Case Sudy Sudbury Regional Innovation Study

Federation of Canadian Municipalities
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Breaking News Mining Super Cluster Denied

CIM/CEMI Media Release

            NEWS RELEASE For immediate releaseIndustry remains committed to investing in mining innovation    Ottawa, February 15, 2018 – The consortium behind the CLEER supercluster proposal remains committed to transforming Canada’s mining industry through innovation, despite not being amongst the five projects selected by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada […]

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What it means to be a miner in the 21st century

David Garofalo Gold Corp

   – by David Garofalo (Globe and Mail – February 15, 2018) February 15, 2018 in www. republicofmining David Garofalo is the CEO of Goldcorp Inc. The mining industry has traditionally been a laggard when it comes to innovation. The 21st-century economy, however, dominated by emerging technologies like electric vehicles, green energy sources and ever-more advanced […]

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Ferrochrome smelter bids draw concern from northeastern Ontario communities

Robin DeAngelis

  Noront to select smelter location this spring By Robin De Angelis, CBC News Posted: Feb 12, 2018 6:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 12, 2018 6:00 AM ET Residents of two northeastern Ontario communities are concerned about the environmental effects of a potential ferrochrome smelter, which will process chromite from the Ring of Fire mining operation. (CBC)   […]

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SMT Scharf takes over Canadian mining specialist RDH Mining Equipment


      Feb 9, 2018 |  Hamm, February 7, 2018 – SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has indirectly acquired an interest in 100 percent of the shares in RDH Mining Equipment, based in Alban, Canada, through its wholly-owned subsidiary SMT Scharf Corporation, also based on Alban, Canada. With this acquisition, SMT Scharf AG […]

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Robots and mines. Welcome to the future.

Asia Miner news

         Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018 09:02  Written by ASIA Miner News     According to a newly released report from BDO Australia, by 2020, robots will replace more than 50% of miners, reducing mining accidents by 75%. It is estimated that half of the miners will themselves be retrained to run the […]

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Quebec Iron Ore signs maintenance agreement with Metso

Mining Techno;ogy

  Canada-based Champion Iron’s subsidiary Quebec Iron Ore (QIO) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Metso for the maintenance of equipment as part of a lifecycle services (LCS) contract. With the three-year deal, QIO will have maximum availability of equipment to meet production targets for the Bloom Lake Iron Mine near Fermont, Quebec. Metso […]

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panel Discusses Digital for Mining

Karen McKinley

      Beyond Digital Transformation conference talks innovation, safety, collaboration as the wave of the future 4 20 h by: Karen McKinley PreviousNext 1 / 3 From left, Greg Sandblom, operations and business technology, Sudbury Integrated Nickel, Sean McCarthy, superintendent, engineering, Barrick Gold Corp., Patrick Marshall, manager, automation projects, Barrick Gold Corp., Kevin McAuley, sustainable development and innovation, Glencore, […]

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Thyssen Mining sets up shop in Sudbury

Darren MacDonald

      Global mining giant optimistic about development in Ring of Fire 20 h by: Darren MacDonald N.O.B. Thyssen Mining’s joint venture with First Nations in Saskatchewan, a model the company hopes will help it find success in Ontario. After so many false dawns, there’s some real optimism brewing the long-awaited recovery of mining in Northern […]

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SAMSSA Media Release

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