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Cementation completes largest mine shaft in the U.S.

Cementation USA has finished sinking the deepest single lift shaft in the United States at the Resolution Copper Project in Superior,..

February 24, 2015
Marcotte unveils 5-in-1 utility vehicle

Marcotte unveils 5-in-1 utility vehicle

Why spend money on five utility vehicles – a fan handler, a pipe handler, a scissor lift, a crane and a flatbed truck – and..

September 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Synthetic rope passes coilability test

Synthetic rope passes coilability test

A synthetic rope used by the U.S. Navy for mooring aircraft carriers is one step closer to being proven a viable alternative to wire rope..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Exploration tops $1 billion

Exploration tops $1 billion

Mining and exploration companies chalked up another record year for exploration and deposit appraisal expenditures in Northern Ontario,..

March 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Bestech acquires RopeInspector technology

                                           Bestech,..

December 1, 2011 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

Study aims to optimize natural cooling system

A natural cooling system at Vale Inco’s Creighton Mine is the envy of every deep underground mine in the world. A large mass of..

December 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Xstrata Copper’s Kidd Mine goes even deeper

Downward and deeper is the plan Xstrata Copper is following with a $121 million investment to expand its Kidd Mine operations in Timmins...

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Automated hoist rope inspection wins rave reviews

An automated wire rope inspection system developed as a result of an R&D project by the Sudbury-based Deep Mining Research Consortium..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments
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