SAMSSA News

07.05.2005

Peru: Land of opportunity

BY JASON THOMPSON Northern Life Representatives from the local mining industry will have an opportunity today (Wednesday) to hear about the investment opportunities for mining in Peru. John Pollesel, a native Sudburian and the vice-president of finance and administration for Compania Minera Antamina in South America will address SAMSSA (Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service […]

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07.05.2005

Trade mission in a box: SAMSSA is off to China

By ADELLE LARMOUR Northern Ontario Business It is time for Sudbury area mining supply and service companies to do business beyond their own backyard, and China is the place to do it. Kirk Petroski, president of ere services, a Sudbury consulting firm, says exploring global opportunities in the mining industry is the thrust behind the […]

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07.04.2005

Robotics Project Announced By SAMSSA Member BESTECH

Marc Boudreau, President of BESTECH announced today that a new robotics project for Cameco Corporation, Blind River Operations is near completion. This robotic system will ultimately be capable of cutting feed receiving drums into multiple pieces that will subsequently be sent to cleaning operations. Once the drums are cleaned up they will be shipped to […]

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06.27.2005

MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT BUILDING STRONGER TIES WITH CHINA

Premier To Lead Trade And Investment Mission To China This Fall TORONTO — Premier Dalton McGuinty will lead members of the government and representatives of some of Ontario’s leading economic sectors to Beijing, Shanghai and Nanjing this fall to build stronger ties of trade and friendship with the people of China. “Trade does more than […]

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06.21.2005

Sudbury Mayor David Courtemanche Supports SAMSSA

David Courtemanche, the Mayor of Sudbury recently endorsed the efforts of SAMSSA in his annual report to the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on June 9th 2005. The Mayor emphasized the real growth that was occurring in a number of sectors of the community but was extremely pleased with the efforts of the expertise and […]

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06.10.2005

Silvercorp Metals Retains Chinese Engineering Company for Testing and Mine and Mill Design

Vancouver’s Silvercorp Metals Ltd. announced that Changsha Engineering & Research Institute of Nonferrous Metallurgy (CNIF) has been retained to perform metallurgical testing and mine and mill design for Silvercorp’s Ying Silver project located in Henan province. The mine and mill design is expected to be completed by August of this year. Newly proposed metallurgical testing […]

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06.10.2005

Erdene Gold to Enter into Strategic Alliance with Mongolian Copper-Molybdenum Producer

Halifax-based mineral exploration company Erdene Gold Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC), a Mongolian operator of the Erdenet copper-molybdenum mine. The agreement forms the basis for a strategic alliance and joint exploration program. The agreement also provides for the mutual exchange of all data relating to Erdene-controlled […]

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06.09.2005

IN-ROC Development opens Peru office

In-Roc Development is pleased to announce that they have opened an office in Lima Peru. There have been a number of requests from companies and government agents in Peru about In-Roc’s services. Gordon Barker CEO said, “With the increased activity in Peru, it was time to open an office in this location to better serve […]

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06.03.2005

RDH Drillmaster sculpts Crazy Horse Memorial

Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal RDH Mining Equipment, of Alban, Ontario, 55 kilometres south of Sudbury, has sold a 150 Drillmaster Jumbo to the Crazy Horse Foundation in South Dakota. The single boom jumbo manufactured by RDH will be used to continue sculpting a mountain in the image of Crazy Horse, a revered Native American leader. […]

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06.02.2005

China – Metal import curbs loom

China will put the brakes on its booming metals sector and encourage producers to invest in mining to reduce its need for high-priced raw material imports, a top state planning official said. Xiao Chunquan, a director at the State Development and Reform Commission, told a conference Wednesday the country’s fast-growing metals capacity had pushed up […]

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