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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
Wireless solution speeds subsidence monitoring

Wireless solution speeds subsidence monitoring

Symboticware mesh network alerts miner to ground movement A Northern Ontario gold miner is acquiring a wireless data solution from..

November 26, 2013
Wireless network enables real-time equipment monitoring

Wireless network enables real-time equipment monitoring

Real-time tracking of operating performance of fixed and mobile equipment at Totten will allow maintenance personnel to address issues..

November 26, 2013
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