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As mining companies increasingly look to new technologies to improve their productivity, they are starting to think differently about how they approach such bleeding edge issues as digitization and automation. This week’s Blog takes a look at how the development of new technologies and related software are becoming increasingly crucial in optimising overall efficiency and vital in containing costs on mines.
Why Fatigue Matters in Mining Evidence has been accumulating for some time that sleep and fatigue are two of the biggest risk factors in heavy industry. Whether it’s when operating equipment, making decisions, or preserving mental wellbeing, the amount of sleep that workers are getting becomes a factor. Thankfully, along with the research on sleep […]
Xplor 2019 is just around the corner With fall at our door and vacation time – along with summer – coming to an end, our minds are now beginning to shift to all things business. And there is no better way to kick off this time of year than to be a part of the […]
To celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2020, the Ontario Mining Association has created #ThisIsMining, a campaign that takes a fresh look at the role of mining in our lives and in our province: the achievements, the people, the progress, and the legacy. This week’s Blog takes a look at this initiative that encourages all Ontarians to discover everything mining in Ontario has become, and all it has to offer.
Mining is a high risk industry with the potential of danger lurking around any corner. Weir Minerals takes this risk seriously and puts safety at the heart of everything the company does. This week’s Blog takes a look at Weir Minerals and their commitment to the manufacture of processing equipment of the highest standard, as well as the lifting tools they produce for the safe handling of slurry pump parts during maintenance.
150 years after Jules Verne took us on a Journey to the Center of the Earth, the mining industry is ceasing to inspire the public’s imagination, which is sad considering the importance of this industry to humanity’s day-to-day life. This week’s Blog speaks to the importance of elevating mining to the position it deserves, and just how maybe someone like Michael Bay is needed to step up, be a hero, and expand the public understanding of mining’s vast possibilities and potential.
Common misconceptions about your passwords Written by Jack Warner at Techwarn. With the current trends in technology advancements and cybersecurity threats, it’s exciting to see how authentication technologies are evolving to match up. Many tech experts are now exploring a new world beyond password authentication. Some of the emerging alternatives include multi-factor authentication (MFA), biometrics, […]
Drug and alcohol use on the jobsite has become an increasingly hot topic issue for employers across Canada in the wake of last year’s passing of the federal Cannabis Act. And not only a topic of conversation, substance abuse has also been proven to drastically reduce productivity in the workplace and have a significant impact on your company’s bottom line. This week’s Blog takes a look at the seven ways and drug and alcohol policy can save you both time and money.
Mining equipment must withstand some of the toughest abuse in terms of impact and wear due to the harsh environment and long hours of use. Traditional materials such as rubber and steel – tough as they are – may become damaged or can experience severe wear in contact with a variety of sharp or coarse mining materials. Fortunately, innovative material polyurethane – or urethane – can withstand severe impact, puncture, cutting, tearing, and abrasion. This week’s Blog takes a look at Michigan-based Argonics and the products they are bringing to market that will help ensure that your equipment spends more time on the job and less time in the shop.
Beyond MWD – Seismic While Drilling Established subsurface evaluation technology from oil and gas enters the Mining Industry
Beyond MWD – Seismic While Drilling Established subsurface evaluation technology from oil and gas enters the Mining Industry Written by Thor Kallestad and Jamie Rector at DataCloud Over the past 20 years the oil and gas industry has seen the role of production geophysics grow rapidly. Production geophysics is aimed at improving oil and gas […]