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Ring of Fire environment assessment begins

Ring of Fire environment assessment begins

The first stage of a federal environmental assessment on Cliffs Natural Resources’ chromite project in the James Bay region began in..

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Mill upgrade boosts nickel recoveries

A $200 million upgrade currently under way at Vale’s Clarabelle Mill in Sudbury will increase nickel recoveries by four per cent and..

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Equipment North introduces compact articulated forklift

Equipment North has developed a compact, articulated forklift for mining applications by adding a forklift mast to a Yanmar V4-6..

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Vale hydromet plant on target

Vale’s ground-breaking $2.8 billion hydromet processing facility currently under construction in Long Harbour, Newfoundland, expands the..

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Offshore wind and solar power: wacky or inevitable?

Professor Dean Millar, MIRARCO research chair for energy in mining, is a voice in the wilderness working away on what some would consider..

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TES carves out niche in supply business

When opportunity came knocking for brothers Richard and Kevin Whynott to join forces in 2009 and work together for their own company, the..

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CEMI wins research chair and funding

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation has received $823,000 from the Ontario government for a research chair in holistic mining..

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MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

Mining companies operating in remote regions and relying exclusively on diesel power to generate electricity should be considering offshore..

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Solar power proposed for remote mines

Solar power proposed for remote mines

Finding a cost effective means to meet energy needs in remote mining areas is a million dollar question.  Kim Trapani, an investigator..

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Scientist warns of climate change

The challenging terrain of Northern Ontario’s Hudson Bay Lowlands and the effects of climate change may force mining operators to develop..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
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