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Tougher security in the works

The following is an interview with Travis Fitzgerald, a customs broker and freight forwarder with George A.

Mining suppliers inducted into hall of fame

A hand-printed sign bearing the message “Success isn’t how far you go, but the distance travelled from where you started” hangs in a place of honour in the office of Conrad Houle, founder of Tracks & Wheels Equipment Brokers Inc.

De Beers’ Victor Mine ramps up

Second-year Lakehead University geology student Brad Wood made the type of discovery during the summer of 1987 that prospectors dream about.

Energy Centre receives $2 million boost from Xstrata

Xstrata Nickel has contributed $2 million towards the construction of the Sustainable Energy Centre at Cambrian College in Sudbury.
Minesteel Fabricators boosts rail haulage manufacturing capacity

Minesteel Fabricators boosts rail haulage manufacturing capacity

A recent acquisition of one company and a closer relationship with another has turned out to be a smart move for North Bay’s Minesteel Fabricators.

Cashing in on cool

How much could be saved by quadrupling the life of bucket blades, drill bits, skip liners and all the other metal components and equipment used in a mining operation to extract and process ore? Millions? Tens of millions? Dura 21, a Sudbury company s

Darryl Lake: Mining industry champion

The Sudbury area's status as a mining supply powerhouse wasn't always as obvious as it is today. In the late '70s, when nickel prices hit rock bottom and the city was pummeled by a succession of layoffs and strikes, doom and gloom predominated.

NORCAT breaks ground on innovation park

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) has broken ground on a new 40,000 sq. ft. innovation and commercialization park at Cambrian College.

Mobile Parts takes on heavy forklift line

Mobile Parts Inc. is adding 24,000 square feet to its location in Sudbury in response to customer demand in the booming mining industry.

Conference takes pulse of industry

Remote mineral sensing technologies and helicopter-borne time domain electromagnetic surveys in particular received a lot of attention at the Exploration07 conference, held Sept. 9-12 in Toronto.
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