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Study estimates economic impact of single new gold mine

Just one new gold mine in Ontario could provide more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs and pay more than $102 million in tax revenue for all levels of government annually, according to a study commissioned by the Ontario Mining Association.

Nordex Explosives initiates product and blast optimization program

Nordex Explosives has introduced a new service to assist existing and new clients identify potential cost savings through the use of Nordex products. Dr.

CEMI appoints new director for Rio Tinto Centre

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) has appointed a new director for its Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) in Sudbury. Dr. Matthew Pierce, a principal engineer with U.S.-based Itasca Consulting Group Inc.

Trade show set for Sudbury September 10 – 11

The inaugural North America Mining Expo takes place in Sudbury September 10-11 at the Centennial Community Arena in Hanmer.

Wallbridge producing 800 tonnes per day from Broken Hammer pit

Mining at Wallbridge Mining’s Broken Hammer open pit operation in Sudbury is meeting the company’s targeted production rate of 800 tonnes per day, and construction of the site infrastructure is nearly complete.

Lake Shore Gold reports lower cost per ounce for Q2

Lake Shore Gold Corp. has announced preliminary cash operating costs of US$570 per ounce of gold for Q2 2014.

MacLean Engineering celebrates 30th anniversary of Scissor Bolter

MacLean Engineering is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its 900 Series Scissor Bolter, a ground support system that has significantly improved underground mining safety and increased productivity.

Kirkland Lake Gold closes in on breakeven

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. has reported a net loss of CAD$11.1 million on revenue of CAD$173.

Ionic Engineering launches new business unit

The Ionic Engineering group of companies has announced the launch of Black Rock Engineering, a new business unit wholly dedicated to providing multi-disciplinary engineering consulting services to industrial and municipal clients.

Patent pending technology produces heat and electricity

Cambrian College has concluded a pilot project for Sudbury-based Renewable Resource Recovery Corp.