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Nickel does well, but Vale misses profit forecast

Posted Thursday, February 26th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Sudbury Star  Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:10:05 EST PM   RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Shares in Brazil’s Vale SA plunged 5 percent on Thursday as the miner posted full-year net income well below analyst forecasts due to a weaker iron ore price and Brazilian currency. The halving of iron ore prices has […]

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Fraser Institute, junior miners slam Ontario Mining Act

Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By: Northern Ontario Business staff The uncertainty created by the Ontario government in its mishandling of First Nations consultation were cited by the Fraser Institute in its choice to drop the province down in its annual rankings of global mining-friendly jurisdictions. The uncertainty created by the Ontario government in its mishandling of First Nations consultation […]

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Fraser Institute’s mining survey 2014 NEWEST RELEASE

Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Peter Hadekel, Special to Montreal GazetteMore from Peter Hadekel, Special to Montreal Gazette Published on: February 24, 2015Last Updated: February 24, 2015 6:31 AM EST A newly constructed bridge spans the Eastmain river in northern Quebec on Thursday October 03, 2013. The bridge leads to Stornaway Diamond’s Renard mine and Camp Lagopede. They are located […]

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SAMSSA Welcomes Two New members- Bucket Shop/Steeltec–Vallen

Posted Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    The Bucket Shop/Steeltec Mailing Address: 2031 Riverside Dr. Timmins Ontario, Ontario P4R 0A3 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: (705) 669-7014 Fax: (705) 360-5551 Website: www.unitedsupply.ca Email: rlopatka@bucketshop.on.ca Contact: The Bucket Shop We offer on-time bucket overhauls using some of today’s best materials in the combat against wear. Increased uptime and minimizing the number […]

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Timmins hosts first feature film

Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

February 19 2015 By: Northern Ontario Business staff The Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) and Tourism Timmins announced the filming of Two Lovers and A Bear as the first feature film being shot in Timmins. Written and directed by Kim Nguyen, the film is being co-produced by Max Films and Scythia Films. “The film industry […]

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SAMSSA Member Profile Dynapro Equipment Ltd

Posted Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Dynapro Equipment Ltd. Mailing Address: 10-598 Falconbridge Road Sudbury, Ontario P3A5K6 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: 7055246958 Fax: 7055249122 Website: http://www.dynaproequipment.com/ Email: sales@dynaproequipment.com Contact: Dynapro manufactures and supplies process and slurry pumps and parts for our customers worldwide. Dynapro supplies replacement parts to fit a wide range of OEM pumps. Our extensive inventory combined with […]

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How Asteroid Mining Could Pay For Our First Space Colony Can it Really Happen?

Posted Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Maddie Stone Yesterday 7:00 AM   Maddie Stone Yesterday 7:00 AM   Many of us dream of living on other planets, but are two things we’ll need before it can actually happen: money and raw materials. Now some companies say they have a solution to this problem. They will mine asteroids for valuable metal ores, […]

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Dome still has ‘lots of life’

Posted Friday, February 13th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By Len Gillis Timmins News Thursday, February 12, 2015 11:04:40 EST PM It was one year ago this week that the Hollinger open pit mine went into production with its first blast. Brendan Zuidema, the newly appointed Goldcorp mine general manager in Timmins said Thursday the company has staying power despite the low price of […]

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‘Full speed ahead’ for Victoria Mine, says KGHM manager

Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

‘Full speed ahead’ for Victoria Mine, says KGHM manager – by Jonathan Migneault (Sudbury Northern Life -February 11, 2015 http://www.northernlife.ca/ Project still waiting for full funding from KGHM It’s still “full speed ahead” for KGHM’s Victoria Mine project in Sudbury, said a senior manager with the company in Sudbury. Trevor Eagles, KGHM’s manager of engineering […]

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First Nickel committed to Lockerby Mine

Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:59:59 EST AM First Nickel wouldn’t be planning to invest as much as $900,000 in exploration drilling in 2015 if it didn’t believe Lockerby Mine had a future longer beyond a year or two. The company made tough decisions in December, bringing in a new vice-president […]

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