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Kovatera ready to tackle planet Earth with tough new mining vehicles

Kovatera ready to tackle planet Earth with tough new mining vehicles

Greater Sudbury firm rebranding itself and ready to roll out a new line of electric mine vehicles
Consbec forms joint venture with BME of South Africa

Consbec forms joint venture with BME of South Africa

Joint Venture creates one of the largest drilling-blasting companies in the world
NORCAT to get additional funding for Onaping Underground Centre expansion

NORCAT to get additional funding for Onaping Underground Centre expansion

Province provides additional $1.1 million for the new building at the NORCAT centre in Onaping
With Lithium mining on the upswing, why are prices on the decline?

With Lithium mining on the upswing, why are prices on the decline?

Brad Barnett, chief financial officer of Rock Tech Lithium, agreed that when Volkswagen stopped making its iconic Beetle on July 10, it was a watershed moment for fossil fuel-driven cars – though not a surprise to Rock Tech.
The rise of drone technology in mining

The rise of drone technology in mining

Drones becoming an everyday part of mining operations
Bringing mining innovators together with technology leader IBM

Bringing mining innovators together with technology leader IBM

Centre for Smart Mining encourages partnerships between small business and technology giants such as IBM

Vale Canada charging forward with LTE update in Canadian Mines

Just when you thought WiFi was all that ...
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 tailings failures are the shame of the mining industry

Mine tailings failures are the shame of the mining industry

Mining engineer Paul Rantala of Sudbury is hoping more people in his industry will take a fresh look at the issue of tailings dams safety.  He is not alone.
Goldcorp using specially designed mine rescue vehicles

Goldcorp using specially designed mine rescue vehicles

By LEN GILLIS With the mining environment in Canada changing on a regular basis, an innovative new way to bring mine rescuers to the job is taking place at a couple of Northern Ontario gold mines.