Apr 01, 2020

   

Industry News

Premier offers Centerra $205m for Ontario project

MINING.COM Staff Writer | March 31, 2020 | 6:15 am Exploration Canada Gold Premier offers Centerra $205m for contentious Ontario project . Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) has made an offer to Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) to acquire the remaining 50% interest in the Greenstone Gold Mines partnership for a total consideration of $205 million....

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Mar 31, 2020

   

Industry News

Kirkland Lake employee who tested positive for COVID-19 rode in bus with others

– by Niall McGee (Globe and Mail – March 31, 2020) https://www.theglobeandmail.com/ Tony Makuch, the chief executive of Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., says a male employee who recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus left its Detour Lake mine in northern Ontario mine a couple of weeks ago on a bus with symptoms alongside other...

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Mar 31, 2020

   

Industry News

Northern Ontario mining worker tests positive for COVID-19

NORTHERN ONTARIO | News Brendan Connor CTV Northern Ontario CTV News Northern Ontario Co-anchor (CTV News at Noon and 6) @BrendanCTV Contact Published Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:30AM EDT Detour Lake Gold Mine SUDBURY — A northern Ontario gold mining firm says it is dealing with a confirmed case of COVID-19 among its workforce. Kirkland...

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Mar 28, 2020

   

Industry News

COVID-19 sparks shut down at McEwen Mining

McEwen Mining has ceased all mining operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the six confirmed cases in the Timmins area. Photo supplied by McEwen Mining In a one-paragraph news release sent out early Thursday morning, the company said the reduction in operations at both the Black Fox and Gold Bar mines will be...

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Mar 28, 2020

   

Member Story

Glencore shutters Quebec mines; operations in Sudbury continue

Glencore said Thursday its Raglan nickel and Matagami zinc operations in Quebec will be on care and maintenance for the next three weeks. Nickel from Raglan is shipped to Glencore’s Sudbury operations, where it is processed. Operations in Sudbury will continue to run. “The government of Quebec has ordered all non-essential businesses to close in...

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Mar 28, 2020

   

Industry News

Vale corporation’New adventure’ begins for Angie Robson affairs director leaves after 15 years

Angie Robson Leaves One of the familiar public faces of Sudbury’s biggest mining company is off to a new job. Angie Robson, the long-time director of corporate affairs and sustainability for Vale’s North Atlantic operations and Asian refineries, has left the company. “After 15 incredible years, I’ve made the very difficult decision to move on...

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Mar 27, 2020

   

Member Story

OCE Covid-19 Collaboration Platform

We are reaching out this morning to make you aware of a new initiative OCE has launched in response to Covid-19 and the Province of Ontario’s call to action for suppliers, manufacturers and service providers to assist the healthcare effort. To help coordinate these efforts, OCE has created the Covid-19 Collaboration Platform, an online portal...

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Mar 27, 2020

   

Industry News

Jurisdictions allowing Mining during COVID-19 crisis

Ontario Ontario has created a list of essential workplaces in response to COVID-19. Here’s the link to the Ontario list: The resources excerpt followsResources Businesses that ensure global continuity of supply of mining materials and products (e.g. metals such as copper, nickel, and gold) and that support supply chains in Northern Ontario including: Mining operations, production,...

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Mar 27, 2020

   

Member Story

NORCAT – Essential Training & Development Programs

Given our connectedness and integration with the mining, forestry, and construction industry supply chains, we will continue to offer the following essential training and development programs that have been modified with enhanced health and safety parameters: Service Type Common Core.  This program will continue to be offered at the NORCAT Underground Centre in Onaping, ON. This program is...

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Mar 26, 2020

   

Industry News

New Financing Facilities Through Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation

In response to the COVID-19 virus pandemic and given these uncertain times for businesses in our community, the Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation is prepared to offer to our existing clients the following measure of assistance: Effective April 1, 2020, to July 31, 2020, we will suspend the accrual of interest and postpone payments on loans....

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