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Interest in rare earths heats up

Interest in rare earths heats up

Canadian Rare Earth Element Network aims for 20 per cent of global production and processing by 2018 Junior mining companies, governments,..

February 13, 2014
New software takes VLF surveying to new depths

New software takes VLF surveying to new depths

Quick, easy and now more powerful VLF surveys have always been a quick and easy way for prospectors to locate areas of conductivity and..

February 13, 2014
DRX optimizes value of each metre drilled

DRX optimizes value of each metre drilled

Software produces a series of drill plans based on varying budgets and conversion goals Several years ago when MIRARCO Mining Innovation..

February 13, 2014
Junior miner sues province for $110 million

Junior miner sues province for $110 million

Northern Superior forced to abandon three properties One First Nation’s opposition to mineral exploration has already cost the Government..

February 13, 2014
Sleipner system eases excavator mobility

Sleipner system eases excavator mobility

Detour Gold puts 297-tonne Caterpillar 6030 on wheels How do you move a 297-tonne Caterpillar 6030 excavator around an open pit? With great..

February 11, 2014
Mining, oil and gas companies team up

Mining, oil and gas companies team up

Hydraulic fracturing studied as means of dealing with stress buildup Four oil and gas companies – Nexen, Shell Oil, Conoco Phillips and..

February 11, 2014

NRC comes to aid of mining industry

High Efficiency Mining program offers up 45 FTE researchers for six years The National Research Council of Canada has announced the..

February 11, 2014
Conference Board surveys supplier challenges

Conference Board surveys supplier challenges

Diversification urged to cope with mining cycles After six years of studying the Canadian mining supply sector, Gary Svoboda is more..

February 11, 2014
Grass roots exploration takes a hit

Grass roots exploration takes a hit

Not for lack of quality projects The good times couldn’t continue forever, and they haven’t. After three years in a row of feverish..

February 11, 2014
Sniff of gold turns into high-grade discovery

Sniff of gold turns into high-grade discovery

Borden Lake wins discovery of the year award Borden Lake was always a long shot. Located one kilometre off Highway 101 and only nine..

February 11, 2014
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