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Investment broker turned CEO charting new course for Goldcorp (06/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL For Rob McEwen, when it comes to running a billion-dollar company, ideas are more important than where one comes from.

Chile, Sudbury ties stronger 04/04

Sudbury’s mining community strengthened its ties to Chile with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding last month.

Underwater telerobotics solution for deep mining (04/04)

KELLY LOUISEIZE Penguin Automated Systems Inc.’s Chairman and CTO Dr. Greg Baiden, is gearing up to put technology in place that may change the mining, military and medical complexion forever.

Inco scraps plan to ship Voisey’s Bay nickel via Manitoulin Island (04/04)

A plan to ship Voisey’s Bay nickel concentrate to Sudbury via Manitoulin Island has been scrapped by Inco. The controversial proposal by Alexander Centre Industries Ltd.

Air as resource in mining (04/04)

By ANDREW WAREING Mining companies that operate deep mines have the dual challenge of making sure that people and machines have enough air to operate efficiently underground while ensuring neither gets overheated. Dr.

Falconbridge reports $194M profit for 2003 (03/04)

During the fourth quarter, refined nickel production totalled 27,058 tonnes compared with 27,387 tonnes from the same quarter a year ago.

Temex testing for new gold zones (03/04)

Temex Resources Corp. has announced an additional 3,000-metre diamond-drilling program on its 100 per cent owned Juby Project, which neighbours onto the Goldeye Joint Venture Project.

Pelangio launches drill program at Detour mine (03/04)

Pelangio Mines Inc. has commenced a 10,000-metre drilling program on its wholly-owned Detour Mine Property in the Timmins gold camp. The property has an historical gold resource of 8.1 million tonnes, with an average grade of 6.

Namex exploring Sudbury basin for nickel, PGMs (03/04)

An airborne geophysical survey by a Montreal junior mining company has identified 11 new anomalies on its Sudbury properties in its search for nickel-copper, platinum group metals and gold deposits. Namex Explorations Inc.

Diamonds explored in Kirkland Lake (03/04)

An Ottawa-based junior mining company has uncovered a micro-fragment of kimberlite from its Bradley property near Kapuskasing. Northern Shield Resources will begin a diamond drill program on its project about 60 kilometres north of Kapuskasing.