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Mining symposium a venue for exposure

Mining symposium a venue for exposure

Visitors to the Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium in Sudbury could find booths displaying large-format printers to the latest in geophysical technology.
Program offers grants to prospectors

Program offers grants to prospectors

Joseph Barr was one of the most popular exhibitors at a recent mining symposium since he was “giving away money.” As president of the Ontario Exploration Council (OEC), he set up a booth at the Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium Nov.
First Nations using video game to attract youth to mining

First Nations using video game to attract youth to mining

In northwestern Ontario, mining companies struggling to find skilled workers may soon have a new recruitment ally on their side, and it comes in a most non-traditional package: a videogame.
Mining association inducts pair into hall of fame

Mining association inducts pair into hall of fame

Both Rick Lemieux and Bob Morin were born in small towns, both demonstrated an aptitude for working with machinery at a young age, and both saw ways to make improvements in the mining industry, which helped their respective companies achieve success
Solid Gold looks for new CEO

Solid Gold looks for new CEO

Controversial junior mining boss Darryl Stretch has been replaced as CEO of Solid Gold Resources by its board of directors. In a Dec.
Sault machine shop expands operations

Sault machine shop expands operations

Change is nothing new for Rector Machine Works . Since opening its doors in 1934, the family-run machine shop has expanded and moved multiple times.
Soda blasting cleaning up mining industry

Soda blasting cleaning up mining industry

Jeff Perreault was trying to find an effective method for removing heavy-duty stains from a variety of surfaces when he found the answer right in his own kitchen cupboard: sodium bicarbonate.
First Nation using GIS data to map cultural values

First Nation using GIS data to map cultural values

Matawa First Nations , a tribal council representing nine First Nations in northwestern Ontario, is taking a proactive approach with land use management to safeguard its cultural and historical values.
Detour Lake nears completion

Detour Lake nears completion

Detour Gold's open pit gold mine project north of Cochrane was 95 per cent completed the end of October. The first gold pour is expected in January, 2013.
Presentation irks First Nations group

Presentation irks First Nations group

A contentious presentation at a mining symposium has raised the ire of a First Nation group and community.