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Stephen Roman, president-CEO of Harte Gold, could bring the first new gold mine in Hemlo into production in 30 years. (Photo by Stan Sudol)
Harte Gold has eyes on 2016 productionIf all goes according to plan, Harte Gold could soon be commissioning the first new mine in the Hemlo gold belt in 30 years.President and CEO Stephen Roman said the high-grade deposit at the company’s Sugar Zone property has open-ended potential that could lead to a new gold camp in northeastern Ontario.“The project’s really ready to go now,” said Roman, whose Toronto-based junior has a permit in hand to take a massive 70,000-tonne bulk sample by the middle of this year.The Sugar Zone Property ...

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Sudbury council digs deep to support mining innovation
The City of Greater Sudbury Council and the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation approved $1 million in funding for the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) Commercialization Attainment Program. The program will receive $200,000 a year until 2019. “Council’s decision to supp...
New Red Lake gold mine edges closer to production
Rubicon Minerals reports its Phoenix Gold project in Red Lake remains on schedule to start production by mid-2015. The mill commissioning process is ahead of schedule and is expected to continue throughout this year’s second quarter, including limited processing of some low-grade development...
Ontario vows to act on 18 mining review recommendations
Ontario is accepting and vowing to act on the 18 recommendations that come from the province's Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Advisory Group's final report, released this morning.MPP Glenn Thibeault and Labour Minister Kevin Flynn accepted the report this morning at Workplace Safety North's a...
Vale VP Kelly Strong stepping down May 1
Kelly Strong and Brazilian miner Vale are parting company as of May 1.The company issued a short statement this afternoon that Strong, the company's Sudbury-based vice-president of its Ontario and UK operations, would be pursuing "another opportunity.""After almost 14 years with our operations, Kel...


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