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Mining the final frontier: symposium (06/05)

A closer relationship between the space and mining sectors will be forged at the second annual Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium in Sudbury from June 5 to 8.

Lots of career choices in mining (06/05)

By KELLY LOUISIEZE It was no coincidence the 14th annual Sudbury Mining Week officially opened at a Greater Sudbury high school.

LU defends Canada Mining Games title (04/05)

By COLLEEN KLEVEN Echoes of victory cries can still be heard in the hallways of Laurentian University. When the dust settled at the 2005 Canada Mining Games in Sudbury, the LU team had defended their 2004 championship.

Inco booms cautiously (04/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The future looks bright for nickel, but, without significant restructuring strategies Inco Ltd. will lose its competitive edge, says the president of the mining giant’s Ontario operations.

A refined expansion

By CRAIG GILBERT The world’s largest and most advanced uranium refinery is about to hire another 20-30 people. Cameco has announced a new toll-conversion agreement with British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL).

KL still holding gold (04/05)

By JOHN WROE The Holloway Mine northeast of Kirkland Lake is coming to the end of its life, but owner Newmont Mining believes that nearby ore bodies can keep the mill operating and allow for future growth.

Staking rush stirs Elliot Lake (04/05)

By IAN ROSS Climbing uranium prices have led to a staking rush in the Elliot Lake area, but government geologists aren’t about to invoke the hey-days of the 1950s and 60s.

My mine is your mine (03/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario mining outfits can share their expertise in high-end technology and health and safety, but may still have a thing or two to learn about secondary mineral industries. Enter South Africa.

Getting their fair share (03/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Attawapiskat area First Nations communities are driving home a message of inclusion as tendering contracts are being scheduled for next winter’s construction phase of the Victor Mine project.

Victor’s influence spreads (03/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The diamond exploration activity surrounding Attawapiskat is slowly moving west to Kasabonika.