NEW THIS ISSUE Click on select ads (the ones that light up and show a “link” icon when you hover over them) to go directly to that advertiser’s website. The BUYERS’ GUIDE on page 56 is also now hyperlinked to select advertisers! Click here to view a flip magazine of this issue. INDUSTRY GREETINGS A Message from the Mining Association of Canada In his message, Pierre Gratton, President and Chief Executive Officer, says that if Canada wants to boost business it must seize the moment. FEATURED COVERAGE The IoT Increases Productivity and Profitability The term is familiar, but is it understood? How is the Internet of Things changing how mining projects are planned and executed? Stake Your Claim…Online From the comfort of your computer chair, you can now stake mining property in Ontario. It’s online shopping, to the next level. Mine Safety Amid New Pot Policies Cannabis will be legalized in Canada sometime in 2018. Is your company ready for the safety implications? Artificial Intelligence isn’t just for Hollywood plot lines. It’s now being used at real mine sites in Canada with real success. Artificial Intelligence isn’t just for Hollywood plot lines. It’s now being used at real mine sites in Canada with real success. Halting Hackers Cyberattacks can threaten your data and reputation. Yet, many experts agree that mining companies are lagging when it comes to safeguarding their systems. Elon Musk, Robots and “RenTechs” What can you count on for 2018? These predictions cover everything from Elon Musk to self-powered communities. Seeds to Succeed For several years Attawapiskat youth have been collecting seeds near De Beers’ Victor Mine to ensure that reclamation is successful after shutdown. Making 3D Data Exchange More Effective If the industry worked together, could it create a software suite specific to its needs? A new report suggests yes. FEATURED REPORTS Legal Report Droning on: UAVs and Legal Issues Drones are changing the way many industries, mining included, access and track property and assets. Companies using them need to be aware of rigid regulations in Canada and abroad. Junior Mining Report Confidence Re-emerges, But Uncertainties Remain While confidence grows there are conditions still creating challenges for Canada’s juniors. HR Report Enhancing Work-Integrated Learning in Canada’s Mining Sector How will companies staff the mines of tomorrow? Two programs aim to showcase just why a career in this sector can be satisfying. Tax Time How will Federal Budget 2018 impact mining companies? Budget 2018 extended the 15 per cent mineral exploration credit for another year. What else will affect miners in Canada. Going Global Porphyry: From Discovery to Development Broadway Gold Mining Ltd. is a Canadian company doing big business south of the border. Also inside TOOLS OF THE TRADE Winter 2018 Learn about the latest tools and technologies available to market. Do you want your product showcased here and in the magazine? Contact us for details on how to be a part of the content! MINING EVENTS CANADA AND WORLD-WIDE You can also view upcoming shows here and click directly to their individual event pages.