Alec Morrison, President & CEO of the Mining Suppliers Association of B.C. (MSABC), with Buddy the Miner, from the Mining for Miracles campaign for BC Children's Hospital.  MSABC has raised over $325,000 for Mining for Miracles since 1998.
Products & equipment, British Columbia

Who are the unsung heroes? The importance of suppliers to the mining industry

Over 1000 companies in British Columbia alone have self-identified as mining suppliers—an important part of the mining industry.

Bryan Cox, CEO of MABC, leads advocacy and education initiatives for the mining industry.
Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia

BC Mining Month—“Mining Our Future”

Bryan Cox, CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia talks about Mining Week’s growth into Mining Month.

Graphic map of active projects in New Brunswick by Puma Exploration.
Mining Insider, Mines, Maritimes Puma Exploration and Trevali Mining Corporation enter into Strategic Alliance

”Trevali is pleased to be partnering with Puma Exploration on the advanced stage of the Murray Brook Deposit,” said Dr. Mark Cruise, Trevali’s President and CEO

Graphic showing scientists at work.
Energy, Alberta Fighting for Pipeline: Throne speech focuses on Albertans’ priorities

The Throne speech focus is on fighting for pipelines, creating jobs and making sure this economic recovery is built to last and built for regular Albertans.

Clear Blue Technologies is a five-year overnight success story. CEO Miriam Tuerk said startups are created by communities, not individuals.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global

Creating firsts in smart off-grid technology

Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Clear Blue Technologies, talks about her solar power startup and its success with smart off-grid technology.

Kathryn Hayashi, CEO of TRIUMF Innovations Inc.

Focusing on the business of science

Kathryn Hayashi, CEO of TRIUMF Innovations Inc., dedicates her time to bridging gaps and making an impact in her industry.

Progesys prepares its clients' projects for Day Zero.
Mines, Global

Planning for Day Zero

Adaptability and technical know-how make Progesys’ engineers and technicians skilled at their specialty—commissioning mine projects.

Headshot of Jeff More
Mines, Technology, Global

Finding revenues in waste rock

Jeff More, president and CEO of MineSense, shares his business ethics and entrepreneurial spirit.

Sysco delivers groceries.
Products & equipment, Global

Getting groceries to site: Sysco Edmonton knows what it takes

Transporting everything the chef needs at site is a big job any day of the week.

by Timothy Fowler
Based in Vancouver, B.C., Shahram Tafazoli is president of Motion Metrics International  Corp.
Technology, Global

Artificial intelligence solves mining challenges

Motion Metrics provides hardware, software and cloud connectivity to the mining industry that use artificial intelligence to increase efficiency & safety.

Giant tires on mining truck.
Products & equipment, Safety, Technology

Innovation is alive and well at Kal Tire Mining Group

A combination of Kal Tire Mining Group’s leading indicators and electronic suggestion box bubbled up 70 ideas that improve safety, productivity and value.

by Timothy Fowler
Rodger McLean, Chair of the Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) was one of industry leaders who responded to Tuesday's BC budget.
Energy, Mines, British Columbia

Mining, Construction, Taxpayers and Accountant Associations respond to BC budget

The BC Budget 2018 was released on February 20th and reaction was swift from provincial associations.

An old photo of men working at Watson Gloves, which is celebrating 100 years as a Canadian company.
Company Profiles, Products & equipment

Watson Gloves is celebrating 100 years in business

Watson Gloves manufactures over 2,300 styles of gloves ranging from household cleaning and gardening gloves to heavy-duty protection at mining operations.

An image of a GIS map showing land asset details
Technology, Alberta, Global

Pandell: A basement start-up success story

Pandell acquires LandWorks to better serve both companies' customers in the mining and energy industries.

Four staff members gather together at a display.
Safety, Technology

Teleop solutions work to eliminate mine site dangers and inefficiencies

Hard-Line’s Teleop Control System, along with Auto, Multi, and Auto X upgrades, increases efficiency and productivity in mining operations.

Mark Bartkoski points to a site of interest on a mining exploration/resource map.
Minerals, Renewable Energy, British Columbia

Rock Star: Mark Bartkoski

Mark Bartkoski, president of Conuma Coal, has written a book called "Building Integrity."

The Kearney Mine in Ontario is shown on a sunny fall day.
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Ontario

Increasing global demand for graphite

Ontario Graphite CEO Tom Burkett explains the importance of graphite to the global shift towards sustainability

John Pumphrey is COO with North Coal Limited, an emerging metallurgical coal mining company situated in British Columbia's Elk Valley.
Mines, British Columbia

New name, new beginning

Formerly known as CanAus Coal Limited, the company rebranded itself as North Coal Limited in late November 2017.

by Gerry Warner