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Teleop creates productivity gains at Red Lake

Teleop creates productivity gains at Red Lake

Five LHDs, one locomotive and one rock breaker equipped with Hard-Line teleoperation technology Goldcorp’s Red Lake Complex is..

February 21, 2018
Symboticware wins multi-million dollar contract from Vale

Symboticware wins multi-million dollar contract from Vale

Mining industry embraces telemetry The year 2008 wasn’t the best time to start a business based on a new and still immature technology,..

February 21, 2018
Rock-Tech unveils new generation of utility trucks

Rock-Tech unveils new generation of utility trucks

Vale acquires state-of-the-art crane truck Rock-Tech, a Sudbury-based mining equipment manufacturer, has unveiled a new generation of..

February 21, 2018
Rob McEwen at it again – this time in Timmins

Rob McEwen at it again – this time in Timmins

Purchase of Black Fox a strategic fit Rob McEwen rose to mining preeminence as founder and former chairman of Goldcorp by reviving the..

February 21, 2018
Drilling companies report an uptick in business

Drilling companies report an uptick in business

Finding experienced drillers cited as major challenge Drilling companies report a slightly improved volume of business in 2017 and are..

February 21, 2018

Common standard for assessment data proposed

Lack of standards affects discovery rates The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is proposing a common, Canada-wide..

February 21, 2018
PACE helps mining companies with change

PACE helps mining companies with change

Customers include Barrick Gold, Goldcorp and Atlas Copco This is a time of major technological change in the mining industry, but the..

February 21, 2018

Seismic activity and heart health

A few years ago, immediately prior to an interview with an engineer at a consulting company in Sudbury, I was escorted through the building..

February 21, 2018
First battery-powered LHD in Sudbury camp

First battery-powered LHD in Sudbury camp

California-based company commits to manufacturing facility in Sudbury or Kirkland Lake Artisan Vehicle Systems has delivered the first..

November 6, 2017
Shotcrete spraying simulator training cuts waste

Shotcrete spraying simulator training cuts waste

Swedish company tests waters in Canada Most operators of shotcrete spraying equipment are trained onsite in a noisy, dusty production..

November 6, 2017
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