SAMSSA News

07.29.2018

Manitoba Mining] A new era begins; how long will it last?

Thompson Citizen

    [Manitoba Mining] A new era begins; how long will it last? (Thompson Citizen – July 25, 2018) July 26, 2018 in With smelting and refining operations at Vale’s Manitoba Operations shut down never to return, the mining industry in Thompson has entered a new era, one in which the only processing to be […]

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07.28.2018

Media Release McEwen Mining Black Fox

McEwen Mining Release

    July 25, 2018 06:30 ET | Source: McEwen Mining     TORONTO, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) (TSX:MUX) reports additional encouraging exploration results from its ongoing $15 million exploration program at the Black Fox Complex near Timmins, Ontario, Canada. McEwen’s 2018 exploration goals are to grow known deposits and make new discoveries to […]

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07.20.2018

SAMSSA Strategic Plan is Practical and Increasing Member Exposure 2018-2020

SAMSSA Media Release

  SAMSSA Board Approves of Improved Growth/Transitional Strategy for 2018-2020 The SAMSSA Board approved an enhanced growth strategy at its June 26th Board meeting that will develop a long term sustainable model for the organization which relies on its own revenue stream and full autonomy in the next two years. Mandate Represent Northern Ontario’s 5 […]

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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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