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The next gold mine in Northern Ontario

The next gold mine in Northern Ontario

Rainy River Resources plans production for 2016 With Detour Gold’s open pit operation 185 kilometres northeast of Cochrane already..

March 1, 2013

The Age of Design

Mining machines are getting prettier. Today, there is a lineup of machines in the square outside my window at the university. The Canadian..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments
Penguin ASI robots assess Montcalm instability

Penguin ASI robots assess Montcalm instability

Penguin Automated Systems of Sudbury has developed two robotic vehicles to survey an open stope at Xstrata Nickel’s Montcalm Mine,..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Railveyor poised for breakthrough

The mission to commercialize railveyor material handling technology has been cranked up a notch. Peter Golde, Vale’s chief engineer,..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Vale exec announces $2.5 billion in spending

Mining giant Vale is “looking at investments of upwards of $2.5 billion” in Sudbury between now and 2015, according to John..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Micro-algae eyed as fuel source

The algae that form a green slime on our lakes and waterways and that so many of us find revolting could one day be grown in giant..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Aboriginal student wins scholarship

Samantha Lickers was the recipient of the Taking Flight Scholarship, awarded to her at the Canadian Institute of Mining and..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Mentoring plays key role in retention of women

Mentoring plays a key role in retaining women in the mining industry. This was one of 10 points raised in a paper presented at the Canadian..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Teachers don hard hats and mucker boots

Thirty elementary and high school teachers from across Ontario donned hard hats, mucker boots and cap lamps for an underground tour of..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

MEMO conference expected to draw up to 600

MEMO conference expected to draw up to 600 The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy’s (CIM) 2010 Maintenance Engineering and..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments
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