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Vale Inco will not shut down in 2008

Vale Inco will not be engaging in its annual maintenance shutdown in 2008. Instead, it will postpone the shutdown until May 2009, just a..

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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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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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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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Energy Centre receives $2 million boost from Xstrata

Xstrata Nickel has contributed $2 million towards the construction of the Sustainable Energy Centre at Cambrian College in Sudbury. Once..

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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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Industry urged to sponsor student research

Mining companies that need research done should consider sponsoring university students to do the work because they have a chance to double..

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