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Mine tailings failures are the shame of the mining industry

By LEN GILLIS Mining engineer Paul Rantala of Sudbury is hoping more people in his industry will take a fresh look at the issue of tailings..

May 30, 2019
Awards for Vale and Terrapure for tailings environmental solutions

Awards for Vale and Terrapure for tailings environmental solutions

Terrapure Environmental® (Terrapure) and Vale Canada received an Environmental Leader Award for Project of the Year for their new,..

May 15, 2019
New mine-ventilation monitoring device created by Maestro

New mine-ventilation monitoring device created by Maestro

Sudbury based Maestro Digital Mine launched a new digital IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solution for mining ventilation at the..

May 9, 2019
Goldcorp using specially designed mine rescue vehicles

Goldcorp using specially designed mine rescue vehicles

  By LEN GILLIS With the mining environment in Canada changing on a regular basis, an innovative new way to bring mine rescuers to the..

April 26, 2019
Komatsu shows off world’s biggest driver-less mining truck

Komatsu shows off world’s biggest driver-less mining truck

 This month, SMS Equipment deployed the Komatsu 980E-4AT –  the largest autonomous Komatsu truck in commercial operations in the..

April 16, 2019
Digital mining is here to stay, but there are some challenges

Digital mining is here to stay, but there are some challenges

Digital mining is here to stay for Canadian mining companies but there are still some challenges to be overcome. That was the consensus of..

April 12, 2019
New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

Labour Minister reveals Ontario Mining industry running as strong as ever Provincial Labour Minister Laurie Scott said the announcement of..

April 10, 2019
Sudbury is moving too slow for mining technology and change

Sudbury is moving too slow for mining technology and change

An expert on Canadian mining said the rate of technological change and improvement in Sudbury’s mining industry is so “painfully..

March 22, 2019
Technology driving change and innovation

Technology driving change and innovation

Failure is part of the innovation process This is not your father’s mining industry anymore. Sons and daughters stepping into dad’s..

March 4, 2019
Vale pioneers underground LTE deployment

Vale pioneers underground LTE deployment

Improved coverage, easier to install Vale’s Canadian operations are pioneering the use of LTE networks in their underground mines. A..

March 4, 2019
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