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Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian College in Sudbury has received $1.75 million in federal funding along with the prestigious title of being a Technology Access Centre (TAC) for its expertise in mining research and technology. The money is being allocated over a five-year
FedNor investment of $1.4 million in local mining businesses

FedNor investment of $1.4 million in local mining businesses

Federal funding to help expand NORCAT's surface building at the Underground Centre in Levack, Ontario

SAMSSA’s Dick DeStefano to retire July 31

Driving force of mining supply and service group is passing the torch BY NORM TOLLINSKY The founder and driving force of SAMSSA is packing it in after 16 years at the helm of the mining supply and service association.

Mine tailings failures are the shame of the mining industry

By LEN GILLIS Mining engineer Paul Rantala of Sudbury is hoping more people in his industry will take a fresh look at the issue of tailings dams safety. He is not alone.
Startling answers to Vale mine workers mental health survey

Startling answers to Vale mine workers mental health survey

By LEN GILLIS A survey into the state of the mental health of Vale mine workers in Sudbury produced some startling answers for the researchers looking into the mental well-being of those employees.
Diamonds in the Rough - Canada's first all-female mine rescue team

Diamonds in the Rough - Canada's first all-female mine rescue team

Mine rescuer Kari Lentowicz was one of the speakers at the annual Workplace Safety North Mining Health and Safety conference held in Sudbury.
New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

Labour Minister reveals Ontario Mining industry running as strong as ever Provincial Labour Minister Laurie Scott said the announcement of a new mining research installation in Sudbury shows that Ontario is open for business and open for jobs.
Sudbury is moving too slow for mining technology and change

Sudbury is moving too slow for mining technology and change

An expert on Canadian mining said the rate of technological change and improvement in Sudbury’s mining industry is so “painfully slow” that mining in Sudbury is in real danger of losing out on significant business opportunities.

Barrick - Newmont joint venture creates worlds largest gold producer

BALTIMORE, March 14, 2019 On March 11, 2019, Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: GOLD )(TSX: ABX ) (“Barrick”) and Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM ) (“Newmont”) signed an implementation agreement to create the world’s single largest gold producer a
Unique mining facility gives NORCAT the edge

Unique mining facility gives NORCAT the edge

Sudbury facility is a global leader for training and demonstrating mining technology Don Duval, the CEO of the Sudbury-based NORCAT mining skills training centre said this week that his facility is often the place where the builders of new mining tec