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Modern mining technologies reviving Sudbury zinc project

Modern mining technologies reviving Sudbury zinc project

A Sudbury -area zinc deposit that was once considered unprofitable is now getting a second look because of modern mining and metallurgical technologies.

Vale launches new sustainability website

Vale has launched a new sustainability website in Sudbury at www.valegreatersudburysustainability.com . The website includes comprehensive information and reports about Vale ’s environmental initiatives in the Greater Sudbury area.

Webequie trains up for mine development

Fourteen First Nation students from Webequie First Nation graduated from the Mining Essentials training program . Mining Essentials is a pre-employment training program.

No bling for the Ring

The Ring of Fire received passionate lip service from the Ontario government in Premier Kathleen Wynne 's 2013 “prosperous and fair” budget.

Glencore-Xstrata merger complete

The merger between mining companies Glencore and Xstrata is complete, creating the fourth largest mining company in the world.
Growth in mining exports predicted for Canada in 2013

Growth in mining exports predicted for Canada in 2013

As the world economy recovers from the recent downturn, Canada is well positioned for growth, thanks to its abundance of resources and services that are in demand around the world. That’s the word from Peter G.
Pure Gold cashes up with $20 million for exploration, mine development

Pure Gold cashes up with $20 million for exploration, mine development

Anglogold Ashanti takes 15 per cent ownership share of northwestern Ontario mine developer

2012 goes out with a bang for Nordex

Nordex Explosives of Kirkland Lake reports that 2012 had its highest annual sales revenues in the 42-year history of the company. Total annual revenues for fiscal 2012 were $14.

Kidd Operations wins safety award

Xstrata Copper Kidd Operations in Timmins has been awarded the John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy for Metal Mines in recognition of its safety record in 2012. The John T.

Lockerby Mine reaches full production

Lockerby Mine achieved full production in its first operating quarter of 2013. The Sudbury-area mine, operated by First Nickel Inc. , produced 2.5 million pounds of payable nickel during the period ended March 31.