SAMSSA News

09.08.2017

Mining company from Thunder Bay plans to buy northern Maine mountain

    Mining company plans to buy northern Maine mountain Ontario-based Wolfden Resources Corp.’s plan to purchase Pickett Mountain, which is located north of Patten, comes three months after lawmakers passed a sweeping overhaul of Maine’s mining regulations. BY KEVIN MILLER   STAFF WRITER Press Herold   AUGUSTA — A Canadian mining company plans to buy nearly 7,000 […]

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09.08.2017

NORCAT Going to school…underground

    Going to school…underground NORCAT research mine and simulators give students much-needed training for all aspects of the mining industry  by: Karen McKinley   N.O.B Northern Ontario Business News Tom White, manager of the simulation training centre at NORCAT runs a sequence. Students in the NORCAT Youth Bursary – Training and Development program, do a […]

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09.08.2017

Special Workshops for SAMSSA Members

      Join us in September for our PACE Speaker Series Webinars Tuesday, September 12 – Busting the Blame! Thursday, September 28 – Leading Lean:Coaching for Daily Management               Click here to register       Busting the Blame! with Kristin Lindeen Tuesday, September 12 at 11:00am EST […]

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09.07.2017

Vale shuttering Clarabelle Mill crushing plant

  https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/regional-news/sudbury/vale-shuttering-clarabelle-mill-crushing-plant-711764   Vale shuttering Clarabelle Mill crushing plant Vale in Sudbury is shuttering yet another section of its mining operations, this time it’s Clarabelle Mill’s crushing plant. It was confirmed on Thursday that Vale was moving ahead with the closure.  by: Karen McKinley .N.O.B.Northern Ontario Business News       1 / 2 Vale announced it is closing […]

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09.07.2017

Aboriginal Business Match event from November 6-8 at the Radisson Hotel

  Good afternoon   Just wanted to let you/SAMSSA know that plans are underway for an Aboriginal Business Match (ABM) event to be held in Sudbury from November 6-8 at the Radisson Hotel.  It is my understanding that ABM uses a “speed-dating” format where short, pre-qualified appointments are arranged with potential businesses (matches) interested in […]

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09.07.2017

Join our panel and get free access to our proprietary research! BDC

      BDC ViewPoints Online panel   Join our panel and get free access to our proprietary research! BDC is recruiting Canadian entrepreneurs and business professionals to join our growing BDC ViewPoints panel. We are looking for passionate contributors from across Canada to share their expertise and opinions regarding the reality of small and […]

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09.07.2017

Should Ontario Northland be the railroader for the Ring of Fire?

  By Ian  Ross September 7, 2017 in  https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/ Regional railway says it has the smarts, capability to serve James Bay mining camp The Ontario Northland Railway (ONR) is ready to be a logistical player in the Ring of Fire, if and when an ore haul railroad is required. Now that Queen’s Park has unveiled […]

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09.07.2017

Will Ontario really build a road to the Ring of Fire?

    Fast is slow: Will Ontario really build a road to the Ring of Fire? – by Jon Thompson (TV Ontario Northwestern – August 31, 2017) September 7, 2017 in  http://tvo.org/ ANALYSIS: Kathleen Wynne said she’d take her time to get the road right. Jon Thompson asks what took her off course Kathleen Wynne’s […]

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09.06.2017

Kirkland Lake rides high grades towards banner year

September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal Kirkland Lake rides high grades towards banner year VANCOUVER — Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX: KL; NYSE: KL) has been on a tear in 2017 thanks to high gold grades and strong operating performances at its two flagship assets: the Macassa operation in Ontario and the Fosterville mine in Australia’s Victoria […]

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09.06.2017

Brazilian mining giant Vale gears up

    Brazilian mining giant Vale gears up for ‘in-house’ diversification, possible acquisitions S&P Global September 6 2017 Speculation has mounted in recent weeks on possible plans by Brazilian mining company Vale’s new CEO Fabio Schvartsman to diversify and make new acquisitions. New strategic partnerships are in theory ruled out because Vale is big enough […]

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