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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 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 3 Comments

Teachers don hard hats and mucker boots

Thirty elementary and high school teachers from across Ontario donned hard hats, mucker boots and cap lamps for an underground tour of..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Cementation Canada opens Santiago office

Cementation Canada, an underground mine-contracting and engineering company based in North Bay, has opened an office in Santiago, Chile, to..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ontario’s mineral wealth takes centre stage

The resiliency of Ontario’s mining industry is once again on display as representatives of the global exploration industry descend on..

March 1, 2010 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

Shotcrete for primary support adds to safety

Xstrata Nickel opted for a path less travelled in deciding on a development methodology for its Nickel Rim South Mine. Rather than stick..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

RDH introduces new haul truck series

RDH Mining Equipment unveiled a new line of underground haul trucks at MINExpo, September 22 to 24 in Las Vegas. Available in 7.5-ton,..

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

$2 million McIntosh Scholarship Fund unveiled

The collapse of commodity prices through September and October won’t affect the need to attract youth to the mining industry, claims..

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments
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