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Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research to advance the development of thin spray-on liner is in full swing at Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South Mine in Sudbury. An alternative..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Synthetic rope passes coilability test

Synthetic rope passes coilability test

A synthetic rope used by the U.S. Navy for mooring aircraft carriers is one step closer to being proven a viable alternative to wire rope..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Probe Mines poised for growth in 2011

Last year was a busy year for Probe Mines Limited.  With projects in some of Ontario’s hottest regions, company CEO Dr. David Palmer..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Companies study effects of heat

As mining companies in Canada and around the world follow their orebodies to depth, one of the challenges they have to deal with is the..

September 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Researchers use world’s only direct calorimeter

Researchers at the University of Ottawa’s Department of Human Kinetics are using the world’s only direct calorimeter to precisely..

September 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Inco considering vertical conveyors

Vale Inco is studying the feasibility of using a vertical conveyor system as an alternative to skipping or ramping ore and waste rock as..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Rebirth of mining in Finland

The history of mining in Finland dates back to the mid-16th century, more than 300 years before Canada’s birth as a nation. Now, it’s..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Cat loader powered by hydrogen fuel cells

Hydrogen fuel cells will achieve price parity with diesel power within two years, but it will take somewhat longer than that for the mining..

March 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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