Oct 21, 2019

   

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Sudbury mine tech firm leans on Amazon for robotic supply chain prototype

ADMMIT is a fully autonomous inventory management system that has the potential to revolutionize the mining supply chain, according to SHYFTinc president Trang Tran-Valade. (CENGN/ADMMIT) Trang Tran-Valade is excited to usher in a future where human and robot work side by side. The founding president of SHYFTinc, a technology spinoff of Sudbury engineering firm Bestech,...

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Oct 21, 2019

   

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Northwestern Ontario could host one of Canada’s largest gold mines

First Mining Gold’s technical study places 12-year mine life on Springpole project A technical study is putting a 12-year mine life on a proposed open pit gold and silver mine in the Red Lake area of northwestern Ontario. First Mining Gold released a new preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its $959-million Springpole Gold Project mine...

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Oct 21, 2019

   

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Timmins feels door still open for ferrochrome plant –

Mayor George Pirie remains confident Timmins will ultimately be the location of the ferrochrome processing facility which Noront Resources awarded to Sault Ste. Marie earlier this year. “I still have the same opinion (as he had in May when Noront made it announcement) we’re going to get it,” said Pirie, shortly before Friday’s start of...

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Oct 20, 2019

   

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CBC Federal Elections Prediction Poll Tracker 2109

National Picture The Liberals have regained their seat advantage over the Conservatives, but remain in a close national race in public support and well below the threshold required for a majority government. The New Democrats and Bloc Québécois, after making significant gains in the polls, appear to be hitting a ceiling — but could hold...

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Oct 20, 2019

   

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ELECTION 2019: It’s so close, it could come down to who turns out to vote

The contentious technique of predictive seat modelling is used in political campaigns to overlay aggregated polling data from numerous sources onto the electoral map of Canada. Just like polling, with its famous “margin of error” caveat, seat modelling is an imprecise undertaking. But that doesn’t stop people from using it to hazard a guess at...

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Oct 17, 2019

   

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An historic gold mine in a tiny Ontario town could be the epicentre of Canada’s next great gold rush

ELDORADO, Ont. — Kim Woodside was ready for a change, a mid-life pivot, and a 100-acre rural property in Eastern Ontario seemed like a good place to start. It had two grey barns she hoped to paint poinsettia red, a woodworking shop full of tools, a woodlot thick with mature cedar trees, a rocky hill...

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Oct 17, 2019

   

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The world beats a path to Sudbury

Great Sudbury business development officer Scott Rennie said international delegations, such as this one from Colombia, are paying off for Sudbury’s mining supply sector. The City of Greater Sudbury has rolled out the red carpet no less than 10 times this year for international trade delegations coming to see the city’s expertise in mining and...

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Oct 17, 2019

   

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SAMSSA Member Symboticware Partner with Uptake to Provide End-to-End Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Solution for Mining Fleets

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Industrial artificial intelligence (AI) leaderUptake announced today it has partnered with Symboticware to provide mining companies with an end-to-end, integrated AI and data science solution to increase the productivity of mobile mining equipment. The joint solution combines Symboticware’s SymBot® device, which provides comprehensive data capture from mining fleets, and Uptake’s Asset Performance Management (APM)...

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Oct 15, 2019

   

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National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

Saultites are suffering because of the tangled web of overlapping government approvals needed for Noront’s proposed ferrochrome smelter, a veteran federal politician and business leader told members of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 8. “I want to be clear: civic engagement is important and communities must have a voice in project...

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Oct 15, 2019

   

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Robinson-Huron Treaty lawsuit resumes

Now that the provincial government has failed to reopen an historic legal case, the second phase of a lawsuit filed by Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations is set to begin in Sudbury on Tuesday. The hearings will help sort out how much and who pays annuities owed to the First Nations under the 1850 treaty. The...

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