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Victoria gets green light from Quadra FNX

Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. has announced plans to begin sinking two shafts at its Victoria project in the Sudbury Basin next year and expects..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

CEMI concludes ventilation-on-demand study

Recent deployments of ventilation-on-demand (VOD) systems at two mines and lessons learned from an $8.5 million study are positioning..

June 1, 2011 with 3 Comments

Vale to spend $2 billion on abatement project

A proposed $1.5 to $2 billion Atmospheric Emission Reduction (AER) program at Vale’s Sudbury Operations is expected to receive board..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Former “shaft man” leverages passion for safety

Former “shaft man” leverages passion for safety

  “It’s good that you caught me today,” said the sandpaper-voiced president of Industrial Solutions Management, a..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Rio Tinto taps CEMI’s research expertise

Rio Tinto is investing $10 million dollars to establish the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction at the Sudbury-based Centre..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Railveyor poised for breakthrough

The mission to commercialize railveyor material handling technology has been cranked up a notch. Peter Golde, Vale’s chief engineer,..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Vale exec announces $2.5 billion in spending

Mining giant Vale is “looking at investments of upwards of $2.5 billion” in Sudbury between now and 2015, according to John..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Mentoring plays key role in retention of women

Mentoring plays a key role in retaining women in the mining industry. This was one of 10 points raised in a paper presented at the Canadian..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Getting bigger

The world of mining is a world of monsters. Monster trucks with wheels the size of houses make highway dump trucks look like tinker toys...

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Study confirms supply powerhouse

A recently published study on the Northern Ontario mining supply and service sector confirms that it is a key engine of growth and a..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments
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