A photo of Lisa Wade, vice-president of environment at Goldcorp Inc.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global

Towards Zero Water

Goldcorp sets a positive example by working towards a goal of consuming no water in mining operations through its H2Zero initiative.

by Jillian Clark
Pictured is a piece of construction equipment in the foreground with a view of the Peace River Valley beyond.
Energy, British Columbia

Let’s talk jobs at Site C dam in Fort St. John

BC Hydro's Site C Clean Energy Project is providing lots of jobs.

by Jillian Clark
An aerial view of the Silver Vista property near Smithers, B.C.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, British Columbia Glacier Lake completes first pass 2017 exploration program at Silver Vista

The multiple objectives of the program were to verify access into the various parts of the property, locate the main showings and prospect favourable areas.

The Early Production Facility at Shewashan started operation in June 2017.
Energy, Global Range Energy announces Shewashan operations update

Gas Plus Khalakan, the sole contractor of the Khalakan PSC in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, issued an operations update regarding the Shewashan field.

Heather Kaminsky is working in the lab at NAIT.
Education, Global

Predicting the future: Mining and energy jobs in five years

We asked a handful of mining and energy industry workers for their predictions of jobs in high demand in five years.

by Jillian Clark
An aerial view of the facilities at New Gold's Rainy River Gold Project is shown.
Mines, Ontario

Rainy River Gold Project enhances local community

A look at the positive impact New Gold’s Rainy River Gold Project is having on the local community in northwestern Ontario

by Jillian Clark
Two researchers are in a forest near a stream.
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia

Research brings new mineral exploration method to light

Geoscience BC funds the Halogens Project to identify new, low-impact, cost-efficient mineral exploration techniques.

by Jillian Clark
Waneta Dam in Trail, B.C.
Energy, British Columbia

Trail mayor Mike Martin speaks to Waneta Dam’s sale to BC Hydro

What does BC Hydro’s purchase of Waneta Dam mean for the West Kootenay? Trail mayor Mike Martin explains how the sale will affect the community

by Kyle Born
Instructor Amr Marzouk (L) shows new state-of-the-art industrial training assembly line equipment to students Anahita Mahmoodi and Mouataz Kaddoura.
Education, Technology, British Columbia, Global

Bridging the gap between academia and industry

Siemens Canada partnered with Simon Fraser University to offer the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program.

by Jillian Clark
A headshot of Tracey Meintjes, a metallurgical engineer and principal with Moose Mountain Technical Services
Company Profiles, Mines, Alberta, British Columbia, Maritimes, Global

Moose Mountain Technical Services: Consultants to mining and exploration clients

Moose Mountain Technical Services offers independent consulting to mining and exploration clients, covering services from exploration to closure.

by Jillian Clark
Jamie Saulnier and former National Chief Ovide Mercredi, Running Deer Resources advisory board member, are standing together.
Education, First Nations, Mines

Connecting communities at Rainy River and beyond

Running Deer Resources provides an engagement strategy and platform for Canadian employers and Indigenous communities to connect.

by Jillian Clark
Shown here is Robert Bell. His work history includes executive positions at Luscar Ltd., Pine Valley Mining, Teck Resources, Ram River Coal and Atrum Coal. Now, he's followed his entrepreneurial spirit and appreciation of collaboration to become an independent consultant.
Mines

Rock Star Robert Bell: Enjoyment + curiosity + hard work = success in mining

Meet Robert Bell, people person and coal expert, as well as the moderator for the Coal Association of Canada’s upcoming conference in Vancouver.

by Jillian Clark
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
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