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Engineering students participate in mine rescue training

Twelve mining engineering students from Laurentian University School of Engineering and the University of Toronto Lassonde Institute took time off during their study week to participate in the annual Ontario Mine Rescue Student training course sponso

Poems about the Earth

It was her son, Stefan, who turned Susan Ioannou into a poet of rocks, metals, gemstones and mining.

Mining suppliers explore oil sands opportunities

Thirteen mining industry suppliers from northeastern Ontario participated in a national buyer-seller forum in Edmonton March 13 to 15 to learn about opportunities in Alberta’s booming oil sands projects.

MTI brings hybrid technology underground

Mining Technologies International (MTI), a Sudbury-based manufacturer of underground mining equipment, demonstrated a hybrid diesel-electric load-haul-dump machine at the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy’s Conference and Exhibition in Mont

South Mine uses solids pump to clean out slime build-up

The newly designed Supavac solids transfer pump is proving its worth in Northern Ontario mines. CVRD Inco’s Mark Moffatt can attest to its effectiveness.

Hockey legend builds bridges with First Nation

A diamond exploration company with several promising properties in northeastern Ontario and Quebec is taking advantage of Canada’s passion for hockey to nurture a relationship with a First Nation community in the region. Tres-Or Resources Ltd.

Backfill basics

A Q&A with Paul Rantala Paul Rantala operates a consulting practice, Par Innovation Inc., specializing in backfill.

A Delegation from Peru visits Sudbury, North Bay

A delegation of 18 Peruvian mine managers, superintendents and consultants visited North Bay and Sudbury, May 8 to 10.

Orica centralizes customer service

Joe Keenan hasn’t used his degree in Geology from Laurentian University to discover a new orebody, but his knowledge of rocks set him on a career path that has been just as rewarding.

Hardfacing firm finds niche

When Ray Bedard returned home to the Sudbury area in October 2003 following a 38-year career as a welder in southern Ontario, his business plan took up the better part of a transport trailer.
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