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Photomapping technology keeps geologists on surface

Nickel Rim South is one of the first underground mines in the world to fully deploy Sirovision 3-D photomapping technology. The imaging..

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Cambrian trades student brings home the gold

Cambrian trades student brings home the gold

David Smart, a heavy equipment technician student at Cambrian College in Sudbury has won a gold medal at the Ontario Technological Skills..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Material handling systems designed for efficiency

Xstrata Nickel’s newest Canadian mine has been designed for improved material handling efficiencies. Automated systems will be handling..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Backfill plant designed for continuous pour

Using best practices, maximizing efficiencies and taking advantage of existing materials is the concept behind the hydraulic fill plant at..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Miners around the world at risk of contracting Raynaud Syndrome, or white hand disease, from using jackleg drills will soon be able to take..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Nordex emulsion product creates greater efficiencies

Nordex emulsion product creates greater efficiencies

Nordex Explosives Ltd., a company in the Kirkland Lake area, has commissioned a new emulsion plant The company has been manufacturing and..

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Video contest introduces students to mining

Inspired by famous Canadian scholar Marshall McLuhan’s observation that the medium is the message, the Ontario Mining Association..

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First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

Webiquie First Nation, a remote community 540 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has entered into a joint venture with Winnipeg-based Cyr..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Gold shines amidst market slump

The global turmoil in financial markets and the abrupt collapse of commodity prices have taken some of the shine off the mining and mineral..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Gold: the North’s bright light

Gold: the North’s bright light

The global turmoil in financial markets and the abrupt collapse of commodity prices have taken some of the shine off the mining and mineral..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
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