SAMSSA News

03.12.2019

“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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02.07.2019

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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01.01.2019

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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12.11.2018

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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12.11.2018

Detour Gold CEO voted off board in proxy fight

Niall McGee

 Niall McGee (Globe and Mail – December 11, 2018) December 11, 2018 in www.republicofmining.com https://www.theglobeandmail.com/ 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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11.21.2018

Export Club Event November 2018

Paul Bradette

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

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11.20.2018

Sudbury mining services connect to international markets

Karen McKinley

    SAMSSA announces partner access to Magnet Export Business Portal https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/regional-news/sudbury/sudbury-mining-services-connect-to-international-markets-1125514  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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11.19.2018

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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11.17.2018

Master in mechatronics? This Sudbury company wants to hear from you

Wendy BIRD

        ‘Mining is not purely a job for a miner,’ Hard-Line’s Walter Siggelkow says CBC News · Posted: Nov 16, 2018 1:45 PM ET | Last Updated: November 16   Hard-Line is a Sudbury based company. (Supplied/Hard-Line) 0 comments The head of a Sudbury-based company says the mining industry is in dire need of people trained […]

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09.18.2018

Cementation Canada Awarded Construction of the Internal Shaft at Craig Mine for the Onaping Depth Project

Cementation Media release

    September 18, 2018                                                                                                                        for Immediate Release   Sudbury – Cementation Canada Inc. has been awarded the design and construction of the new internal underground shaft for the Onaping Depth Project at  Craig Mine, part of Glencore’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (Sudbury INO) in northeastern Ontario. The deposit is approximately 2,500 metres below surface […]

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