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Goldcorp maintains sustainability recognition

Goldcorp Inc. has again been named to the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index, recognizing it as one of the top 100 companies in the world for its sustainability reporting and performance.

MAC tightens tailing management best practices

An independent task force commissioned by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has submitted a final report with 29 recommendations for enhancing tailings management.

Cementation acquires Merit Consultants

Cementation Canada Inc. has completed the acquisition of Merit Consultants International, a project and construction management service company providing project support to the mining and minerals industry worldwide.

Funding announced for Nordic Minesteel, RotaCan

Two North Bay mining supply companies have received funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation.

Low commodity prices begin to bite

Weak base metal prices have begun to take their toll on Northern Ontario’s mining industry.

Lake Shore Gold completes acquisition of Temex Resources

Lake Shore Gold Corp. has completed the acquisition of Temex Resources Corp.

Rubicon Minerals appoints Michael Winship as interim president

Rubicon Minerals Corporation has announced the appointment of Michael Winship as president and CEO on an interim basis, replacing Michael A. Lalonde.

Walbridge partners with Lonmin to explore Parkin properties

Wallbridge Mining has entered into an agreement with Lonmin to amend the existing North Range Joint Venture to include Wallbridge’s four Parkin properties.

Review of mining R&D in Ontario underway

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has established a volunteer working committee to review the current state of the mining research and development landscape in the province.

iRing Inc. nominated for Manning Innovation Awards

Chris Preston and Troy Williams of iRing Inc, a software development company based in North Bay, have been nominated for the 34th Manning Innovation Awards.