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Sudbury bees enhancing biodiversity on slag piles Updated Story

Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 by SAMSSA

By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Vale Ltd. has spent $10 million since 2006, revegetating mountains of ugly black slag, the waste from its Copper Cliff smelting operations, turning them into verdant hills along Big Nickel Road. It’s now up to one of nature’s smallest creatures to keeps those rolling hills green and to help enhance […]

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Sudbury company-SAMSSA Board Member makes mark on Dragons’ Den

Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 by SAMSSA

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:53:44 EDT AM But the founder of Covergalls, a company specializing in workwear for women, admits taking the stage in front of the high-powered investors from CBC’s Dragons’ Den last month was a nerve-wracking experience. “In my full-time career, I’m used to speaking to large groups […]

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Sudbury company-SAMSSA Board Member makes mark on Dragons’ Den

Posted Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:53:44 EDT AM Supplied photo Alicia Woods of Sudbury appeared on the Dragon’s Den last night. Alicia Woods would have a hard time selling her wares without some self-confidence. But the founder of Covergalls, a company specializing in workwear for women, admits taking the stage in […]

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Noront Closes Previously Announced Transaction for Construction Camp

Posted Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

2014-10-08T14:56:53+00:00 TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 8, 2014) – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX VENTURE:NOT) has closed a previously announced transaction with Cliffs Chromite Ontario Inc. (“Cliffs”) to acquire its exploration camp and associated equipment at McFaulds Lake. The Company intends to use the camp as its construction base for the development of its Eagle’s Nest […]

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Vale and Glencore not innovative enough: Penguin CEO

Posted Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life  | Oct 08, 2014 – 9:34 AM | Vale, as well as Glencore, lack innovation, says Greg Baiden, which is why he doesn’t work with them. File photo. Local mining tech company representative critical of local miners Sudbury’s largest mining companies, Vale and Glencore, lack innovation, says the chairman […]

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Vital Signs touts mining innovation in Sudbury

Posted Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Wednesday, October 8, 2014 2:43:09 EDT AM Gino Donato/The Sudbury Star Guest panel members, from left, Kirk Petroski, Don Duval, Brian Jones and Greg Baiden, listen as an audience member asks a question during the Vita Signs, mining innovation edition discussion, on Tuesday. Coinciding with the launch of a Vital […]

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Rio Tinto shoots down reports of Glencore merger Who Knows?

Posted Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

The board of Rio Tinto noted the press speculation on a merger with Glencore and in a statement on Tuesday rejected these claims. Glencore had been laying the groundwork for a potential merger with Rio Tinto in the next year, according to media reports on Monday, in what could create the world’s largest mining company. […]

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NWT Government Releases Plan to Implement Mineral Development Strategy

Posted Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

(Yellowknife, NT – October 6, 2014) In a powerful statement to show that the NWT is “open for business”, the government of the NWT (GNWT) has unveiled NWT Mineral Development Strategy – GNWT Implementation Plan 2014-2015, its first annual plan to support the NWT Mineral Development Strategy with appropriate actions to ensure the continued growth […]

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Vale aerial seeding program starts Tuesday

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Northern Life Staff September 29th 2014   Vale’s aerial seeding program is set to take flight on Tuesday, and will continue for approximately 10 days. The company’s aerial seeding program targets barren land requiring reclamation efforts around the company’s operations. The program, which started in 1990, has treated more than 7,200 acres of land to […]

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Critics look for details on Ring of Fire ‘devco’ – by Carol Mulligan (Sudbury Star – August 29, 2014

Posted Saturday, August 30th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

The Sudbury Star is the City of Greater Sudbury’s daily newspaper. Sudbury Star mining columnist Stan Sudol levelled even harsher criticism. “With no First Nations or industry representatives on their board, this was obviously a rushed and cynical announcement to try to meet an election promise,” said Sudol.”Let’s not forget this development corporation was first announced 10 […]

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