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Detour Gold closes credit facility

Detour Gold reports that it has closed a $135 million senior secured credit facility with $90 million of revolving credit facility and a $45 million letter of credit.

Tony Ring of Fire states his case

FedNor Minister Tony Clement took his love for the Ring of Fire to a lunchtime meeting of business leaders at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in Toronto, March 11.
Mining “trailblazer” wins PDAC award

Mining “trailblazer” wins PDAC award

Sudbury's Samantha Espley, general manager of Vale's mines and mill technical services division for its Ontario operations is the recipient of the second annual Women in Mining (WIM) Canada National Trailblazer Award.

PDAC mining show hits 30,000 attendance mark

This year's Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) show in Toronto attracted more than 30,000 people for the second consecutive year, say organizers.

Tri-partite Ring of Fire training agreement signed

Confederation College , Noront Resources and Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) have established a training alliance to create a home-grown Aboriginal mining workforce for the Ring of Fire .

Mining for Non-Miners

The Hearst Economic Development Corporation is presenting a “Mining for Non-Miners” workshop at the Inovo Centre, March 20.
Mining photographer illustrates life underground

Mining photographer illustrates life underground

After more than a decade shooting weddings, families, engagements and babies, James Hodgins felt like he was losing his spark. But all it took to reignite his passion for photography was a jumbo drill or two.
Timmins entrepreneur keeps conveyors running smoothly

Timmins entrepreneur keeps conveyors running smoothly

A conveyor alignment system, de­signed and manufactured in Dave Sharp's backyard workshop, has found a home in several countries across the globe. “It was a part-time thing because I just wanted to make the payments on a truck,” he said.
Book reveals escapades of gold highgrading

Book reveals escapades of gold highgrading

It wasn't just the shareholders reaping the benefits of the gold mines in Tim­mins several decades ago – highgrad­ers were getting rich too.
Sudbury innovators develop motion-capture mining software

Sudbury innovators develop motion-capture mining software

From a small operation that began in the basement of their home, Rod and Clara Steele are now in the pro­cess of commercializing a product that could trans­form the tunnel-drilling process in underground mining.