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The return of Big Nick: Sudbury superhero’s second issue to launch at Graphic-Con

Posted Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    ‘We never expected to see a Sudbury character in an international market’, says Big Nick creator CBC News Posted: Apr 12, 2017 5:00 AM ET “The story arc is based on the mining industry in Sudbury,” Montpellier said. “They may have mined too deep and awoken something from underground.” “A giant mountain-type creature […]

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Sudbury cracks top 10 business list

Posted Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    By Jim Moodie, The Sudbury Star Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:12:53 EDT AM Greater Sudbury has cracked a top 10 list of cities considered most conducive to business in North and South America. In the American Cities of the Future report issued Monday, the Nickel City grabbed tenth place among micro cities judged […]

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SAMSSA News Archives Available on Home Page Icon News

Posted Thursday, April 6th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

Hi I have  had a number of request for past stories that were posted daily on our SAMSSA News Update and have created a SAMSSA Archive that has retained over 2000 past stories for your review 24/7 and can  be accessed at any time . There are also clips daily under Industry News This is […]

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Harte Gold taps Sudbury mine builder & SAMSSA Member for deposit near White River

Posted Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    For Full Story go to: Harte Gold eyes mid-2018 mine start   Apr 2, 2017 11:00 AM by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Harte Gold has hired a Sudbury mine builder to start the underground workings at its Sugar Zone gold deposit near White River. (File photo) Harte Gold has hired a Sudbury mine […]

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Essar Algoma’s on a roll. Pays back almost $60 million to lenders

Posted Monday, April 3rd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    All the money’s going to out-of-town lenders who’ve kept the mill running since Nov. 2015. So far, the City of Sault Ste. Marie and local trade creditors have yet to see a dime 271 Mar 30, 2017 6:34 AM by: David Helwig   A rejuvenated Essar Steel Algoma Inc. has repaid US$42.7 million […]

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Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth Bulletin: Cutting Red Tape in the Mining Sector

Posted Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

    March 31, 2017 in Ontario Mining March 31, 2017 – The Ontario government is seeking input from businesses, Indigenous communities and the public to help identify and improve regulations that are unclear, redundant or unnecessarily costly for the mining sector.Feedback can be provided online by visiting, a crowd-sourced platform that gives businesses […]

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Donald Trump and the Myth of the Coal Revival

Posted Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

ByCarolyn Kormann   March 29, 2017 On Tuesday, less than two weeks after the White House unveiled its “budget blueprint to make America great again,” which proposed to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s funding by $2.6 billion and lay off about a fifth of its workforce, President Trump took aim at the E.P.A. once more. On […]

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Key Federal Budget 2017 Highlights from a Mining, Innovation, Supply, and Service

Posted Sunday, March 26th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

1. Encouraging Clean Technology in the Natural Resources Sector 2. Review of existing federal innovation and clean technology programs 3. Innovation Canada 4. Strategic Innovation Fund 5. Innovative Solutions Canada 6. Intellectual Property Strategy 2017 7. Accelerating Innovation through superclusters 8. The Impact Canada Fund 9. Strategic Innovation Fund 10. Late Stage Venture Capital Catalyst […]

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Dynamic Earth Supports SAMSSA Growth

Posted Monday, March 20th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 20, 2017 DYNAMIC EARTH SUPPORTS SAMSSA GROWTH   (SUDBURY, ON) –   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 was announced in December 2015. The new agreement, will […]

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SAMSSA Vice President Alicia Woods Is recognized as a Young Global Leader for 2017

Posted Monday, March 20th, 2017 by Dick DeStefano

  Meet the Young Global Leaders class of 2017 Today the World Economic Forum announced the Class of 2017 – 100 of the world’s most up-and-coming artists, business leaders, social entrepreneurs, tech pioneers, thinkers and policymakers. They include a tech entrepreneur whose mobile app has helped over 100,000 smallholder farmers in Africa, a Yale Graduate […]

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