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Vale plans for underground fish farming

Vale plans for underground fish farming

20-centimetre-long rainbow trout are poured into the fast-flowing water of Onaping River in Sudbury. Accustomed to their 1,500-litre tanks..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Vale’s $2 billion Clean AER Project underway

Vale’s $2 billion Clean AER Project underway

Vale has approved a $2-billion investment in the Clean AER Project, one of the largest environmental investments in Ontario’s history.The..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Free energy for the mining industry

Free energy for the mining industry

John Hood and Les Lisk see waste as the future of energy efficiency for buildings in every sector, including the mining industry. Their..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Sudbury Soils Study published as textbook

Sudbury Soils Study published as textbook

The results of the Sudbury Soils Study have been published as a textbook entitled “Risk Assessment and Environmental Management: A Case..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Idling alternative cuts diesel consumption

An energy saving idea shared by Barrick Gold’s Hemlo operation at an Ontario Mining Association energy workshop in 2007 is paying off big..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

Mining companies operating in remote regions and relying exclusively on diesel power to generate electricity should be considering offshore..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Solar power proposed for remote mines

Solar power proposed for remote mines

Finding a cost effective means to meet energy needs in remote mining areas is a million dollar question.  Kim Trapani, an investigator..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Scientist warns of climate change

The challenging terrain of Northern Ontario’s Hudson Bay Lowlands and the effects of climate change may force mining operators to develop..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Goldcorp wins Tom Peters Award

            A desert-like wasteland of mine tailings two kilometres from downtown Timmins that has been..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

New Living with Lakes Centre opens doors

Dr. John Gunn, Canada Research Chair in Stressed Aquatic Systems at Laurentian University, studies the impacts of mining on aquatic systems..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
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