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Annual workshop for geoscience students returning to Sudbury
The annual exploration trip to Sudbury for mining students from across Canada is back on for 2023, after a three-year hold because of the pandemic. The annual event known as S-IMEW, the Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop, will take place in May of 2023.. The original S-IMEW workshop was launched in 2007 by...
North Bay Mining Week November 14th – November 18th
CIM’s Northern Gateway Branch will be hosting their AGM and Mining Week Keynote speaker on Wednesday November 16th at the Davedi Club in North Bay! Doors open at 11:30 with lunch at 12:15. Dr. Roy Slack, P.Eng. FCIM , Past President CIM, will be presenting on Current Industry Challenges: Observations and Opinions....
Sign-up for BOTH MineConnect November Webinars
Ask the Expert: Recruiting International Candidates Date and time Wed, November 30, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST Topic: Learn about the employer’s perspective on developing international recruiting strategy in the Ask the Expert Webinar Session! Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mineconnect-ask-the-expert-recruiting-international-candidates-tickets-460738490227   Ask the Expert: Upcoming Mining Projects in Nevada Date and time...
Dubreuilville mine builders on the path to completion
The finish line is in sight for the completion of construction and the spring 2023 start of production at the Magino open-pit mine outside Dubreuilville. Argonaut Gold management said the project is at 70 per cent completion as the Toronto-based gold company announced its third quarter financials for the period ending...
New Member Announcement: Creative GOAT
Please welcome our NEWEST corporate member, Creative GOAT! Creative GOAT offers an end-to-end solution for optimizing engineering and manufacturing. Our advanced technological solutions create efficiencies that reduce costs and skyrocket productivity, thereby helping you become the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). We help with everything from developing a design concept to bringing...
Member Spotlight – B2B Industrial Inc
Company History: B2B Industrial, Inc, was incorporated in 2016 to purchase A-1 Blasting Mats, a 38 year old company that had been producing blasting mats out of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. The original owner of A-1 Blasting Mats, Mr. Leo Arcand, had passed the company down to his son Denis Arcand,...
Livent looks to Canada for lithium growth opportunities – CEO
Lithium producer Livent Corp is eyeing acquisitions in Canada and other countries as it looks to boost its production and processing of the metal used to make electric vehicle batteries, its chief executive told Reuters. Already one of the top global producers of the metal, Livent has expansions underway across the...
Pure Gold’s Red Lake mine poised to go on the selling block
With only a $260,000 cash balance at the end, insolvent Pure Gold Mining has started the process of finding a new buyer or deep-pocketed investor for its Red Lake mine and mill operation. Facing an “imminent” cash crisis, unable to raise any outside financing, and plagued by “operational challenges,” the...
Ask the Expert: Upcoming Mining Projects in Nevada
Join us when NVMA’s President speaks to MineConnect members on the new and exciting mining activities in Nevada. This is one you WON’T want to miss! About Tyre Tyre L. Gray, Esq., President of the Nevada Mining Association, is a charismatic thought-leader.  Known for his big laugh and positive outlook,...
Canada orders three Chinese firms to exit lithium mining
Canada ordered three Chinese companies on Wednesday to divest their investments in Canadian critical minerals, citing national security. China in response accused Ottawa of using national security as a pretext and said the divestment order broke international commerce and market rules. te to shore up reserves of materials needed for...
Northern Ontario Roadshow: Sault Ste. Marie
MineConnect, is heading to the Sault for the next stop of their Northern Ontario Roadshow! Join us at Northern Superior Brewing Company & Tap Room for MineConnect’s Northern Ontario Roadshow. This is an opportunity for mining supply and service professionals to network and chat about challenges and experiences. We also...
Manufacturers push for Canadian response to US green incentives
Canadian manufacturers urged Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to deliver a robust response to new US incentives on clean energy and critical mineral production in her budget update this week. “It’s absolutely critical,” said Brian Kingston, CEO of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association. “We need to see a strong signal in...
Timmins nickel explorer sees big tonnage potential at Shaw Dome Project
A little bit of Mark Selby and Canada Nickel appears to be rubbing off on an exploration startup company in the Timmins mining camp. EV Nickel hopes to replicate the marketing success of Canada Nickel’s Crawford Project by proving up a low-grade, large-tonnage nickel resource at its Shaw Dome Project, 25...
New $8.5M North Bay facility is the icing on the cake for Redpath’s 60th anniversary
The 60th-anniversary celebrations at Redpath‘s North Bay base of operations on Highway 11 North included the unveiling of its new, state-of-the-art mobile equipment repair facility. It is an $8.5-million investment in the global mining supplier’s North Bay infrastructure and, according to Redpath, a clear indication of its continued confidence in North Bay as the ideal...
New Member Announcement: RWDI
MineConnect would like to introduce its NEWEST corporate member… RWDI Whether you are in an urban environment or remote location, in resource extraction and mining operations, getting the regulatory details right is vital. As you seek to better meet environmental stewardship objectives, protect human health, and achieve regulatory requirements, while...
How green material producers, buyers can capture the green premiums
At a time when industry leaders are under pressure to meet the climate targets that aim for net-zero GHG emissions by 2050, a recent report by McKinsey & Company outlines how green material producers and buyers can capture the green-premium value from sustainable materials. According to the document, materials value...
RANKED: The world’s top 10 most valuable mines
 The mining industry relies on a relatively small number of giant deposits to fuel growth — and new discoveries of this nature are few and far between. Using data from Mining.com’s sister company Miningintelligence, they compiled a ranking of the world’s 10 richest working base and precious metal mines by...
Charged up lithium explorers move toward mine production
A pair of lithium junior miners in northwestern Ontario are making moves to consolidate ground and firm up its supply chain to feed the downstream electric vehicle manufacturers. Australia’s Green Technology Metals is dissolving a joint venture partnership with Ardiden to acquire the remaining 20 per cent stake in its Ontario lithium...
Canadian resources coveted by Asian superpower
As China’s “wolf warrior diplomacy” has strained Sino-Canadian relations in recent years, there is a growing sentiment in Canada that it’s time to rethink Canada’s relations with China and look for better trade partners. “We should continue to trade, but we should avoid strategic vulnerabilities in our supply chains and...
Inflation-hit miners are seeing early signs of cost relief
Mining companies are starting to see signs of easing costs to dig up industrial metals, after spending months dealing with accelerating inflation that eroded earnings. The financial chiefs of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. and Lundin Mining Corp. noted a shifting trend on costs for mine supplies during their third-quarter earnings...
Ericsson and Becker Mining Systems AG drive digital transformation with Private 5G
Becker Mining Systems AG has signed a multi-country reselling agreement with Ericsson to sell and deliver the Ericsson EP5G and private network solutions. 5G is fundamentally transforming the mining industry. The high availability of technological services is an essential requirement for the mining industry, necessary for increasing efficiency, economic savings,...
Pure Gold suspending operations of Red Lake mine
The owners of a gold mine in Red Lake are suspending operations immediately. In a statement issued Monday, Pure Gold Mining announced they are suspending operations and placing the mine on care and maintenance immediately. The Vancouver-based company said the mine has yet to achieve “consistent positive site-level cash flow,” despite...
Mining showcase seeking exhibitors
The Northern Ontario Mining Showcase is now accepting applications from regional mining suppliers who want to participate in the tradeshow in 2023. Each spring, the Showcase draws mining supply and service companies from across Northern Ontario to a pair of industry tradeshows that provide invaluable networking and marketing opportunities for participants. This...
Marathon Gold given Fisheries Act okay for Valentine project in Newfoundland
Marathon Gold has received full authorization under the federal Fisheries Act for the Valentine gold project in central Newfoundland. The company can now move forward with activities such as dewatering small freshwater ponds for open pit mine development, changes in water flow due to management activities on the site, and...