After 30 years in the business, Ricky Lemieux, president of Rock-Tech, a Sudbury-based mining supplier, has learned that every downturn is..
In every issue of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal, we offer our readers an almost random collection of stories that, on the face of it,..
Awards, as simple as applauding an athlete’s success in a game or winning Olympic gold, are an important centuries-old tradition. This..
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..
It is quite evident that the Northern Ontario mining cluster has developed as a “mature cluster” based on studies by major agencies and..
Suppliers depend on prospecting in more than one sense. Without prospectors the supply of new mines would dry up, and our industry would be..
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,..
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..
When the Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association (SAMSSA) was created in 2003, the founding fathers were looking for something..