Jul 06, 2020

   

Member Story

Kirkland Lake bulks up Detour Lake with 250,000-metre drill program

TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has released results from 17 new drill holes at its Detour Lake mine, 300 km northeast of Timmins, which it says have extended mineralization at the Main pit and 58 North zone. The holes, totalling 7,176 metres, are part of a 250,000-metre drill campaign to be completed by the end of 2021....

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Jul 05, 2020

   

MineConnect News

The mining history of the Sudbury area Archive

From Rocks and Minerals in Canada, Spring 1983 By Tom Jewiss Often, if not always, when the mining history of the Sudbury region is considered, 1883 is treated as the starting date. For it was in August of that year that Thomas Flanagan, a blacksmith on the Canadian Pacific Railway, noticed a rust coloured patch...

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Jul 05, 2020

   

Industry News

Half of top 25 mining companies worldwide beat Q1’20 earnings estimates

26 May, 2020 Author Anna Duquiatan Thirteen of the top 25 miners globally by market cap outperformed analyst earnings estimates in the first quarter, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data for companies that reported earnings as of May 18. Eight mining companies underperformed against estimates, while four matched estimates. Results varied among the top...

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Jul 02, 2020

   

Member Story

SHYFTinc and Rentricity turn mine water usage into hydro power

SHYFTinc has established a new technology initiative with Rentricity to bring Rentricity’s innovative electricity production from gravity-fed or pressurized water pipelines directly into mines. Rentricity has successfully implemented its renewable energy in-pipe hydro in the drinking water industry since 2010. The company is now turning its attention to mining operations with large water flows that...

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Jul 02, 2020

   

Industry News

Kirkland Lake Gold sued in U.S. court

Shareholder contends Toronto miner made false statements prior to Detour Gold purchase Jun 30, 2020 1:15 PM By: Northern Ontario Business Staff Kirkland Lake Gold is the subject of a class action lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in New York for allegedly defrauding shareholders about its business plans before its $4.9 billion-acquistion of Detour...

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Jul 01, 2020

   

Industry News

Air Canada departure ‘sad day’ for North Bay

Published on: June 30, 2020 | Jack Garland Airport Nugget File Photo JPG, NB Mayor Al McDonald believes there is still time to get Air Canada to reverse its decision. McDonald didn’t mince words or sway from his position that it’s critical to keep Jack Garland Airport open despite Air Canada withdrawing its services. McDonald...

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Jun 29, 2020

   

Industry News

Rio Tinto starts exploration at Janice Lake

SASKATCHEWAN – Rio Tinto has started exploration at Forum’s Janice Lake sedimentary copper-silver project in northern Saskatchewan. The major is earning up to an 80% interest in the project from Forum Energy Metals, which has optioned the property from Transition Metals. Crews have begun construction of the 50-person camp on the property at Burbidge Lake. Copper showings, structural, geophysical, geochemical and boulder train...

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Jun 29, 2020

   

Industry News

Gold mining puts Dubreuilville on the comeback trail

Ian Ross (Northern Ontario Business – June 25, 2020) Gold mining puts Dubreuilville on the comeback trail – by Ian Ross (Northern Ontario Business – June 25, 2020) https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/ With sawmill under the axe, legendary forestry town looks to service the mineral resource sector, attract more families Pat Dubreuil wants to restore the entrepreneurial spirit...

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Jun 29, 2020

   

Industry News

Epiroc’s Diamec Smart 6M – making underground exploration drilling faster, safer & truly mobile

Epiroc has taken underground exploration drilling a step forward with the introduction of the Diamec Smart 6M, where M stands for mobile. IM spoke exclusively in advance of the launch with Ebrahim Nikafroozi, Global Product Manager, Underground Core Drills, about why the new model represents a major step forward. In today’s industry, most underground exploration drilling is...

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Jun 28, 2020

   

Member Story

Sudbury economic development board adds new members

Sudbury Star StaffSudbury Star Staff Published on: June 27, 2020 | The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation continues to support local economic development with the recruitment of six new members to its 18-member board of directors. The board elected Andree Lacroix, a partner with Lacroix Lawyers, to serve as chair for a second term. Peter Nykilchuk,...

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