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Innovation centre wins $3 million NASA contract

The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology has won a $3 million contract from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to build a drill capable of penetrating the lunar surface to a depth of one metre.

Delegation to explore business opportunities in South Africa

Representatives from the City of Sudbury, Cambrian College and three Sudbury-area mining supply companies are attending the Electra Mining Africa 2006 show in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sept. 11 - 15.

Suppliers host delegation from China's Datong City

A delegation from Datong City in China's Shanxi Province visited Sudbury November 13 and 14 to learn about Canadian mining technology and promote trade and investment relations between the two countries.

Suppliers drum up business in Africa

Sudbury area suppliers are beginning to make inroads into Africa, but the extent of the continent's potential as a significant market is still uncertain. North Bay's J.S.

Easily, smoothly... no big changes

More than a century of tradition in the Sudbury Basin drew to a close in October as Brazil's Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, (CVRD) assumed control of Inco Ltd. Following the acquisition of Falconbridge Ltd.

Cementation Canada plans $1-million headquarters

Cementation Canada unveils plans for $1-million headquarters in North Bay Mining contractor Cementation Canada Inc. has announced plans to build a new $1 million facility on a 7.7-acre parcel of land in North Bay's Birch's Road Industrial Park.

Hydromet test plant proposed for Sudbury

An Ontario company, Enpar Technologies Inc., says it has developed a new hydrometallurgical alternative for the recovery of nickel from sulphide ore and tailings.

Delegation from India seeks Canadian expertise

India's mining industry is open for business. An Indian delegation visited Sudbury on October 27 seeking foreign investment and information about Canada's mining and mineral industry.

FNX records record revenue, profit

FNX Mining Company Inc. reported record results for the third quarter of 2006. The Sudbury miner's McCreedy West Mine generated quarterly revenue of $53 million and net earnings of $20.5 million.

Putting the brakes on brake jobs

Off-road brake manufacturers serving a broad spectrum of end users haven't always been able to design their products to address the unique needs of the underground mining industry.
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