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Clement non-committal on funds for CEMI

By Nick Stewart Despite labeling the City of Greater Sudbury as an industry leader in mining research, the Minister of FedNor says he cannot commit any funding to regional plans for a Centre of Excellence for Mining Innovation (CEMI), yet.

Positioning for large-scale markets

By Nick Stewart With numerous mining-related research and development initiatives, Greater Sudbury is on a journey that a Scotiabank economist says is necessary for global base metal success.

Minister, MPPs square off over 69 (06/05)

By ADELLE LARMOUR Skepticism is riding high in response to the latest funding announcement made by Minister of Northern Development and Mines Rick Bartolucci for the projected 12-year expansion of Highway 69 into four lanes from Sudbury to Parry Soun

Trade mission in a box: SAMSSA is off to China (06/05)

By ADELLE LARMOUR It is time for Sudbury area mining supply and service companies to do business beyond their own backyard, and China is the place to do it.

Mine builder looks due North (06/05)

By IAN ROSS North Bay mine builders Cementation Canada are teaming up with an Inuit development corporation in Canada’s Far North to form a new company.

Mining the final frontier: symposium (06/05)

A closer relationship between the space and mining sectors will be forged at the second annual Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium in Sudbury from June 5 to 8.

Lots of career choices in mining (06/05)

By KELLY LOUISIEZE It was no coincidence the 14th annual Sudbury Mining Week officially opened at a Greater Sudbury high school.

LU defends Canada Mining Games title (04/05)

By COLLEEN KLEVEN Echoes of victory cries can still be heard in the hallways of Laurentian University. When the dust settled at the 2005 Canada Mining Games in Sudbury, the LU team had defended their 2004 championship.

Inco booms cautiously (04/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The future looks bright for nickel, but, without significant restructuring strategies Inco Ltd. will lose its competitive edge, says the president of the mining giant’s Ontario operations.

A refined expansion

By CRAIG GILBERT The world’s largest and most advanced uranium refinery is about to hire another 20-30 people. Cameco has announced a new toll-conversion agreement with British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL).