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New era of supercaves on the horizon

New era of supercaves on the horizon

Within 10 years, 40 per cent of Rio Tinto’s copper production will come from underground mines with production rates of 100,000 tonnes or..

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Go big or go home

Go big or go home

RDH Mining Equipment is bulking up. Known until now for its narrow vein jumbos and loaders, the Sudbury-area underground mining equipment..

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New mining frontier beckons

New mining frontier beckons

Picture this. Somewhere in near-Earth orbit, a network of filling stations with attached Starbucks. Giant, space-based solar power stations..

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Industrial Fabrication invests in state-of-art production facility

Industrial Fabrication invests in state-of-art production facility

Sudbury-based Industrial Fabrication, manufacturer of the Minecat line of utility vehicles, is moving to a new, purpose-built production..

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Marcotte unveils 5-in-1 utility vehicle

Marcotte unveils 5-in-1 utility vehicle

Why spend money on five utility vehicles – a fan handler, a pipe handler, a scissor lift, a crane and a flatbed truck – and..

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Sudbury drill prepares for blastoff to moon

Sudbury drill prepares for blastoff to moon

There’s a good chance that drills and other mining equipment required by NASA and several commercial enterprises planning exploration and..

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CEMI shares knowledge on faults and fractures

CEMI shares knowledge on faults and fractures

Everything you ever wanted to know about faults and fractures has been condensed into one weighty tome published by the Sudbury-based..

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Probe Mines releases updated resource

Probe Mines releases updated resource

Recent results from some 180 holes at Probe Mines’ Borden Lake Project confirm a promising low-grade, bulk tonnage gold deposit with a..

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Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research to advance the development of thin spray-on liner is in full swing at Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South Mine in Sudbury. An alternative..

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App offers guided tour of Sudbury Basin

App offers guided tour of Sudbury Basin

A new smartphone app designed to guide tourists, visitors and residents to sites of interest in the Sudbury area is proving just as popular..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
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