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CMIC and CEMI ensure the future of mining is CLEER with joint submission to the Federal Innovation Supercluster Initiative

Posted Friday, July 21st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    PRESS RELEASE For immediate releaseCMIC and CEMI ensure the future of mining is CLEER with joint submission to the Federal Innovation Supercluster Initiative  Canada (July 21, 2017) – The Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) and the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) led a joint Letter of Intent (LOI) submission to the […]

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Supervisor couldn’t track Sudbury mine’s ‘bump’ — trial

Posted Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

      by Harold Carmichael (Sudbury Star – July 20, 2017) July 20, 2017 in  http://www.thesudburystar.com/ The First Nickel Inc. shift supervisor on duty the night a fall of ground at the company’s Lockerby Mine that killed two men was aware there had been a major “bump” or movement of ground at the mine […]

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Five-year junior mining drought is over

Posted Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  Five-year junior mining drought is over – by Nelson Bennett (Business Vancouver – July 18, 2017) July 19, 2017 in https://www.biv.com/ But investment flowing back into junior exploration mining sector might bypass B.C. because of new government Initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, major financing deals – the signs are abundant that a five-year […]

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-Lithium supply pipeline is filling but will it be enough?

Posted Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  by Andy Home (Reuters U.K. – July 19, 2017) July 19, 2017 in www.repblicofmining.com http://uk.reuters.com/ LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – The electric vehicle revolution is gathering momentum. Barely a week goes by without a fresh, starting revelation, whether it be Sweden’s Volvo promising to phase out traditional internal combustion engines from 2019 or France aiming […]

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Trump releases NAFTA wish-list

Posted Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  By The Canadian Press Tuesday, July 18, 2017 2:20:23 EDT AM WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has released its broad goals for a new North American Free Trade Agreement in mostly vague language that offers just enough specific clues to point to potentially tough negotiations ahead. The U.S. says it wants more exports of […]

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Province seeking feedback on Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy

Posted Friday, July 14th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Province seeking feedback on Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy Ontarians can provide feedback online until Sept. 15  by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Among the recommendations outlined in the Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy is the renewal of winter road infrastructure, in addition to the exploration of expanding the all-season road network. Larabie Logistics photo The […]

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German/Sudbury Mining Safety Workshop a Success June 2017

Posted Thursday, July 6th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Collaboration Brings Rewards: German Canadian Workshop 2017 Declared Success Hugh Kruzel On behalf of SAMSSA.CA \Special Series Part 2 With all the challenges of mining the sharing of information on new developments in safety, productivity and sustainability can deliver big benefits and speed improvements. “Today is all about Health and Safety. Safety is a core […]

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‘Truck town’ motorists not so plugged in to electric cars just yet Northern Ontario

Posted Thursday, July 6th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  By Emma Meldrum   Timmins News Wednesday, July 5, 2017 9:05:24 EDT PM Jim Mascioli, owner of Timmins Garage in Timmins, displays a charging unit for powering up electric cars such as the Chevrolet Volt. Mascioli says a lot of consumers are shying away from electric cars due largely to misconceptions about their limited […]

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Half of Ontarians fear their skills will soon be obsolete

Posted Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  Media Release: : Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce New Ontario Chamber of Commerce report urges action to improve alignment of skills, education, career opportunities   Greater Sudbury, July 4, 2017 – Businesses in Greater Sudbury and across Ontario are finding it more and more challenging to recruit qualified staff, according to a new report […]

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Yes, Northern Ontario Exports!

Posted Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Member Submitted Content

by Hugh Kruzel On Behalf of www.samssa.ca Series Part 2 Billed as “… An Intensive One-Day Export Forum” guests at the June 22nd conference shared that the topics comprehensively addressed top needs of Northern Ontario mining and supply and services companies. It was, to participants, part of a much larger dialogue on mining expertise, mining […]

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