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Wawa gold miner ramps up exploration and production

Wawa gold miner ramps up exploration and production

Unnoticed and largely unseen, Wesdome Gold Mines is the little operation near the shores of Lake Superior that just keeps producing.
Quartet takes the reigns of RDH Mining Equipment

Quartet takes the reigns of RDH Mining Equipment

Last year, as Rick Lemieux neared retirement and succession planning became a priority, he opted to put his Alban business, RDH Mining Equipment, on the market. But he didn't have to look far to find a buyer.
Ontario to benefit from investment billions

Ontario to benefit from investment billions

Mine development times have to improve and more workers must be recruited in order for the province, and the country, to take advantage of the $130 billion worth of investment expected to take place across Canada in the next five years, according to
Paterson & Cooke pastefill firm opens Sudbury office

Paterson & Cooke pastefill firm opens Sudbury office

Turkey, South Africa, Nevada, Mexico: the list of destinations Rob Brown travels to for business may be expanding, but the North remains home.
Have your say on Cliffs' EA

Have your say on Cliffs' EA

Oct. 17 will be the public's first crack to comment on Cliffs Natural Resources' massive integrated chromite project slated for the James Bay region.
Infrastructure needs hurting Sudbury company

Infrastructure needs hurting Sudbury company

For 40 years, Sudbury's City Welding has been at the forefront of ingenuity, earning a 2011 Bell Chamber of Commerce Award for its innovative approach to business.
Vale invests $49 million in demonstration plant

Vale invests $49 million in demonstration plant

Vale will invest $49 million in a demonstration plant in Copper Cliff which will feature Rail-Veyor technology and offer opportunities to test safer and more efficient mining techniques and new, specialized equipment.
Ignace likely home for iron ore processing

Ignace likely home for iron ore processing

An up-and-coming northwestern Ontario iron ore producer is “98 per cent” sure the processing for a magnetite deposit will be located near Ignace, rather than Atikokan.
Haileybury School of Mines plans for 100th anniversary

Haileybury School of Mines plans for 100th anniversary

In 1912, mining companies in Cobalt were looking for trained technical workers but there weren't many in the area. To address the need, part-time evening classes were started in the town, at the YMCA, but they didn't pan out.
Cliffs endorses Ring of Fire railroad plan

Cliffs endorses Ring of Fire railroad plan

Building a Ring of Fire railroad to move millions of bulk tonnes of chromite is a certainty, said a senior official with Cliffs Natural Resources.