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Daniel Giroux VP named to top job at College Boreal

Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Commentary Daniel Giroux was a strong supporter of SAMSSA as a Board Member in the early start up stages and we extend our congratulations and best of luck in the forthcoming years. It was a great choice Dick DeStefano  Executive Director Friday, July 22, 2016 10:22:58 EDT AM Daniel Giroux has been named the fifth […]

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Japan’s Komatsu Pulled a Mining Industry Power Move by Agreeing to Buy Joy Global

Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

News Flash   Joy Global Sold   Komatsu said Thursday that it would acquire 100% of the Milwaukee-based Joy Global for about $3.7 billion   The deal is worth about $3.7 billion. Japanese mining equipment maker Komatsu has agreed to buy its smaller U.S. rival Joy Global JOY 17.83% for about $3.7 billion including debt, […]

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Essar Steel unpaid creditors anxiously stand on the sidelines

Posted Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    By: Ian Ross   Northern Ontario Business News Platemaking at Sault Ste. Marie’s Essar Steel Algoma. RELATED ARTICLES U.K. steel group muscles in on Essar Steel bid KPS withdraws from bid to buy Essar Algoma Restructuring judge grants tax break to Essar Steel Algoma For the many unsecured creditors owed millions in payment […]

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Toronto think-tank’s industry cluster model excludes mining

Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  Toronto think-tank’s industry cluster model excludes mining   By: Ian Ross   Goods and equipment produced by Northern Ontario’s mining supply cluster are shipped all over the globe. Researchers at the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity sure didn’t do their homework in the eyes of Dick DeStefano, executive director of the Sudbury Area Mining […]

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Northern Ontario Mining Technology Ignored in Study

Posted Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Clusters in Ontario – Creating an Ecosystem for Prosperity Comment This is another Study that fails  to recognize the importance of the dynamic mining technology cluster in Northern Ontario that has been acknowledged by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce as the most  important mining cluster in Canada.The  authors should ashamed of their  report and its […]

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Sudbury project teaches miners to share research

Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star Friday, June 24, 2016 12:52:10 EDT AM It was a great concept that came up with some good research findings and it accomplished something never done in mining before. “In physics, they collaborate internationally,” said Peter Kaiser, principal investigator and technical leader of the six-year Smart Underground Monitoring […]

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Northern College recognizes graduating women in mining program

Posted Monday, June 20th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

NEWS RELEASE NORTHERN COLLEGE ************************* Northern College was pleased to celebrate with students who graduated from the MIHR Mining Essentials program Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Timmins Campus. 13 Jun 17, 2016 6:00 PM by: Staff Students celebrating their achievements taken at the Indigenous Women in Mining Essentials Program graduation […]

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