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Miller Technology Expands to Sudbury

The lure of selling more products to the large mining companies in Sudbury has led Miller Technology Inc. to set up a new location in the city.

Collision avoidance system launched

Jannatec Radio Technologies has introduced a collision avoidance system designed to warn miners and vehicle operators of each other’s proximity and reduce accidents underground.

Varis acquired by Becker Mining

Varis Mine Technology, a Sudbury-based manufacturer of underground communication and tracking systems, has been acquired by Becker Mining Systems of Friedrichsthal, Germany.

Suppliers headed to Peru

Representatives of eight mining supply companies from Ontario will be in Arequipa, Peru, Sept. 12-16 to drum up business in the South American country.

A safety record second to none

Ontario’s stellar achievements in mine safety were in the spotlight at the International Association of Labour Inspection’s (IALI) International Conference in Toronto, April 18 to 20.

AMEC’s Mr. Fix It keeps EAs on track

They are huge, they don’t always go smoothly and, when the wheels come off, someone has to fix them.

Deal with China nets 100 engineering students

The recent signing of an agreement with China’s Jiangsu Polytechnic University (JPU) will significantly boost enrolment at Laurentian University’s School of Engineering.

Xstrata tech centre open for business

One of the Sudbury Basin’s most impressive research and technology assets, the former Falconbridge Technology Centre, is coming out of the closet.

CVRD Inco sells suppliers on Quadrem

Hundreds of mining suppliers heard senior CVRD Inco executives extol the virtues of e-procurement at a Town Hall meeting for suppliers in Sudbury March 29th.

Boart Longyear’s Stage 3 bit goes twice the distance

Boart Longyear has introduced a new diamond coring bit that promises to last twice as long as conventional bits. The Alpha Stage 3 impregnated bit features a 25 mm crown designed to expose additional waterways for flushing as the bit wears down.
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