Lake Shore Gold readies for growthLake Shore Gold in Timmins is expecting 2013 to be a breakout year.“We are on track now to really transition from junior exploration company to a producer,” said president and CEO Tony Makuch at a presentation in April. He was addressing an audience of more than 150 at a luncheon put on by the Canadian Institute of Mining’s (CIM) Northern Gateway Branch in North Bay.“We built everything from scratch, starting with greenfield discoveries. We have raised and invested close to $650 million since 2...
Kirkland Lake Gold reported higher gold
production in its fourth quarter following upgrades at its Macassa
mine.In a May 14 release, the company
reported production increased by 46 per cent (31 503 ounces) in its
third quarter (21, 601 ounces).
"With the increased hoisting
Ontario Graphite announced May 13 that
the Ontario Ministry of the Environment has approved final operating
permits to re-commission a graphite mine near Kearney in the Parry
Sound district.In a release, the company said it is
now fully permitted and has all the required provincial approvals to...
Maria Story only intended to work out
of a home office in Haileybury to offer environmental consulting
services. Her plans had to change as she became busier and she now
heads an established firm with a staff of nine.Story Environmental is currently
located in a renovated former pool hall close...
Nipissing District’s mining-related
employers, as in other areas across the North, are facing a shortage
of skilled workers.A forecast released by The Labour
Market Group and the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR),
indicates a demand for skilled workers currently exists.The mining s...