SAMSSA News

08.27.2017

Special Series On SAMSSA Members A Family Affair

    SAMSSA Families-For many in Sudbury, mining is something of a family affair.  By Laura Stricker On Behalf of www.samssa.ca   Special Series; For many in Sudbury, mining is something of a family affair.   The Labine and Espley/Boudreau families are no exception. With a son and a daughter, respectively, who recently graduated from Laurentian University’s […]

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08.27.2017

Essar restructuring delaying Ring of Fire smelter decision

Essar restructuring delaying Ring of Fire smelter decision Noront boss waits on CCAA resolution to determine if Sault stays in the mix 10 2 days ago by: Ian Ross SOO Today News     The head of Noront Resources wants to see how the restructuring process at Essar Steel Algoma shakes out before deciding whether or not […]

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08.25.2017

Changes to Corporate Taxation: Your MPs need to hear from you!

      Changes to Corporate Taxation: Your MPs need to hear from you! Last month, the Federal government released a discussion paper on tax planning using private corporations. The proposals in this paper focus on three main areas: tax deferrals, income splitting and capital gains taxes. The complexity and rigidity of the proposed changes […]

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08.25.2017

Nervous times for Vale workers

  By Canadian Press August 24 2017 MONTREAL — Global mining giant Vale’s decision to review its global operations in light of depressed nickel prices is causing anxiety among Indigenous workers at its Voisey’s Bay mine in Labrador. As part of its 60-day audit, the Brazilian miner (NYSE:VALE) has put on hold a decision about […]

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08.24.2017

Thibeault: Money for Hwy. 69 is still there

    Thibeault: Money for Hwy. 69 is still there But negotiations with First Nations, environmental assessments taking more time than expected 9 m by: Darren MacDonald www.sudbury.com  In in the 2014 election campaign, it seemed the Liberals and NDP were outdoing themselves in promising to complete the four-laning of Highway 69. In in the […]

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08.24.2017

SAMSSA Member Profile and Updated Website Cardinal Mining Equipment Group

    Cardinal Mining Equipment Group   Mailing Address: 1197 O’Neil Drive Garson, Ontario P3L 1L5 Google Map Contact Information: Phone: 705-693-9870 Fax: (705)-693-1772 Website: www.cardinalmining.com Email: mikec@cardinalmining.com Contact: Mike Castron (Mobile: 705-688-3663) Cardinal Mining Equipment Group (est. 1988), is a Canadian broker, reseller and Rebuilder of used mining equipment including scooptrams, haul trucks, utility […]

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08.24.2017

More than 200 workers to go at Sandvik Materials Technology unit

  Canadian Mining Journal August 24 Swedish equipment and tool manufacturer Sandvik Mining (STO:SAND) is letting go 210 white-collar employees at its Materials Technology unit (SMT), located in Sandviken, about 190 km north of Stockholm. The decision comes as tougher competition from Asian suppliers, pressure on prices and a sustained weakness in the oil an gas sector […]

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08.24.2017

Pure Gold advances towards Madsen reopening

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Pure Gold Mining continues to advance its work toward reopening the Madsen gold mine in the Red Lake district. Both the portal and ramp are again open, and work is progressing on a preliminary economic assessment due by the end of Q3 2017. Drilling is underway in the former Madsen […]

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08.24.2017

Agnico Eagle commissions rail-veyor system August 21, 2017

    Agnico Eagle commissions rail-veyor system August 21, 2017 by Norm Tollinsky In: Featured, SMSJ First full-scale underground deployment in North America for Sudbury-based company The Goldex rail-veyor is a remote controlled, electrically powered light rail haulage solution propelled by foam-filled tires at drive stations located at intervals along the three-kilometre track, which begins […]

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08.24.2017

Northeastern Ontario Health and Safety Symposium October 12 Sudbury

  Northeastern Ontario Health and Safety Symposium New Event for 2017! register now SteelWorkers’ Union Hall & Conference Center 66 Brady St, Sudbury, Ontario October 12, 2017   Morning Keynote Speaker: Kevin Rempel Mock Coroner’s Inquest Morning Workshop: Mock Coroner’s Inquest Afternoon Workshop Being Wrong, Managing Conflict and Solving Problems – Presented by the Dispute […]

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