Oct 27, 2015

   

Industry News

TPS Event Sudbury Live 2 Lead Leadership Development Experience

  MEDIA RELEASE TPS Group of Companies October 20, 2015     In partnership with Mark Nesbitt Training and Consulting, TPS Group of Companies is proud to be hosting an open forum simulcast of 4 incredible speakers at the Live 2 Lead Leadership Development Experience in Sudbury. (See attached).   Featuring: John C. Maxwell, Leadership...

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Oct 26, 2015

   

Industry News

Weak metal prices to hit miners through 2016 — Moody’s

    Cecilia Jamasmie | October 26, 2015   Prices for iron ore, copper, nickel, aluminum and other metals have been in a multiyear slump amid sluggish growth in advanced economies and weakening expansion in emerging markets. Unfortunately, the trend won’t be fading anytime soon, Moody’s Investor Service says in its latest global base metals...

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Oct 26, 2015

   

Industry News

Foreign brands hope for boom in Mongolia after deal reached on Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine

      By GRACE BROWN, Associated Press ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Burger King has opened its first store in sparsely populated Mongolia, joining companies from Pizza Hut to Porsche in anticipating an economic boom from the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine. Sandwiched between China and Russia, Mongolia has long been dependent on mining...

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Oct 26, 2015

   

Industry News

Newsbyte: Global Mining Leaders and SAP Discuss Digitized Mine of the Future

  WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced more than 15 members of the SAP Advisory Council for Mining are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, for two days of in-depth discussions on the processes and technologies that will support and drive the digital mine of...

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Oct 26, 2015

   

Industry News

Death casts pall over conference

The death last week of a miner at Glencore’s Nickel Rim South Mine cast a shadow Sunday evening over the start of an international conference on mining safety which is now being held in Greater Sudbury – and in Canada for the first time ever. Not only was a minute of silence observed by the...

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Oct 24, 2015

   

SAMSSA News

Sulfur dioxide plant setting up in Timmins Design by SAMSSA Member Bestech

: Northern Ontario Business staff The City of Timmins will soon be host to a liquid sulfur dioxide plant. Texas-based Calabrian Corp. is setting up a liquid sulfur dioxide plant in Timmins. In a news release, the company said the facility would serve the mining, paper and water treatment markets. Site development and construction is...

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Oct 24, 2015

   

SAMSSA News

Big bang deal for Nordex with SAMSSA Member Technica

    By: Northern Ontario Business staff Nordex Explosives will be supplying a Sudbury underground mining contractor with the explosives to carve out a new mine in Northern Ontario. Nordex Explosives will be supplying a Sudbury underground mining contractor with the explosives to carve out a new mine in Northern Ontario. The Kirkland Lake-based explosives...

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Oct 24, 2015

   

Industry News

Ivan Glasenberg faces major test amid Glencore’s shaky future

    Eric Reguly – EUROPEAN BUREAU CHIEF LONDON — The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 6:13PM EDT The partners at mining and commodities trading giant Glencore PLC earned a fortune buying into the “stronger for longer” China story. That bet has been looking shaky for a couple of years and downright precarious since...

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Oct 24, 2015

   

Industry News

Vale disagrees with Environment Canada conclusions

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Oct 23, 2015 – 5:02 PM | 8 Warrant alleges toxic substances seeped into local waterways for decades Vale disagrees with the conclusions drawn in warrant documents filed by Environment Canada, regarding runoff of toxic substances in Sudbury waterways alleged to have occurred over decades. RELATED ARTICLES Vale allegedly leaked...

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Oct 24, 2015

   

Industry News

Vale allegedly leaked toxic runoff in local waterways: report

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Oct 23, 2015 – 3:37 PM A search warrant Environment Canada enacted in early October to search through Vale’s Sudbury offices leads back to toxic run-off allegedly leaking into Sudbury waterways since 1963. In a Canadian Press article published Oct. 23, reporter Ian Bickis said Environment Canada accuses Vale of...

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