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07.13.2018

Sudbury out of running for chromite smelter

Sudbury Star Staff

    By Sudbury Star Staff Friday, July 13, 2018 5:53:17 EDT PM A scanning electron micrograph of reduced chromite ore using natural gas. Sudbury was being considered to host the ferrochrome production facility, but Noront announced Friday it is out of the running. (KWG Photo)   Sudbury is out of the running for the […]

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07.13.2018

New Day Wellness Inc. is Bringing Health to Health and Safety™ SAMSSA Member

Lisa Lounsbury

Are your workers ‘truly’ safe? Do you care about the health and safety of your employees? Of course you do. However, have you ever considered that a mentally and physically fit employee is a SAFER employee? For companies in Northern Ontario safety is a top priority, and for good reason. According to the Ministry of […]

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07.11.2018

Russian mining firm puts Trump’s face on its asbestos products

Oliver Milman

    As US officials decide against banning product, producer Uralasbest puts Trump ‘seal of approval’ on pallets Oliver Milman in New York  @olliemilman    Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency recently decided not to ban new asbestos products outright. Photograph: Isopix/Rex/Shutterstock Donald Trump’s environmental policies may have caused controversy in the US but the president’s stance […]

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07.11.2018

SAMSSA Member Interview Tom Palangio Wipware

WipWare Media Release

At the CIM 2018 in Vancouver, President of WipWare, Tom Palangio sat down with Jerrod Downey of Crownsmen Partners to discuss Automatic Real-Time Fragmentation Analysis. During the interview, Tom talked about the changes that technology is bringing to the mining industry. In the past, “it has been difficult to introduce new technology into a traditional business”. The mining industry […]

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07.11.2018

Noront smelter decision 3-4 months away –

Sudbury Star Staff

  Noront smelter decision 3-4 months away – by Staff (Sudbur Star – July 11, 2018) July 11, 2018 in very http://www.thesudburystar.com/Noront is moving forward with the selection process for the new ferrochrome smelter and should announce the host community within the next three to four months. In a release, the company said it has retained […]

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07.09.2018

From mining town to retirement destination—the transformation of Elliot Lake

Erik White

      Elliot Lake was on the brink of becoming of ghost town when the mines closed in the early 1990s.   Erik White · CBC News · Posted: Jul 08, 2018 7:57 PM ET | Last Updated: July 8   The Miners Memorial in Elliot Lake is one of the few reminders that the retirement destination began […]

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07.06.2018

The 10 biggest uranium mines in the world

AKanksha Gupta

  By Akanksha Gupta SHARE More than half of the world’s uranium production comes from just 10 mines. Canada, the second biggest uranium producer in the world, hosts the world’s biggest – the McArthur River uranium mine – while Kazakhstan, the largest uranium producing country, operates three of the top 10. Mining-technology.com profiles the world’s biggest […]

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07.02.2018

New report predicts major worker shortage in mining over next decade – by Karen McKinley (Northern Ontario Business – June 29, 2018)

Karen McKinley

 – by Karen McKinley (Northern Ontario Business – June 29, 2018) June 29, 2018 in www.republicofmining.com https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Forecast expects 2,819 workers will be needed through the Cochrane District A new report is predicting a shortage of 2,819 workers in the mining industry in the Cochrane District over the next 10 years and suggests a number of recommendations […]

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07.02.2018

Now We have to Land on a Meteor?

Ryan Mandelbaum

  The Rosetta mission’s Philae lander descended toward the two-and-a-half-mile-wide comet at a human’s walking pace. For seven tense hours, scientists in Darmstadt, Germany monitored its radio signal. They would have no idea whether they’d done everything correctly until after the moment of touchdown. If all went well, the lander would press two harpoons into […]

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07.01.2018

‘Accidental’ gold discovery in Ring of Fire prompts Noront Resources to seek exploration partner

Gabriel Friedman

  By Gabriel Friedman, Postmedia Network Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:43:26 EDT PM The one-millionth ounce of gold poured at the Bell Creek mill in October was part of the record gold production recorded by Tahoe Resources Inc. for all of 2017. The company has reported gold production of 445,000 ounces with a good portion […]

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