Dec 09, 2019

   

SAMSSA News

SAMSSA Member Maclean Engineering going Digital and Twinning

Having witnessed – and benefitted from – the electrification and automation evolution going on in the underground mining industry, MacLean Engineering is also leveraging digitalisation to improve machine analysis and performance for its customers. The Sudbury, Ontario-based company, over the last few years, set itself a target of creating a digital twin for every MacLean...

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Dec 06, 2019

   

SAMSSA News

Revitalization and Expanding SAMSSA’s reach

A special night for SAMSSA happened in Sault Ste. Marie on September 26 2019 when Northern Ontario Business Awards choose SAMSSA as the Entrepreneurial Community of the Year and acknowledged it as a dynamic force in the economy of Northern Ontario. I had the privilege as former executive Director of SAMSSA to accept the award...

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Dec 06, 2019

   

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SAMSSA Honors Its Founder – Dick DeStefano

As a long-standing tradition, SAMSSA takes pride in highlighting those members that have made a difference in driving this industry forward. The SAMSSA Hall of Fame was put in place by our Founder Dick Destefano in 2007 with our first inductees Fred Castron and Connie Houle. In a touching ceremony, founder and past executive director...

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Dec 06, 2019

   

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SAMSSA Welcomes New Board of Directors

Ricky Lemieux, president and CEO of Rock-Tech in Lively, was welcomed as the new president of the board of directors, replacing Alicia Woods.  He joins Michael Gribbons, vice-president and treasurer, and directors Dave Rector, Jeff Smith, Marla Tremblay, Brad Gregorini, and Eddy Lamontagne on the board.

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Dec 06, 2019

   

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SAMSSA AGM 2019 A Great Success

The SAMSSA held their annual general meeting on Dec. 4 at Dynamic Earth.  In welcoming members from North Bay, Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie, and Thunder Bay, the association reaffirmed its intention to support Northern Ontario businesses on a global scale and to generate leads for their member companies. SAMSSA is currently working to increase their visibility both in...

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Nov 29, 2019

   

SAMSSA News

Thunder Bay Rich Potential for Mining Activity

Exploration and Mining Canada is one of the top global destinations for exploration, and mining and Thunder Bay is the gateway to Northwestern Ontario and all of its resource potential. Northwestern Ontario is a strong contributor to Canada’s gold mining industry, producing 19% of Canada’s gold in 2018 (1.05 million ounces)! With 4 new gold...

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Nov 25, 2019

   

SAMSSA News

By-law amendments

Attention SAMSSA Members, The attached amended by-laws passed by the SAMSSA Board shall be presented for confirmation at the Annual General Meeting on December 4th, 2019. Everyone is welcome to join us for live entertainment and refreshments. All are welcomed, please RSVP here.

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Aug 26, 2019

   

SAMSSA News

The Importance of Change in the Digital Era in Mining

  One of the most persistent questions asked by SAMSSA members is what products and services will be in demand in the short and long term. Aug 12, 2019 4:07 PM by: Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal Dick DeStefano is the former Executive Director of SAMSSA By DICK DeSTEFANO Former Executive Director of SAMSSA One of...

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May 10, 2019

   

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‘Sudbury would have stayed invisible’: Dick DeStefano on his 15 years as head of SAMSSA

  DeStefano was head of SAMSSA since its inception   Casey Stranges · CBC News · Posted: May 09, 2019 5:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 9   Dick DeStefano announced his retirement as the executive director of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA)     A long-time advocate of Sudbury’s mining sector is calling it...

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May 09, 2019

   

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(SAMSSA) is seeking a new Executive Director.

  The organization, which represents mining service and supply companies in Northern Ontario and beyond, made note of its search in a newsletter on May 6. The successful candidate would be the successor to Dick DeStefano, who has led the organization since its inception in 2003. That year, recognizing the benefit of a combined marketing effort...

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