Foresight-mentored company Hydra Energy is capturing waste hydrogen for use as a fuel to displace up to 30 per cent of the diesel used in Class 8 trucks.
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Technology

Fostering creative solutions to sustainability challenges

Foresight and ARCTIC foster clean tech startups and real solutions to mining and energy sustainability problems.

by Jillian Clark
A headshot of David McLelland
Technology, Global

Rock Star David McLelland: The mastermind behind remote sensing technology

Auracle Remote Sensing CEO David McLelland pioneered the remote sensing and geospatial technology that benefits the mining and energy industries.

by Jillian Clark
Map/photo of project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Critical Elements submits an Environmental Impact Study for its Rose Lithium-Tantalum Project

Submission of the EIS, which was developed by WSP, is an important step in the process of obtaining authorization for the project.

Two workers involved in methane detector pilot.
Energy, Safety, Alberta Shell launches Methane Detection Pilot

The initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks, and ultimately reduce emissions.

Shown here are the JAWS and SmartView systems, which provide simple solutions to underground mine safety.
Mines, Products & equipment, Safety, Global

A simplistic approach to safety—Jannatec’s JAWS platform promotes underground mine safety

The Jannatec Advanced Warning System aims to eliminate underground mining vehicle accidents.

by Jillian Clark
This two-part image helps monitor an underground geological problem. The top shows what is under the surface. The bottom shows a
Technology, Global

Geospatial science and underground mapping can predict geohazards

Executive chair Stephen Leahy explains Auracle Remote Sensing’s underground mapping technology and its applications in the resource industries.

by Jillian Clark
Jill Tsolinas loves that her current role as executive director of BC CTEM brings together her two passions: mining and education. This shows her headshot.
Education, Mines, British Columbia

Collaborative curriculum: Rock Star Jill Tsolinas

BC CTEM’s executive director cultivates collaboration, community, synergy and success while developing new and evolving existing mining training.

by Jillian Clark
Tungsten has uses in many industries including transportation, mining, oil and gas, and construction because of its hardness and heat resistance. Pictured is a bar of tungsten and a worker's hand.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Maritimes

Canada poised to fill growing demand for tungsten

Northcliff president and CEO Chris Zahovskis talks about tungsten and the steps left before production now that the Sisson Project has environmental approval.

by Jillian Clark
A female student is wearing a hard hat in front of a crane.
Education, Alberta

NAIT evolves to meet industry demands

NAIT opens a new building to handle more students in Spruce Grove, Alberta

by Jillian Clark
Students are in a forest for an outdoor classroom as part of a mining education experience.
Education, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan

Educational mining and energy programs offered in Western Canada

Study for a career in mining and energy, or upgrade your skill set at one of Western Canada’s higher education institutions.

by Jillian Clark
A large diamond is being held in tweezers.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories

Unique partnership and special diamonds

Gahcho Kué is being recognized as the most important diamond discovery to come onstream in quite some time.

by Jillian Clark
Heather's team works with companies in the oil and gas industry to find solutions to their sustainability challenges. She is shown here in the lab.
Minerals, Mines, Alberta

Rock Star Heather Kaminsky—“Queen of Clay”

Heather Kaminsky, Lead Researcher at NAIT’s Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability, helps the oil and gas industry find solutions to their problems with clay.

by Jillian Clark
American Creek might have found the Wild Horse River motherlode on its Gold Hill property. Here's a photo of the forested mountainous terrain in the area.

Wild Horse River gold motherlode

American Creek might have found the Wild Horse River motherlode on its Gold Hill property.

by Jillian Clark
From discovery to production...

American Creek’s Gold Hill exploration

Darren Blaney, the president of American Creek, explains the exploration process of a high-grade gold mine

by Jillian Clark
A helicopter is flying low in a snowy mountainous terrain.
Products & equipment, Safety, Global

RECCO Advanced Rescue Technology

RECCO hopes its Advanced Rescue Technology will spread worldwide, including in applications in mining industry safety

by Jillian Clark
AME's Jonathan Buchanan (Director, Information and Public Affairs)
Exploration

Things looking up for both mining and mineral exploration in B.C.

Revenues, employment and commodity prices are up in B.C.'s mining industry

by Peter Caulfield
A fire burns into the air
Education, Safety, British Columbia

Fire, cows and a whole lot of miners

See a collection of exceptional photos from the 62nd Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Kimberley, B.C.

by Kyle Born
FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology

New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

by Jillian Clark