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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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Laurentian University receives final funding for Vale Inco Living with Lakes Centre

  Laurentian University has received $5,152,676 from Industry Canada’s Knowledge Infrastructure program for its Vale Inco Living..

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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

Materials joining centre celebrates grand opening

The Materials Joining Innovation Centre in Kirkland Lake celebrated its grand opening in June. MaJIC, as it is known, was launched in May..

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Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Miners around the world at risk of contracting Raynaud Syndrome, or white hand disease, from using jackleg drills will soon be able to take..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Nordex emulsion product creates greater efficiencies

Nordex emulsion product creates greater efficiencies

Nordex Explosives Ltd., a company in the Kirkland Lake area, has commissioned a new emulsion plant The company has been manufacturing and..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Video contest introduces students to mining

Inspired by famous Canadian scholar Marshall McLuhan’s observation that the medium is the message, the Ontario Mining Association..

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First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

Webiquie First Nation, a remote community 540 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has entered into a joint venture with Winnipeg-based Cyr..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Laurentian University appoints new president

Laurentian University has announced the appointment of Dominic Giroux as its new president. The unanimous recommendation of the search..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
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