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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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SAMSSA Member Manitoulin Global purchases freight forwarding group Growing Company

Posted Saturday, June 18th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By: Northern Ontario Business staff Manitoulin Global Forwarding is owned by Manitoulin Group of Properties. Manitoulin Global Forwarding has acquired M.A.P. International Freight Inc., adding temperature-controlled services to its freight forwarding portfolio.Headquartered out of Vaughan, M.A.P. specializes in the movement of refrigerated cargoes, chilled and frozen goods, agri-commodities, and goods requiring heating, via ocean, […]

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First Mining banks on northwestern Ontario

Posted Friday, June 17th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

By: Northern Ontario Business staff Vancouver’s First Mining Finance has finalized its acquisition of Tamaka Gold and its Goldlund gold project, near Sioux Lookout. Vancouver’s First Mining Finance has finalized its acquisition of Tamaka Gold and its Goldlund gold project, near Sioux Lookout. “The closing of the Tamaka transaction marks our eighth acquisition since listing […]

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Essar Steel Algoma says it has a buyer

Posted Friday, June 17th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  A new company would be formed by a consortium 177 about 3 hours ago by: Staff FILE PHOTO: Essar Steel Algoma. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday NEWS RELEASE ESSAR STEEL ALGOMA ************************* Essar Steel Algoma Moves for Purchase Offer Approval SAULT STE. MARIE – Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (“Essar Steel Algoma” or the “Company”) announced today […]

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Plan to pressure the province for action on Ring of Fire

Posted Thursday, June 16th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  by Gord Young (North Bay Nugget – June 15, 2016) June 16, 2016 electricity prices topped the agenda of a meeting of the mayors of Northern Ontario’s largest cities in North Bay Wednesday. The Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors group – consisting of North Bay, Sudbury, Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay […]

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SAMSSA Survey Results

Posted Monday, June 13th, 2016 by Gates Godin

The following results are 95 % reliable based on the sample size and returns from 25% out of a population of 85 full corporate members of SAMSSA conducted in April 2016. This was conducted by email and was directed to private sector companies. Interpretations are based on my observations only and statistics and graphs were […]

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Sudbury Accent: Mine rescue draws the best and brightest

Posted Saturday, June 11th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Saturday, June 11, 2016 1:17:46 EDT John Lappa/Sudbury Star Vale West Mines team members check their breathing apparatus while taking part in a mine rescue scenario at the annual Provincial Mine Rescue Competition at NORCAT’s underground training centre in Onaping on Friday. A mine rescue team at Fecunis Mine […]

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SAMSSA Member Manitoulin Group sends assistance to Fort McMurray

Posted Thursday, June 9th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  By: Northern Ontario Business staff Manitoulin Group of Companies is headquartered in Gore Bay on Manitoulin Island. Transportation company Manitoulin Group of Companies and its staff have raised thousands of dollars and donated transportation services to assist the Alberta city of Fort McMurray after wildfires devastated that region in May.The company and its employees […]

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First International Conference on Underground Mining Technology (UMT 2017) in Sudbury in October 2017.

Posted Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  SAVE THE DATE 11–13 OCTOBER 2017  |  SUDBURY  |  CANADA Call for abstracts. Abstracts are due 25 January 2017.   Following on from the very successful Seventh International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining held in Sudbury in 2014, attended by more than 300 mining professionals, the Australian Centre for Geomechanics and Associate […]

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