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Vale Inco COO says Sudbury to see sustainable growth

In the year he's been with Vale Inco as its COO, the thing that's most struck Parviz Farsangi about the company is its unwavering commitment to ensuring its aggressive growth is kept sustainable.
Lake Shore moving to mid-tier

Lake Shore moving to mid-tier

With the shine of gold glittering across its Timmins-area properties, Lake Shore Gold Corp. is looking to transform itself from a mining junior to the next big mid-tier producer.

Northerners at the biggest mining event

Northern Ontario’s mining supply and service sector was out in full force at MINExpo in Las Vegas, September 22 to 24. Held every four years, the biggest mining show in the world attracted more than 30,000 delegates and 1,200 exhibitors.
Best Places to Work in Northern Ontario - Cementation Canada

Best Places to Work in Northern Ontario - Cementation Canada

As one of the great Northern heavyweights of mine-building, Cementation Canada Inc. sees its greatest resource to be its ever-growing workforce, whose development is key to its success.
Best Places to Work in Northern Ontario - FNX Mining Company Inc.

Best Places to Work in Northern Ontario - FNX Mining Company Inc.

When a research scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada recently spent some time at FNX Mining Company Inc.’s Sudbury offices, she soon found herself adrift in a sea of company-branded clothing.

Too much, too soon on revising new Mining Act

The process to modernize Ontario's Mining Act got off to a rocky start at a Sudbury public meeting in August.
De Beers diamond project boss praised by many

De Beers diamond project boss praised by many

Timmins representatives and De Beers Canada executives saluted and praised Jeremy Wyeth, the outgoing vice-president of operations for the completed Victor diamond mine, now in production near Attawapiskat.

Pouring millions into Timmins

Mining crews at the world’s deepest copper and zinc mine are about to travel even deeper, thanks to a commitment from Xstrata Copper to invest $121 million in Timmins’ underground Kidd Mine.
Record number of hauls on winter road

Record number of hauls on winter road

A completed three-year contract to haul equipment up the James Bay coast to build Ontario’s first diamond mine proved to be a lifeline for a Kapuskasing trucking company.
Independent Nickel Board of Directors unanimously approves Victory Nickel's amended offer

Independent Nickel Board of Directors unanimously approves Victory Nickel's amended offer

Victory Nickel has increased its offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of Independent Nickel. In response, Independent's Board has recommended that shareholders accept the amended offer of 1.