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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.
Laurentian funded for new research/engineering centre

Laurentian funded for new research/engineering centre

47,000-square-foot building receives funding of $27.4 million Mere weeks after being awarded a $10 million gift from the Harquail family and $49.
Goodman School grooms Limpopo geologists

Goodman School grooms Limpopo geologists

Ivanhoe Mines turns to Sudbury to train South African geology students Up to 50 Earth Science students at Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines and the University of Limpopo in South Africa will benefit from an academic co-operation and dev

Review of mining R&D underway

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has established a volunteer working committee to review the current state of the mining research and development landscape in the province.