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Synthetic rope passes coilability test

Synthetic rope passes coilability test

A synthetic rope used by the U.S. Navy for mooring aircraft carriers is one step closer to being proven a viable alternative to wire rope..

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Ontario launches supplier portal

Ontario launches supplier portal

Development and Mines is launching an online portal to help promote the Northern Ontario mining supply and service sector to international..

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Maestro Airflow achieves breakthrough

Maestro Airflow achieves breakthrough

A new and improved air quality monitoring system developed by startup Maestro Ventilation in Sudbury is already in 40 mines around the..

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Dumas wins award for re-railing solution

Dumas wins award for re-railing solution

Dumas Contracting has won the 2012 Safety Innovation Award from the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association (OMCSA) for a new method of..

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Miner bets on tunnel boring

Miner bets on tunnel boring

Just as cellular technology leapfrogged wired telecommunications in much of Africa and Asia, automation using tunnel boring technology will..

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A complete toolkit of solutions

We beat ourselves up in the mining industry for not spending enough money on R&D. Mike MacFarlane of AngloGold Ashanti, for example,..

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Miller Technology consolidates operations

Miller Technology consolidates operations

            The relative fortunes of the papermaking and mining industries in Northern Ontario were evident..

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Symboticware poised for takeoff

Symboticware poised for takeoff

  The Symbot is a ruggedized, cube-shaped industrial computer that bolts onto an LHD or utility vehicle, but Symboticware president..

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Engineering school gets $10 million boost

Engineering school gets $10 million boost

Laurentian University’s School of Engineering began 2012 with a touch more swagger thanks to a $10 million gift from Stan Bharti,..

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A perfect confluence

The one billion dollars in exploration and deposit appraisal expenditures recorded in Ontario for 2011 speaks volumes about our mineral..

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