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SAMSSA Member Penguin ships robot to Chile’s Andina Mine

Posted Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  May 20, 2015 by Norm Tollinsky SMSJ In: Featured, Technology System is designed to clear hangups in block cave mines Penguin Automated Systems Inc. has shipped the world’s first hangup assessment and removal robotic system to Codelco’s Andina Mine in Chile. Built by Penguin at its sprawling manufacturing centre in Naughton, 20 kilometres west of […]

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Samantha Espley takes home the hardware

Posted Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  By: Northern Ontario Business staff Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21. Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21.The general manager of the Vale’s Mines and Mills Technical Services Department received the Award for the Support […]

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Commentary Norm Tollinsky SMSJ

Posted Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Brainpower, business success and the Yukon Refinery May 20, 2015 by Norm Tollinsky SMSJ In: Commentary, Norm Tollinsky In every issue of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal, we offer our readers an almost random collection of stories that, on the face of it, have nothing in common: from the achievement of academic excellence at Laurentian University’s Bharti […]

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SAMSSA Member profile BPT

Posted Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

BPT Mailing Address: Sudbury, Ontario P3A 5Y9 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: (705)524-8400 Fax: Website: www.bpt.on.ca Email: tim@bpt.on.ca Contact: BPT Components & Parts Inc. are leaders in the Clark Powertrain market. With our state-of-the-art dyno-test machine to insure that our products meet or exceed OEM standards. We inventory over $5 million in Clark Dana Powertrain […]

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Timmins mining expo set to be the biggest yet

Posted Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    By Len Gillis  Timmins  News Thursday, May 14, 2015 4:43:59 EDT PM Canadian TradeEx president Glenn Dredhart of Timmins says he is preparing for one of the biggest mine expo trade shows ever seen in Timmins, and it is all set to take place at the McIntyre Community Centre on May 27 and […]

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Diamond cutting takes tenuous hold in Sudbury, Ont

Posted Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

    CBC May 14th 2015 Community leaders say too many jobs were filled by outsiders By Rita Celli, CBC News Posted: May 14, 2015 5:00 AM ET The future of diamond-cutting in Sudbury, Ont.,  remains unclear as De Beer’s Victor mine is set to operate only for the next four years, removing its highest quality supplier […]

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How CBC found the secret diamond royalty

Posted Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

How CBC found the secret diamond royalty – by Rita Celli (CBC News Business – May 12, 2015)   http://www.cbc.ca/news/business For Rita Celli’s Ontario Today program on diamond mining, click here: http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ontariotoday_20150512_18140.mp3 Ontario government breaches its own confidentiality rules to explain royalties for salt and diamonds For stones prized for their brilliance and clarity, the […]

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North represented at CIM awards

Posted Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

By: Northern Ontario Business staff Northern Ontario was represented at an awards gala held by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) in Montreal, QC, on May 11.The annual event celebrates leaders in the Canadian mining industry and their many achievements over past years. Northern Ontario winners include Christine Bertoli, recipient of the […]

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Mining for more: How much is mining really worth to Ontario?

Posted Monday, May 11th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

  Mining for more: How much is mining really worth to Ontario? – by Rita Celli (CBC News Business – May 11, 2015)   posted in www.republicofmining.com http://www.cbc.ca/news/business Are low royalty rates making the province a tax haven for mining or building a viable industry Ontario has collected about 1.5 per cent in royalties on […]

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The Internet of Things promises leaps in mine safety and efficiency,

Posted Saturday, May 9th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Materials World magazine , Apr 8, 2015 The Internet of Things promises leaps in mine safety and efficiency, and deploying the technology is simpler and less expensive than might be thought, as Guy Richards reports. It has taken little more than 20 years for the internet to transform our lives, in commerce and industry as […]

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