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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.
NORCAT offers working at heights training

NORCAT offers working at heights training

Six-and-a half hour course is offered five days per week Miners working from heights face danger every time they put on a fall arrest harness. One mistake could cost them their lives.
Laurentian Engineering makes its mark

Laurentian Engineering makes its mark

Skyrocketing enrollment, national awards contribute to Bharti School’s stature as academic powerhouse.
Contact North offers online learning at Detour Lake

Contact North offers online learning at Detour Lake

Provides employees and contractors with an opportunity keep busy and upgrade their skills A partnership between Detour Gold and Contact North, Ontario’s distance education and training network, offers employees online learning opportunities while wor
Collège Boréal launches exploration program

Collège Boréal launches exploration program

Prospecting, mineral exploration program to accept students in September Aspiring mineral hunters can hone their skills or glean new expertise this fall when Collège Boréal launches its new prospecting and mineral exploration program.