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Gold and the end of the world as we know it

There always seems to be an apocalypse just around the corner. I remember walking home from school with friends in 1962 looking up at the..

February 26, 2015

Mining cluster comes of age

It is quite evident that the Northern Ontario mining cluster has developed as a “mature cluster” based on studies by major agencies and..

December 1, 2014

Game changing innovations in energy technology

Suppliers depend on prospecting in more than one sense. Without prospectors the supply of new mines would dry up, and our industry would be..

December 1, 2014

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
What CEOs see and what we should do

What CEOs see and what we should do

Tugs have power to spare, but on dark and rainy nights, when the tide is running fast, there are channels that make even tugboat skippers..

September 1, 2014
Managing mining intelligence

Managing mining intelligence

When the Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association (SAMSSA) was created in 2003, the founding fathers were looking for something..

September 1, 2014
FedNor: an important agency in Northern Ontario

FedNor: an important agency in Northern Ontario

The following interview with Aime Dimatteo, director general of FedNor and formerly executive director of the Northern Ontario Heritage..

June 1, 2014
Mining: such a strange mix of products

Mining: such a strange mix of products

Canada’s mineral sector is an odd collection of quite different industries, united by big trucks and high wages. Suppliers in for the..

June 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
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