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Sudbury struts its stuff in Vegas

Sudbury struts its stuff in Vegas

The City of Greater Sudbury hopes to persuade at least some of the 40,000 industry professionals attending MINExpo 2012 in Las Vegas..

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Mine life extended

At Xstrata Copper’s Kidd Creek Mine in Timmins, employee suggestions for improvement have helped increase the life of the mine. Its 2020..

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Goldcorp open pit close to downtown

Goldcorp’s decision to turn a former producing mine into an open pit operation in Timmins created some extra challenges for the..

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Vale puts railveyor to test

Vale puts railveyor to test

The successful demonstration of Sudbury-based Rail-Veyor Technologies’ innovative material handling system at Vale’s 114 Orebody could..

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Detour Gold on Target to begin production next year

Detour Gold on Target to begin production next year

Detour Gold Corporation’s Detour Lake open pit gold mine in northeastern Ontario remains on budget and on schedule for gold production to..

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Ontario: an oasis in the global mining market

Northern Ontario is booming. Some would say we’re experiencing a mini super cycle and will continue to do so for at least three years..

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Penguin unveils optical technology

Penguin unveils optical technology

A ground-breaking optical communication system developed by Sudbury-based Penguin Automated Systems Inc. is turning heads in the mining..

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New era of supercaves on the horizon

New era of supercaves on the horizon

Within 10 years, 40 per cent of Rio Tinto’s copper production will come from underground mines with production rates of 100,000 tonnes or..

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Go big or go home

Go big or go home

RDH Mining Equipment is bulking up. Known until now for its narrow vein jumbos and loaders, the Sudbury-area underground mining equipment..

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New mining frontier beckons

New mining frontier beckons

Picture this. Somewhere in near-Earth orbit, a network of filling stations with attached Starbucks. Giant, space-based solar power stations..

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