What do smart mining supply companies do when commodity prices slide, capital spending dries up and mining companies tighten their belts?..
The mining industry has its ups and downs, commodity prices rise and fall, exploration capital turns on and off like a tap, but nothing..
In every issue of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal, we offer our readers an almost random collection of stories that, on the face of it,..
After 30 years in the business, Ricky Lemieux, president of Rock-Tech, a Sudbury-based mining supplier, has learned that every downturn is..
Recently, Lourenco Gonclaves, the president, CEO and chairman of Cliffs Natural Resources, stated he didn’t think the chromite in..
Shastri Ramnath was a young geologist working at FNX Mining when I first met her in 2005. We were interviewing young miners, prospectors,..
Few industries or human pursuits are as dependent on ingenuity and innovation as mining. The magnitude of the challenge associated with..
Delegates to this year’s PDAC won’t be celebrating quite as much as in previous years. Risk capital is a lot more difficult to secure,..
This month marks the handover to operations at Vale’s state-of-the-art Totten Mine, the first new mine in the Sudbury Basin for Vale (and..
The tenth anniversary of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal came and went without any hoopla. Our very first issue dated March 1, 2004 would..