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Sky high PGM prices spark exploration

Northern Ontario is never going to become a leading producer of platinum group metals (PGMs), but the region’s output may eventually..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Diamond drill rig info now on Internet

Atlas Copco Exploration has teamed up with North Bay-based web content management company Mindoka Innovation in Information Technology to..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Satellite device offers peace of mind

An innovative satellite communications device allows prospectors and other outdoor enthusiasts who have travelled out of cell phone range..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Elasto-Valve acquires giant autoclave

Thanks to the recent purchase of a giant autoclave measuring 12 feet in diameter and 23 feet in length, Sudbury’s Elasto-Valve Rubber..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Report: mines are a cash cow for economy

Every average-sized mine in Ontario is a cash cow for the economy, adding $280 million each year directly and indirectly to the..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Rail-Veyor to be demonstrated in Sudbury

What if a mine could transport ore underground quickly and inexpensively and, at the same time, reduce diesel emissions? Starting in..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

De Beers’ Victor Mine ramps up

Second-year Lakehead University geology student Brad Wood made the type of discovery during the summer of 1987 that prospectors dream..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Training the next generation of drillers

During graduation ceremonies last fall at Northern College in Kirkland Lake, nine of the 11 rookie diamond drillers who had completed a..

March 1, 2008 with 1 Comment
Minesteel Fabricators boosts rail haulage manufacturing capacity

Minesteel Fabricators boosts rail haulage manufacturing capacity

  A recent acquisition of one company and a closer relationship with another has turned out to be a smart move for North Bay’s..

December 2, 2007 with 0 Comments

Water pressure used to retrieve core tubes

Dale Clarke may not have wild, white hair or a workshop full of strange machinery, but he’s an inventor all the same. The owner of..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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