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Mining companies aid sturgeon restoration

Mining companies aid sturgeon restoration

Fish dates back to the dinosaur age and can live more than 100 years Two mining companies with operations in the Timmins area – Xstrata..

November 19, 2012

CAMIRO re-invents itself with move to NORCAT

The Sudbury-based mining division of CAMIRO, the Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization, is re-inventing itself to focus more on..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ventilation-on-demand patent sparks controversy

A patent awarded to Simsmart Technologies for its Optimized Mine Ventilation on Demand  (OMVOD) technology has caused an uproar in the..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Report quantifies mining industry impact

Proposed amendments to Ontario’s Mining Act aimed at smoothing relations between mining companies and First Nations have been introduced..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Xstrata chief sees developing countries leading rebound

Editor’s note:following is a letter to employees by Mick Davis, chief executive, Xstrata. On February 9, Xstrata announced a..

March 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Timmins marks 100 years of mining

One hundred years ago this month, a group of eight men led by a restless railway construction foreman from Mattawa, Ontario, hiked and..

February 28, 2009 with 0 Comments

Xstrata Copper’s Kidd Mine goes even deeper

Downward and deeper is the plan Xstrata Copper is following with a $121 million investment to expand its Kidd Mine operations in Timmins...

December 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Custom fitted hearing protection makes inroads

Rock musicians and motorcyclists wear them and so do wives of inveterate snorers. Now, the db Blocker, a custom fitted ear insert..

September 28, 2008 with 0 Comments

Automated hoist rope inspection wins rave reviews

An automated wire rope inspection system developed as a result of an R&D project by the Sudbury-based Deep Mining Research Consortium..

June 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Sandvik’s new underground loaders feature improved electric and hydraulic systems

Sandvik Mining and Construction claims its new LH Series of underground loaders, which replaces its Toro and EJC brands, will be easier to..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments
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