SAMSSA News

08.30.2017

Laurentian — New President’s Blog – Dr Pierre Zundel

    President’s Blog – Dr Pierre Zundel Friday, August 25th, 2017 Monday morning at 8:30 I officially took over in the office of the President. At 7AM I was already doing interviews with members of the media in our brand-new atrium and front door. When the reporter asked me how I felt about taking […]

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08.30.2017

Sault continues ferrochrome plant pitch

    City continues ferrochrome plant pitch By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star Tuesday, August 29, 2017 4:56:01 EDT PM Camp Esker, in the Ring of Fire, is pictured in this file photoThe provincial government’s announcement that paves the way for an all-year road to be created to the Ring of Fire region also means several […]

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08.30.2017

Preparing for more robots in Yukon mining

Yukon News August 29th     By Lewis Rifkind Mining creates jobs but jobs are fickle things. Not only humans can do them. Robots and computers can also do them too, and usually do them cheaper and better than humans Signs of that are obvious, Automated Teller Machines have somewhat replaced human bank tellers. Even […]

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08.30.2017

Q&A with Anthony Makuch: President and CEO, Kirkland Lake Gold

   Canadian Mining Eye – Q2 2017 – Q&A with Anthony Makuch: President and CEO, Kirkland Lake Gold (August 2017) http://www.ey.com/ca/en/ Q.What is your view of the mining sector? A.Mining is a cyclical business, so we always seem to be running into the same roadblocks. Overall, gold prices are doing fairly well, especially in Canadian […]

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08.30.2017

Dryden gold discoverer takes step toward production

https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/mining/dryden-gold-discoverer-takes-step-toward-production-706372 Treasury Metals starts feasibility study on Goliath Gold Project by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Toronto’s Treasury Metals is moving a step closer to mining its Goliath Gold Project in northwestern Ontario. The Toronto gold explorer said it’s starting a feasibility study and has selected Sedgman, a member of the CIMIC Group, to be the […]

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08.29.2017

Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines is a Jewel

  Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines is a Jewel By Jenny Lamothe on behalf of SAMSSA.CA Special Legacy Series   Having an employee, CEO or exploration specialist who has the knowledge and expertise to move through the entirety of the mining cycle is an attractive prospect. One that, thanks to Laurentian University’s Goodman School […]

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08.29.2017

Glencore Sudbury fined for 2015 miner fatality

    Glencore Sudbury fined for 2015 miner fatality Miner died after begin run over by own underground vehicle 2 6 h by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Glencore’s Nickel Rim South Mine The 2015 death of Sudbury miner Richard Pigeau, who was thrown and run over by an underground vehicle at a Glencore nickel-copper mine, […]

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08.28.2017

Mining Show Schedule

  Mining Shows Conference of Metallurgists 2017 August 27 – 30, 2017 Hyatt Regency Vancouver, B.C. www.metsoc.org Australian Mine Ventilation Conference August 28 – 30, 2017 Brisbane, Australia www.austminevent.com.au AIMEX 2017 August 29 – 31, 2017 Sydney, Australia www.aimex.com.au Perumin 2017 September 18 – 22, 2017 Arequipa, Peru www.convencionminera.com Exposibram 2017 September 18 – 21, […]

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08.28.2017

SAMSSA Member Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students

  Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students August 18, 2017 by Norm Tollinsky In: Skills & Knowledge-SMSJ  College has graduated more than 240 students from the program since 1995 Mining engineering technicians graduate after two years, while technologists are required to complete a third year that includes specialized courses and a seven-week co-op placement. […]

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08.28.2017

Ontario Premier Wynne cut “backroom” Ring of Fire deals

    Chief – by Jorge Barrera (APTN National News – August 25, 2017) August 28, 2017 in www.republicofmining.com  http://aptnnews.ca/ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne cut a side deal with three Ring of Fire First Nations after her negotiators failed to force through a wider agreement with other communities involved in long-running talks on the future of […]

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