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SAMSSA Member Roy Slack to Receive Honorary Degree from Nipissing University

Posted Thursday, June 1st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  June 1, 2017                                                                                                                                                 for Immediate Release   NORTH BAY – On May 31, 2017, Nipissing University announced that it will bestow an honorary doctorate to Roy Slack, president of Cementation Canada. Mr. Slack is a professional engineer and a graduate of the Mining Engineering program at Queen’s University in Kingston. In 1998, Mr. Slack […]

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Timmins expo predicting bright future for mining

Posted Thursday, June 1st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  By Len Gillis Thursday, June 1, 2017 1:31:24 EDT AM  1, 2017 1:31:24 EDT AM Former Timmins mayor Tom Laughren, who is now the director of corporate responsibility for Tahoe Canada in Timmins, was among the guest speakers at the opening of the Big Event Canadian Mining Expo on Wednesday.      TIMMINS – Community […]

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Don’t panic, worst is over

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    For full story go to:    by: Karen McKinley Peter Hall, vice-president and chief economist of Export Development Canada, used a Donald Trump made-in-China tie to demonstrate why anti-trade policies like the ones the U.S. president is touting will never happen. Peter Hall insists all the talk of anti-trade policies around the […]

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Vale’s new CEO takes the helm

Posted Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

For full story go to:   Fabio Schvartsman began in his new position on May 22. 8 5 h by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Fabio Schvartsman, CEO, Vale (Klabin photo) Fabio Schvartsman took on his new role as CEO of Vale on May 22.   Schvartsman succeeds Murilo Ferreira, who served as Vale’s CEO […]

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SAMSSA Member Sunwire: A Sudbury (and international) success story

Posted Monday, May 22nd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Laura Stricker On Behalf of SAMSSA.CA  New Series Sunwire Inc. has come a long way from its start in software development. Now a leading telecommunications company, the Sudbury-based business processes more than one million calls each day.  Jason Legault started the company in 2009. Today there are 32 employees based out of Sudbury and big […]

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MMTS Active in Offering Youth a Glimpse into the World of Mining

Posted Sunday, May 21st, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Appreciating Mining: MMTS Active in Offering Youth a Glimpse into the World of Mining Hugh Kruzel On Behalf of SAMSSA New Series Job exploration is just one of the many stratagems Modern Mining and Technology Sudbury (MMTS) uses to engage with community in outreach during its April awareness campaign. While it should be pointed out […]

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Mining world looks to Northern Ontario for innovation

Posted Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  May 18, 2017 by Norm Tollinsky In: Commentary, Norm Tollinsky By Norm Tollinsky EDITOR Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal Congratulating mining contractor Cementation for its grand prize victory at the Disrupt Mining event co-sponsored by Goldcorp and Integra Gold during the PDAC in March, Rick Howes, president and CEO of Dundee Precious Metals made an […]

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SAMSSA Member Laurentian gets research funds for mine metals recovery work

Posted Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  For full story go to:   The research involves using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics. 3 4 h by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Laurentian University in Sudbury Researchers at Laurentian University in Sudbury have received provincial funding to continue their work using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics tools to recover metals from mine […]

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SAMSSA Member Wins in Timmins The Bucket Shop

Posted Friday, May 12th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    By Emma Meldrum  Timmins Press Friday, May 12, 2017 4:49:50 EDT PM   TIMMINS – Paul Woodward took home the President’s Award at Thursday night’s NOVA awards.   “There really are no words that can describe how proud we are as a family. I could almost cry,” said Woodward, owner of The Bucket Shop. “It’s […]

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Good News for SAMSSA – Funding for journalists who will spread SAMSSA stories.

Posted Monday, May 8th, 2017 by Gates Godin

Funding for journalists who will spread SAMSSA stories.     Hugh Kruzel Contribution to dozens of publications on a variety of topics requires a great network of experts to guide and draw on. Hugh insists he is more of a seamstress or tailor than a writer as what he does is stitches ideas, conversations, and […]

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