Mining Feature

Suzanne Bernier and Brandon Fisher spoke to attendees at Cambrian’s Disaster Heroes event.
Cambrian grad hopes mine rescue story will shine light on crisis respondersSuzanne Bernier watched the coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and she saw death, devastation and destruction. When she landed on the ground in her role as a crisis management consultant, she quickly realized the reports had left something — or someone — out.The next time you hear about a disaster, in the paper or on TV, Bernier wants you to do something that will brighten your outlook, just a little.“Look for the helpers, make it a game,” said Bernier. “We’re so focused on seeing th...

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Two found guilty in $24M Atlas Copco fraud case
The two Quebec men convicted of defrauding mining supply giant Atlas Copco’s Sudbury operations to the tune of $24 million could face up to 14 years in prison, said the assistant Crown attorney who led the prosecution in the case. "There is no minimum" sentence, Philip Zylberberg said June 2...
Mining magnate donates $10 million to architecture school
Sudbury’s emerging school of design has a new name: The McEwen School of Architecture at Laurentian University. Goldcorp founder and CEO of McEwen Mining Rob McEwen and his wife Cheryl were in Sudbury, June 29, to donate $10 million to the downtown Sudbury institution, currently under its se...
Gowest negotiating to mill at Redstone
Gowest Gold is negotiating with Northern Sun Mining Corp. to mill ore from its Bradshaw gold deposit at Gowest’s Redstone Mill.Under the proposed agreement, Gowest will process up to 500 tonnes per day of material as part of its bulk sample and pre-production program at Bradshaw, near Timmins.I...
Junior miner appeals duty to consult case
It’s back to court for Northern Superior Resources.The Sudbury junior miner is heading to the Ontario Court of Appeal after its $25-million lawsuit against the Ontario government was dismissed by a Superior Court judge in late May.After taking a few weeks to consult with his lawyer, company pr...


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