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Labour shortage worries Timmins supplier

Labour shortage worries Timmins supplier

Bucket Shop could use 35 welders and millwrights A little more than a year after moving into its new state-of-the-art 65,000-square-foot production facility in Timmins, the Bucket Shop is a beehive of activity.
MacLean acquires MTI underground test facility

MacLean acquires MTI underground test facility

MacLean Engineering has purchased the former Mining Technologies International (MTI) underground test facility in Sudbury.
Sudbury an ideal location for Normet Canada

Sudbury an ideal location for Normet Canada

Company boasts shotcreting expertise in mining and tunneling Eight years ago, Finland’s Normet selected Sudbury for its Canadian headquarters.
Mine Safety Solutions aims to reduce hand injuries

Mine Safety Solutions aims to reduce hand injuries

Gloves are cut resistant and impact absorbing A new safety glove designed to help protect miners from hand injuries could reduce the number of lost-time injuries in the industry and save mining companies millions of dollars in worker compensation cla
Amphibious ATV on steroids now mine ready

Amphibious ATV on steroids now mine ready

The Sherp, an ATV on steroids brought to Ontario by Felix Lopes Jr. and marketed by Sudbury-based Lopes spinoff, RufDiamond, has been upgraded to comply with mine safety standards.
First Cobalt considers refinery restart

First Cobalt considers refinery restart

First Cobalt announced Oct. 10 that it’s in discussions with “several parties” to obtain an outside supply of feedstock that could help finance the restart of its refinery near the Town of Cobalt.

Disrupt Mining Challenge returns to Toronto for third year

The third annual #DisruptMining innovation challenge will take place on Sunday, March 3 during the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto.
Moonflo helmet for shotcrete spraying catches on

Moonflo helmet for shotcrete spraying catches on

Protection for one of the dirtiest jobs in the mining industry A powered air purified respirator developed by Sudbury-based National Mine Safety for shotcrete spraying has been well received by the mining and tunneling industry since hitting the mark
Wajax opens full service Sudbury location

Wajax opens full service Sudbury location

Consolidation means expanded services for customers Wajax is marking a milestone at its Sudbury branch with the opening of a new, 42,500-square-foot facility on the outskirts of the city.
Export Forum offers insights for mining suppliers

Export Forum offers insights for mining suppliers

Speakers addressed opportunities in South America, Africa, Mongolia and the U.S.