SAMSSA News

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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09.17.2018

Bill C-69: a step forward for Canada’s mining sector

PIERRE GRATTON

  PIERRE GRATTON CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED 16 HOURS AGOUPDATED SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 Pierre Gratton is the president and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada. Canada’s natural resource sectors are bedrocks of our economy. Our mining sector, in particular, is widely recognized as a global leader. We’ve also consistently been one […]

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09.16.2018

Barrick Gold’s John Thornton won’t back down

Eric Reguly

   by Eric Reguly (Globe and Mail – September 15, 2018) September 15, 2018 in www.republicofmining.com https://www.theglobeandmail.com/ John Thornton will tell you he saved Barrick Gold Corp. from certain destruction and set it up for fresh success. The company’s shareholders are not convinced. To many of them, Barrick looks like the incredible shrinking company. Who is […]

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09.16.2018

Brendon Matusch Sudbury teen driving his science fair entry to the international stage

CBC News Sudbury

The European Union Contest for Young Scientists is underway in Ireland CBC News · Posted: Sep 16, 2018 7:06 AM ET | Last Updated: September 16 Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School student Brendon Matusch took home the top prize at the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair for his autonomous vehicle that uses a machine learning. (Supplied) 1 comments At age 14, […]

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08.29.2018

SAMSSA Member TES INC. EXPANDS ITS LIFTING SOLUTIONS FOR MINES

TES Inc Media release

TES Inc. in partnership with Xtreme Manufacturing, offers a new fleet of Xtreme Mine Telehandlers SUDBURY, ON,  August 28, 2018 – Total Equipment Services Inc. (TES Inc.) & Xtreme Manufacturing are pleased to announce that they have formed a strategic partnership whereby TES Inc. will be offering a newly customized line of Xtreme Mine Telehandlers. This […]

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08.26.2018

Breaker Technology appoints CRD new distributor in Sudbury

Canadian Mining Journal

August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal Regions Canada Tags Equipment & Suppliers Companies Breaker Technology Ltd. Creighton Rock Drill Breaker Technology (BTI), the world leading manufacturer of rock breaking technology, and Creighton Rock Drill (CRD), an industry leading eastern Ontario distributor of aggregate and mining equipment, announce their distribution partnership for BTI mining equipment […]

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08.23.2018

Jannatec unveils a hard hat with a difference

Norm Tollinsky

  August 20, 2018 by Norm Tollinsky In: Technology Product features a camera, phone, collision avoidance system and more Jannatec’s industrial communication platform is built into the brim of a hard hat and has many of the same features and capabilities of a smartphone. Imagine a hard hat that not only protects you from falling […]

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08.16.2018

Sudbury researcher chosen for women-in-leadership program

Northern Ontario Business staff

Dr. Tammy Eger is one of 95 women from around the globe who will embark on prestigious 12-month program. Northern Ontario Business Staff Dr. Tammy Eger is a professor of human kinetics and the research chair at the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University in Sudbury. (Supplied photo) Dr. […]

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08.16.2018

RDH acquisition marries rail, rubber tire solutions

Norm Tollinsky

  May 17, 2018 by Norm Tollinsky In: News SMT Scharf sees application for monorail technology in hard rock mines An SMT Scharf monorail system allows for declines or ramps to be built using steeper gradients and smaller openings. The recent $8 million acquisition of mobile equipment manufacturer RDH Mining of Alban, Ontario, 45 kilometres […]

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08.15.2018

Commentary: Nickel is dancing to a new electric (vehicle) beat –

Andy Home

  – by Andy Home (Reuters U.K. – August 15, 2018) August 15, 2018 in https://uk.reuters.com/LONDON (Reuters) – The world used almost 2.2 million tonnes of nickel last year. Around two thirds of that metal was absorbed by the stainless steel industry, which uses it as a key alloying agent. Stainless steel production has been […]

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