Delegates to this year’s PDAC won’t be celebrating quite as much as in previous years. Risk capital is a lot more difficult to secure,..
Few industries or human pursuits are as dependent on ingenuity and innovation as mining. The magnitude of the challenge associated with..
This month marks the handover to operations at Vale’s state-of-the-art Totten Mine, the first new mine in the Sudbury Basin for Vale (and..
The tenth anniversary of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal came and went without any hoopla. Our very first issue dated March 1, 2004 would..
Modern Mining and Technology Week – formerly just Mining Week – is an annual opportunity for the people of Sudbury to recognize and..
Exploration spending of $916 million for 2012 was a bit down from the prior year’s $1 billion plus performance and still worthy of..
During the last several years, the vast majority of exploration and mining companies with properties in Ontario have been consulting with..
I don’t know how many times I’ve heard the complaint that mining companies are slow to embrace change and never want to be the..
We beat ourselves up in the mining industry for not spending enough money on R&D. Mike MacFarlane of AngloGold Ashanti, for example,..
The one billion dollars in exploration and deposit appraisal expenditures recorded in Ontario for 2011 speaks volumes about our mineral..