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NORCAT breaks ground on innovation park

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) has broken ground on a new 40,000 sq. ft. innovation and..

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Xstrata CEO: nothing stopping us

Pundits who dismiss Xstrata plc “as a bunch of deal junkies” have it all wrong, said Ian Pierce, chief executive officer of the..

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Crops for biodiesel to be grown on mine tailings

Three Northern Ontario mining companies will participate next year in a pilot project designed to find out if crops suitable for producing..

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FNX ramps up in Sudbury

When Inco auctioned off five surplus properties in the Sudbury Basin in 2001 to little known Fort Knox Gold Resources, no one could have..

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Blue Heron helps mines comply with environmental laws

In their past lives as environmental co-ordinators for two different mines in the Timmins area, Linda Byron-Fortin and Colin Webster often..

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Fungi used to promote tree growth

Fungi used to promote tree growth

There could be a day in the distant future when former mine sites are filled with large pine trees blowing in the breeze, instead of barren..

December 1, 2007 with 1 Comment

Suppliers are the engine for innovation

Knowing how things work used to be the key to industrial success. Today, you have to know how things change. At the national level and in..

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More than one way to go global

Wabi Iron and Steel’s centennial celebration this year reminds us of the rich history of mining in Northern Ontario.Founded in 1907 in..

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U.S. safety legislation a bonanza for suppliers

New mine safety legislation requiring the installation of wireless, two-way communication and electronic tracking systems in U.S. coal..

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OMA study reports on compressed air savings

Getting miners to report compressed air leaks is an easy way for mining companies to reduce energy costs, according to study commissioned..

September 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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