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The beauty of mining machines

Mining is a rough industry and nowhere is it as challenging as Northern Ontario’s deep, hardrock operations. The mines are hot, dirty and..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Water pressure used to retrieve core tubes

Dale Clarke may not have wild, white hair or a workshop full of strange machinery, but he’s an inventor all the same. The owner of..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Xstrata CEO: nothing stopping us

Pundits who dismiss Xstrata plc “as a bunch of deal junkies” have it all wrong, said Ian Pierce, chief executive officer of the..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

FNX ramps up in Sudbury

When Inco auctioned off five surplus properties in the Sudbury Basin in 2001 to little known Fort Knox Gold Resources, no one could have..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Oliver Maki: still going strong at 82

Most people work hard all their lives and look forward to retirement. Not Oliver Maki. Born and raised in Copper Cliff, Maki has spent more..

June 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Hardfacing firm finds niche

When Ray Bedard returned home to the Sudbury area in October 2003 following a 38-year career as a welder in southern Ontario, his business..

June 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

URSA Major seeks permits for mine, mill

URSA Major Minerals Inc. hopes to begin processing a 50,000-tonne bulk sample from its Shakespeare nickel copper project through Xstrata..

December 1, 2006 with 0 Comments

Diesel study aims for lower emissions

The final report of a study evaluating the use of filter systems for underground diesel equipment points the way forward to lower emissions..

December 1, 2006 with 0 Comments

Sudbury pioneers borehole radio imaging

Cross-borehole radio tomography is playing an increasingly important role in the discovery and definition of new orebodies in the Sudbury..

June 1, 2006 with 0 Comments

Bob Lipic: international trailblazer

President and CEO of Mining Technologies International (MTI), Canada’s largest manufacturer and supplier of mining equipment, Lipic..

June 1, 2006 with 0 Comments
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