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Tougher security in the works

The following is an interview with Travis Fitzgerald, a customs broker and freight forwarder with George A. Gray Customs Brokers Limited, a..

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Rail-Veyor to be demonstrated in Sudbury

What if a mine could transport ore underground quickly and inexpensively and, at the same time, reduce diesel emissions? Starting in..

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Mining suppliers inducted into hall of fame

A hand-printed sign bearing the message “Success isn’t how far you go, but the distance travelled from where you started” hangs in a..

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Core saw sideline turns into flourishing enterprise

You never know where linecutting will take you. For Vance McAfee, it led to a 32-year career as an area supervisor for Inco Exploration...

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De Beers’ Victor Mine ramps up

Second-year Lakehead University geology student Brad Wood made the type of discovery during the summer of 1987 that prospectors dream..

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CEMI funds research, capacity building

The Sudbury-based Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) has approved funding for several capacity building initiatives,..

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More recognition for suppliers needed

I had the good fortune to spend a day recently with mining colleagues and mining supply and service leaders in a workshop in Sudbury..

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Training the next generation of drillers

During graduation ceremonies last fall at Northern College in Kirkland Lake, nine of the 11 rookie diamond drillers who had completed a..

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MineSET showcases mining industry careers

Matching students with the right careers in the mining industry will be the focus of the MineSET Mine Technologies and Career Opportunities..

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College proceeds with new Timmins campus

The number of skilled workers being trained by Collège Boréal in Timmins will jump exponentially after an $11.5 million campus in the..

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