Skip to content

Mining

Australian miner explores high-grade PGM hotspot

Australian miner explores high-grade PGM hotspot

Patience and perseverance has paid off for Australian junior miner Magma Metals. The Perth-headquartered company has turned a neglected area north of Thunder Bay into a platinum group metals hot spot in a few short years.
Noront Resources makes waves at McFauld's Lake

Noront Resources makes waves at McFauld's Lake

Chromite and base metal junior miner Noront Resources has chosen SNC-Lavalin to conduct a transportation study for its McFauld's Lake project in the so-called 'Ring of Fire' of the James Bay Lowlands.
First Nickel considers 2010 Sudbury startup

First Nickel considers 2010 Sudbury startup

One of Sudbury's dormant producers may spring to life in the summer of 2010. First Nickel continues to take a hard look at the viability of restarting its shuttered Lockerby Mine. Consulting engineering firm Genivar Ltd.
Widows of Vale Inco workers to receive $2,000 Christmas bonus

Widows of Vale Inco workers to receive $2,000 Christmas bonus

Vale Inco has decided to give 220 widows of Vale Inco workers who died before 1972 a $2,000 Christmas bonus.
Markets opening up to mining industry

Markets opening up to mining industry

From juniors to producers, growing numbers of mining firms are having more and more success in capturing the imagination of investors and tapping into a new-found confidence in the financial markets.
Cameco meshes flex time, employee feedback with a strong  community presence

Cameco meshes flex time, employee feedback with a strong community presence

Chris Astles, general manager at Cameco's Blind River uranium refinery, definitely has his finger on the pulse of the place.
Travel, career-building is part of the lure at Knight Piesold Consulting Engineers

Travel, career-building is part of the lure at Knight Piesold Consulting Engineers

It would be very easy for Knight Piesold Consulting Engineers to steal that old Navy recruiting logo about signing up and seeing the world.
North Bay mining supplier showcases their version of high-speed underground rail

North Bay mining supplier showcases their version of high-speed underground rail

Rail is making a comeback, even below ground. Nordic Mine Technology, a North Bay mining supply designer and manufacturer, is going global with their high-speed underground hauling and unloading systems.
Local 6500 picketers will be 'respectful' as production resumes

Local 6500 picketers will be 'respectful' as production resumes

The president of Steelworkers Local 6500 said his members will be “respectful” of those crossing the picket line when Vale Inco resumes partial production, something which could occur as soon as the end of this week.
Sudbury's HLS Hard-Line takes golden provincial honours

Sudbury's HLS Hard-Line takes golden provincial honours

HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc., a Sudbury-area mine technology manufacturer, has walked away with the gold after being honored by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's Ontario Global Traders Awards (OGTA).