bioremediation and science communications, hopes to advance the use of microbes in the mining industry. Biomining and bioremediation are one step closer to wider use […]

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Vale team savouring competition

Posted Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:09:15 EDT AM The Vale Sudbury West Mines prepare to participate in the First Aid Competition during International Mine Rescue Competition in Sudbury, Ont. on Tuesday August 23, 2016. Gino Donato/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network ‘They’re our underground heroes and they make sure we’re safe’ Paul Aho […]

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SAMSSA Member Wabi sells Loc-N-Load cage technology to Mexico

Posted Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  August 22, 2016 by Walter Franczyk In: Technology SMSJ Technology chairs cages for loading and offloading and functions as an emergency brake to arrest a free-falling conveyance Cage equipped with Loc-N-Load chairing and emergency braking system manufactured by Wabi Iron and Steel for customer in Mexico. A new system that can hold mine cages […]

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Marcotte takes scissor lift to new heights

Posted Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  August 22, 2016 by Norm Tollinsky In: Featured, Technology SMSJ Ultra High Lift extends six to eight feet higher than existing equipment Ultra High lift platform extends to a height of 20 feet – approximately six to eight feet higher than other scissor lifts on the market. Marcotte Mining and Machinery has manufactured the world’s […]

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Family Day at Dynamic Earth a Success

Posted Sunday, August 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  Family Day Update We had a good day Saturday at Dynamic Earth for Family Day for member families with close to 100 attendees mostly parents and their kids of all ages. The weather turned  on its sunshine which allowed the kids access to the new Science Park and the kids loved the multiple activities […]

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Stantec to Begin Permitting on the Hammerdown Project

Posted Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

#TSX Mining News: Maritime (TSXV: MAE) Engages Stantec to Begin Permitting on the Hammerdown Project   Vancouver, British Columbia – August 17, 2016 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) Maritime Resources Corp. (TSXV: MAE) (“Maritime”), is pleased to announce that with the Prefeasibility Study (“PFS”) well underway the Company has engaged independent Stantec Consulting Ltd. (“Stantec”) to […]

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SAMSSA hosting family fun day @ Dynamic Earth Associate Members welcomed

Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Commentary    “I have been asked if associate members and their families are Welcome and the answer is yes Please bring your entire family Rain or shine. We have a great number of events inside. We have 350  free tickets set aside” By: Northern Ontario Business staff Dynamic Earth in Sudbury will host SAMSSA members […]

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Developing the 21st century mine

Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:01:12 EDT AM Noront Resources Inc. president and chief executive officer Alan Coutts is a man of great faith, at least when it comes to mining. This week, his company strengthened its commitment to developing the Ring of Fire with another acquisition. Noront announced it […]

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Timmins and Sault Ste. Marie to See Varied Levels of Growth in 2016

Posted Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Conference Board of Canada Update July 26th   Ottawa, July 27, 2016—Timmins’ economy will remain healthy this year. Meanwhile, Sault Ste. Marie’s economy is expected to strengthen this year, albeit modestly, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Mid-Sized Cities Outlook 2016. “Timmins’ outlook continues to be positive, thanks to ongoing strength in region’s mining industry […]

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Special Technology & Mining Sessions on August 20th all day for Families

Posted Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Join Us at Dynamic Earth on August 20th for “Mining Then and Now” with historians and an innovative  presentation all day and an  in depth visual review of our long history by Brigitte Labby Special Technology for Modern Mining especially developed for families. Bring your kids to listen to innovative  technologies being used in mining so they can prepare […]

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