Dec 01, 2019

   

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The Mining History of the Sudbury Area University of Waterloo Museum

By Tom Jewiss Often, if not always, when the mining history of the Sudbury region is considered, 1883 is treated as the starting date. For it was in August of that year that Thomas Flanagan, a blacksmith on the Canadian Pacific Railway, noticed a rust coloured patch of rock while working with a crew in...

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Nov 26, 2019

   

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Do you have a short-term project that could use some student expertise?

Cambrian College’s International Business Management Students are looking for Capstone Projects to complete their course requirements. The primary objective of the capstone project is to provide students with practical experience with an industry partner to complete a project that utilizes the skills that they have learned over the past two semesters in the International Business...

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Nov 26, 2019

   

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Economic Outlook – with Dr. Trevin Stratton, PhD

Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 as they host Dr. Trevin Stratton Ph.D., Chief Economist and Vice President, Policy and Advocacy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce for Economic Outlook 2020. He will present his near-and-long-term outlook for the local, national, and global economies and the potential impact on...

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Nov 25, 2019

   

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Incoterms® 2020 Training

The International Chamber of Commerce Incoterms® rules are the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of goods. Incoterms® are used in contracts to clearly communicate the obligations, costs, and risks associated with the transportation and delivery of goods. This guidance provides clarity for sellers and buyers and helps facilitate trade. This Incoterms® 2020...

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Nov 07, 2019

   

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KLGold breaks records with Q3 results

TORONTO – High grade gold miner Kirkland Lake Gold has posted record cash flows and net earnings – $0.84 per share – for Q3 2019 (all figures U.S. dollars). The company credits strong production growth and better unit costs. Net earnings were $176.6 million (or $0.84 per share), more than triple the 2018 net earnings...

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Nov 07, 2019

   

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Rickford takes lead in battle to modernize Ontario’s Mining Act

) November 6, 2019 in Canadian Regional Media and Web Publications, Ontario Mining https://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ With Ontario’s legislative assembly back in session at Queen’s Park as of last week, Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford is moving forward his agenda to reduce provincial bureaucracy hindering the mining industry, including changes to the Mining Act. Rickford said he...

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Nov 06, 2019

   

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Sudbury junior miner permitted to drill on contentious ground Wolf lake

https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/ Flag Resources obtains provincial permit to resume exploration at Wolf Lake, despite opposition An environmentally contentious mineral exploration program in the Sudbury area will be allowed to proceed. Junior miner Flag Resources (1985) Limited, a holder of mining leases in the Wolf Lake area, has been issued a mineral exploration permit by the Ministry...

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Nov 05, 2019

   

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GOLD: Barrick’s new strategy for Hemlo

November 4, 2019 The Hemlo mine has produced more than 21 million oz. of gold in its 34 years of operation. (Image: Barrick Gold) ONTARIO – Barrick Gold of Toronto has announced plans to modernize and refocus its efforts at the Hemlo gold mine 350 km east of Thunder Bay. The goal is to upgrade...

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Nov 05, 2019

   

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Laser device helps mitigate deep mine ground-support concerns

Kidd Mine argues the case for using hand-held laser scanner A hand-held ZEB REVO laser scanner has a rotating head that can map out areas of a mine and detect ground support problems. (Photo provided by GeoSLAM) A hand-held ZEB REVO laser scanner has a rotating head that can map out areas of a mine...

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Nov 05, 2019

   

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Robotics stepping up safety in underground mine inspections

Combining old technology with modern robotics has resulted in a new safety innovation for underground mines that’s expected to reduce risk and improve efficiency. The MRC Rail Runner, developed by SafeSight Exploration Inc. of North Bay, is a utility robot clamped onto a mechanized rail climber (MRC), which is sent up into a raise to...

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