Nov 25, 2019

   

Member Story

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 24, 2019

   

Industry News

FedNor provides $1.5M for Norgalv plant North Bay

The company behind a new galvanizing plant currently being built at North Bay’s Airport Industrial Business Park received $1.5 million this year from FedNor. Records obtained through Freedom of Information legislation show the South African company Norgalv was approved for the funding in April. The funding contribution also is listed in the Government of Canada’s...

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Nov 24, 2019

   

Industry News

Timmins in the era of horsepower Special Story

From the TImmins Museum: National Exhibition Center: The horse disappeared off this continent 9,000 years ago, around the same time as the last ice age. It’s reintroduction to North America from Europe in the 16th Century set a new age of development and rapid growth in motion. Here we will examine some of the various...

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Nov 24, 2019

   

Industry News

Cambrian to offer mine hoist training in Sudbury

Cambrian College is offering six courses through its corporate training department designed to make sure those working in mining get the lift they need to reach higher in their careers. The courses focus on the aspects of mine hoist operation. Each of the courses will bolster the skills and qualifications of those looking to advance...

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Nov 22, 2019

   

Industry News

Destigmatizing mental health in the mining industry

The Mining Association of Canada estimates that the mining industry directly and indirectly employs 632,000 people throughout the country. When you look at the numbers, that means that about 126,000 workers will experience a mental health challenge every year. Keith Hanson, area manager and director of workplace health at Lifemark Health Group, further estimates that...

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Nov 22, 2019

   

Industry News

CN strike: Mining Assoc. warns of mines closing, thousands laid off within days

With more than 3,000 CN workers hitting the pickets line Tuesday, the Mining Association of Canada is warning of what it calls “the damaging effects” the work stoppage can have on the sector. Some 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers belonging to the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference are on strike. The union...

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Nov 20, 2019

   

Industry News

Central Timmins Exploration finds kimberlite pipe near Chapleau

(Central Timmins Exploration photo) Central Timmins Exploration has identified a potential kimberlite pipe near Chapleau in northeastern Ontario. In a Nov. 18 news release, the Toronto-based junior miner called it a “pleasant surprise” that occurred during their search for copper and zinc in Bonar Township, 45 kilometres north of Newmont Goldcorp’s Borden Lake Gold Mine...

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Nov 20, 2019

   

Industry News

CENTRAL CANADA EXPO COMING TO THUNDER BAY SEPTEMBER 2020

Canadian Trade-Ex (CT-EX), in partnership with the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) is pleased to announce the Central Canadian Expo. This multi-industry event will take place September 10/11 at the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition Grounds. The show will bring together, under one roof, the biggeststakeholders in the mining, forestry, and energy sectors for a...

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Nov 19, 2019

   

Industry News

The Mining Industry Could Strike Gold With Automation

The mining industry is facing a tough decision. A staunchly traditional industry, mining is now at a critical juncture in which it will either adopt new technologies or be left behind. The mining industry was actually one of the first industries alongside defence to adopt automation technology, but since that first step, there has not...

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Nov 19, 2019

   

Industry News

Construction underway on infrastructure for Vale’s $750M Copper Cliff mine expansion

New expanded Copper Cliff mine expected to open in 2021 Vale spokesperson Danica Pagnutti says the construction of the new ventilation system is an important milestone for the $750 million re-opening of the Copper Cliff Mine. (Erik White/CBC) Construction is underway in Copper Cliff on a set of massive ventilation fans to supply fresh and...

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