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When bad news is good news, make fudge

In “A Detailed Analysis of the Productivity Performance of Mining in Canada,” Celeste Bradley and Andrew Sharpe concluded that “the..

August 13, 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

Sudbury: Ontario’s mining superstore

The Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA) is having a banner year in this its 10th anniversary with multiple..

May 27, 2013

Masters of the Underground

Management consultants quote Sun Tsu’s Art of War when they want to emphasize strategy and creative thinking. I plan to quote Wayne..

May 27, 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

Sudbury cluster shouldn’t have happened

Mining sprawls. It is the nature of the beast. The way that metal production sprawls about the globe isn’t terribly convenient for human..

March 4, 2013

SAMSSA: ten years old and growing

The Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA) turns 10 years old in 2013. The annual general meeting (AGM) held in..

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

Mining brains

Question: What does the mining industry have in common with the zombie apocalypse? Answer: Mining companies and zombies both have an..

November 20, 2012
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