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10.19.2017

SAMSSA Annual General Meeting

    SAMSSA Annual General Meeting   Monday, December 4, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dynamic Earth   4:00       Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres                  (Sponsored by Mike Mayhew, Artisan                 Vehicle Systems) 5:00        Business Agenda The AGM will recognize a new honoree to the Hall of Fame, a Special Recognition Award and a keynote […]

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10.17.2017

What’s next Tom Palangio? President of SAMSSA

Hugh Kruzel

What’s next Tom Palangio? Special Series to SAMSSA Hugh Kruzel Tom Palangio has taken some leaps. Definitely some were strategic – this next for certain is – and others serendipitous. All of it suggests a plan and path. When asked what he was like as a kid, and asked to recall what his plans were […]

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10.11.2017

Canadian Mining Sector’s Clean Resources Proposal Shortlisted in Innovation Supercluster Initiative 

Media Release

PRESS RELEASE  For immediate release  Canadian Mining Sector’s Clean Resources Proposal Shortlisted in Innovation Supercluster Initiative  October 11, 2017 – Today the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced that the mining sector’s clean resources proposal made the shortlist for the superclusters initiative in recognition of the project’s potential to generate significant […]

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10.09.2017

U.S. firm acquires Sudbury-based DiBrina Group SAMSSA Member

DiBrina Group

      Arthur J. Gallagher & Co announced the acquisition in news release Oct. 5    by: Sudbury.com Staff Late last week, a U.S. firm announced the purchase of Sudbury-based DiBrina Group. (Supplied)     In a news release, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it had acquired the firm for an undisclosed amount, including […]

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09.14.2017

Elements of bio-mining: Engineering collaboration aims to turn mine waste into valuable metals

    Posted September 13th, 2017 by Tyler Irving Elements of bio-mining: Engineering collaboration aims to turn mine waste into valuable metals   An industry-academic collaboration led by U of T Engineering professors is studying the use of microorganisms to treat mine waste in tailings ponds. The researchers also hope to extract valuable metals that could offset […]

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09.12.2017

Sudbury bribery trial reveals Liberal infighting

  Sudbury bribery trial reveals Liberal infighting By Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:15:19 EDT AM Premier Kathleen Wynne and Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault     Provincial Liberal riding association was a dysfunctional group from the spring of 2014 through to early 2015, a bribery trial heard Monday. Last week, the […]

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09.11.2017

Alamos Gold is proposing a friendly acquisition of Richmont Mines’ flagship Island Gold Mine

    Alamos Gold acquiring Wawa gold operation Richmont’s Island Gold Mine was a prized target of Toronto miner   https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/mining/alamos-gold-acquiring-wawa-gold-operation-714705    by: Northern Ontario Business Staff Richmont Mines’ Island Gold Mine, northeast of Wawa. Alamos Gold is proposing a friendly acquisition of Richmont Mines’ flagship Island Gold Mine in a $933-million all-stock deal. The […]

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09.11.2017

Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years,

    Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report – by Melinda Trochu (CBC News North – September 8, 2017) September 8, 2017 in www.republicofmining.com http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/ First diamond mine in the Northwest Territories could stay open until 2042 Further expansion of underground mining operations at the Ekati diamond mine could […]

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