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Idling alternative cuts diesel consumption

An energy saving idea shared by Barrick Gold’s Hemlo operation at an Ontario Mining Association energy workshop in 2007 is paying off big..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

The rebirth of Detour Lake

                      There was a decided lack of excitement about the Detour Lake..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

CAMIRO re-invents itself with move to NORCAT

The Sudbury-based mining division of CAMIRO, the Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization, is re-inventing itself to focus more on..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Brett Resources advances Hammond Reef

When Vancouver-based Brett Resources Inc. optioned the Hammond Reef project from Kinross Gold in 2006, the property had an historic..

March 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Suppliers head for Peru, Brazil

Ten Ontario companies will be heading to Peru and six to Brazil for mining trade shows in September. It took less than two weeks to fill..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Best practices for commercializing products and services

In most cases, if I ask our SAMSSA (Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association) member companies how they are structuring their..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Conference Board places supply sector under microscope

Research being carried out by the Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for the Commercialization of Mining Technologies and Services hopes..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

New software product optimizes schedules

New scheduling software developed by MIRARCO Mining Innovation, a not-for profit research organization based at Laurentian University in..

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Noront, Rosseau agree on compromise board

Noront, Rosseau agree on compromise board Richard Nemis has resigned as president and CEO of Noront Resources as part of a compromise with..

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Mining association promotes opportunities for women

Prior to 1979, the law forbade women to work in underground production in Ontario mines. Now, almost 30 years later and with a daunting..

September 1, 2008 with 0 Comments
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