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Synthetic ropes seen as alternative to steel

Synthetic ropes seen as alternative to steel

Vale engineer hopes fi bre rope will see widespread use someday The chief engineer for Vale Canada’s hoisting group said he’d like to..

June 1, 2014
Laurentian prof studies seafloor massive sulphides

Laurentian prof studies seafloor massive sulphides

Although Northern Ontario is far from the ocean now, two to three billion years ago, parts of it were actually under the sea. But this..

February 13, 2014
Vale plans for underground fish farming

Vale plans for underground fish farming

20-centimetre-long rainbow trout are poured into the fast-flowing water of Onaping River in Sudbury. Accustomed to their 1,500-litre tanks..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Students spend study break learning about mine rescue

A group of 13 mining engineering students from Laurentian University and the University of Toronto gave up their February study break to..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Day group purchases powerful new helicopter

Day Helicopter Services recently purchased a $4 million helicopter capable of lifting more than twice the weight of the company’s..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Preparing for MINExpo International 2008

For Marcel Demers, preparing for MINExpo International 2008 is a little like training for the Olympics. “The show is this September, and..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Mining and music meet

Confederation Secondary School’s Evolutionary Band seems to be making a habit of combining music and mining. On April 26, the high..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

CEMI searching for a few good ideas

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) wants to help mining supply and service businesses develop ideas that have been..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Innovation council crafts strategy

About 10 years ago, the federal government in Australia made mining and other resource development research a national priority. Since..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Company helps develop innovative wire rope dressing

A Sudbury-based lubricant distributor has helped to develop a better-performing dressing for wire ropes used for underground skips and..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments
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