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Gold to average $1,321 this year: Sharps Pixley

Posted Monday, January 19th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Andrew Topf | January 18, 2015 Mining.com     Gold forecaster Sharps Pixley is sounding very bullish on the price of gold in 2015, saying it it “going out on a limb” to predict the yellow metal will average $1,321 an ounce, hitting a high of $1,450 and a low of $1,170. Forecasting for the […]

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Symboticware adds Toromont CAT and SITECH Mid-Canada to Partner Ecosystem

Posted Thursday, January 8th, 2015 by Dick DeStefano

Symboticware adds Toromont CAT and SITECH Mid-Canada to Partner Ecosystem Sudbury, Ontario – Symboticware is pleased to announce that Toromont Cat, Caterpillar’s dealer in Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland and most of Labrador and Nunavut, together with sister organization SITECH Mid-Canada Limited have officially joined it’s partner ecosystem as resellers and systems integrators.  “We are very pleased to […]

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Project could create 1,000 jobs in Timmins New Find-Magnesium

Posted Monday, December 1st, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

The Daily Press is the city of Timmins broadsheet newspaper. posted in www.republicofmining.com TIMMINS – Things are looking good for Timmins’ new talc and magnesium mine, which could create more than a thousand jobs. William Quesnel, president and CEO of General Magnesium Corp., told The Daily Press the demand for magnesium has doubled over the past […]

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Delegates from around the world share deep mining solutions

Posted Saturday, November 29th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Conference shines spotlight on deep mining November 26, 2014 by Norm Tollinsky In: Featured Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal Deep Mining 2014, held in Sudbury September 16 to 18, was a big hit, attracting 302 attendees from around the world. “It was an overwhelming success,” said conference co-chair and Laurentian University associate professor Marty Hudyma. “We really […]

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Science North CEO a finalist for national award SAMSSA Member

Posted Thursday, November 6th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Nov 06, 2014 – 2:51 PM | Science North CEO Guy Labine has been nominated for one of the HR industry’s most prestigious national awards Science North CEO Guy Labine has been nominated for one of the HR industry’s most prestigious national awards. Labine is a finalist in the 2014 […]

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Sudbury bees enhancing biodiversity on slag piles Updated Story

Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 by SAMSSA

By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star Vale Ltd. has spent $10 million since 2006, revegetating mountains of ugly black slag, the waste from its Copper Cliff smelting operations, turning them into verdant hills along Big Nickel Road. It’s now up to one of nature’s smallest creatures to keeps those rolling hills green and to help enhance […]

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Sudbury company-SAMSSA Board Member makes mark on Dragons’ Den

Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 by SAMSSA

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:53:44 EDT AM But the founder of Covergalls, a company specializing in workwear for women, admits taking the stage in front of the high-powered investors from CBC’s Dragons’ Den last month was a nerve-wracking experience. “In my full-time career, I’m used to speaking to large groups […]

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Vale aerial seeding program starts Tuesday

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

Northern Life Staff September 29th 2014   Vale’s aerial seeding program is set to take flight on Tuesday, and will continue for approximately 10 days. The company’s aerial seeding program targets barren land requiring reclamation efforts around the company’s operations. The program, which started in 1990, has treated more than 7,200 acres of land to […]

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Critics look for details on Ring of Fire ‘devco’ – by Carol Mulligan (Sudbury Star – August 29, 2014

Posted Saturday, August 30th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

The Sudbury Star is the City of Greater Sudbury’s daily newspaper. Sudbury Star mining columnist Stan Sudol levelled even harsher criticism. “With no First Nations or industry representatives on their board, this was obviously a rushed and cynical announcement to try to meet an election promise,” said Sudol.”Let’s not forget this development corporation was first announced 10 […]

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REPORT: Mining Investments for Chile to Reach $105 Billion By 2023

Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014 by Dick DeStefano

        Robert Spence – Operations – 16 hours ago Chile’s mining industry is heating up. According to a new report by the state copper commission Cochilco, investments in the country’s mining sector are expected to reach $105 billion between 2014 and 2023. Of the total investment, it’s reported $81 billion will go towards the copper […]

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