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MacLean Engineering celebrates delivery of 400th scissor bolter

MacLean Engineering has commissioned its 400th Series 900 Scissor Bolter in January at Vale’s Manitoba Operations.

New survey reports impact of mining supply and service sector

A new economic impact survey commissioned by the Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export (CAMESE) estimates that the Ontario mining supply and service sector (MSS) had a direct impact of $3.

Lake Shore Gold announces strong results

Lake Shore Gold Corp. has announced strong production growth for the first three quarters of 2013. Gold production for Q3 totaled 45,600 ounces, an increase of 58 per cent over the same period last year.

Sudbury company signs lucrative deal on CBC’s Dragon’s Den show

Alicia Woods' appearance on the Season 9 premiere of Dragon's Den on Oct. 15 exceeded her wildest expectations.

Glencore eyes two potential mine developments in Sudbury Basin

The future of Glencore's nickel operations in Sudbury will require deeper mines to access previously untapped deposits, said Marc Boissonneault, the company's vice-president of the company’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations.

Deep mining network issues call for proposals

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) has issued a call for proposals for its Ultra-Deep Mining Network’s (UDMN) Think Deep Program.

Nominations open for MEI Award

Nominations for the Minerals Engineering International (MEI) 2014 Award are now being accepted. The award is given for an outstanding contribution to minerals engineering by a young person.

Pilot Diamond Tools obtains funding for new diamond drill bit

Pilot Diamond Tools Ltd.

Bullion producers donate $3.28 million in gold to fight cancer

Nine of Canada's leading gold mining companies have collectively donated six gold bars weighing a total of 2,400 troy ounces to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF) in Toronto. The unique gift, valued at $3.

Sudbury Platinum begins drilling at Aer-Kidd project

Sudbury Platinum Corporation and Transition Metals Corp. have announced the start of drilling at their Aer-Kidd project in the Sudbury mining camp.