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Glencore, Vale approve spending for Sudbury

Glencore, Vale approve spending for Sudbury

Copper Cliff and Onaping Depth projects underway Vale and Glencore’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations have received board approval for major mine development projects in the Sudbury Basin.
Battery power savings add up

Battery power savings add up

MacLean units in production at Musselwhite, Nickel Rim South and Borden A MacLean Engineering boom truck, currently undergoing trials at Glencore’s Nickel Rim South Mine in Sudbury is the underground equipment manufacturer’s eighth battery-powered un
Lopes acquires distribution rights for Sherp

Lopes acquires distribution rights for Sherp

ATV is designed for extreme conditions Felix Lopes has Sherp fever, and he’s betting his fervour for the rugged all-terrain vehicle (ATV) will catch on amongst industry types throughout Ontario.
Ring of Fire east-west road still not a done deal

Ring of Fire east-west road still not a done deal

Road ownership and governance still to be decided On August 21, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s office announced it has taken “an important step forward toward developing the Ring of Fire, working with Webiquie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nati
Agnico Eagle commissions rail-veyor system

Agnico Eagle commissions rail-veyor system

First full-scale underground deployment in North America for Sudbury-based company The first, full-scale underground deployment of a rail-veyor material handling system in North America has been commissioned at Agnico-Eagle’s Goldex mine in northwest
Second wind for 100-year-old technology

Second wind for 100-year-old technology

Hydraulic air compressor can slash cost of pneumatic power, cool deep mines and serve as a means of carbon capture A long-forgotten, century old technology for producing compressed air is one step closer to rebirth.
Cementation eyes injection hoisting

Cementation eyes injection hoisting

North Bay company shares grand prize at Disrupt Mining Mining contractor Cementation expects to start construction of a full-scale prototype of an injection hoisting system before the end of the year.
Industry leaders debate state of mining technology

Industry leaders debate state of mining technology

Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation hosts panel discussion at PDAC Following are edited excerpts from a Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) panel discussion at the PDAC March 6th featuring Zachary Mayer, manager, mine technical se
Bio-Mine Ltd. proposes bio-simulation facility

Bio-Mine Ltd. proposes bio-simulation facility

Disrupt Mining finalist uses ‘smart’ micro-organisms for pre-treatment, recovery and remediation Bio-Mine Ltd.
Northern suppliers front and centre at PDAC

Northern suppliers front and centre at PDAC

Northern Ontario mining suppliers will have a bigger presence than ever at this year’s PDAC.