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Backfill basics

A Q&A with Paul Rantala Paul Rantala operates a consulting practice, Par Innovation Inc., specializing in backfill.

A Delegation from Peru visits Sudbury, North Bay

A delegation of 18 Peruvian mine managers, superintendents and consultants visited North Bay and Sudbury, May 8 to 10.

Orica centralizes customer service

Joe Keenan hasn’t used his degree in Geology from Laurentian University to discover a new orebody, but his knowledge of rocks set him on a career path that has been just as rewarding.

Hardfacing firm finds niche

When Ray Bedard returned home to the Sudbury area in October 2003 following a 38-year career as a welder in southern Ontario, his business plan took up the better part of a transport trailer.

City hosts matchmaking event

The City of Greater Sudbury ventured into the matchmaking business January 12th, organizing a career fair that attracted approximately 300 young people interested in the mining industry.

First Nation youth trained for linecutting opportunities

A shortage of linecutters in Ontario’s red-hot mineral exploration sector has turned into a lucrative opportunity for the province’s First Nations.

Rezplast expansion a sign of the times

A little ingenuity and entrepreneurial zeal can go a long way. In the case of Sudbury’s Rezplast Manufacturing Ltd., the result is a recent move to a larger plant, exports to the U.S.

CVRD Inco pledges respect for historical supply relationships

A newly established procurement team at CVRD and CVRD Inco will be seeking value for some of their bulk purchases.

Virtual reality studio opens in Timmins

A new virtual reality (VR) studio in Timmins is the fourth facility of its kind in Northern Ontario.

FNX to increase production to 900,000 tons

FNX Mining Company Inc. expects to increase its annual production in 2007 to 900,000 tons of ore, an increase of 42 per cent over the company's 2006 production.