Oct 08, 2015

   

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We got to talk to Canada’s most famous astronaut Chris Hadfield

  ‘The human existence is an immensely shared, common thing’: Chris Hadfield Being an astronaut helps put things in perspective. For retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the International Space Station, seeing the Earth from a vantage point only a select few have ever experienced, helped solidify his view that as human...

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Oct 08, 2015

   

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U.S. Steel Canada may become independent again

U.S. Steel Canada may become independent again – by Greg Keenan (Globe and Mail – October 8, 2015)   posted in www.republicofmining.com| The Globe and Mail is Canada’s national newspaper with the second largest broadsheet circulation in the country. It has enormous influence on Canada’s political and business elite. TORONTO — The 100-year-old steel maker once known...

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Oct 08, 2015

   

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Mining makes your life possible

  It’s time for some sober thinking about just how heavily we rely on the minerals we extract from the earth – and what we can realistically do to mitigate the consequences of our own appetites By Stephen Hume, Originally published by The Vancouver Sun. Posted by Resource Works here: http://www.resourceworks.com/whylifeispossible So, you’re parking both the family car and the...

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Oct 08, 2015

   

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Mining stocks surge as end of commodity rout called

Frik Els | October 7, 2015  Mining.com   Morgan Stanley sees a sharp reversal in commodities with prices rising nearly 20% by 2017 making mining stocks historically attractive Investors returned to the metals and mining sector in a big way on Wednesday after an analyst report called a bottom in the commodities rout. On the...

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Oct 08, 2015

   

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Commodity slump intensifies risks to emerging markets: Kemp

    (John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) By John Kemp LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) – Oil, gas and mining accounted for nearly nine percent of all new greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) projects announced over the last decade. Oil, gas and mining FDI has played a large...

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Oct 07, 2015

   

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Even top juniors are running out of money

    Frik Els | October 6, 2015 mining.com   The drying up of equity and debt markets coupled with new lows in cash reserves have pushed Canada’s junior mining industry to the brink says PwC’s annual report on the TSX Venture’s top 100 junior mining companies. According to report, now in its ninth year, juniors raised...

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Oct 07, 2015

   

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Conflicting outlook for workers in the mining services field AUSTRALIA

  Conflicting outlook for workers in the mining services field in wake of signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership ABC Rural Babs McHugh Updated earlier today at 1:28amWed 7 Oct 2015, 1:28am Photo: Unions and mining lobby groups differ over benefits to workers after signing of TPP (ABC Goldfields: Emma Wynne)                   Federal Trade Minister Andrew...

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Oct 07, 2015

   

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Report shows Sudbury lags behind on health outcomes, but doing OK on jobs

Report shows Sudbury lags behind on health outcomes, but doing OK on jobs The City of Greater Sudbury did not fare well on various health outcomes – including obesity and smoking rates – in the 2015 Sudbury Vital Signs report, but did better on economic measures and community safety. On the positive side, the unemployment...

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Oct 07, 2015

   

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Sudbury mine at heart of prize-winning work

  By The Canadian Press . Wednesday, October 7, 2015 1:23:46 EDT AM Vale’s Creighton Mine. JOHN LAPPA/THE SUDBURY STAR/QMI AGENCY There’s a place in Sudbury, buried in a working nickel mine two kilometres underground, where Nobel Prize-winning experiments are the order of the day. It’s called SNOLAB, a cavernous “clean” lab that was able...

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Oct 06, 2015

   

Industry News

Advanced Manufacturing Conference Montreal November 18-19

Education & Conference          50+ Presentations from High-Level National & International Industry Speakers. Conference Objectives   Foster a national dialogue among industry, government, academia, and media on the role of advanced manufacturing for the competitiveness of the Canadian manufacturing sector. Provide a national forum to discuss policy implications at all levels that could help accelerate the...

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