Sep 26, 2012

   

MineConnect News

Mobile Parts, Inc.- Passing The Gateway for Exports

The mining equipment industry’s export market has been tough to crack for many startup companies. But even from humble beginnings, determination, hard work,and a little bit of luck can go a long way. Just ask Bob Morin, General Manager for Mobile Parts, Inc., a Sudbury-based company that specializes in servicing mining equipment across the globe.

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Sep 25, 2012

   

MineConnect News

The future is now

Four simple words have been used a lot in recent months to describe the future of mining. Simply stated, they are: the future is Symbot. This sentiment has been echoed at MINExpo 2012.

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Sep 24, 2012

   

MineConnect News

MTI launches “We Build” campaign at MINExpo

Today, at MINExpo 2012, Mining Technologies International (MTI) launched their new domestic-pride focused campaign. The campaign's tagline, “We build equipment, we build communities, we build relationships” is centred around the company's local connection on the global front.

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Sep 05, 2012

   

Industry News

Northern Ontario an oasis in the global mining market

by Dick DeStefano Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal August 2012 Northern Ontario is booming. Some would say we’re experiencing a mini super cycle and will continue to do so for at least three years with an expectation to extend to five and, some say, for 95 years more. Others warn of a commodities downturn for a...

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Sep 03, 2012

   

Industry News

ACCENT: LU reaches for the top

Mary Katherine Keown for The Sudbury Star Perhaps the seed was planted one night in a five-star dream — an omen for the next five years detailing grandeur of the academic kind. Dominic Giroux, the president and vice-chancellor of Laurentian University, announced in June the board of directors had approved the budget for the school’s...

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Jun 11, 2012

   

Industry News

Minister Oliver Highlights Importance of the Mining Sector to Economic Growth

(MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered the keynote address at the MassMin 2012 Conference and Trade Show. The Minister highlighted the importance of the mining industry to Canada's economic growth and long-term prosperity and acknowledged Sudbury as a centre of job creation and innovation in the Canadian mining sector.

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May 28, 2012

   

Industry News

Industry game-changer

By JULIE GORDON AND BHASWATI MUKHOPADHYAY, REUTERS A $3.3-billion plan to build North America’s first major chromite mine deep in the Canadian wi lderness promises to usher in an era of prosperity for the region’s aboriginals and generate millions of tax dollars over its lifetime. Tucked deep into Northern Ontario, the Ring of Fire contains...

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May 01, 2012

   

MineConnect News

New- World Networking Collaboration will Advance Mining Industry:Anglo Gold

By LINDSAY KELLY Northern Ontario Business By 8:30 a.m. on the day of his presentation to members of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (MineConnect), Michael MacFarlane had already been up for four hours and worked for three. As the senior vice-president of technology and innovation for AngloGold Ashanti, MacFarlane lives in Sudbury...

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Apr 30, 2012

   

MineConnect News

Local contractors cashing in on Clean AER

Members of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (MineConnect) recently got a look at some of the contracts they'll be able to bid on as part of Vale's $2 billion emissions reduction project. The project director of Vale's Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project, Dave Stefanuto, gave a presentation on the initiative at a April 26 gathering of MineConnect members.

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Mar 19, 2012

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect & Cyberspace A new Web Site for Clients & Members

Source: Northern Ontario Business by: Lindsay Kelly At first glance, the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (MineConnect) website doesn’t look any different. But a handful of new features being introduced over the next few months is poised to enhance its market appeal on a global platform. The goal is to become the most...

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