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Sudbury scientist probes secrets of microbial processes

Sudbury scientist probes secrets of microbial processes

Better understanding of microbial community can promote bioleaching in colder climates and mitigate risks associated with acid mine..

May 23, 2013
CEMI looks beyond coveralls and hard hats

CEMI looks beyond coveralls and hard hats

Ten, 20 or 30 years from now, as mines go deeper, miners may look a lot more like astronauts, with breathing apparatus, cooling vests and..

May 23, 2013
Diamond factory adds sparkle to Sudbury

Diamond factory adds sparkle to Sudbury

Quality diamonds, skilled workforce and cutting-edge technology The Ontario government’s resolve to leverage some downstream benefits..

May 23, 2013

Favourable geology or moose pasture?

Exploration spending of $916 million for 2012 was a bit down from the prior year’s $1 billion plus performance and still worthy of..

March 4, 2013
The next gold mine in Northern Ontario

The next gold mine in Northern Ontario

Rainy River Resources plans production for 2016 With Detour Gold’s open pit operation 185 kilometres northeast of Cochrane already..

March 1, 2013
Who turned off the tap?

Who turned off the tap?

Is it high frequency trading, the popularity of ETFs and bullion ownership or general economic malaise? Why are so many junior mining..

March 1, 2013
Timelines stretching for Ring of Fire

Timelines stretching for Ring of Fire

Cliffs takes a beating Ontario’s much-touted Ring of Fire mineral district in the remote James Bay Lowlands may take a little longer than..

March 1, 2013
Study predicts total workforce renewal

Study predicts total workforce renewal

The aging of the workforce, pending retirements, a low birth rate and a lack of interest in the trades by young people are all identified..

March 1, 2013
Tide is turning

Tide is turning

College dean sees growing interest in skilled trades Michel Barbeau, dean of skilled trades at Cambrian College in Sudbury, agrees..

March 1, 2013
Gold continues to drive exploration

Gold continues to drive exploration

Several projects undergoing environmental assessments, but financing hard to come by for grass roots projects Two thousand and twelve was..

March 1, 2013
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