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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.

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.