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Sudbury to mine cyberspace

Will there be mining in cyberspace? The newest development in the Sudbury area mining supply cluster says “yes.” A new organization of..

May 18, 2017

Stock and commodity prices may signal rebound

Stock markets report every day on individual wild horses in a stampeding herd of companies. Each horse, or company, is scored against..

February 27, 2017

Mining supply sector will continue to grow

In a world where everything is changing, it can be hard to keep track of the currents that matter most. It is especially hard in the mining..

November 14, 2016

Mission impossible: mining suppliers to save the world

The mining supply sector is invisible, disrespected and dumb, but it could be responsible for saving the world Invisible for two reasons...

August 22, 2016

The end of the road in the North?

Roads are an ancient technology. The British Ridgeway, for example, has been in use for 7,000 years. Roads led to wheels about 6,000 years..

May 23, 2016

This won’t hurt, will it doctor?

Cap and trade is coming to Ontario. The legislation was enacted in 2009. Consultation documents were prepared in December. Sooner or later..

February 23, 2016

Decarbonization and the new energy metals

Military intelligence developed scenario planning to deal with an unpredictable enemy. Since the biggest long run uncertainty for the..

November 17, 2015

Green mining and energy prices

When you are planning a new product or a marketing strategy, it is important to know which way the wind is blowing. And what colour. Today,..

May 20, 2015

Gold and the end of the world as we know it

There always seems to be an apocalypse just around the corner. I remember walking home from school with friends in 1962 looking up at the..

February 26, 2015

Game changing innovations in energy technology

Suppliers depend on prospecting in more than one sense. Without prospectors the supply of new mines would dry up, and our industry would be..

December 1, 2014
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