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Zero harm drives health & safety program

  Zero Harm is the mantra driving Xstrata Nickel’s health and safety program at the Nickel Rim South Mine. It begins from the moment..

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Responsible practices help minimize footprint

Minimizing the footprint of Xstrata Nickel’s new copper/nickel mine in the Sudbury Basin has been at the forefront of the company’s..

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Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

An environmental engineering firm is planning to design and construct an engineered wetland as a pilot project for Newmont Mining..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Vale Inco has reason to be proud of the engineered multi-layer cover design system used to reclaim its open-pit Whistle Mine 60 kilometres..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Cambrian trades student brings home the gold

Cambrian trades student brings home the gold

David Smart, a heavy equipment technician student at Cambrian College in Sudbury has won a gold medal at the Ontario Technological Skills..

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Material handling systems designed for efficiency

Xstrata Nickel’s newest Canadian mine has been designed for improved material handling efficiencies. Automated systems will be handling..

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Backfill plant designed for continuous pour

Using best practices, maximizing efficiencies and taking advantage of existing materials is the concept behind the hydraulic fill plant at..

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Goldcorp tackles tailings clean-up in Timmins

Cleaning up historic tailings sites can’t be done with a one-solution-fits-all approach, especially for Goldcorp Inc.’s Porcupine..

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Teamwork solves scaling and bolting problems

Teamwork by Rock-Tech Sales and Service and Goldcorp have helped to solve scaling and bolting problems at the latter’s Musselwhite Mine..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

New fire assay lab opens in Sudbury

Business is heating up for SPJ Labs, Sudbury’s new fire assay laboratory. The doors officially opened for business March 12th to..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
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