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Biomass research centre opens in northern Ontario

Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Pulp & Paper Canada staff Thunder Bay, Ont.2014-10-28 Confederation College officially opened the Ontario Power Generation BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre (OPG-BLRC) in early September. The facility, located in Thunder Bay, Ont., offers opportunities for demonstration, training and applied research related to biomass energy, including fuel quality, emission and combustion efficiency. “The new Bio-Energy Learning […]

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New Cliffs CEO sees ‘zero hope,’ no asset sale in Ontario’s Ring of Fire

Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

New Cliffs CEO sees ‘zero hope,’ no asset sale in Ontario’s Ring of Fire – by Peter Koven (National Post – October 29, 2014) posted in www.republicofmining.com| The National Post is Canada’s second largest national paper. The new chief executive of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. doubts that Ontario’s “Ring of Fire” will be developed for decades to […]

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News Release: Golden rule: Every new mine would improve Ontario’s finances

Posted Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

This article was provided by the Ontario Mining Association (OMA), an organization that was established in 1920 to represent the mining industry of the province. Just one new gold mine in Ontario could provide more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs and pay more than $102 million in tax revenue for all levels of government annually, according […]

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Sudbury company works to develop space drill

Posted Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

posted in www.republicofmining.com| http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury Deltion Innovations is working to develop drill that would prospect for water and ice on the moon A Greater Sudbury mining innovation company is getting to literally take some of its equipment out of this world. Deltion Innovations Limited is in the process of developing a drill for the Canadian Space […]

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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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