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Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian College in Sudbury has received $1.75 million in federal funding along with the prestigious title of being a Technology Access Centre (TAC) for its expertise in mining research and technology. The money is being allocated over a five-year
Mine Rescue teams prepare to compete for bragging rights

Mine Rescue teams prepare to compete for bragging rights

Mine rescue competitions happening across Ontario this week By LEN GILLIS Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal A small group of Sudburians who represent a huge segment of the local mining community will be pitting themselves both mentally and physically
Goodman School hosts South African students

Goodman School hosts South African students

Ivanhoe Mines looks to Sudbury to develop highly educated professionals Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines is playing a key role in the development of South Africa’s geological braintrust.
OMA event elicits novel mining solutions

OMA event elicits novel mining solutions

Laurentian University mining engineering students clean up Mining engineering teams from Laurentian University finished first and second in the Ontario Mining Association’s second annual MINED Open Invitation Challenge May 17 at the Art Gallery of On
Program taps Indigenous talent for mining

Program taps Indigenous talent for mining

Life skills and industry training prepare women for work By Nadine Robinson It’s 2013, a labour shortage looms and Indigenous women are underutilized and underrepresented in the mining sector.
PACE helps mining companies with change

PACE helps mining companies with change

Customers include Barrick Gold, Goldcorp and Atlas Copco This is a time of major technological change in the mining industry, but the success of new technologies can’t be taken for granted, nor can operational excellence be achieved without the buy-i
New state-of-art training facility opens doors

New state-of-art training facility opens doors

Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue partner up in Sudbury Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue have joined forces to provide mine rescue volunteers and miners requiring safety training with a state-of-the-art facility in downtown
OMA event yields out-of-the-box ventilation solutions

OMA event yields out-of-the-box ventilation solutions

Laurentian University teams clean up Two Laurentian University teams took top honours in the Ontario Mining Association’s inaugural MINED Open Invitation Challenge.
Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students

Bilingualism a bonus for Collège Boréal mining students

College has graduated more than 240 students from the program since 1995 The primary language of communication in Ontario mines is English, but with close to a half million francophones in Ontario – most of them in the northern part of the province –
NORCAT pioneers immersive interactive learning

NORCAT pioneers immersive interactive learning

Computer gaming technology leveraged for training mine rescue volunteers There’s a new mine in Ontario, but it doesn’t produce any ore.