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$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

Companies study effects of heat

As mining companies in Canada and around the world follow their orebodies to depth, one of the challenges they have to deal with is the..

September 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Itasca Canada consultants in demand around the world

It’s hardly surprising that one of the largest geomechanics consulting groups in the world is based in Sudbury.Itasca Consulting Canada..

September 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Inco considering vertical conveyors

Vale Inco is studying the feasibility of using a vertical conveyor system as an alternative to skipping or ramping ore and waste rock as..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

DMRC studies geothermal energy options

The Sudbury-based Deep Mining Research Consortium (DMRC) has commissioned a study to investigate the application of geothermal energy..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Global prosperity to impact on mining

It is Christmas in the mining industry. Rio Tinto is handing out money to Alcan shareholders. China just signed a three billion dollar iron..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
Smart rocks shed light on block caving

Smart rocks shed light on block caving

A multi-million dollar research project led by Dr. Greg Baiden, Chief Technology Officer at Sudbury-based Penguin Automated Systems Inc.,..

September 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

CVRD Inco sells suppliers on Quadrem

Hundreds of mining suppliers heard senior CVRD Inco executives extol the virtues of e-procurement at a Town Hall meeting for suppliers in..

June 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

New shafts keep Cementation busy

Mining contractor Cemen-tation Canada Inc. has a lot to celebrate this year: recognition as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2007,..

March 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Mine Site Technologies sees wireless wave

The tangle of wires and cables snaking through underground mines will soon be a thing of the past, according to Will Gove, Mine Site..

March 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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