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Top mining executive replaced (3/02)

Falconbridge top executive Oyvind Hushovd was fired in late February in a dispute with the board of directors from parent company Noranda Inc. His replacement, Derek Pannell, Noranda's president and CEO, will retain his position at Noranda.

Province supports mining industry exports (10/01)

The Ontario government is providing $50,000 to the Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export (CAMESE) to assist the organization in its export marketing initiatives.

Noranda set to slash jobs (11/01)

A third-quarter loss of $68 million has prompted metals giant Noranda Inc. to slash 550 jobs.

Quebec commpany to purchase Layne/Christensen division (5/01)

Quebec-based Atlas Copco Canada Inc. signed a letter of intent in April to purchase the product division of Layne/Christensen.

Kinross merges, climbs ranking as global gold producer (6/02)

A recent merger has placed Kinross Gold Corp. in the rankings as the seventh-largest gold producer in the world. Kinross Gold Corp. announced a merger this week with TBX Gold and Echo Bay mines.

Voisey's Bay deal still up in air (5/02)

Newfoundland's premier is expected to meet with officials at Inco Ltd. in the near future to work out final details of a deal to develop Voisey’s Bay mine in Labrador.

Flow-through shares focus of study (5/02)

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has joined the federal government, four provinces and the two territories to study new tax incentives for flow-through shares.

Inco closes in on Voisey's agreement (4/02)

Inco Ltd. is close to settling its dispute with the Newfoundland government over the processing of minerals from the Voisey's Bay site.

Mine fined for safety violation (4/02)

Placer Dome was fined $550,000 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for two violations that caused the death of one worker and injured another three years ago.

Exploration proposals advance to development stages (3/02)

Two new projects that will advance exploration technology and bolster mining investment are in development stages as a result of the Ontario Mineral Exploration Technologies (OMET) program.