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New mining mind joins CEMI ranks

New mining mind joins CEMI ranks

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) has added fresh blood to the upper echelons of its roster, with the appointment of mining veteran Doug Morrison as deputy director, effective Nov. 1.
Controversial Adams Mine entrepreneur stands by his plan

Controversial Adams Mine entrepreneur stands by his plan

The Kirkland Lake Adams Mine is still an environmentally sound site for landfill, said Gordon McGuinty, businessman and former owner of the open-pit mine in northeastern Ontario.
Armistice Resources to mine in 2011

Armistice Resources to mine in 2011

With plans to bring its Kirkland Lake-area project into production by 2011, Armistice Resources is moving aggressively on its McGarry Gold Project.
Mining suppliers digging up success in northeastern Ontario

Mining suppliers digging up success in northeastern Ontario

With mining exploration and development reaching a fever pitch in the Kirkland Lake area, the region’s service and supply firms are reaping the rewards with heightened profits and plans to expand.
Province, companies set to rehab Steep Rock mine

Province, companies set to rehab Steep Rock mine

New industrial life may be breathed into an abandoned open pit mine in northwestern Ontario.
First Nation makes bold move in Ring of Fire

First Nation makes bold move in Ring of Fire

A remote Northern Ontario First Nation is extending a formal invitation for mining-related companies to do business with their community in the James Bay Lowlands.
Detour Gold set to shine north of Timmins

Detour Gold set to shine north of Timmins

Construction is potentially months away from starting on Canada’s largest undeveloped gold resource as Detour Gold Corporation gears up for its Detour Lake open pit mine, 180 kilometres northeast of Timmins.
Vale boss takes shot at Steelworkers for Sudbury strike

Vale boss takes shot at Steelworkers for Sudbury strike

Vale CEO Roger Agnelli accused the United Steelworkers of America being conflict-oriented towards the Brazilian miner in their recent year-long strike at their nickel mining and processing operations in Sudbury and Port Colborne. The union voted 75.
Mining industry facing challenges: Vale

Mining industry facing challenges: Vale

By Adelle Larmour Finding ways to reduce costs to remain competitive was the thrust behind the keynote speech that opened the technical program at the 13th Mine Ventilation Symposium on June 14 at Laurentian’s Fraser Auditorium.
Sudbury Steelworkers vote 75.5 per cent for Vale contract

Sudbury Steelworkers vote 75.5 per cent for Vale contract

The picketers were gone from the road to Vale's Copper Cliff Smelter in Sudbury less than an hour after results of a July 8 contract ratification vote were announced by United Steelworkers Local 6500 leaders.