Nov 18, 2019

   

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MacDonald Mines is building a significant Gold asset near Sudbury

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: BMK) is encountering spectacular high-grade gold intercepts on stackings of thick gold zones. MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX:BMK) BMK.V’s technical team has been able to find what past operators struggled with; the team has found the main direction of continuity of zones of high-grade mineralization.” — Mining MarketWatch Journal NEW...

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Nov 18, 2019

   

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Symboticware Appoints New VP Technology

Sudbury, ON, Canada – November 07, 2019 Symboticware Inc., an industry leader of standardized information-based technology to enhance productivity, sustainability, profitability and safety through real-time data management solutions, announces the appointment of a new VP, Technology. Eric Robitaille brings nearly two decades of professional software engineering experience, with a focus on empowering and scaling high-performing,...

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Nov 17, 2019

   

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Epiroc trims North Bay management

Epiroc has laid off eight ‘white-collar employees’ in North Bay and moved a small product line outside of the city. General manager Jodie Velasquez told The Nugget Epiroc, formerly known as Atlas Copco, continues to adapt to changing business activity. “Administration synergies were identified resulting in the layoff of eight white-collar employees. Additionally, production lines...

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Nov 17, 2019

   

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Detour Gold rallies on Q3 earnings news

Detour Gold Corp. [DGC-TSX] shares rallied Friday November 15 after the company reported better-than expected third quarter earnings, due primarily to lower production costs. Detour posted adjusted earnings per share of US$35.5 million or 20 cents a share, which was well ahead of the consensus estimate of 15 cents, and compares to the adjusted net...

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Nov 17, 2019

   

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Transition acquires tungsten project in Ontario Near Espanola

Transition Metals (TSXV: XTM) acquired a 100% interest in the Fostung property located near the town of Espanola, Ontario. In a press release, the Sudbury-based company said that the property hosts a historic tungsten trioxide (WO3) skarn resource that in 2007 was stated to contain [inferred mineral resource of 12.4 million tonnes grading 0.213 wt....

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Nov 17, 2019

   

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Vale Manitoba operations to make case for $1-billion investment in Thompson mine

The operators of the Vale nickel mine in Thompson, Man., are hoping a $1-billion investment could extend the mine’s life span by 25 to 30 years. Gary Eyres, head of Vale’s Manitoba operations, said the mine’s team has been stepping up its exploration efforts, including aerial and magnetic surveys, and believes there are large enough...

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Nov 17, 2019

   

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NORCAT featured in Facebook’s Oculus VR for Good initiative

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, says its Mine Rescue VR Experience is showcased in Facebook’s Oculus VR for Good initiative. The recognition demonstrates how virtual reality can influence training and education for safety in the global mining industry. Recognizing that VR is one of...

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Nov 15, 2019

   

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Reliable broadband is the focus of a sold out conference in NORTH BAY

Amedeo Bernardi is amazed at the turnout for the conference he organized that has been taking place this week relating to broadband access. The inaugural Canadian Rural and Remote Broadband Conference has been taking place the past three days at the Best Western in North Bay. Bernardi, the event coordinator, says his goal was to...

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Nov 15, 2019

   

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Noront considers building small-scale ferrochrome pilot plant in Sudbury

Also, here’s about as detailed an accounting of what Noront has told us about the Sault plant as we can muster Fifteen months after Sudbury was rejected as the future home of a billion-dollar Noront Resources Ltd. smelter, it appears the Nickel City may yet win a skinny-downed slice of ferrochrome pie. Before building its...

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Nov 14, 2019

   

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Vale Manitoba Operations head believes there is an ore body equivalent to a new mine near Thompson

A proposed $1 billion investment in Vale’s Thompson mines in the next five years could generate nearly $8 billion in economic activity over the next 45 years, the company’s head of Manitoba Operations told the Thompson Chamber of Commerce Nov. 13. “What we’re looking at is exploring our ore bodies,” said Gary Eyres, estimating that...

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