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Second wind for 100-year-old technology

Second wind for 100-year-old technology

Hydraulic air compressor can slash cost of pneumatic power, cool deep mines and serve as a means of carbon capture A long-forgotten,..

August 20, 2017
OMA event yields out-of-the-box ventilation solutions

OMA event yields out-of-the-box ventilation solutions

Laurentian University teams clean up Two Laurentian University teams took top honours in the Ontario Mining Association’s inaugural MINED..

August 18, 2017
UAS pioneers use of drones for underground inspections

UAS pioneers use of drones for underground inspections

Unmanned aerial vehicles ideal for accessing restricted areas in underground mines Launching Unmanned Aerial Services Inc. (UAS) has been a..

August 18, 2017
Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students

Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students

College has graduated more than 240 students from the program since 1995 The primary language of communication in Ontario mines is English,..

August 18, 2017
Wilson sump catches on for mine dewatering

Wilson sump catches on for mine dewatering

From Nickel Rim South to Lac des Iles and, now, Barrick’s Williams Mine Bryan Wilson, general manager of North American Palladium’s Lac..

August 18, 2017
Hard-Line ramps up testing at NORCAT mine

Hard-Line ramps up testing at NORCAT mine

Auto loading and dumping in trials Hard-Line Solutions, a Sudbury-area company specializing in remote control systems for heavy equipment,..

August 18, 2017
Bucket Shop moves into 65,000-square-foot home

Bucket Shop moves into 65,000-square-foot home

Timmins bucket manufacturer is on a roll The Bucket Shop, a Timmins-based manufacturer of buckets for excavators and underground loaders,..

August 18, 2017
City goes to bat for mining supply cluster

City goes to bat for mining supply cluster

Innovation and Prosperity Office nurtures SMEs Many of Sudbury’s mining supply and service companies were founded and grew by servicing..

August 18, 2017
Rantings of a Mad Miner completes Glover trilogy

Rantings of a Mad Miner completes Glover trilogy

Stories gleaned from 50 plus years in industry Mining engineer Bill Glover has completed the third installment of his Mad Miner trilogy...

August 18, 2017
Children’s book introduces mining to kids

Children’s book introduces mining to kids

Kids love adventure, and what could be more adventurous than descending thousands of kilometres underground to drill, blast and scoop up..

August 18, 2017
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