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Industries urged to build trust with First Nations

Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By Len Gillis Monday, January 19, 2015 9:44:48 EST PM Timmins News Posted in republicofmining.com TIMMINS – One of the most respected legal minds in Canada told an audience in Timmins Monday that it is about time for mainstream Canadians to start showing more trust and respect to the Aboriginal community. The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, former chief […]

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Educational Institutions In Sudbury Supports Industries and Generates Wealth

Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Enrollment 2014: Laurentian University: 6,300 full-time (undergraduate and graduate) Cambrian College: 4,188 full-time / 951 international students Collège Boréal:  974 full-time (Sudbury campus) Mining has long been the backbone to the local economy.  And while no one will challenge that premise, Greater Sudbury is much more than a hard rock mining town.  The economic landscape […]

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DRILLING: MacLean, Montabert forge partnership

Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

DAILY NEWS Jan 19, 2015 4:12 PM Canadian Mining Journal   2015-01-19 COLLINGWOOD, Ontario – MacLean Engineering and Montabert have established a partnership that will optimize MacLean’s drilling product line and provide customers with improved access to parts, drill repairs and sales support worldwide. MacLean has built a global reputation for innovation in the hard […]

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Gold to average $1,321 this year: Sharps Pixley

Posted Monday, January 19th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Andrew Topf | January 18, 2015 Mining.com     Gold forecaster Sharps Pixley is sounding very bullish on the price of gold in 2015, saying it it “going out on a limb” to predict the yellow metal will average $1,321 an ounce, hitting a high of $1,450 and a low of $1,170. Forecasting for the […]

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Ex-Xstrata CEO Davis Considering a Bid for Vale Nickel Assets

Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  Former Xstrata Plc chief executive officer Mick Davis is considering a bid for the nickel business of Vale SA (VALE5), the world’s top producer of the metal, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Davis’s investment vehicle X2 Resources values Vale’s nickel business at $5 billion to $7 billion, said two of the […]

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Canadore’s ICAMP takes innovation to new heights

Posted Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

SAMSSA Member Ian Ross N.O.B. Jan 2015   Walk into the reception area of Canadore College’s ICAMP facility and you’ll meet “Baxter.” With his largely chunky arms and kindly, expressive cartoon eyes peering from a computer monitor face, he’s the unofficial ambassador and greeter at the Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing. Supplied by Rethink Robotics […]

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PRESS RELEASE: First Nickel Restructures the Lockerby Mine, Reducing Costs and Ensuring Continued Economic Viability

Posted Monday, January 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jan 12, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) – First Nickel Inc. (“First Nickel”, “FNI” or the “Company”) (FNI) has announced that the Lockerby nickel/copper mine, located in the Sudbury basin in Ontario, is being restructured in order to reduce costs, increase exploration and extend mine life. Background The Lockerby Mine Project Technical Report dated […]

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Red Lake Heritage Centre Opens Northern Trading Experience – See more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2015/01/10/red-lake-heritage-centre-opens-northern-trading-experience

Posted Saturday, January 10th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Minister Greg Rickford Celebrates with Red Lake RED LAKE, ON – The Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre and Science North are collaborating once again to bring new visitor experiences to the Red Lake community. As a major tourist attraction and tourism driver for the North, Science North is interested in expanding its reach in Northern […]

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Inco Triangle in Sudbury Library 600 Issues Available

Posted Thursday, January 8th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

The INCO Triangle Digital Archives is a celebration of Ontario’s nickel mining heritage which led to the creation and development of Sudbury and its surrounding communities. It is here that you will find the stories of the industry that built our community, and the stories of our people that built the industry. Over 125 years […]

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Symboticware adds Toromont CAT and SITECH Mid-Canada to Partner Ecosystem

Posted Thursday, January 8th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Symboticware adds Toromont CAT and SITECH Mid-Canada to Partner Ecosystem Sudbury, Ontario – Symboticware is pleased to announce that Toromont Cat, Caterpillar’s dealer in Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland and most of Labrador and Nunavut, together with sister organization SITECH Mid-Canada Limited have officially joined it’s partner ecosystem as resellers and systems integrators.  “We are very pleased to […]

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