Jun 22, 2020

   

Member Story

FKC-Lake Shore strengthens its presence in Northern Ontario

FKC-Lake Shore has established a permanent presence in Northern Ontario and has become a MineConnect member. The company has indicated that, as much as possible,  use will be made of local Northern Ontario fabricators for equipment supplied to mines in Northern Ontario. “FKC-Lake Shore is encouraged by the positive reaction we have received from potential...

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Jun 21, 2020

   

Industry News

GOLD: Great Bear discovers high-grade Arrow zone at Dixie

RED LAKE – Drilling at Great Bear Resources’ 91.4-sq.-km Dixie property has intersected a new Red Lake-style gold-bearing zone –Arrow – 1 km west of the Hinge zone, which features a similar style of mineralization. Hole REG-002 returned three gold-bearing zones along 435.6 metres of core, including 15 metres of 3 g/t gold starting at...

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Jun 21, 2020

   

Industry News

HOW MUCH BALONEY IS IN THE RING OF FIRE SANDWICH?

– by Frank Smeenk (June 18, 2020) In a recent Sudbury Star article titled Stalled Ring of Fire worth more than $117 billion, Carleton University Geology Professor Dr. James Mungall asked “How much is the Ring of Fire really worth?” Stainless steel is approximately 18% chrome and 8% nickel with iron constituting most of the...

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Jun 19, 2020

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect Welcomes Tom Palangio to Board of Directors

Ricky Lemieux, President is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Palangio to the MineConnect Board of Directors. Tom brings with him many years of leadership in the mining supply and services industry as well as the community and not-for-profit sector. As founder and chief executive of three northern Ontario companies – Topex Inc. Explosives Consulting (1995), WipWare...

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Jun 18, 2020

   

Industry News

Drilling at MacDonald Mines’ wholly owned SPJ property, 20 km east of Sudbury, Ontario,

Drilling at MacDonald Mines’ wholly owned SPJ property, 20 km east of Sudbury, Ontario, has extended the strike length of the high-grade New Zone-Villeneuve trend to over 225 metres; the structure remains open. The company released results for six drillholes completed over the winter and spring. The drill highlights include 5.1 metres of 27.2 g/t...

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Jun 18, 2020

   

Industry News

Ausenco hired to help develop Crawford mine north of Timmins

June 18, 2020 TORONTO — Canada Nickel Company recently announced it has retained Ausenco Engineering Canada and hired Christian Brousseau to move its Crawford Nickel-Cobalt Sulphide Project north of Timmins, Ont. forward. Brousseau will serve as project director with overall responsibility for the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) as well as the execution plan, engineering and...

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Jun 18, 2020

   

Industry News

GOLD: GFG ramps up exploration at Pen

June 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal ONTARIO – After a successful initial drill program earlier this year at its Pen project, 40 km west of Timmins, and a $5.9-million financing closed in May, GFG Resources is planning a more “aggressive” exploration program for the second half of the year. A 8,500-metre campaign starting next...

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Jun 18, 2020

   

Industry News

Thompson bracing for job losses after northern Manitoba mine owner admits to bleeding $300K a day

– by Ian Froese (CBC News Manitoba – June 17, 2020) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ Vale says efforts to find ‘simpler and more nimble operating model’ will mean smaller workforce A mining city in northern Manitoba is facing another setback as the owner of the community’s nickel mine is preparing to shed more jobs. Vale says it cannot...

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Jun 17, 2020

   

Member Story

Outotec to deliver equipment for Gold Fields in Chile

CHILE – Outotec has won a contract to deliver process equipment to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte greenfield gold project in the country’s Atacama region. The contract was booked with the company’s second quarter orders at approximately €14 million. Outotec’s scope of work includes the design and delivery of one 4-MW semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill and one 4-MW ball mill as well as...

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Jun 16, 2020

   

Industry News

Mining industry cushioning impact of pandemic in Sudbury: report

Darren MacDonald CTV News Northern Ontario Published Monday, June 15, 2020 2:55PM EDT Sudbury mining giant Vale hiring hundreds The mining sector in Sudbury – among the industries declared essential at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic – has managed to retain most of its workforce, says a report headed to city council June 23....

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