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Securing Top Government Funding; A Guide for Canadian Mining-Sector Companies This book review discusses Get Funded!, by author Igor Chigrin. As you know, mining and the mining supply chain, including goods, services and technology used by mining companies, are highly capital-intensive. Growing your business in this sector may be challenging from a financing perspective. This […]
Winter’s approaching – are your machines ready to face Canada’s harsh climate over the coming months? Check out our latest blog to learn how the right lubricants make all the difference.
Big Data Points to New Minerals, New Deposits By Shaunna Morrison and Robert Hazen, Deep Carbon Observatory The quest for new mineral deposits is incessant, but until recently mineral discovery has been more a matter of luck than scientific prediction. All that may change thanks to big data. In a paper published Aug. 1 by […]
Blasting is a core activity in mining and impacts downstream operational activities such as excavation and processing. Software technology used in blasting has been prevelant for many years (the use of blast designers is common) but it has not been readily accessible to an average blaster. Integrated tools for blast data collection and blast performance analysis are largely missing from the industry.
New Shotcrete Technologies Reduce Cycle Times & Lower Costs By Diego Granell, Global Marketing Manager of Underground Mining and Tunneling, GCP Applied Technologies As North America’s mining industry continues to cope with the challenges of low commodity prices and looks for greater efficiency, several familiar business themes are arising. Aside from a central focus on […]
Imagine having the ability to look 50 years into the future by standing in the reclaimed landscape of a project just after breaking ground. Imagine exploring a 3D virtual mine on a boardroom table while collaborating with engineers and colleagues all over the world. Imagine showing stakeholders technical, difficult-to-understand 2D drawings in a 3D mixed reality environment to demonstrate what a project will look like before, during and after its lifecycle. Imagine being able to identify problems before shovels hit the ground.
The 1st Annual Core Days were held in La Ronge on May 24 and 25, 2017. The event was designed to promote the minerals industry as well as the businesses and local labour force that supports it. Approximately 150 people attended the event, representing junior mining companies, mine operators, education, business, and the general public.
Decades separate them in age and experience yet both share an important bond; last month each became Gold Medal recipients at the prestigious 2017 Engineers Canada Awards.
IBM Brings Revolutionary New Technology to Canadian Mine Six years ago, IBM Watson gained fame for winning Jeopardy. Today, it is working in virtually all industries to outthink the world’s biggest challenges. Watson can understand, reason, learn and interact, providing insight and transforming experiences. Now, Watson is learning to think like a Geologist. In March […]
As engineers look to create new products, they have to look at mechanical and structural innovations, as well as material innovations, and how those innovations can be leveraged specifically for the mining industry. One such example is in the gas detection equipment that miners use as critical safety gear each and every day.