The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has officially announced the six top international and domestic performers selected in recognition of excellence in the mineral exploration and mining industry. This week’s Blog takes a look at the accomplishments of this year’s Award recipients.
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.
In November, Sudbury engineering firm BESTECH announced that CIM President, Samantha Espley, would be joining their team as VP of Mining Transformation. This week’s Blog examines that announcement and looks back on Ms. Espley’s storied career in this industry.
The push towards digitization in the mining sector is increasingly becoming more immediate – and digitization is the key. This week’s Blog explores how digitization has transformed the industry and takes a glimpse into the future of automation.
Amid the surge of successful major capital projects in Canada in recent years, there have been some recurring challenges in getting projects off the ground. In this week’s Blog, we explore some challenges—and potential trends offering solutions—that those in the infrastructure space will want to consider to help avoid any hurdles in their own projects.
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.
The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will welcome five new members at its July 2021 gala dinner and induction ceremony, An Evening Under the Stars, to be held in Toronto. This week’s Blog introduces readers to the CMHF inductees and discusses their valuable contributions to the Canadian mining industry.
There is an increasing urgency for global and mid-tier mining operators to outline the concrete steps they are taking towards low-carbon energy and mobility for their operations. But defining the pathway to zero-emissions mining can be a complex and challenging process. This week’s Blog discusses the steps some mines are taking towards decarbonization and highlights the 8th annual Energy and Mines Virtual World Congress, happening December 8-9.