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FedNor investment of $1.4 million in local mining businesses

FedNor investment of $1.4 million in local mining businesses

Federal funding to help expand NORCAT's surface building at the Underground Centre in Levack, Ontario
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.
Underground fire raises red flag about lithium batteries

Underground fire raises red flag about lithium batteries

Mining safety in Sudbury conference hears a warning about commonly used batteries By LEN GILLIS Red flags have been raised about the possibility of lithium ion tool batteries catching fire in industrial settings such as mines.
New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

New $2.6 million mine rope testing upgrade announced for Sudbury lab

Labour Minister reveals Ontario Mining industry running as strong as ever Provincial Labour Minister Laurie Scott said the announcement of a new mining research installation in Sudbury shows that Ontario is open for business and open for jobs.
New mining software company moves into Sudbury

New mining software company moves into Sudbury

Sudbury’s role as a significant hub for mining expertise and technology just got bigger. Commit Works, an Australian mining software company, has announced it is expanding into North America by opening new offices in Sudbury.

Demand growing for automated mining equipment

Dublin, March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Mining Equipment Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Equipment (Surface, Underground Mining), By Application (Metal, Non-Metal, Coal Mining), By Region (MEA, APAC), And Segment Forecasts,
Unique mining facility gives NORCAT the edge

Unique mining facility gives NORCAT the edge

Sudbury facility is a global leader for training and demonstrating mining technology Don Duval, the CEO of the Sudbury-based NORCAT mining skills training centre said this week that his facility is often the place where the builders of new mining tec
Technology driving change and innovation

Technology driving change and innovation

Failure is part of the innovation process This is not your father’s mining industry anymore.
Vale pioneers underground LTE deployment

Vale pioneers underground LTE deployment

Improved coverage, easier to install Vale’s Canadian operations are pioneering the use of LTE networks in their underground mines.
Battery electric technology is charging forward

Battery electric technology is charging forward

CIM Sudbury hosts panel discussion on BEVs Mining executives in Northeastern Ontario have agreed that battery electric vehicles (BEV) are indeed the way of the future, but there are still a few bumps in the road to be overcome before BEVs are complet