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Sudbury Mining Solutions

Dick DeStefano

What is the big deal about industrial design?

Professors Philippe Lalande and Daniel Spooner of the University of Montreal’s School of Industrial Design were recently invited to..

March 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Developing countries fuel commodity supercycle

tan Sudol has one of the most active mining blogs in North America: www.republicofmining.com. It has recently been added to a Top Ten..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Building human capacity: the Vale solution

The global mining industry will face a serious problem in the near future acquiring and developing the human potential required to maintain..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Innovation in hard rock mining alive and well

In the past weeks and months, it has become evident that the mining sector is on a continuous upswing.  There is a general consensus that..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Growing your company for a global market

One of the most consistent questions from the SAMSSA membership is how do we build a truly viable and vital company that can meet all the..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Northern Ontario is the place to be to succeed

The Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association (SAMSSA) has become a major player in mining centres domestically and globally in..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

SAMSSA members create wealth

The recent Doyletech study of the mining supply & service sector provided significant data indicating that this sector has close to 500..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Supply sector accounts for $5.6 billion in sales

A comprehensive survey of Northern Ontario mining supply and service companies supports earlier estimates that this sector is a significant..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

A special day for SAMSSA in 2009

December 10, 2009 was a special day for me.   Working with a small and determined group of invisible mining supply companies in the early..

March 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ontario’s Federated School of Mines a global leader

Northern Ontario can probably claim title to the largest number of mining-related training and post-secondary programs in the world. This..

December 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
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