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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.

Mobile Parts offers global client base quick turnaround

During its 26-year life span, Sudbury-based Mobile Parts Inc. has grown from a modest distributor of truck parts for tractor-trailers into a major supplier of parts, equipment and mobile carriers for underground mines.

New trades institute opens doors

Collège Boréal's new Trades and Applied Technology Institute opened its doors Sept. 5th.

Garson Mine wins Ryan trophy for Canadian safety supremacy

Achievement lies not so much in reaching a destination, but in the journey to get there. Minds shift and old habits die off, while healthier practices are adopted along the road. It takes hard work and energy to change ingrained patterns.

Claim holders able to file online

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) is launching an Electronic Assessment System (EAS) to allow mining claim holders in Ontario to file assessment reports online.

Sudbury to host geoscience symposium

The Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium is pulling up stakes and heading north. Future symposia, including the one scheduled for December 12 and 13, will be held in Sudbury, said Garry Clark, president of the Ontario Prospectors Association.