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Dynamic Earth supporting SAMSSA growth

Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

Dynamic Earth supporting SAMSSA growth Commitment of in-kind and cash contributions over three year period 1 1 h by: Ella Myers Dick DeStefano, SAMSSA executive director. Dynamic Earth is adding to their support of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Services Association (SAMSSA) for the next three years. It builds on their existing partnership, which […]

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Manitoulin Transport Achieves Milestone of $100,000 Donated to Nature Conservancy of Canada

Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  SAMSSA member gives another gift to a great cause.     Manitoulin Transport Achieves Milestone of $100,000 Donated to Nature Conservancy of Canada with 2016’s Annual Holiday Gift   MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — November 28, 2016 — Manitoulin Transport has donated a total of $100,000 to Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) with this year’s annual […]

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UDMN member reaches commercial success

Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   UDMN member reaches commercial success – Maestro Mine Ventilation helps keep miner’s safe using digital IoT sensors   Sudbury, ON (December 1, 2016) – The Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN) held its second annual Symposium for its 76 network members from across Canada and announced the first of […]

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Glencore still digging Sudbury

Posted Saturday, November 26th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  by Ella Myers (Northern Ontario Business – November 25, 2016) November 25, 2016 in https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Ultra deep progress shows confidence in Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, says VP Glencore plans to dig deeper into Sudbury in the upcoming year. Peter Xavier, vice-president of their Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, said they anticipate board approval shortly for two […]

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Network battling to restore passenger rail in northeastern Ontario

Posted Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

 by PJ Wilson (North Bay Nugget – November 23, 2016) November 23, 2016 in www.republicofmining.com http://www.nugget.ca/Every person in Ontario pays $155.62 a year to support the GO trains and buses that operate in southern Ontario. Meanwhile, the provincial subsidy for the now-defunct Northlander passenger train cost 86 cents for every man, woman and child in […]

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Canada to fully phase out coal power by 2030

Posted Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    Cecilia Jamasmie SaskPower’s coal-fired power plant at Boundary Dam, he world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage project, according to the company. (Image courtesy of SaskPower) Canada’s Liberal government has taken a page from the Obama Administration’s books as it plans to completely phase out traditional coal power by 2030, Environment Minister Catherine […]

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SAMSSA Member WipWare reaches new heights in training

Posted Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    November 14, 2016 by Dick DeStefano In: Commentary, Dick DeStefano Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal WipWare Inc. distributors experience the EdgeWalk at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto. One of the amazing changes in SAMSSA’s membership is the number of innovative companies that are leading the mining industry. WipWare is a prime example. […]

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Cambrian once again among Canada’s top 50 research colleges SAMSSA Member

Posted Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

    The only Northern Ontario college to make list, Cambrian sunk 10 spots in most recent ranking 3 19 h by: Heidi Ulrichsen www.sudbury.com for full story   As it has for five years, Cambrian College cracked Research Infosource’s list of Canada’s top 50 research colleges — the only college in Northern Ontario to […]

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Kidd doesn’t foresee extension of mine beyond 2022

Posted Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  by Len Gillis (Timmins Daily Press – November 17, 2016) November 17, 2016 in http://www.timminspress.com/ TIMMINS – As much as the closure of the Kidd Mine will have an impact on the loss of assessment for the city hall treasury in Timmins, there will also be a dramatic impact on Kidd’s annual payroll in […]

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Kirkland Lake rejects alternative Gold Fields, Silver Standard bids valued at $1.44bn

Posted Sunday, November 13th, 2016 by Dick DeStefano

  VANCOUVER (miningweekly.com) – Canadian miner Kirkland Lake Gold has rebuffed several alternative transactions, including three joint unsolicited offers by South Africa-based Gold Fields and Vancouver-based Silver Standard Resources valued up to $1.44-billion. In response to media rumours and a request by The Investment Industry Regulatory Organisation of Canada Friday, Kirkland Lake issued a statement […]

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