Feb 25, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Zambia Lays Out Welcome Mat To MineConnect Members

Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal February 2005 Canadian High Commissioner for Zambia John Deyell was in Sudbury January 31 to promote a trade mission to the Zambian copper belt. The central African country was the fourth largest copper producer in the world until nationalization sent the industry into a tailspin. A new regime, though, has re-privatized...

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Feb 25, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Herold Supply champions new braking system

Company marks 30 years of service to mining industry BY NORM TOLLINSKY Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal On a recent skiing holiday in Aspen, Colorado, John Herold and some of his buddies from Sudbury noticed that the driver of the bus they were riding in kept grabbing a lever of some sort. “They didn’t know what...

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Feb 21, 2005

   

Industry News

The Economic and Fiscal Contribution of the Mining Industry in Ontario

INTRODUCTION • The Ontario Mining Association asked Datametrics Consulting Inc. to update the 2002 report “The Economic and Fiscal Contribution of the Mining Industry in Ontario”. While the industry and the Ontario Mining Association realize that mining makes a significant and important contribution to Ontario’s economy and to society, this may often not be fully...

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Feb 21, 2005

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect Members Seeking Agents and Distributors

The Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association (MineConnect) introduces a new service on its web site effective immediately. This “OPPORTUNITIES” service is available on the MineConnect home page. This service allows anyone worldwide to open negotiations with MineConnect members regarding their products and services. MineConnect members are using the following definitions as their operating...

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Feb 21, 2005

   

MineConnect News

NORCAT wooing NASA MineConnect Member

Northern Ontario Business February 2005 By IAN ROSS Ten years ago, Sudbury’s Jim Richard could not have fathomed he would be working on designing advanced drilling technology destined for space. Back then, as vice-president of sales for Electric Vehicle Controllers Ltd. (EVC), he was building and installing electronic control systems for underground mining locomotives. “I’m...

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Feb 21, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Labour expert working to close ‘incredible’ gap MineConnect Member

Northern Ontario Business February 2005 By IAN ROSS Dan Newell grew up in a mining town. He knows how skilled immigrant labour grew Northern Ontario. The Copper Cliff (in Greater Sudbury) native vividly remembers how Italian, Finnish and Polish miners and their families shaped Sudbury’s nickel basin in building its mines, smelters, community halls and...

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Feb 14, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Ontario mining reaches historic tipping point

Sudbury—a recently concluded study reveals that Northeastern Ontario’s mining industry has entered a new – and historic – phase, the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (MineConnect) announced here today. “For the first time in Sudbury’s 120 year history as a mining community, it is now clear that more people are employed in the...

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Jan 31, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Canada’s High Commissioner to Zambia and Malawi to Visit MineConnect Members

John Deyell, Canada’s High Commissioner to the Republics of Zambia and Malawi in southern Africa, will visit a number of Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (MineConnect) members on Monday, January 31. Previous to this appointment, Mr. Deyell was Director General for eastern Africa in the Canadian International Development Agency in Ottawa. Over the...

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Dec 15, 2004

   

MineConnect News

Precise sets new course with drill bit

Precise sets new course with drill bit Headline News Northern Ontario Business MineConnect MEMBER By IAN ROSS A North Bay mining supplier expects big things from a novel piece of highly engineered mining equipment. The ripple effect of the booming world metals market has been felt at J.N. Precise, which moved into a spacious new...

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Dec 15, 2004

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect launches new marketing video

MineConnect’s marketing video is available for your viewing in two downloadable formats. Please select the format your media player supports. Note: most current media players support .wmv format. MineConnect Video – Format: .wmv Size: approx. 1M MineConnect Video – Format: .mpg Size: approx. 12M Download/viewing tip: Depending on your internet connection, you may wish to right...

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