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2014-04-14 12:23:32

Reminder: RNC will host a conference call/webcast today at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time) to provide a nickel market update and discuss recent RNC news (access information below) TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce it has gained exposure to the highly prospective Aer-Kidd nickel-copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury through the acquisition of a 25% interest in Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC") for a...

2014-02-21 16:20:48

SUDBURY, ON, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Vale celebrated the official opening of Totten Mine today in a ceremony with the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development & Mines, members of the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation and many other community leaders. "Totten Mine is Vale's first new mine in the Sudbury Basin in more than 40 years and represents a significant investment in the future of our operations in...

2013-07-18 12:21:21

OTTAWA, July 18, 2013 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSXV: BLM) is pleased to announce that it has initiated work on three separate projects for Vale (NYSE: VALE), which is currently making a major investment in the Sudbury basin, aimed at re-building and modernizing assets, reducing emissions, extending the life of existing mines, and finding new sources of ore.  BluMetric's services will include detailed environmental characterization, groundwater and surface water...

2013-06-03 16:20:31

CALGARY, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today released information from the company's preliminary investigation relating to the Wanup, Ontario derailment Sunday June 2, 2013. Certain early media reporting about the incident is inaccurate.  Following are facts revealed through initial review of the incident. At approximately 9:50 am EDT on Sunday, June 2 a northbound freight train derailed east of Sudbury near Wanup, Ontario. There were...

2013-05-31 16:22:37

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Over 2000 children in northern Ontario will get to experience the amazing world of Mini TFO live this coming week. That's when the team from TFO's flagship children's TV program, led by its famous hosts, Louis and Josée, will be touring northern Ontario with an interactive, French-language show full of funny sketches and comic characters, along with songs, games, and nursery rhymes. The Mini TFO team will be performing in Sudbury on May 31...

2012-12-07 16:21:41

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Mini TFO toured three hospitals around Ontario this week.  Louis and Josée, hosts of Groupe Média TFO's popular French-language TV show for pre-school children, Mini TFO, brought some of the joy and magic of Mini TFO to children who are hospitalized during this holiday season at North York General, Health Sciences North Hospital in Sudbury, and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. As relate Louis and...

2012-08-30 06:20:38

NEWARK, NJ, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Porter Airlines officially opened its new passenger lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport today. The lounge is beside Porter's primary gate in Terminal B, providing easy access to departing flights. "The Newark lounge is the latest element of our desire to emphasize speed, convenience and service for all of our customers," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "This is now a distinguishing feature for everyone who...

2012-06-22 06:20:52

SUDBURY,ON, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Joined by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, government cabinet ministers, community leaders, local residents and employees, Vale today officially broke ground on its $2-billion "Clean AER Project", one of the largest single environmental investments in Ontario's history. The Clean AER Project, where AER stands for 'Atmospheric Emissions Reduction', will see sulphur dioxide emissions at Vale's smelter in Sudbury reduced by 70% from current levels, as...

2012-03-13 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a contract from Vale Canada Ltd. (Vale) to design and supply a new sulfuric acid plant for its Sudbury smelter in Ontario, Canada. The acid plant contract, with an estimated value of $55 million, includes the design of the complete sulfuric acid plant contact section, as well as supply of all equipment and some materials. The plant features Jacobs' proprietary Chemetics(®)...

2012-02-29 10:25:00

Province Should Consider Criminal Charges SUDBURY, Ontario and TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on the results of a damning investigative report into a double fatality at Stobie Mine in Sudbury, the United Steelworkers (USW) is calling on the Ontario Government to consider laying criminal charges against officials and management of Vale, the mine's owner, and against the company itself. The Union says the government must also immediately establish a...