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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

CEMI sets sights on VOD research consortium

Valuable lessons were learned from a recently concluded ventilation-on-demand (VOD) study by the Sudbury-based Centre for Excellence in..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

CEMI concludes ventilation-on-demand study

Recent deployments of ventilation-on-demand (VOD) systems at two mines and lessons learned from an $8.5 million study are positioning..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Bigger hybrid loader on the drawing board

Sudbury-based Mining Technologies International (MTI) has decided to build a four cubic yard hybrid loader, following the successful trial..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

CAMIRO re-invents itself with move to NORCAT

The Sudbury-based mining division of CAMIRO, the Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization, is re-inventing itself to focus more on..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Mine Ventilation Symposium to be held June 13 to 17

The 13th Mine Ventilation Symposium will take place at Laurentian University in Sudbury from June 13 to 17. The event will be hosted by..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ventilation-on-demand patent sparks controversy

A patent awarded to Simsmart Technologies for its Optimized Mine Ventilation on Demand  (OMVOD) technology has caused an uproar in the..

June 1, 2010 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

Sudbury to host 2010 ventilation symposium

Announced at the 2008 symposium in Reno, Nevada by the Society of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers underground ventilation committee, it..

March 1, 2009 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
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