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Global demand for base metals strong

Global demand for base metals strong

Canada's economy is benefiting from a global demand for natural resources which also bodes well for Sudbury's economy, says Dr. Sherry Cooper.
Junior miner proposes a separate James Bay lowlands power grid

Junior miner proposes a separate James Bay lowlands power grid

If the Ontario government can't supply competitively-priced industrial power, one Ring of Fire mining executive proposes going off the grid.
Zero in on expertise for Ring of Fire: Kaszycki

Zero in on expertise for Ring of Fire: Kaszycki

Northern communities looking to cash in on the Ring of Fire development in Ontario's Far North should zero in on their areas of expertise to attract investment opportunities in the service and supply sector.
Ursa Major reports profit in 2010

Ursa Major reports profit in 2010

Ursa Major Minerals reported a $2.4-million operational profit for the year that ended January 31, 2011, following its first year of commercial production.
Cochrane's unprecedented growth creating 'good' problems

Cochrane's unprecedented growth creating 'good' problems

The Town of Cochrane has sold all of its municipal residential lots, rental units are scarce and there is hardly any vacant office space available.
Vale surrenders part of aggregate licence in Willisville area

Vale surrenders part of aggregate licence in Willisville area

Vale should be ‚Äúsincerely congratulated‚ÄĚ for voluntarily surrendering portions of its aggregate licence near Willisville, Ont., according to the president of the La Cloche Mountains Preservation Society.
Ring of Fire chromite deposit shows good economic potential

Ring of Fire chromite deposit shows good economic potential

Break out the pick axes and shovels. A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) prepared for KWG Resources recommends pushing their Big Daddy chromite deposit in the Ring of Fire closer down the path toward production.
Mining supplier on the move

Mining supplier on the move

A prominent North Bay mining supplier and global manufacturer of underground utility vehicles is moving into more expansive digs this spring.
Unique partnership provides niche mine training

Unique partnership provides niche mine training

With a helping hand from Kirkland Lake Gold Inc., Northern College is helping to address the industry's shortage of skilled miners with its Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core training program.
Former Wawa gold producer may have new life

Former Wawa gold producer may have new life

Prodigy Gold has received a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) to develop the former Magino underground gold mine near Wawa into an open pit.