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Mining industry soars once more

The mining industry, like life itself, has often been described as a roller coaster, climbing to nose bleed altitudes and then suddenly..

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Innovative pipe handler eliminates “bull work”

A unique pipe handler designed and manufactured by Sudbury-based Marcotte Mining Machinery Services will make pipe installation safer for..

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Vale to spend $2 billion on abatement project

A proposed $1.5 to $2 billion Atmospheric Emission Reduction (AER) program at Vale’s Sudbury Operations is expected to receive board..

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First Nickel resumes production at Lockerby

The fourth and smallest mine operator in the Sudbury Basin plans to resume shipping ore by the end of the summer. First Nickel placed its..

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High-precision geophysics takes off

A new high-resolution resistivity and induced polarization technology developed in Germany for geotechnical applications is gaining..

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Geoscience study zeros in on McFaulds Lake

The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) and its provincial counterpart, the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS), are teaming up to help..

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Four Leaf introduces MineTracker

Four Leaf Solutions, a Sudbury-based software developer, is confident that underground mines will welcome the release of MineTracker, a new..

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AutoMine solution safer and more productive

Nothing ever distracts the drivers of the two 40-tonne Toro haul trucks that go back and forth day in, day out between the Number 7 Chute..

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Money, brains and buried treasure

It’s no accident that 22,000 members of the global mining community take over Front Street in Toronto every year about this time...

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Another record-breaking year

Mineral exploration in Ontario is once again breaking records following a brief slowdown triggered by the 2008 financial meltdown...

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