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Oct 08, 2021

   

Industry News

Canadian miners need to create value as M&As pick up — report

Canadian miners minimized disruption at the start of the covid-19 pandemic by acting quickly and decisively, leaving many in a good position to benefit from rising commodities prices, particularly gold, copper and iron ore. Over the past 18 months, companies streamlined communications, adjusted on-site work schedules to limit potential exposure, introduced new protective gear, directed...

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Oct 08, 2021

   

Industry News

Fall brings a frenzy of drilling for gold, nickel in the Timmins district

The Timmins district remains one of the hottest gold and base metal exploration grounds in the world. Fall exploration programs are running at a brisk pace across this historic northeastern Ontario camp as junior miners are eager to develop the next generation of mines. Class 1 Nickel and Technologies want to bring a former nickel mining property back to...

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Oct 06, 2021

   

Industry News

Register now for the second Ask the Export Webinar on October 7th

MineConnect hosts the second edition of the Ask the Expert webinar series tomorrow… and it’s free to attend for members! Join MineConnect along with Miryam Lazarte, CEO LatAM Startups and Amna Khan, CanExport Innovation, for a unique presentation on the benefits to Canadian companies that both LatAm Startups and the CanExport Innovation program provide. With...

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Oct 06, 2021

   

Industry News

Tenuous times for Harte Gold

White River gold miner on shaky ground in scratching for development financing The creditor for Harte Gold is providing additional time for the struggling White River gold miner to raise money and sort out its debt obligations. BNP Paribas has agreed with Harte Gold to an extension of a forbearance agreement, from Sept. 30 to...

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Oct 06, 2021

   

Industry News

Construction contract awarded for Timiskaming cobalt refinery

Metso Outotec to design, build extraction plant addition for First Cobalt The upcoming construction picture for a Temiskaming-area cobalt refinery is beginning to take shape with the awarding of a major metals processing contract. First Cobalt selected Metso Outotec for the design and manufacturing of the equipment for a new solvent extraction plant and its process controls. Metso...

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Oct 06, 2021

   

Industry News

TD Bank Contributes $150,000 to Battery Electric Vehicle Training at Cambrian College

TD Bank and Cambrian College are excited to announce a newcorporate training program that is set to send a charge throughout the mining industry. TD Bank is contributing $150,000 to Cambrian’s Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Training Program. These funds will support curriculum development and delivery, hands-on training equipment and tools, and state-of-the-art software and audio...

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Oct 06, 2021

   

Industry News

Symboticware Presents Mining 4.0: The Road to Success

The transition to Mining 4.0 has had a profound impact on the global mining industry. And while research indicates that more than 30% of mining companies have yet to implement a digital strategy, those who did, have been able to achieve strategic advantages, including optimizing operational efficiency, reducing unsafe incidents and minimizing carbon footprint. Join...

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Oct 04, 2021

   

Industry News

BHP opens Australia’s first nickel sulphate plant

BHP said on Friday it had produced the first nickel sulphate crystals from its plant in Kwinana, outside Perth, a part of the miner’s strategy to grow its battery metals footprint to meet expected soaring demand.  Nickel is a key component for electric vehicle (EV) cathodes, and the world’s no. 1 mining company expects demand for the metal from the batteries sector alone to increase by 500% over the next decade.   Nickel sulphate, a key battery...

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Oct 04, 2021

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect hosts their second Ask the Expert Webinar on October 7th

Join MineConnect along with Miryam Lazarte, CEO LatAM Startups and Amna Khan, CanExport Innovation, for a unique presentation on the benefits to Canadian companies that both LatAm Startups and the CanExport Innovation program provide. With over seven years of experience helping international technology companies reach new markets, LatAm Startups has designed the Canada Tech Expansion...

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Oct 04, 2021

   

Industry News

Labour ministry investigating Sudbury mine incident

Ministry issues eight orders to Vale under Occupational Health and Safety Act An incident at Vale’s Totten Mine on Sunday that rendered the cage lift inoperable and forced 39 miners to use secondary egress ladders to ascend out of the Worthington-area mine is under investigation by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. The mine cage lift...

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