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An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things Need to Be prepared for new Application Huge impact

Posted Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know As the Internet of Things (IoT) has gained popular attention in the five years since we first published on the topic,1 1.See Michael Chui, Markus Löffler, and Roger Roberts, “The Internet of Things,” McKinsey Quarterly, March 2010. it has also beguiled […]

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Magnesium mine promising jobs, diversity in Timmins

Posted Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

By: Lindsay Kelly NOB Magnesium-talc ore at General Magnesium Corp.’s Timmins mine will be extracted with a Wirtgen surface miner, like this one. A new mining project coming to Timmins has the capacity to create 1,000 local jobs and economically diversify the City With a Heart of Gold.General Magnesium Corp. is set to start production this […]

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Davos Insight: Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Drive Global Economies or Eliminate Millions of Jobs?

Posted Monday, February 1st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Bloomberg Business   The merger of man and technology was the main theme at Davos, highlighting how the trend could drive an unprecedented economic cycle laden with opportunities. But is this a good thing for everyone? Jan 25, 2016 5:00 pmAn Englishman named William Lee once invented a machine that would replace the hand knitting […]

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Bull Powertrain SAMSSA Member Profile Global Outlook

Posted Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Bull Powertrain Mailing Address: 1510 Fairburn Avenue Sudbury, Ontario P3A 4S9 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: 705-560-2855 Fax: 705-560-5327 Website: www.bullind.com Email: Pierre@bullind.com Contact: Clark Power Train for Mining Equipment Mines around the world depend on Bull Industrial to keep their production machines running. Since 1977 we’ve provided them with the expertise, the service and […]

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Canada must focus on innovation economy to thrive in digital age

Posted Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    – by Don Tapscott (Toronto Star – January 24, 2016) January 25, 2016 in www.republicofmining.com http://www.thestar.com/ DAVOS, SWITZERLAND—As the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum enters its final quarter, there continues to be a lot of buzz about Canada in General and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in particular. Trudeau had a hectic […]

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Vale Nickel Expansion Eases Cobalt Supply Tensions

Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    Investing News Network Jan 20 2015   By Benchmark Mineral Intelligence This article was originally published in Benchmark Mineral Intelligence‘s December 2015 magazine. Click here to view the full magazine in PDF, or click here to view it on Tablish.  With oversupply and prices plummeting to six-year lows in both copper and nickel, their cobalt byproduct, one […]

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PGM underground set to close end of July Timmins

Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By Len Gillis Friday, January 15, 2016 11:05:57 EST PM The Dome Mine in Timmins, the longest operating gold mine in Canada, is set to shut down in July. Some 115 Goldcorp employees and 76 contract workers will be layed off. TIMMINS – As a mine manager, Goldcorp’s Brendan Zuidema said Friday he holds a bit […]

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Uncertainty deterring mining investment in Ontario

Posted Friday, January 15th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  by Kenneth P. Green and Taylor Jackson (Fraser Forum: The Fraser Institute Blog – January 12, 2016)   http://www.fraserinstitute.org/ Ontario’s mining sector creates considerable prosperity and economic opportunity in the province. In 2014, based on preliminary estimates, mining companies are expected to have spent $507 million on exploration in the province, down from a […]

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Timmins branches out– New projects on Line for 2016

Posted Thursday, January 14th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    Published on: 1/11/2016 10:42:19 AM   By: Lindsay Kelly NOB From left, Qiu Ying Dong, of Beijing YingDong Industrial Co. Ltd. and Jiangsu TianLong Continuous Basalt Fiber Co. Ltd; Timmins Mayor Steven Black; and Yizheng City Mayor Zhu sign a letter of intent to work together on bringing a rock wool manufacturing facility to […]

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