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U.S. safety legislation a bonanza for suppliers

New mine safety legislation requiring the installation of wireless, two-way communication and electronic tracking systems in U.S. coal mines is creating an unprecedented opportunity for Ontario mining suppliers.

Wabi Iron & Steel celebrates 100 years

For a company celebrating its 100th year in business, Wabi Iron & Steel Corp. shows no signs of slowing down. The New Liskeard foundry and fabricating business is in the midst of a $2.5 million plant and equipment upgrade.

Timberock International signing up distributors in Mexico and Chile

Timberock International's participation in recent trade missions to Central and South America has paid off.

TIME touts energy efficient cylinders for doors

TIME touts energy efficient cylinders for doors John McDougall, vice-president of sales for Temiskaming Industrial Mining Equipment (TIME), has known for quite some time about the advantages of selling underground equipment that prevents compressed a

Drilling technology advancing on all fronts

The following is an interview with George Demers, manager of surface coring for Boart Longyear Drilling Services. Demers began his career as a helper on a diamond drill rig 21 years ago.

Extreme VR science fair to focus on virtual reality

These days, many teenagers are already extremely comfortable with technology because they spend so much time playing with computers and video games.

New digs for B&D Manufacturing

The founders of B & D Manufacturing would be bursting with pride at the sight of the company’s new manufacturing facility in Sudbury.

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.
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