Feb 19, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Vale One of two new, smaller stacks already in operation

Sudbury’s iconic Superstack easing into retirement One of two new, smaller stacks already in operation The long plumes that used to flow from the Superstack in Copper Cliff have been reduced to wisps as the mega chimney nears retirement and two mini versions take over. You could call it a passing of the baton, although...

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Feb 18, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Safety has to be part every step of implementing battery electric vehicles

Workplace Safety North hosts symposium on rolling out battery electric vehicles in mining. Feb 14, 2020 11:56 AM By: Len Gillis Mining consultant Mike Mayhew of Sudbury was one of the key speakers at a recent battery electric vehicle safety symposium hosted by Workplace Safety North. 1 / 4 Mining consultant Mike Mayhew of Sudbury...

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Feb 18, 2020

   

Member Story

Maestro Digital Mine to host an Industry-led Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure at PDAC 2020

Maestro Digital Mine is hosting an Industry-led Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure: Building the Digital Highway to Connectivity Underground on Monday, March 2nd from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the PDAC Conference, in the Northern Ontario Mining Showcase Pavilion (6501N), North Building, MTCC, Toronto, Ontario. Panelists: Anthony Downs, Digital Leader, Vale; Matthew Curtis, Senior...

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Feb 18, 2020

   

Industry News

The annual Mining Cleantech Challenge will be held in Denver on April 9, 2020

Connecting the Mining Industry with Clean Technology Innovation Program Overview To be successful in today’s mining industry, you need advanced solutions, solutions that impact your bottom line but also advance your social license to operate. Mining companies are looking for ways to save water and energy within their facilities and are engaging their suppliers to...

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Feb 17, 2020

   

Member Story

GeoCue Group Announces True View® Sensor Distribution Partnership with Sumac Geomatics Incorporated​

Huntsville, AL – GeoCue Group is pleased to announce a partnership with Sumac Geomatics Incorporated, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, as a Canadian distributor for GeoCue’s True View® integrated LIDAR/Imaging sensors for UAV/drone operations. Sumac Geomatics will be supporting True View customers in Ontario and Manitoba. GeoCue’s new True View product line provides integrated drone-based...

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Feb 17, 2020

   

Industry News

Mining People in the News February 2020

Alex Klenman is now Arbor Metals’ director of corporate development with CEO duties transitioning to Mark Ferguson. Kenneth Williamson has been retained as a consultant to Argo Gold; Williamson is an independent geological consultant. Rich Haddock has deferred his retirement to return as Barrick’s general counsel; Haddock joined the company in 1997. Poupak Bahamin has...

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Feb 15, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Sudbury’s $5.3M Catalyst Fund gives entrepreneurs a leg up

An estimated 60 jobs will be created thanks to the new fund 17 Feb 13, 2020 9:38 AM By: Heidi Ulrichsen The fund, a five-year pilot project, is being administered by the Nickel Basin Development Corp. and its community partners, which include the Greater Sudbury Development Corp. and NORCAT. Funding for the project comes from...

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Feb 14, 2020

   

Industry News

The City of North Bay is now a SAMSSA Member

The City of North Bay’s Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors, and community partners with business and community development projects such as: Site searches and tours; Sale/lease of municipally-owned land; Public funding application and financial structuring assistance; Business retention and expansion assistance; Film/TV attraction and administration; Support for company export initiatives; Market analysis;...

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Feb 14, 2020

   

Industry News

Codelco Webinars – EDC

EDC has financed large international mining companies through our Connections Financing program, with the intent of facilitating introductions and engagement with Canadian exporters. This year, we are piloting a new initiative through the program: information sessions with top executives of our international clients, with the aim of equipping Canadian exporters with important information on our...

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Feb 13, 2020

   

Industry News

Canadian mining industry will have nearly 80,000 jobs to fill in the next decade – report

Anna Golubova Wednesday February 12, 2020 18:14 As young adults from Generation Z are starting to carve out their own career path, they should not overlook the mining industry, according to one report. There are 79,680 positions that will need to be filled in the mining field over the next decade, said The Mining Association...

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