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Ontario to introduce electronic map staking

Ontario to introduce electronic map staking

The days of traditional staking rushes in Ontario will fade into history once Bill 173 passes this fall. For some, it is a good thing, but..

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Discovery hole intersected 80 metres of mineralization

In 1996, a hole drilled as part of a Falconbridge exploration program intersected a 30-centimeter wide chalcopyrite vein and revealed an..

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Building Northern Ontario’s supply sector

After waiting three years, the first wave of funding for a study of Northern Ontario’s mining supply and services sector has arrived...

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Rail-Veyor gets Vale Inco’s attention

Sudbury-based Rail-Veyor Technologies Inc. is poised to revolutionize material handling in the mining industry. A cross between a railroad..

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Responsible practices help minimize footprint

Minimizing the footprint of Xstrata Nickel’s new copper/nickel mine in the Sudbury Basin has been at the forefront of the company’s..

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Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

An environmental engineering firm is planning to design and construct an engineered wetland as a pilot project for Newmont Mining..

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Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Vale Inco has reason to be proud of the engineered multi-layer cover design system used to reclaim its open-pit Whistle Mine 60 kilometres..

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Vale Inco decides against vertical conveyor

Vale Inco decides against vertical conveyor

Vale Inco has decided against acquiring a vertical conveyor system for its Garson Deep project. The novel material handling system was..

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Mine-wide fibre network provides real time data

A combined fixed and wireless, mine-wide fibre-optic network will make Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South Mine one of the most advanced..

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NORCAT to test rovers for lunar mining

Staff from Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) will be heading to the 9,000-foot level of Hawaii’s Mono Kea in..

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