Wallbridge tries to understand its 'enigmatic' mineralsAround two billion years ago an
asteroid or comet approximately 10 to 15 kilometres in diameter
collided with what is now the Sudbury basin.When it entered Earth's orbit it was
travelling at a speed of around 36,000 kilometres per hour. The power
of the impact when it hit the planet's surface was “off the scale,”
according to Gordon Osinski, an associate professor of planetary
geology at the University of Western Ontario.
“It's an incredible amount of energy
deposited almost instantane...
Although Northern Ontario is far from
the ocean now, two to three billion years ago, parts of it were
actually under the sea. But this marine environment wasn't always a
peaceful place.Submarine eruptions of lava caused
volcanic deposits which were subsequently buried and deformed and
Northern Ontario mining operations
could become more efficient and safe thanks to an improved solution
developed by a Sudbury-based software company.Symboticware received a $100,000 grant
from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to develop an
improved version of its SymView software,...
Ontario has lagged behind other
provinces when it comes to its dealings with First Nations, said Bob
Rae prior to a speech in Sudbury, March 6.The former Premier of Ontario is the
chief negotiator for the Matawa First Nations – a tribal council of
nine First Nation communities near the Ring of ...
Detour Gold announced March 7 that it
has raised more than $172.5 million through a public offering of
common shares.The company said it intends to use half
of the net proceeds of the offering to repay debt and the remainder
for sustaining capital requirements, debt servicing costs and for