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Vale’s new CEO takes the helm

Posted Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

For full story go to:   Fabio Schvartsman began in his new position on May 22. 8 5 h by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Fabio Schvartsman, CEO, Vale (Klabin photo) Fabio Schvartsman took on his new role as CEO of Vale on May 22.   Schvartsman succeeds Murilo Ferreira, who served as Vale’s CEO […]

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SAMSSA Member Sunwire: A Sudbury (and international) success story

Posted Monday, May 22nd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Laura Stricker On Behalf of SAMSSA.CA  New Series Sunwire Inc. has come a long way from its start in software development. Now a leading telecommunications company, the Sudbury-based business processes more than one million calls each day.  Jason Legault started the company in 2009. Today there are 32 employees based out of Sudbury and big […]

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MMTS Active in Offering Youth a Glimpse into the World of Mining

Posted Sunday, May 21st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Appreciating Mining: MMTS Active in Offering Youth a Glimpse into the World of Mining Hugh Kruzel On Behalf of SAMSSA New Series Job exploration is just one of the many stratagems Modern Mining and Technology Sudbury (MMTS) uses to engage with community in outreach during its April awareness campaign. While it should be pointed out […]

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Mining world looks to Northern Ontario for innovation

Posted Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  May 18, 2017 by Norm Tollinsky In: Commentary, Norm Tollinsky By Norm Tollinsky EDITOR Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal Congratulating mining contractor Cementation for its grand prize victory at the Disrupt Mining event co-sponsored by Goldcorp and Integra Gold during the PDAC in March, Rick Howes, president and CEO of Dundee Precious Metals made an […]

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SAMSSA Member Laurentian gets research funds for mine metals recovery work

Posted Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  For full story go to:   The research involves using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics. 3 4 h by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Laurentian University in Sudbury Researchers at Laurentian University in Sudbury have received provincial funding to continue their work using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics tools to recover metals from mine […]

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SAMSSA Member Wins in Timmins The Bucket Shop

Posted Friday, May 12th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    By Emma Meldrum  Timmins Press Friday, May 12, 2017 4:49:50 EDT PM   TIMMINS – Paul Woodward took home the President’s Award at Thursday night’s NOVA awards.   “There really are no words that can describe how proud we are as a family. I could almost cry,” said Woodward, owner of The Bucket Shop. “It’s […]

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Good News for SAMSSA – Funding for journalists who will spread SAMSSA stories.

Posted Monday, May 8th, 2017 by Gates Godin

Funding for journalists who will spread SAMSSA stories.     Hugh Kruzel Contribution to dozens of publications on a variety of topics requires a great network of experts to guide and draw on. Hugh insists he is more of a seamstress or tailor than a writer as what he does is stitches ideas, conversations, and […]

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Leasing Support for Canadian Exporters

Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Good Evening Dick,   My name is Al Pritchard, I’m the Mining Senior Associate at EDC (we spoke briefly on the phone a few weeks ago). Dick, I’m writing to you on behalf of Tomas Cabanillas (currently on business in Argentina) because we are investigating whether Canadian suppliers would benefit from assistance in providing leasing […]

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A Growing City in an Invisible Economy Dick DeStefano

Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

 A Growing City in an Invisible Economy  Dick DeStefano Executive Director  Published in Sudbury Star Special Edition Progress Report April 28th 2017 There are significant economic and social happenings every day in Greater Sudbury that fall below the radar that indicate a major shift in the culture and economic direction the City. We all have […]

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Ring of Fire to be hot topic during Mining Week

Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    ‘Sudbury may have a giant hole in the ground but it wouldn’t be there without the expertise here in North Bay so we are celebrating that, we are celebrating the innovation, and the excitement that mining is generating from North Bay and across the globe.’  about 20 hours ago by: Chris Dawson The […]

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