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THE FUTURE IS SMART Are You Ready?

Posted Saturday, May 30th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Connectivity and data crunching are making planes smarter, which means not just longer flights, but safer ones, too. (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) THE FUTURE IS SMART Be not afraid: Benefits of smart technology are too great to ignore PETER NOWAK Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, May. 29 2015, 6:30 PM EDT     Peter […]

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The road to recovery for Ontario’s mining sector is paved in gold

Posted Saturday, May 30th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  The road to recovery for Ontario’s mining sector is paved in gold – by Robert Spence (Mining Global.com – May 28, 2015) posted in www.republicofmining.com http://www.miningglobal.com/ Ontario is one of the top mining jurisdictions in the world. In recent years, the jurisdiction has been in a downturn. The province, which is home to more […]

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Life hasn’t come back to Canada’s mining sector just yet — report

Posted Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    Cecilia Jamasmie | May 28, 2015 Mining.com   Canadian mining equities didn’t fare great again in Ernst & Young’s most recent Canadian Mining Eye report, with the index dropping 1% in Q1 2015, yet much better than in the same period last year, which saw a 12% decline. The index — which tracks Canadian […]

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Northern College launches e-learning platform SAMSSA Member

Posted Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

      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 by Dick DeStefano

  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 by Dick DeStefano

  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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Samantha Espley takes home the hardware

Posted Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  By: Northern Ontario Business staff Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21. Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21.The general manager of the Vale’s Mines and Mills Technical Services Department received the Award for the Support […]

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Commentary Norm Tollinsky SMSJ

Posted Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Brainpower, business success and the Yukon Refinery May 20, 2015 by Norm Tollinsky SMSJ In: Commentary, Norm Tollinsky In every issue of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal, we offer our readers an almost random collection of stories that, on the face of it, have nothing in common: from the achievement of academic excellence at Laurentian University’s Bharti […]

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SAMSSA Member profile BPT

Posted Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

BPT Mailing Address: Sudbury, Ontario P3A 5Y9 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: (705)524-8400 Fax: Website: www.bpt.on.ca Email: tim@bpt.on.ca Contact: BPT Components & Parts Inc. are leaders in the Clark Powertrain market. With our state-of-the-art dyno-test machine to insure that our products meet or exceed OEM standards. We inventory over $5 million in Clark Dana Powertrain […]

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Timmins mining expo set to be the biggest yet

Posted Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    By Len Gillis  Timmins  News Thursday, May 14, 2015 4:43:59 EDT PM Canadian TradeEx president Glenn Dredhart of Timmins says he is preparing for one of the biggest mine expo trade shows ever seen in Timmins, and it is all set to take place at the McIntyre Community Centre on May 27 and […]

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