Vale says hopes to reach dam burst global settlements by year-end

Marta Nogueira

– by Marta Nogueira (Reuters U.S. – June 13, 2019) June 14, 2019 in RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vale said on Thursday that it expects to reach global settlements covering economic and environmental damages from the January collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam by late this year or in 2020. Vale is […]

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Detour Gold hires CEO

  Mick McMullen will take over position on May 1 10 h by: Northern Ontario Business 1 / 2 Michael (Mick) McMullen will take over as CEO of Detour Gold, effective May 1. (Supplied photo) Detour Gold has appointed Michael (Mick) McMullen as its new chief executive officer (CEO). McMullen has more than 25 years […]

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“Vale informs …[of] the temporary suspension of port activities”

Mining Journal

  Vale SA (BZ: VALE3) has had its port activities suspended for the second time this year by the city of Mangaratiba and fined R$30 million (US$7.8 million) for environmental breaches.   Vale’s Ilha Guaíba Terminal, pictured in 2012. Image: Márcio Dantas Valença/Vale     Staff Reporter In a translated statement, the environmental secretary Antônio […]

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Paul Reid Joins SAMSSA as  a  Membership Development Officer

SAMSSA Media Release

    February 2019 Announcement Paul Reid Joins SAMSSA as  a  Membership Development Officer     The Board of SAMSSA is pleased to announce that former Development Officer  for the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation has agreed  to work with SAMSSA as a consultant in attracting new mining supply and service companies to become members.   […]

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Vale boss to lead company for another two years

Donald MacDonald

    Donald Macdonald More from Donald Macdonald Published on: January 1, 2019 | Last Updated: January 1, 2019 3:49 AM EST     The man who leads Sudbury’s largest employer is sticking around. According to Reuters, the board of Brazilian mining company Vale SA approved an additional two-year term for Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman, […]

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PDAC names Lisa McDonald new  Executive Director (

PDAC Release

    NEWS RELEASE PDAC names Lisa McDonald new  Executive Director (December 10, 2018) TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa McDonald as its new Executive Director. Ms. McDonald has played a vital role in PDAC’s […]

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Detour Gold CEO voted off board in proxy fight

Niall McGee

 Niall McGee (Globe and Mail – December 11, 2018) December 11, 2018 in After a six-month duel between a New York hedge fund and a struggling Canadian miner, early results in Detour Gold Corp.’s proxy contest point to a partial victory for dissenting shareholder Paulson & Co. Inc. The Toronto-based gold company said five […]

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Export Club Event November 2018

Paul Bradette

Highlights from the Export Club Event held at the Taphouse, Sudbury ON  

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Sudbury mining services connect to international markets

Karen McKinley

    SAMSSA announces partner access to Magnet Export Business Portal  by: Karen McKinley N.O.B. Devon Franklin, project manager for Magnet Export Business Portal, gives a presentation on how members can set up accounts and tailor the system to meet their search criteria during a presentation at the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association’s […]

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Accelerate to International Markets (AIM) Program

Ontario AIM Program

    Program Did you know that on average, companies that export have sales 18 times greater than non-exporters? Ontario’s AIM program helps technology companies build a strategic plan to grow their international business. In this free workshop, trade experts from the Government of Ontario will guide you through developing a comprehensive international business strategy. […]

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