SAMSSA News

08.24.2017

Roads are important, but what Ring of Fire really needs is a roadmap

    Massive mineral deposit in northwest finally gets an infrastructure announcement, but development still lacks clear way forward 5 h by: Sudbury.com Staff   Noront Resources’ exploration camp in the Ring of Fire. (Supplied) It appears Premier Kathleen Wynne followed through this week on a threat she made back in May: If the member communities of the Matawa First Nations couldn’t […]

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08.23.2017

SAMSSA Member Wabi supplies shaft components for Bell Creek mine

    August 18, 2017 by Walter Franczyk In: SMSJ No shortage of work for New Liskeard manufacturer Two 32-tonne capacity double bogie flat deck mine cars fabricated by Wabi Iron & Steel were used to assist in moving equipment during a tunneling project in Venezuela. Wabi Iron & Steel Corp. is helping to double […]

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08.23.2017

SAMSSA Member Boart Longyear’s TruScan revolutionizes exploration

  August 21, 2017 by Norm Tollinsky In:SMSJ Drill core analysis within hours instead of weeks Dr. Kirk Ross, Boart Longyear XRF engineer with TruScan trailer at NORCAT Underground Centre, 55 kilometres north of Sudbury. TruScan, an XRF technology developed by Boart Longyear and undergoing testing at the NORCAT Underground Centre north of Sudbury, is […]

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08.23.2017

Kerr going underground to drill at Copperstone mine-SAMSSA Member- DMC Mining Services Contract

    August 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal ARIZONA – Toronto-based Kerr Mines has begun work on an underground exploration drift at its Copperstone gold property in LaPaz County. The former mine produced about 500,000 oz. of gold from an open pit between 1987 and 1993. The existing Copperstone mill in Arizona. (Credit: Kerr […]

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08.23.2017

Sudbury chamber cheers ‘Rings’ road decision

    by Star Staff (Sudbury Star – August 23, 2017) August 23, 2017 in  http://www.thesudburystar.com/ The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is applauding the announcement of an all-season road connecting provincial highways to the Ring of Fire mining development. “The announcement is a significant step forward in the development of the Ring of Fire,” […]

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08.23.2017

Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure

  Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development following Province’s Ring of Fire Announcement. August 23, 2017 in Thunder Bay, ON, August 22nd, 2017 – Leaders from Webequie and Nibinamik First Nations are clarifying their position for community members and neighbouring communities today following the recent announcement by the Province of Ontario with […]

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08.23.2017

Sudbury to get first crack at Ring of Fire nickel

  Sudbury to get first crack at Ring of Fire nickel Bruce Jago, director of Goodman School of Mines, weighs in on Noront’s decision to start processing in Sudbury CBC News Posted: Aug 22, 2017 2:47 PM ETLast Updated: Aug 22, 2017 2:51 PM ET     Four northern Ontario cities —  Sudbury, Timmins, Sault […]

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08.23.2017

Mining careers at fingertips

https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/regional-news/sudbury/mining-careers-at-fingertips-701105   Mining careers at fingertips Fast access to safety qualifications, credentials and even job postings. There’s an app for that.    by: Karen McKinley NOB From left, Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault, NORCAT CEO Rob Duval and Tina Montgomery, a volunteer with the Ontario trillium Foundation, pose with a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion of […]

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08.22.2017

‘Ring’ road deal could good for Sudbury

  By Jim Moodie, The Sudbury Star Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:28:37 EDT AM The Ring of Fire moved a rung closer to reality Monday, as the province announced plans to construct a year-round access road to the mineral-rich region. “It’s just what we were looking for,” said Alan Coutts, president and CEO of Noront […]

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08.22.2017

Ring announcement fails to impress opposition

  By The Canadian Press Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:33:15 EDT AM   THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Development of the chromite-rich Ring of Fire region in Northern Ontario is one step closer after the premier announced Monday that agreements with First Nations are in place to start road construction in the area. The provincial government […]

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