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Sudbury Mining Solutions

Norm Tollinsky

Wakeup call for the Ring of Fire

Recently, Lourenco Gonclaves, the president, CEO and chairman of Cliffs Natural Resources, stated he didn’t think the chromite in..

December 1, 2014

Entrepreneurship and visionary thinking

Shastri Ramnath was a young geologist working at FNX Mining when I first met her in 2005. We were interviewing young miners, prospectors,..

September 1, 2014
Ingenuity and innovation synonymous with mining

Ingenuity and innovation synonymous with mining

Few industries or human pursuits are as dependent on ingenuity and innovation as mining. The magnitude of the challenge associated with..

June 1, 2014
Preserving our mining-friendly reputation

Preserving our mining-friendly reputation

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,..

February 13, 2014

No endeavour for the faint of heart

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..

November 26, 2013

Ten years and counting

The tenth anniversary of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal came and went without any hoopla. Our very first issue dated March 1, 2004 would..

August 13, 2013

More than one reason to celebrate

Modern Mining and Technology Week – formerly just Mining Week – is an annual opportunity for the people of Sudbury to recognize and..

May 27, 2013

Favourable geology or moose pasture?

Exploration spending of $916 million for 2012 was a bit down from the prior year’s $1 billion plus performance and still worthy of..

March 4, 2013

New regulations – business as usual

During the last several years, the vast majority of exploration and mining companies with properties in Ontario have been consulting with..

November 20, 2012

A repository of mining expertise

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard the complaint that mining companies are slow to embrace change and never want to be the..

September 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
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