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Federal funding to study "carbon capture" in mine tailings

Federal funding to study "carbon capture" in mine tailings

Feds promise $2 million in funding for research in British Columbia
Australian creates hydraulic powered jackleg rock drill

Australian creates hydraulic powered jackleg rock drill

Australian trying to break into Canadian market with newly designed hydraulic jackleg rock drill.
World's largest ore chute created in Sudbury

World's largest ore chute created in Sudbury

Variant Mining has created the prototype of the world's largest ore chutes to be installed at a copper and gold mining operation in Mongolia.
Virtual bodysuits can be used for industrial training

Virtual bodysuits can be used for industrial training

Virtual bodysuits can be used for industrial training and even mine safety
Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian College in Sudbury has received $1.75 million in federal funding along with the prestigious title of being a Technology Access Centre (TAC) for its expertise in mining research and technology. The money is being allocated over a five-year
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.