Atlas Copco´s Hydraulic Attachment Tools division will become part of Epiroc

 With effect from January 1, 2018, the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division within Atlas Copco will become part of the Epiroc, the company that Atlas Copco plans to dividend out in mid 2018.

Ottawa's $950-million "SuperCluster Program"

 Sudbury's Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation has made the shortlist for "SuperCluster"

'Wealth isn't a bad name,' Sudbury forum told

 Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce leadership luncheon on proposed tax reforms in Sudbury, Ont. on Monday October 16, 2017. 

SAMSSA Annual General Meeting December 4th 2017

 SAMSSA Annual General Meeting December 4th 2017

Primero sees clear sailing into 2017

The problems that hindered Primero Mining Corp in 2016 are behind it and it is confident that 2017 will result in a complete turnaround. 

Glencore’s Kidd Operations

Kidd Operations this year are celebrating 50 years of production in the City of Timmins. In the last five decades, the Glencore-owned organization mined over 150 million tonnes of ore and employed over 17,000 people, including multi-generational families.

Garrcon Deposit

Despite a bulk sample in 2015 yielding 3516.3 ounces of gold, the Garrcon Deposit has been placed on inactive status. The present owner, Osisko Mining Inc., says “the trial production permit remains active if the company wishes to pursue a second phase of bulk sampling or pursue a full production permit.”

Harte’s Bulk Sample

Harte Gold Corp has formally requested approval from the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines to mine an additional 30,000 tonnes under the Bulk Sample permission for a 70,000 sample. Purpose is to better test Sugar Zone mineralization and in light of increased mining widths encountered to date under the Bulk Sample.

Black Fox Mine work

A bought $51.7 million financing deal will allow Primero Mining Corp. to undertake exploration and development at the company’s San Dimas and Black Fox Mines. Funds also will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Tango diamond mine

Work on the proposed Tango diamond mine that is expected to replace the Victor, the only operating diamond mine in Ontario, hopefully will resume this coming winter. De Beers Canada suspended development work on the Tango in February in order to deal with questions about the environmental effect of the project in the James Bay Lowlands.