It is said that more than 15,000 miners are killed in the global mining sector annually than in any other industry, and many more are injured. This week’s Blog from Brigade Electronics talks about what you can do, and what tools are available, to help bring those numbers down.
As a second wave of COVID-19 is spreading across Canada, Centurion Canada Rentals & Services is doing its part in helping to protect Canadian workplaces and communities from the virus. This week’s blog looks at how sewer surveillance, combined and enhanced with COVID-19 saliva screening, is able to bring a proactive early warning detection measure the working environment when public testing is not available.
With financial support from the International Mineral Innovation Institute (IMII), Travis Wiens has started a research project to find a digital solution to a age-old process. This week’s Blog examines how out-of-the-box innovation is working to make underground mining safer at potash mines in Saskatchewan.
A digitally-connected mine can improve jobsite safety and create a leaner, more efficient operation. But the enormity of the mining industry has led to a slower, and often fragmented, digital transformation. This week’s Blog takes a look at the digital divide and discusses the importance of bridging it.
An underground gold mine complex in British Columbia from the 1940s probably isn’t where you’d expect to find cutting-edge technology. This week’s Blog looks at how older mines that weren’t profitable to excavate decades ago could, for the first time, be mapped and be revived using Exyn’s technology.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely hard on many industries, and mining is no exception. This week’s Blog goes through some of the top things to keep in mind as you define your communications approach throughout the coming weeks and months.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, citizens have had to adjust every facet of their lives; from how they work, to how they raise their children, to how they live. This, as well as a rise in issues demanding societal evolution, has created a turbulent time for Canada’s mining industry. This week’s Blog will take a look at some of the changes going on around us, and then discuss strategies to help navigate the ‘new normal’ – a buzz phrase that is the defining term of 2020 and beyond.
Almost every mine today makes use of some kind of operations control centre that makes it possible to remotely monitor, measure, and control mining operations. And – without an appropriately designed control room – safe high-speed mechanized mining would neither be practical nor commercially viable. This week’s Blog provides a glance into some best practice in control room construction, equipping, and processes.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Canadian oil and gas industry faced daunting challenges, challenges that the coronavirus has only amplified. This week’s Blog examines the importance of the Canadian Oil and Gas sector and then takes a look into what the future of this vital economic driver may hold.
Elevating workplace safety and protecting the front-line is always top of mind for any safety professional. That is why it’s crucial to ensure your workforce has the proper training necessary to be fully equipped to perform tasks with confidence, allowing them to come home safely at the end of each and every day. This week’s Blog takes a look at eLearning and microlearning courses which will better prepare your staff, enhance your safety culture, and boost your organization’s credibility in the market.