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Epiroc autonomous drills operating at the Hollinger Pit

Epiroc autonomous drills operating at the Hollinger Pit

Epiroc's new international drilling reference guide highlights the work being done at Hollinger open pit in Timmins, Ontario.
Safety has to be part every step of implementing battery electric vehicles

Safety has to be part every step of implementing battery electric vehicles

Workplace Safety North hosts symposium on rolling out battery electric vehicles in mining.
Looking back to the tragedy that led to the creation of Sudbury's rope testing lab

Looking back to the tragedy that led to the creation of Sudbury's rope testing lab

It was 75 years ago this week -- February 2, 1945 -- that tragedy struck the Paymaster gold mine in Timmins and shocked the mining community across Ontario. The disaster resulted in the creation of the materials testing rope lab operated by the Ontario Ministry of Labour in Sudbury.
Northern prospectors look to boost their visibility

Northern prospectors look to boost their visibility

Tough times in grassroots exploration prompt Ontario Prospectors Association to boost their image as lobby group
Keeping comms open in one of the world’s deepest mines

Keeping comms open in one of the world’s deepest mines

Kidd Mine gives iPhones to everyone in the mine
Hard-Line Hackathon brings bright minds together in Sudbury

Hard-Line Hackathon brings bright minds together in Sudbury

Computer enthusiasts visit Sudbury to come up with fresh ideas for mining innovation
Symboticware signs up for the SME MineXChange

Symboticware signs up for the SME MineXChange

Sudbury company to take part in prestigious MineXChange conference
Kirkland Lake Gold completes acquisition of Detour Gold

Kirkland Lake Gold completes acquisition of Detour Gold

Published reports say the deal is valued at more than $4 billion
Osisko completes longest diamond drill hole in Canada

Osisko completes longest diamond drill hole in Canada

High gold values intercepted in a hole longer than 3400 metres
Julie Zulich named new president of TESC Contracting of Sudbury

Julie Zulich named new president of TESC Contracting of Sudbury

Well-known Sudbury woman named president of TESC