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Boréal to launch prospecting program

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life  | Dec 18, 2014 – 10:16 AM | Program to meet mining industry needs, says college Collège Boréal is opening a new avenue for people to enter the mining industry with its upcoming prospecting and exploration technician program. The two-year program, which will launch next year, will prepare students […]

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SAMSSA Member Profile of the Week Bolger and Associates Ltd

Posted Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Bolger and Associates Ltd. Mailing Address: 441 William Street, Unit 402 North Bay, Ontario P1A 1X6 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: 705-471-8484 Fax: Website: www.bolgerandassociates.com Email: pbolger@bolgerandassociates.com Contact: Bolger and Associates provide consulting support to organizations, helping them achieve excellence in environment, health and safety (EHS) management.  Key specialties are as follows: Supporting clients in […]

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Marcotte, Smith in Sudbury hall of fame Sudbury Star

Posted Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Wednesday, December 10, 2014 1:20:46 EST AM Doug Smith (left) and Paul Marcotte Many years after he passed away, Paul Marcotte helped his daughter, Alicia Woods, get started in the mining industry. Wood was only 13, a Grade 8 student, when Marcotte, who helped found Marcotte Mining Machinery with his […]

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How one entrepreneur in SAMSSA raised funding for his Internet of Things company

Posted Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

by Joe Lee ~ 05 Dec 2014 share Share facebookgoogletwitterlinkedin Kirk Petroski, founder of Symboticware Kirk Petroski founded Symboticware in 2008 as an early-stage information technology venture looking to build interoperable platforms for the delivery of smart software applications. It has been quite an adventure by many accounts. Fast-forward to today and Symboticware has become […]

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Paul Marcotte inducted into SAMSSA Hall of Fame

Posted Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Lindsay Kelly – Northern Ontario Business  | Dec 08, 2014 – 9:46 AM | 2 Alicia Woods, who was inspired to enter the mining supply and service industry by her father, Paul Marcotte, gave a touching tribute during her later father’s Dec. 4 induction into the SAMSSA Hall of Fame. Photo by Jonathan Migneault. Posthumously […]

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Cementation Canada: A New Way of Building Mines

Posted Sunday, December 7th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

   http://www.miningglobal.com/ Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company that provides an extensive array of services for clients throughout North and South America. Based in Ontario, Canada, the company has a unique structure, one that is well suited for technically challenging projects. “We set out to do something different,” says President of Cementation, […]

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Doug Smith gets SAMSSA nod

Posted Saturday, December 6th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Doug Smith gets SAMSSA nod By: Lindsay Kelly – Northern Ontario Business  | Dec 06, 2014 – 11:13 AM | Manitoulin Transport founder Doug Smith, pictured with his wife, Phyllis, and his son, Jeff, was inducted into the SAMSSA Hall of Fame on Dec. 4. Photo by Lindsay Kelly   Transportation pioneer recognized for industry achievements […]

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Breaking up is easy to do: Potential ‘Inco’

Posted Saturday, December 6th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Breaking up is easy to do: Potential ‘Inco’ IPO highlights mining sector’s new reality Peter Koven | December 6, 2014 8:00 AM ET More from Peter Koven | @peterkoven Norm Betts/Bloomberg News, fileThe superstack and “The Big Nickel” sign stand in front of the nickel refinery in Copper Cliff, a suburb of Sudbury, Ontario. In 2006, […]

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Sudbury college to offer new mining program in 2015

Posted Friday, December 5th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Northern Ontario Business staff Pierre Riopel, president of Collège Boréal Collège Boréal will launch a new prospecting and exploration technology program in 2015. College president Pierre Riopel made the announcement at the annual general meeting of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA) on Dec. 4. The program, he said, was a […]

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SAMSSA Hall of Fame 2014 Winners

Posted Friday, December 5th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

SAMSSA Hall of Fame 2014 Winners Paul Marcotte | Doug Smith Paul Marcotte – Marcotte Mining Machinery Good-Morning Everyone, I would like to start by thanking everyone for attending this morning. We are here to celebrate the accomplishments of industry leaders and the advances they have made in technologies, products and services. The Marcotte family (many here with […]

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