Sep 10, 2010

   

MineConnect News

Symbotic Relationship

In the complex, harsh world of mining, the SymBot, a new equipment monitoring platform that communicates by satellite, cellular network and Wi-Fi, is built tough and, as the name suggests, SymBot plays well with others.

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Jul 23, 2010

   

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Northern Mining Supply and Service Sector “Bigger than Expected”

The mining supply and service sector in northern Ontario is more of an economic powerhouse than previously suspected, according to a new study showing 500 companies generate $5.6 billion in annual sales and employ 23,000.

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Jun 30, 2010

   

MineConnect News

Symbotic Relationship

In the complex, harsh world of mining, the SymBot, a new equipment monitoring platform that communicates by satellite, cellular network and Wi-Fi, is built tough and, as the name suggests, SymBot plays well with others.

5  MIN READ

Jun 11, 2010

   

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MineConnect Member, Norman Lotter, Awarded CIM Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Norman Lotter, of Xstrata Process Support, Canada has been honoured by the CIM as Distinguished Lecturer 2010/11. CIM Distinguished Lecturers are chosen on the basis of their accomplishments in scientific, technical, management or educational activities related to the minerals industry, and speak at CIM Branch meetings across the country.

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Apr 23, 2010

   

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FNX Merger to Open Global Projects to Northern Firms

Northern Ontario mining suppliers may be able to tap into global mining projects, including a $2-billion mine construction project in Chile, as a result of the recently announced merger between Sudbury miner FNX Mining Company Inc. and Vancouver-based Quadra Mining Inc.

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Apr 14, 2010

   

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MineConnect Website Update March 2010

The attached traffic report displays the web traffic analysis for the month of March 2010. The highlight of the report is the 84.24% increase in new visitors from the previous months.

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Mar 28, 2010

   

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Outlook – Mining Supply, Service Companies Look Overseas

Despite the economic downturn, layoffs and a lengthy strike, the Sudbury Mining Services and Supply Association continues to pursue its mandate of helping local businesses diversify into new markets.

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Mar 11, 2010

   

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Chinese Eye Grass Roots and Advanced Exploration

By Norm Tollinsky In 1966, moviegoers were all abuzz over the film, “The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming,” a comedy starring Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint and Alan Arkin. Fast forward 44 years and it’s the Chinese who are knocking on the door – only it’s not a movie. One of the first...

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Feb 06, 2010

   

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Walking on the Moon, One Day

Norcat contributes to space race Clustered in a volcanic crater, at 9,000-feet elevation on Hawaii’s Big Island, is a contingent of tents and Legolike land rovers outfitted with miniature mining equipment. The Juno Rovers — about 1 metre x 1 metre in size and 30 centimetres high — look like remote controlled toys. While they...

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Jan 28, 2010

   

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Sudbury Business Advances Deep Mine Technology with Vale Inco

Mining deeper at lower cost to companies and environment By: Kelly Louiseize By 2010, Kelly Lake may be the site of a brand new technologically advanced Vale Inco mine. Imagine this: no shafts, no head frame, no ropes, crushers, conveyor belts, no toggle replacements, no main ore passes, no haulage trucks, little diesel fumes and...

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