Feb 29, 2020

   

Member Story

FORTAI developing a revolutionary system to optimize mining supply chain

(TORONTO/SUDBURY) — A new technology company with the vision and experience to transform how mines and heavy industry design, build, and manage their operations has arrived. FORTAI is an advanced technology and product manufacturing company focused on delivering innovative value chain management and savings to the mining industry while providing profitable growth to investors and...

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Feb 28, 2020

   

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EDC Webinars Grand Finale

In case you have missed it, EDC released a two part series on doing business with Codelco, links to these on-demand webinars can be viewed here: Episode 1: Mining for Success – Connecting with Codelco Episode 2: Be the Solution – Moving ahead with Codelco As a grand finale to these webinars, EDC in partnership with...

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Feb 28, 2020

   

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Programs tailored to meet the modern needs of the mining industry

You can tell spring is fast approaching – businesses are moving full steam into the new year, PDAC is just around the corner and graduation is in sight for many students who are excited to jump-start their careers. At Cambrian College, meeting the needs of industry is an integral part of our ongoing programming and...

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Feb 28, 2020

   

MineConnect News

MacLean and GHH announce global partnership at Queretaro, Mexico plant inauguration

Collingwood, Ontario & Gelsenkirchen, North-Rhine Westphalia [21 February 2020] – Global mining equipment manufacturers MacLean Engineering (“MacLean”) of Canada and GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH (“GHH”) of Germany are partnering to provide mining, tunneling, and contracting companies with a full suite of mobile equipment product categories, across the mining cycle. MacLean and GHH have signed an agreement...

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Feb 27, 2020

   

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Mechanical solutions firm opens new shop as business booms

Timmins Mechanical Solutions serving most of the mining operations in Timmins and across Northeastern Ontario. To quote a familiar show-business saying, this is an overnight success that has taken only 17 years to happen. That might describe Chad Tolonen’s career in the heavy equipment repair business in Timmins. Tolonen is the president of Timmins Mechanical...

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Feb 27, 2020

   

Industry News

Vale hiring blitz draws a crowd

Mining company recruiting new employees Mary Katherine KeownMary Katherine Keown More from Mary Katherine Keown Published on: February 25, 2020 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 12:35 PM EST Hundreds of people attended a Vale hiring pop-up at the Copper Cliff Club on Feb. 25. A second job fair will be held on Thursday. JOHN...

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Feb 26, 2020

   

Industry News

MineConnect Preparing for a New Look and a New Name

The mining supply and service sector in Northern Ontario is about to undergo a significant change. For years, the organization known as MineConnect – the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association – has represented scores of companies that provide essential goods and services to the mining industry. Going back some 15 years, MineConnect represented...

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Feb 25, 2020

   

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Sudbury’s Symboticware is in the job of ‘liberating data’

Data science means better info and better info means better mining. “My grandfather worked in Hollinger gold mine in Timmins, so you could say mining is in my blood,” laughs Kirk Petroski. Degrees in political science and law, plus an MBA, and you might think Petroski would be CEO and president of some company doing...

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Feb 25, 2020

   

Industry News

Canadian mining giant withdraws plans for C$20bn tar sands project

Canadian mining giant withdraws plans for C$20bn tar sands project Teck Resources’ surprise decision drew outrage from politicians in oil-rich Alberta and cheers from environmental groups Guardian staff and agencies Teck Resources’ chief said the company was ‘disappointed to have arrived at this point’. Teck Resources’ chief executive said the company was ‘disappointed to have...

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Feb 25, 2020

   

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REMINDER: Maestro Digital Mine Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure at PDAC 2020

Maestro Digital Mine is hosting an Industry-led Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure: Building the Digital Highway to Connectivity Underground on Monday, March 2nd from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the PDAC Conference, in the Northern Ontario Mining Showcase Pavilion (6501N), North Building, MTCC, Toronto, Ontario. Panelists: Anthony Downs, Digital Leader, Vale; Matthew Curtis, Senior...

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