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GSU Provides Energy and leading Edge Telecom Technologies SAMSSA Member

Posted Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Greater Sudbury Utilities GSU Inc. is a diversified, community-owned company focused on excellence, innovation and growth. Our family of companies provide leadership in energy distribution, conservation and alternative generation as well as leading edge telecommunications technologies and services. Companies in our Family: Greater Sudbury Utilities Greater Sudbury Hydro Agilis Networks @Home Energy Convergen Contact: Wendy […]

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Sudbury’s SNOLAB gets $28.6 million

Posted Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  By Sudbury Star Staff Monday, January 9, 2017 1:39:56 EST PM Supplied photo A view looking inside the SNO+ detector located 2 km inside Vale’s Creightonn Mine.     A Sudbury-based cutting-edge, awarding-winning physics experiment has received a $28.6-million funding boost. SNOLAB, located deep inside Vale Ltd.’s Creighton Mine, is among 17 research facilities […]

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Tahoe goes deep in Timmins

Posted Sunday, January 8th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

by Staff (Northern Ontario Business – January 6, 2017) January 6, 2017 in Resources is rolling up its sleeves this year to expand and deepen the Bell Creek Mine in Timmins. The Vancouver miner announced its 2017 financial and operating guidance on Jan. 5. Project capital expenditures this year will be between $150 million […]

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Over $350-million spent to clean up abandoned mine in Yukon and not an inch has been remediated

Posted Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  Genesee Keevil, Special to National Post | December 25, 2016 6:34 PM ET More from Special to National Post Paul Nicklen/ Postmedia NewsThe vast Faro Mine Complex, one of the worlds largest open-pit lead-zinc mines and the target of a costly taxpayer-funded cleanup that has done little to ameliorate the situation WHITEHORSE — More […]

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Mining company expands to Sudbury

Posted Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

By Sudbury Star Staff Wednesday,December 21, 2016 4:46:20 EST AM Global engineering business Weir Minerals recently cut the ribbon on a new service centre location in Sudbury.   global engineering business Weir Minerals recently cut the ribbon on a new service centre location in Sudbury. The 6,000-square-foot facility on Old Falconbridge Road, officially launched on […]

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114 workers safe after underground fire at Sask. potash mine

Posted Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

December 21, 2016 in More than 100 workers at PotashCorp’s Allan mine are safe this morning after a fire underground. Yesterday afternoon, at around 3:30 p.m. CST, a fire started in a front-end loader in the mine. Nearby workers quickly put the fire out, but the area had already filled with smoke. After […]

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Venezuela to receive a new Rail-Veyor® Material Handling System

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc Sudbury, Ontario, Canada – December 6, 2016 – Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc. (“RVTG”) is proud to announce a contract with Maroil Trading Inc. (“MAROIL”) to install a new Rail-Veyor material handling system at a refining facility located in Barcelona, Anzoategui, Venezuela. “We appreciate MAROIL for leading the […]

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SAMSSA Member– Marcotte Mining Growing its Reach With New Partnership

Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

MEDIA RELEASE   Marcotte Partners with ENS Industrial SUDBURY, ONTARIO – Marcotte Mining Machinery Services Inc. has partnered with ENS Industrial to provide a full range of utility vehicles and services across Canada. Customers will now have better access to trusted industrial equipment. With this partnership Manitoba to the Yukon will now have improved access […]

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Mining industry electrifying for MacLean

Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    Mining engineer saw the beginning and end of diesel, now working with electricity 2 1 h by: Ella Myers Northern Ontario Business News Don MacLean started his career in Sudbury, before founding MacLean Engineering in 1973 Don MacLean has always felt there is a “continual sense of change and renewal” in mining. After […]

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