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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..

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Goldcorp wins Tom Peters Award

            A desert-like wasteland of mine tailings two kilometres from downtown Timmins that has been..

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New Living with Lakes Centre opens doors

Dr. John Gunn, Canada Research Chair in Stressed Aquatic Systems at Laurentian University, studies the impacts of mining on aquatic systems..

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Biofuel goes underground

Miners at Kirkland Lake Gold are joking about putting on a little extra weight since switching to a blend of biofuel to power the mine’s..

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New personnel carrier making inroads

For years, licensed heavy equipment mechanics Jay Michaud and Dave St.Germain had a hunch a recreational vehicle could be modified and..

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Building human capacity: the Vale solution

The global mining industry will face a serious problem in the near future acquiring and developing the human potential required to maintain..

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Laurentian students win NASA competition

A team of eight mechanical engineering students from Laurentian University in Sudbury took home the top prize in NASA’s second annual..

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