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Rail-Veyor gets Vale Inco’s attention

Sudbury-based Rail-Veyor Technologies Inc. is poised to revolutionize material handling in the mining industry. A cross between a railroad..

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Responsible practices help minimize footprint

Minimizing the footprint of Xstrata Nickel’s new copper/nickel mine in the Sudbury Basin has been at the forefront of the company’s..

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Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

Engineered wetlands solution for tailings problem

An environmental engineering firm is planning to design and construct an engineered wetland as a pilot project for Newmont Mining..

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Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Cover design on open pit a model for mining industry

Vale Inco has reason to be proud of the engineered multi-layer cover design system used to reclaim its open-pit Whistle Mine 60 kilometres..

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Vale Inco decides against vertical conveyor

Vale Inco decides against vertical conveyor

Vale Inco has decided against acquiring a vertical conveyor system for its Garson Deep project. The novel material handling system was..

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Mine-wide fibre network provides real time data

A combined fixed and wireless, mine-wide fibre-optic network will make Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South Mine one of the most advanced..

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NORCAT to test rovers for lunar mining

Staff from Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) will be heading to the 9,000-foot level of Hawaii’s Mono Kea in..

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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..

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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..

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