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It’s Official! N.A.M.E. returning to Sudbury

Posted Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

NEWS RELEASE APRIL 20TH, 2015   N.A.M.E. North American Mining Expo   McClelland  Community Centre, Copper Cliff, Sudbury August 19th. and 20th., 2015 www.northamericaminingexpo.com     ITS OFFICIAL!   N.A.M.E. North American Mining Expo is scheduled to return to Sudbury  for August 19th and 20th. at the McClelland  Community Centre and Copper Cliff Curling Club in […]

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Dynamic Earth soon to get a lot more dynamic

Posted Friday, April 17th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

$1M NOHFC grant funds outdoor park, mine experience renewal There will soon be more than the iconic Big Nickel to look at on the grounds of Dynamic Earth.Construction will begin next month on an outdoor science park and exploration trail system at Dynamic Earth, featuring engaging earth science and mining-themed exhibits. With attractions such as […]

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Komatsu and GE partner to offer big data analysis to mining customers

Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Mining Technology .com April 15 2015 Mining and construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu and General Electric (GE) will jointly leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to provide big data analysis to mining customers. The IoT refers to a growing network of physical objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity, which means that all devices […]

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Ontario vows to act on 18 mining review recommendations

Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Apr 15, 2015 – 8:57 AM | 1 As was confirmed yesterday, Ontario is accepting and vowing to act on the 18 recommendations that come from the province’s Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Advisory Group’s final report, released this morning. MPP Glenn Thibeault and Labour Minister Kevin Flynn accepted the […]

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Beyond the backyard

Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Northern Ontario mining suppliers outgrow their traditional customers By Eavan Moore CIM News Magazine March/April 2015 For every one person employed in an Ontario mine, there are two employed in the sectors that supply them. The expertise accumulated in the province has long overflowed its borders, but local developments and global forces have challenged mine […]

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City backs deep mining project in Sudbury

Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By Mary Katherine Keown, The Sudbury Star Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:40:06 EDT AM Sudbury’s Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation is getting a big boost. City council voted unanimously on Tuesday to invest $200,000 per year for the next five years in CEMI, for its commercialization attainment project (CAP). By 2019, a total of […]

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Ex-Xstrata CEO Davis Said to Close In on Canada-Based Miners

Posted Friday, April 10th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Ex-Xstrata CEO Davis Said to Close In on Canada-Based Miners – by Thomas Biesheuvel and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg News – April 10, 2015) posted in www.republicofmining.com http://www.bloomberg.com/ Mick Davis is considering buying a Toronto-listed mining company as the former Xstrata Plc chief executive officer eyes fresh targets for his $5.6 billion war chest, according to […]

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‘Wave’ of mining deals expected this year amid commodity rout — report

Posted Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 8, 2015 Mining.com   Global mining deals picked up last year and the trend is likely to stretch over 2015 amid an ongoing commodity price rout that has forced miners to slash capital spending and d cut costs, a study released Wednesday shows. According to SNL Metals & Mining report, 2014 saw […]

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Harte Gold has eyes on 2016 production

Posted Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Established in 1980, Northern Ontario Business provides Canadians and international investors with relevant, current and insightful editorial content and business news information about Ontario’s vibrant and resource-rich North. Ian Ross is the editor of Northern Ontario Business ianross@nob.on.ca. If all goes according to plan, Harte Gold could soon be commissioning the first new mine in the Hemlo gold […]

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