Rapid changes in technology have led to a clear increase in the demand for critical and strategic minerals, and Québec is evolving to meet this need with the release of the Québec Plan for the Development of Critical and Strategic Minerals 2020‑2025. This week’s Blog takes a look at what Québec has to offer the mining industry and how the province is positioning itself for the future.
This week’s Blog examines the mining industry’s move towards electrical power and what the power team at Meglab has developed in regard to the different solutions that meet the challenges brought on by this shift.
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.
Visibility into data means sustainable mining doesn’t have to be an either/or situation. This week’s Blog looks at how mining companies can reduce their energy and water consumption and improve on sustainability to help lead the mining industry into the next era, while also increasing production, ensuring product quality, and generating a profit.
Mining produces a lot of waste which needs to be handled properly, as improper mining waste disposal will lead to air, soil, and water pollution. This week’s Blog examines some of the different types of mining waste and then how to manage it effectively.
When your resource-based economy hands you lemons… you make Lithium. In the wake of the challenges currently facing the Canadian oil industry in regard to blocked pipelines and tumbling prices, there comes a need to find innovative new ways to diversify Canada’s extractive economy and become more proactive in these changing times.
This week’s Blog takes a look at the work being done by MXG Minerals in transforming the wastewater produced by oil and gas extraction into an entirely new commodity – Petrolithium .