Apr 05, 2021

   

Industry News

New Member Announcement: iRing Inc.

MineConnect would like to introduce our newest corporate member, iRing Inc. iRing Inc. is a global leader in the development of underground drill & blast planning software that helps a mine improve its effectiveness and efficiency. Since 2003, the experts at iRing have been solely dedicated to the pursuit of optimizing underground drilling and blasting...

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Mar 31, 2021

   

Industry News

The 2021 virtual CIM convention

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) has decided to make its 2021 Convention and Expo a fully online event, to be held May 3-6, 2021. The decision comes as a result of the continuing uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic and CIM prioritizing the health and safety of its delegates. The unique...

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Mar 31, 2021

   

Member Story

NATT Safety Services Opens Ottawa Location

NATT Safety Services, which has been operating since 2013 in Lively, Ontario, is opening a new location in Ottawa, to offer complete safety training solutions and industrial services. “This is a natural next-step for our company,” shares Kevin Pattison, President and CEO of TPS Group of Companies which includes NATT Safety Services. “Our staffing division,...

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Mar 31, 2021

   

Industry News

Feasibility from Marathon Gold outlines $305M open pit at Valentine

With the release of feasibility study results on a two-pit milling operation at its Valentine project in central Newfoundland and Labrador, Marathon Gold (TSX: MOZ) sees potential to pour first gold by October 2023. The latest study presents a development scenario with open pits at the Marathon and Leprechaun deposits and a central mill that is unchanged...

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Mar 31, 2021

   

MineConnect News

Junkala Wealth Building and MineConnect Virtual Talk with Peter Merrick (Video)

This talk takes you on a scary roller coaster ride behind the scenes of family run and privately owned corporations, showing how family and partner in-fighting brought about their nightmarish untimely ends. Step into the world of a leading expert in business succession and exit planning that has worked throughout North America. It’s a world very few...

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Mar 29, 2021

   

Industry News

First Cobalt strikes 5-year deal to sell Ontario refinery output to London trader Stratton

London-based metals trader Stratton Metal Resources Ltd. will sell cobalt sulfate produced by First Cobalt Corp’.s Canadian refinery under a five-year deal, a source with direct knowledge of the arrangement said on Sunday. Contract terms including price and quantity were not immediately known. Stratton did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. First Cobalt...

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Mar 29, 2021

   

MineConnect News

Maximizing Your MineConnect Membership: Updating your Member Profile

In an effort to ensure members are taking advantage of the numerous benefits a MineConnect membership brings, we are introducing monthly video tutorials at the end of each month. Stay tuned for more! This first tutorial walks members through the process of updating your profile through the MineConnect.com website. If you have forgotten your password...

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Mar 29, 2021

   

Industry News

Vital Metals to become Canada’s first rare earths miner

Australia’s Vital Metals (ASX: VML) is getting ready to kick off mining operations at its Nechalacho rare earths project in Canada’s Northwest Territories, which will make it the country’s first producer of the elements used in magnets for electric vehicles, aerospace, defence and electronics. The Sydney-based company, which will also be the second rare earths miner in...

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Mar 26, 2021

   

Press Release

Marla Tremblay Announced as MineConnect’s NEW Executive Director

At its Annual General Meeting on March 24th, it was announced that Marla Tremblay has been appointed as MineConnect’s new Executive Director. She replaces Paul Bradette who is returning to his position with the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines. In announcing the appointment, Ricky Lemieux, MineConnect Chair and President said; “Finding a...

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Mar 26, 2021

   

Industry News

Epiroc launches world-first face drill rig with internal hydraulics

Epiroc has launched the Boomer M20 face drill with protected hydraulics, sensors and cables. The unit is designed and built to minimize unplanned stops and maximize uptime and performance in demanding operations. A challenging part of underground work is the everyday wear and tear on hydraulic hoses. Falling rocks and debris and continuous wear against the...

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