Jan 13, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

SAMSSA Trade Mission to Chile: Day 1

Today marked the first day of SAMSSA’s Trade Mission to Santiago, Chile. The participating companies in this mission are Hard-Line, Ionic Mechatronics, Jannatec, Kovatera, Maestro Digital Mine, NORCAT and MacLean Engineering. SAMSSA’s Executive Director, Paul Bradette is leading the mission with our members. To kick start the mission the SAMSSA team met with delegates from...

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Jan 13, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Cobalt explorer seals the deal on lab acquisition

Polymet Labs to operate under the banner of Temiskaming Testing Laboratories39 Jan 10, 2020 : Northern Ontario Business Staff The new owners of PolyMet Labs have finalized the sale. Canada Cobalt Works said Jan. 10 that it has closed its acquisition of the lab and processing facility in the town of Cobalt. The transaction was...

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Jan 13, 2020

   

Member Story

PEP Conference & Tradeshow 2020

PEP was designed to ignite industry-wide discussion on ways Ontario can build and benefit from innovative supply chain management, address the shortage of skilled workers, and build progressive relationships between industry and Indigenous communities. We want to learn from organizations that are leading the way in all aspects of Procurement, Employment and Partnerships.  The PEP...

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Jan 12, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Exclusive: Brazil prosecutor aims to charge Vale within days over mining waste dam disaster

Marta Nogueira, Christian Plumb 5 Min Read BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – A Brazilian state prosecutor expects to bring criminal charges “in the next few days” against miner Vale (VALE3.SA) over a mining waste dam collapse that killed at least 259 people, even as the prosecutor’s federal counterpart continues to investigate the case. Andressa de...

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Jan 11, 2020

   

SAMSSA News

Kirkland Lake Gold sitting pretty heading into 2020

Australian mine leads the pack in gold production in contributing to record year 2 days ago By: Northern Ontario Business Staff KL Gold – 1 The Fosterville Mine in Australia was the main driver behind a “record year” for Kirkland Lake Gold. The Toronto-headquarter miner announced its 2019 and fourth quarter results on Jan. 9....

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Jan 10, 2020

   

Press Release

More gold discovered near White River

Harte Gold excited about high-grade gold zone, prepares to drill 0 shares Dec 5, 2019 11:38 AM By: Northern Ontario Business Staff Sugar Zone Mine processing plant Sugar Zone Mine (Harte Gold photo) Harte Gold has discovered an “entirely new high-grade gold zone” southeast of its Sugar Zone Mine near White River. Dubbed the TT8...

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Jan 08, 2020

   

Industry News

Are Robots Coming for Our Jobs? The Economic Impact of Automation on Northern Ontario’s Economy

Dr. Bakhtiar Moazzami websitecarousel_robots_en December 19, 2019 | Dr. Bakhtiar Moazzami Automation can have both positive and negative effects on economies. Some say that automation can lead to rising productivity, income, and standard of living. On the other hand, concerns include the fact that new technologies could accelerate the pace of change and bring unprecedented...

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Jan 08, 2020

   

Press Release

SAMSSA Welcomes Paul Finley as Director of Member Relations

Paul Finley has over 30 years of experience in business, community, and economic development as a consultant, business development officer, and international trade advisor. In these roles, he has worked with companies, municipalities, small business entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations and senior government agencies in the coordination of business, trade and investment and community development initiatives. He...

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Jan 07, 2020

   

Member Story

Schalke Sold First 140 t Diesel-Electric Locomotive Into Tokyo, Japan

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO, January 2, 2020 – Schalke Locomotives GmbH is very pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with “Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha Ltd” from Tokyo to supply a 140t Locomotive to Japan. The purchase of a second locomotive is planned for 2020. This large locomotive will be used in a Japanese steel plant...

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Jan 07, 2020

   

Industry News

Pirie’s 2020 vision: Jobs, growth – TIMMINS

Pirie’s 2020 vision: Jobs, growth – by Elena De Luigi (Timmins Daily Press – December 31, 2019) January 6, 2020 in Canadian Regional Media and Web Publications, Gold and Silver, Ontario Mining, Timmins More jobs and industry projects are coming to Timmins in 2020, according to Mayor George Pirie. In an interview, he told The...

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