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NOB Award for SAMSSA Member Ionic 2015

Posted Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Fifteen years ago, Ionic Engineering set out to provide the best innovative solutions to problems faced by industry. Now, the company has expanded to three locations in Ontario, employing 70 people and generating tens of millions in annual revenue. Originally founded by Steve Matusch, the Ionic Group of Companies is comprised of five divisions: Ionic […]

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Naturallia speed dating forum comes to Sudbury

Posted Thursday, October 1st, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  August 18, 2015 by Ella Myers In: News Natural resources sector networking event seeks to broaden industry partnerships Northern Ontario businesses serving the natural resources sector have something to look forward to November 11 to 13. The business alliance forum Naturallia is back for its fourth year in the region – this time in […]

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Distinct ‘events’ shake Sudbury area

Posted Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Earthquake Hits Sudbury Area   Sudbury Star September 30th 2015 Earthquake Canada has confirmed two distinct events have been detected in Greater Sudbury on Tuesday. Sudburians on social media, however, said they felt a third rumble. “2 big booms and a third one afterwards. Im in new sudbury by Churchill P.S.,” Stephanie Dawn wrote on […]

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Ontario mining state of play CEMI Doug Morrison

Posted Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Northern Ontario Business News September 28th 2015   By: Douglas Morrison President and CEO, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation; network director, Ultra-Deep Mining Network in Sudbury. Doug is available as a Guest Speaker  and can be contacted at SAMSSATalks at Ontario will have to confront a decline in the mining industry over the […]

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Sudbury lakes centre developing educational video Supply & Services NBT

Posted Friday, September 25th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Northern Ontario Business News   By: Lindsay Kelly     The story of Sudbury’s regreening, following decades of mining, has long been a shining example of environmental recovery. Now, the Vale Living with Lakes Centre is taking that message into the digital realm with a training and promotional video that will debut next fall. An […]

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Detour Gold pours one millionth oz at Detour Lake

Posted Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  2015-09-21 ONTARIO – Detour Gold Corp. of Toronto has poured its one millionth ounce of gold at the Detour Lake mine 185 m northeast of Cochrane. The first gold bar was poured less than three years ago, on Feb. 18, 2013, at the $1.45-billion project. The milestone was marked by a visit to the […]

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Death and transfiguration The golden age of the Western corporation may be coming to an end

Posted Sunday, September 20th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Sep 19th 2015 The Economist   EDWARD GIBBON, the great English historian, begins his “Decline and Fall” with a glowing portrait of the Roman Empire in the age of Augustus. The Empire “comprehended the fairest part of the earth”. Rome’s enemies were kept at bay by “ancient renown and disciplined valour”. Citizens “enjoyed and abused […]

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U.S. Steel Canada threatens to leave Canada if court rejects request

Posted Saturday, September 19th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    ) Greg Keenan – STEEL INDUSTRY REPORTER The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Sep. 18, 2015 3:23PM EDT U.S. Steel Canada Inc. is threatening to cease operating in Canada by the end of the year if an Ontario Superior Court judge rejects its request to stop paying municipal taxes, halt payments into pension […]

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Posted Saturday, September 19th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  Politicians who craft policies for what they consider ‘average voters’ risk chasing after a myth of their own making, Erin Anderssen explains Jeff Salzsauler and Michelle Pinto are shown at an outlet of Vancouver’s JJ Bean Coffee Roasters, where Mr. Salzsauler works as a product developer. ‘If we were still living in Winnipeg, we would […]

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